Lord-Lieutenant’s Message for Remembrance 2020

The Lady Colgrain, Lord-Lieutenant of Kent and The Queen’s official representative in the county, has issued this message for Remembrance Sunday, November 8, 2020. Our acts of remembrance will be very different this year. Sadly, lockdown will curtail attendances at many planned ceremonies across Kent and Medway. However, the restrictions this year should in no […]

Appointment of new Kent Deputy Lieutenants announced – 29 October 2020

Eight new Deputy Lieutenants of Kent have been appointed today, each of them honoured for their positive contributions to the County and the Nation. They are Mrs Jane Ashton (Ashford); Mr Tim Bull (Tunbridge Wells); Mr Lennox Cato (Sevenoaks); Mrs Kate Fenwick (Ashford); Mr Nicholas Hely-Hutchinson (Sevenoaks); Lady Newey (Sevenoaks); Lord Northbourne (Dover); and Professor […]

Compassionate Community Awards

The Lord-Lieutenant was pleased to be invited to join the judging panel for the inaugural Compassionate Community Awards which recognised individuals who have helped their communities during the pandemic.  The awards were organised by the Heart of Kent Hospice with Maidstone Borough Council and the Kent Messenger and the winners received their awards at a […]

Remembrance 2020

Due to the Covid-19 crisis, Remembrance events will not be able to take place in the usual way.  However, the Lord-Lieutenant and Deputy Lieutenants will be attending socially distanced services and laying poppy wreaths across the County to show our support for the Armed Forces during this difficult time.  We are encouraging people to ‘Remember From […]

Kent Birthday Honours 2020 Announced

The Queen’s Birthday Honours 2020 were announced on Saturday 10 October and Kent has a huge number of recipients.  The list includes, Paul Carter who receives a Knighthood for his work with the County Councils Network and his time as Leader of Kent County Council.  One of our Deputy Lieutenants, Geraldine Allinson has been awarded […]