THE LIEUTENANCY OF KENT ARMS

Kent Birthday Honours Announced, 9th June, 2018

The Lord-Lieutenant would like to congratulate all those who have received honours in Her Majesty The Queen’s 2018 Birthday Honours. Most Excellent Order of the British Empire Commander (CBE) Mrs Brenda TRENOWDEN (Sevenoaks). For Services to Exports in the Financial Sector and Gender Equality Officer (OBE) Dr Michael BAKER (Broadstairs). For Services to Defence Mr […]

The Band of The Brigade of Gurkhas playing “Sunset” as the Union Flag is lowered. (c) Chris Lawson

Lord-Lieutenant takes the Salute at Chatham Station Annual Beating Retreat, 23rd May, 2018

The Band of The Brigade of Gurkhas performed a Beating Retreat ceremony at Brompton Barracks following a reception in the Corps Officers’ Mess, given by Lieutenant Colonel Will Robinson, Commanding Officer of 1 Regiment RSME and Holdfast Training Services. The evening reception, followed by the ceremony of Beating Retreat, was an opportunity for the Regiment to […]

The new High Sheriff of Kent pictured with the Lord-Lieutenant of Kent, The Viscount De L'Isle MBE.

Declaration Ceremony of the new High Sheriff of Kent, 8th April, 2018

Mrs Jane Ashton was installed as the new High Sheriff of Kent at St George’s Church, Benenden, on Sunday 8th April 2018. The service was preceded by  a luncheon at Benenden School, and followed by tea there by kind permission of the Headmistress, Mrs Samantha Price. The Office of High Sheriff is an independent non-political […]

The Princess Royal unveils the plaque to officially open the new Citizens Advice Swanley. (c) Barry Duffield DL

Princess Royal’s Visit to Kent, 1st December, 2017

The Princess Royal was greeted by the Lord-Lieutenant when visiting the County on 1st December and was escorted to the following destinations – AC Goatham and Son Cold Storage Facility and Packhouse The Princess Royal  opened the new £10million Goatham packhouse and coldstore. Named the Arthur Goatham building after company founder and father of Clive […]

2018 Kent New Year Honours Announced

The Lord-Lieutenant would like to congratulate all those who have received honours in Her Majesty The Queen’s 2018 New Year Honours. Most Excellent Order of the British Empire Commander (CBE) Mr Howard RIDDLE (Bethersden). Lately, Chief Magistrate for England and Wales. For Services to the Administration of Justice. Mr David STEPHENS (Tunbridge Wells). Director of […]