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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 […]

The Lord-Lieutenant delivering his speech at the tree planting ceremony. (c) Margate Museum.

Trees planted at Margate’s Tudor House for Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy project, 23rd October, 2018

Five trees have been planted in the grounds of Margate’s historic Tudor House as part of the Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy project. The project was launched in 2015 with an appeal to all 53 Commonwealth nations to take part in tree planting to mark Her Majesty’s long service. Tudor House was one of 10,000 organisations and […]

From left to right: Lt Cdr Michael Goodwin and Capt James Kitney MN.(c)Rachel Adams Photography.

Trafalgar Night Dinner, Sittingbourne, 20th October 2018

The Sittingbourne Maritime Cadets and Commanding Officer, Lieutenant Caroline Goodwin, hosted a Trafalgar Night Dinner at the Coniston Hotel, Sittingbourne on the 20th October  to celebrate the anniversary of the Battle of Trafalgar and to commemorate the immortal memory of Admiral Lord Nelson. Representatives of both the Royal and Merchant Navies were in attendance and […]

Swale Fusion Festival of Light, Sittingbourne, 12th October 2018

Sittingbourne dazzled with colourful lights as the second Swale Fusion Festival took place on Friday 12th October 2018. The festival was organised by Cohesion Plus, working in partnership with Swale Borough Council and Kent Equality Cohesion Council. The Festival began in Sittingbourne High Street with spectacular performances from Bloco Fogo Samba, who brought their signature carnival […]