World Homeless Day 2020

World Homeless Day is on Saturday 10 October 2020.  Ahead of this, Porchlight asked the Lord-Lieutenant and Deputy Lieutenants to support their Wear Purple for Porchlight campaign to raise awareness of the organisation and the incredible, and sadly much needed, work they do in the County for the homeless and vulnerable in our communities.  It […]

Chairman of Kent County Council’s Civic Reception

On Monday evening, the Lord-Lieutenant attended the Chairman of Kent County Council’s Virtual Civic Reception.  Lady Colgrain joined the Chairman, Graham Gibbens and the High Sheriff of Kent to meet with the Mayors and the Chairmen in the County and welcome any new Mayors and Chairmen who have taken up their role during this unusual […]

Folkestone Salvation Army Feeding the Homeless

On Monday 28 September, Major Dennis Bradley visited the Folkestone Corps of the Salvation Army in Folkestone where they were feeding the homeless and hungry whilst wearing purple to raise awareness of the forthcoming World Homeless Day on 10 October. To date since lockdown, the Folkestone Corps of the Salvation Army have served 1,854 hot […]

Lord-Lieutenant’s Visit to Gillingham Street Angels

The Lord-Lieutenant was delighted to visit The Gillingham Street Angels today (Wednesday 23 September) to meet with their CEO, Mr Neil Charlick and some of their volunteers to listen and see first hand what they have been doing during the Coronavirus Crisis.  The Gillingham Street Angels are a group of volunteers who work with the […]

Ride and Stride 2020

As a Patron of Ride and Stride, the Lord-Lieutenant was delighted to take part in the annual Ride and Stride event this year on Saturday 12 September.  The event raises funds for the most in need Churches in the County.  To find out more about this excellent organisation, you can read more here.  The Lord-Lieutenant’s route […]