Remembrance Sunday 2020

The Lord-Lieutenant was delighted to attend the Remembrance Sunday Service in Canterbury and lay a wreath on behalf of Her Majesty The Queen.  The Service can be viewed here. The Lord-Lieutenant also took part in the two minutes silence for the Great Lines Remembrance Service which can be viewed here. Deputy Lieutenants were pleased to […]

Appointment of new Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Kent

The Lady Colgrain, the Lord-Lieutenant of Kent has, with Her Majesty The Queen’s approval, appointed Brigadier (Retd) Trevor Minter OBE DL, of Canterbury, to be her Vice Lord-Lieutenant.  He will serve a three-year term with effect from Monday 9th November 2020. Brigadier Minter has been a Deputy Lieutenant since 2002 and has served on the […]

Lord-Lieutenant’s Message for Remembrance 2020

The Lady Colgrain, Lord-Lieutenant of Kent and The Queen’s official representative in the county, has issued this message for Remembrance Sunday, November 8, 2020. Our acts of remembrance will be very different this year. Sadly, lockdown will curtail attendances at many planned ceremonies across Kent and Medway. However, the restrictions this year should in no […]

Appointment of new Kent Deputy Lieutenants announced – 29 October 2020

Eight new Deputy Lieutenants of Kent have been appointed today, each of them honoured for their positive contributions to the County and the Nation. They are Mrs Jane Ashton (Ashford); Mr Tim Bull (Tunbridge Wells); Mr Lennox Cato (Sevenoaks); Mrs Kate Fenwick (Ashford); Mr Nicholas Hely-Hutchinson (Sevenoaks); Lady Newey (Sevenoaks); Lord Northbourne (Dover); and Professor […]

Compassionate Community Awards

The Lord-Lieutenant was pleased to be invited to join the judging panel for the inaugural Compassionate Community Awards which recognised individuals who have helped their communities during the pandemic.  The awards were organised by the Heart of Kent Hospice with Maidstone Borough Council and the Kent Messenger and the winners received their awards at a […]