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The Lord-Lieutenant, The Viscount De L'Isle CVO MBE, greets Her Majesty The Queen on arrival at RBLI. (c) Rob Berry.

The Queen visits RBLI to celebrate their centenary, 6th November 2019

HM The Queen visited Royal British Legion Industries (RBLI) village at Aylesford, on 6th November to celebrate their centenary year, a special anniversary for a charity that’s been offering vital support to former armed forces staff, military veterans and their families for 100 years. The village  provides a home for more than 300 residents as […]

Atom Brands Queen’s Award for Enterprise ceremony, 17th October 2019

Tonbridge-based company Atom Brands has been presented with the Queens Award for Enterprise in recognition of its international trade success, having been awarded the accolade earlier this year. The Lord-Lieutenant Viscount De L’Isle CVO MBE presented the Queen’s Award for International Trade at a ceremony on 17th October, awarded for Outstanding Short Term Growth for […]

Brigade Electronics Founder and Chairman Chris Hanson-Abbott OBE receives the Queen's Award for Enterprise from the Lord-Lieutenant, Viscount De L’Isle CVO MBE. Far left is Douglas Horner DL who read the citation. (c) Victoria Collins.

Brigade Electronics Queen’s Award for Enterprise ceremony, 15th October 2019

Brigade Electronics plc, a leading commercial vehicle safety supplier has been presented with the Queens Award for Enterprise in recognition of its international trade success, having been awarded the accolade earlier this year. The company was one of only three businesses in Kent to have received the award. The presentation took place at Brigade’s dedicated […]

British Empire Medal Ceremony, 8th October, 2019

Kent’s finest have been honoured by The Queen with the presentation of their British Empire Medals (BEM). Chosen for their outstanding and dedicated community work and public service the 9 recipients, Dr Andrew Ashbee (Snodland); Rev’d Carol Avery (formerly of Greenhithe); Mr Andrew Callard (Otford); Mrs Mary Chapman (Chatham); Mr David Hogben (Herne Bay); Mrs […]

Pictured are (L to R) Miss Esin Uslu Deputy Justices’ Clerk (People) for Kent, Mrs Karen Dibble JP East Kent Bench Chairman, Mr Richard Oldfield OBE DL Vice Lord- Lieutenant, Mr Paul Smith JP and Mr Ken Benn JP (Recipients of 20 Year Certificates). Not shown is Mrs Jayne-Ann Brown JP who also received a certificate later the same day.

Autumn Meeting of the East Kent Magistrates’ Bench and Presentation of Long Service Certificates, 3rd October 2019

The Vice Lord-Lieutenant, Mr Richard Oldfield OBE DL, representing the Lord- Lieutenant, attended the Autumn Bench Meeting of the East Kent Magistrates’ Bench at Lower Hardres Village Hall, Canterbury, on Thursday 3rd October and presented Certificates for Long Service to those Magistrates who have served for 20 years. Bench Meetings are held twice yearly in […]