The Lord-Lieutenant presenting the QAVS crystal trophy to colleagues from The Pickering Centre

An Investiture and Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service (QAVS) Ceremony, 16th September, 2013

The Award of a British Empire Medal to Mrs Pauline Taylor (Polly) in the Birthday Honours list for her charity work at the Pickering Cancer Care Drop-in Centre,was announced shortly after the Centre had been selected for a Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service (QAVS). Normally these awards would have been treated as two separate events, […]

The Lord-Lieutenant and Kelvin Holford watch three young scientists in action

The Kent Scouts International Jamboree, 30th July, 2013

  The Lord-Lieutenant, Viscount De L’Isle met with 6000 young people from around the world at the Kent Scouts International Jamboree 2013 at the Kent Showground, Detling. The Jamboree hosted by Kent Scouts was a week-long event and brought together Scouts and Guides from over 30 countries and as far afield as Canada, Africa, New […]

Mrs Marion Regan DL

Appointment of New Deputy Lieutenants

  SIX new Deputy Lieutenants of Kent have been appointed, each of them honoured for their positive contributions to the County and the Nation. They are Major (Retd) Dennis Bradley BEM DL, Mrs Rosemary Dymond DL, Colonel (Retd) Jo Gunnell  OBE DL, Philip Harland Esq DL, Mrs Marion Regan DL and Dr Bhargawa Vasudaven DL.    Major (Retd) Dennis Bradley BEM […]

From left to right: Lord- Lieutenant, Cllr Eric Hotson, Mrs Janet Hotson and Viscountess De L'Isle

The Lord-Lieutenant’s Civic Reception, 13th June 2013

The Lord-Lieutenant and Lady De L’Isle held a reception at Penshurst Place for The High Sheriff, The Lord Mayor, Mayors and Chairmen of Local Authorities in Kent, who have recently assumed office for 2013, they were joined by their wives, escorts or partners too. The Vice Lord-Lieutenant, Link Deputy Lieutenants for each Local Authority and […]

Presentation of British Empire and Imperial Service Medals, 17th April 2013

Presentation of British Empire and Imperial Service Medals, 17th April, 2013

  The Lord-Lieutenant held an Investiture at Penshurst Place on the 17th April, 2013, to award  the British Empire Medal (BEM) to Mr Peter  Barrell and Mrs Anne Hawkins who were listed in the New Year Honours. Additionally Mr Bernard Thompson was presented with the Imperial Service Medal (ISM)  following his retirement from the Civil […]