LL VE Day Message

Kent Celebrates VE Day At Home

The Lord-Lieutenant was delighted to see how people celebrated VE Day in their homes across the County on VE Day on Friday 8 May.  The Lord-Lieutenant started the day with this message to the County on this important occasion to mark 75 years since Victory in Europe. The Lord-Lieutenant’s Cadets put together messages about what […]

Armed Forces Response to Coronavirus Pandemic

Armed Forces Response to Coronavirus Pandemic The Armed Forces have been playing a key role in the UK’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic.  As NHS Nightingale Hospitals and mobile testing sites have opened across the country, UK Armed Forces have been hugely involved. There are 20,000 military personnel on standby as part of the ‘COVID […]

VE Day 75

VE Day 75

Sadly, due to the Coronavirus Pandemic, the wonderful events that were planned across the County to celebrate VE Day 75 have had to be cancelled or postponed in order to stay safe.  However, there are still many ways we can get involved to mark and celebrate this important anniversary. Her Majesty The Queen will send […]

HRH Earl of Wessex

HRH The Earl of Wessex visits Duke of Edinburgh Activities in Kent

We welcomed HRH The Earl of Wessex to Kent on Wednesday 4 March where he spent the day visiting Duke of Edinburgh Award activities across the County.  His first stop was Dover Christ Church Academy.  He then went to Medway Open Activity Centre and finished the day at Cobham Hall.  Young people from local schools […]

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 […]