Remembrance Sunday Services, 11th November 2018

The  Lord-Lieutenant and his Deputy Lieutenants attended a large number of Remembrance Sunday Services and parades throughout Kent on 11th November 2018. This year the services, to honour and remember those who have sacrificed their lives in war and who continue to do so in conflicts around the world, additionally marked the centenary of the end […]

Diwali Celebrations, Gravesend, 10th November 2018

Deputy Lieutenant Dr Bhargawa Vasudaven joined the Mayor of Gravesham Councillor David Hurley as chief guests at Diwali celebrations which took place at the Civic Centre in Gravesend on 10th November 2018. The event, organised in partnership by Kent Equality Cohesion Council, Gravesham Borough Council, the Hindu Cultural Society and Cohesion Plus, brought local communities together as lanterns and candles […]

KCC Civic Launch of the 2018 RBL Poppy Appeal, Maidstone, 1st November 2018

Deputy Lieutenant Air Marshal Christopher Nickols CB CBE DL enjoyed Kent County Council’s launch of this year’s Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal. The event, to mark the beginning of the Remembrance period in Kent, was held at County Hall, Maidstone on 1st November 2018.

HRH The Duke of Kent presenting Jon Tibbs, Chairman of JTA, with its second Queen's Award for Enterprise in International Trade. (c) JTA.

HRH The Duke of Kent presents JTA with Queen’s Award, 1st November, 2018

HRH The Duke of Kent presented staff at JTA (Jon Tibbs Associates Limited) with the highly prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise in International Trade 2018 at the company’s head office in Kent on 1st November. It was announced in April that JTA, the world’s leading independent communications and public affairs consultancy in sport, had won […]

A First for Kent: The Digital Memorial of The Queen’s Own Buffs The Royal Kent Regiment Held at University of Kent at Canterbury, 29th October 2018

Viscount De L’Isle, Lord-Lieutenant of Kent, attended the launch of The Queen’s Own Buffs The Royal Kent Regiment digitized records to be held in the University of Kent. Robert Sidney, a forebear of Lord De L’Isle, was the first Colonel of The Buffs from 1665 to 1668.  Lord De L’Isle is extremely proud to have […]