THE LIEUTENANCY OF KENT ARMS

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 […]

Rochester Cross of Light

One of our Deputy Lieutenants, The Dean of Rochester, The Very Reverend Dr Philip Hesketh DL, has shared with us this extremely moving tribute to those in Medway and Kent who have died with Covid-19.  Dean Philip created a cross of light in the Nave of Rochester Cathedral out of candles, one for each life […]

QAVS

Kent Winners of The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service Announced

LORD-LIEUTENANT OF KENT HAILS “HEART-WARMING” VOLUNTEERING ACHIEVEMENTS OF QUARTET OF QUEEN’S AWARD WINNERS Four organisations doing amazing volunteering work for their community have been honoured with a royal seal of approval. Broadstairs Town Team, Nourish Community Food Bank (Tunbridge Wells), Home-start Medway, and the Historical Research Group of Sittingbourne have each been chosen to receive […]