THE LIEUTENANCY OF KENT ARMS
Mrs Geraldine Allinson DL

Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service 2016/17

The closing date for 2016 entries for The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service (QAVS), was 18th September 2015. For 2017 applications should be received by 16th September 2016, however they can be submitted at any time before then. Details can be obtained from https://qavs.direct.gov.uk/ The Award winners  for 2016 will be announced on 2nd June 2016. […]

The Post-chaise arriving at Canterbury Cathedral. (c) Barry Duffield

New Waterloo Dispatch arrives with a fanfare in Kent, in the presence of HRH The Duke of Kent, 20th June, 2015

The New Waterloo Dispatch, the Duke of Wellington’s report of victory over Napoleon Bonaparte at the Battle of Waterloo, arrived to a fanfare in Kent. Two days and 200 years after the battle on June 18, 1815, a replica dispatch and two Imperial eagle standards, reached Kentish shores at Viking Bay, Broadstairs. Years of planning by […]

From L-R: The Lord Lieutenant Viscount De L'Isle, Chairman of KCC Mr Mike Harrison, Mrs Jeanne Harrison, and Viscountess De L'Isle (c) Barry Duffield

The Lord-Lieutenant’s Civic Reception, 17th June, 2015

 The Lord-Lieutenant and Viscountess De L’Isle held their annual reception in the Barons Hall at Penshurst Place on Wednesday 17th June for incoming Mayors and Chairmen of Local Authorities in the ceremonial County of Kent. In welcoming them he congratulated them all on becoming First Citizens in their local authority area, and wished them good […]

HM The Queen’s Kent Birthday Honours 2015 Announced, 13th June, 2015

The Lord Lieutenant would like to congratulate all those who have received Honours in Her Majesty The Queen’s Birthday Honours 2015. Most Excellent Order of the British Empire Commander (CBE) Mr Charles PLANT (Tunbridge Wells). Chair, Solicitors Regulation Authority Board. For Services to Legal Education and Regulation. Officer (OBE) Mr Simon BARTLEY (East Malling). For voluntary […]

Queen’s Awards for Voluntary Service

6 Kent winners of The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service announced, 2nd June 2015

The Lord-Lieutenant, Viscount De L’Isle congratulates the six Kent winners of  the 2015 Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service who are as follows – Bubbles Disabled Swimming Club, Maidstone  www.bubblesswimclub.co.uk Good Neighbour Project, Tunbridge Wells www.goodneighbourproject.org.uk Rainham Bereavement Friendship Group  no website The Young Lives Foundation Appropriate Adult Service  www.ylf.org.uk The League of Friends of the Kent and […]