Queen’s Awards for Voluntary Service

2019 Kent Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service Winners Announced, 2nd June 2019

Three Kent Volunteer Groups have been honoured with the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service, the highest award a voluntary group can receive in the UK. The three exceptional groups to have been honoured with this prestigious Award in Kent are: Deal With It based in Deal, The Prince of Wales Youth Club in Canterbury and […]

From left to right: Gurvinder Sandher CEO of Kent Equality Cohesion Council; Cllr Mike Angell, Chairman of KCC; Chief Inspector Neil Louden of Kent Police; Cllr David Hurley, The Mayor of Gravesham and Dr Bhargawa Vasudaven DL. (c) Kent Equality Cohesion Council.

Inter Faith Gathering to remember victims of Easter Sunday Sri Lankan attacks, 26th April, 2019

Kent Equality Cohesion Council and Gravesham Borough Council organised an inter faith gathering on Friday April 26th which was attended by faith and community organisations from across the borough.  The event, organised to pay respects and remember those who lost their lives in the Easter Sunday Sri Lankan terror attacks, was held on Community Square […]

Queen’s Award For Enterprise

Kent Winners of 2019 Queen’s Award for Enterprise Announced, 23rd April, 2019

The Lord-Lieutenant congratulates this year’s Kent winners of the Queen’s Award for Enterprise and looks forward to meeting the organisations in person to present them with their well- earned trophies. They are as follows – Atom Brands – Atom Brands started trading in 2011, and is based in Tonbridge, Kent. The company is a producer […]

Mr Carey Marsh BEM

Presentation of British Empire Medals, 16th April, 2019

Kent’s finest have been honoured by The Queen with the presentation of their British Empire Medals (BEM). The 11 recipients, named in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours List, were chosen for their outstanding and dedicated community work and public service. The Lord-Lieutenant, Viscount De L’Isle MBE, held an Investiture at Penshurst Place to present the […]

Could you make a difference to a Kent Charity? (c) KM Media Group

Kent Volunteers – new website launched 13th March, 2019

Charities who are in desperate need of help and willing volunteers keen to give their time can now be matched online thanks to a new and simple initiative. is able to match charitable organisations looking for help with suitable volunteer helpers. The initiative from the Lord- Lieutenant of Kent, The Viscount De L’Isle MBE […]