VJ Day 75

REMEMBER THE FORGOTTEN HEROES – LORD-LIEUTENANT OF KENT’S MESSAGE FOR THE 75TH ANNIVERSARY OF VJ DAY The Lady Colgrain, Lord-Lieutenant of Kent, and Her Majesty The Queen’s official representative in the county, has issued this message to mark the 75th anniversary of VJ Day. For all the jubilation felt across the nation and Kent on […]

RBLI Carers’ Awards

On Wednesday 1 July, the RBLI held a very special socially distanced Awards Ceremony for their Nurses and Carers to recognise and thank them for their incredible efforts during the Covid crisis. This has been an unprecedented nursing challenge and the response, not only by the Nurses and Carers at the RBLI, but across the […]

Armed Forces Week

The Lord-Lieutenant marked the start of Armed Forces Week by taking part in the Chairman of Kent County Council’s Virtual Flag Raising Ceremony.  This was a wonderful event and we are extremely grateful to KCC for putting this together and inviting us to take part.  If you would like to watch the recording of this […]

The Viscount De L'Isle CVO MBE

Farewell Message from the Lord -Lieutenant of Kent, The Viscount De L’Isle CVO MBE

 The Lord-Lieutenant of Kent retires on 21 April with a message of hope and heartfelt thanks at a time of national emergency. Her Majesty The Queen’s official representative in Kent steps down after nearly nine years in the role. All members of the Lieutenancy are required to retire when they turn 75 and The Viscount […]

HRH Princess Royal’s Visit to Tenterden, 12th February 2020

Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal officially opened Ashford Borough Council’s new £7.5m Danemore sheltered housing scheme in Tenterden on Wednesday 12 February. Prior to unveiling a commemorative plaque, Her Royal Highness was introduced to a number of dignitaries, including the Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Kent Richard Oldfield, the High Sheriff of Kent Paul Barrett, the […]