Deputy Lieutenant Barry Duffield presenting one of the well-earned awards. (c) Barry Duffield DL

Margate Army Cadets Annual Presentation Evening, 9th June, 2016

Margate Army Cadets recently held their annual Presentation Evening which was attended by the Mayor of Margate, Councillor Robin Edwards and  former Army Cadet Force PR Officer, Barry Duffield DL, representing the Lord-Lieutenant. The Detachment Commander, 2nd Lieutenant Alison Green, thanked all those who attended the evening and congratulated all cadets who received awards which […]

From left to right: Chairman of KCC, Mr Tom Gates; 1st prizewinner Abi, from Wittersham Primary School; Viscountess De L'Isle, The Lord-Lieutenant of Kent, Viscount De L'Isle and Rosemary Shrager. (c) Dave Cosens.

HM The Queen’s 90th Birthday Cake Competion, County Hall, 8th June, 2016

The Lord-Lieutenant attended the Final of a 90th Birthday Cake Competition for Kent Primary Schools held on Wednesday 8th June at County Hall, Maidstone, as part of The Queen’s 90th Birthday Celebrations. The initial entry was 100 designs in the first round. This was whittled down to 13 Finalists, who were asked to make the […]

The Lord-Lieutenant and Viscountess De L’Isle pictured by the Cathedral with dignitaries from Hungary and Canterbury. (c) Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England And Wales.

Canterbury Cathedral welcomes the return of the Relic of St Thomas Becket, Saturday 28th May 2016

The Lord Lieutenant and Lady De L’Isle were in the Precincts of Canterbury Cathedral to welcome the Hungarian Pilgrims who brought with them the relic of St Thomas Becket from the Basilica of Esztergom. The Pilgrims had visited Westminster Cathedral and Westminster Abbey in London before coming to Rochester Cathedral for an overnight stop, the […]

Brent Lewis and Andrea Taft of The FAR Academy, Canterbury presented with the Overall Kent Team of the Year Award by the Lord Lieutenant of Kent at the Kent Teacher of the Year Awards 2016 at Leeds Castle. (C) Kent Teacher of the Year Awards 2016

13th Annual Kent Teacher of The Year Awards, 19th May, 2016

The Lord-Lieutenant, Viscount De L’Isle and Viscountess De L’Isle attended the 13th Annual Kent Teacher of the Year Awards Dinner at Leeds Castle on 19th May 2016. It was organised by the Kent Messenger Charity Team and co-sponsored by many other firms and charities, together with Kent and Medway Councils. The Awards were divided between […]

Master John Joe Heuerman receiving his BEM for Services to Cancer Research. Jonjo has spent over 5 years raising over £200,000 for the Bobby Moore Fund at Cancer Research UK. (c) Barry Duffield DL

British Empire Medal Ceremony,12th May 2016

Twelve Kent residents were honoured by Her Majesty The Queen with the presentation of their British Empire Medals on 12th May, 2016. Chosen for their tireless community work and dedication, the recipients  were named in The Queen’s New Year Honours list after the medal was reintroduced in the Diamond Jubilee year. The Lord-Lieutenant, Viscount De […]