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 Good Neighbour Project, Tunbridge Wells Rainham Bereavement Friendship Group  no website The Young Lives Foundation Appropriate Adult Service The League of Friends of the Kent and […]

HRH The Duchess of Cambridge arrives at Turner Contemporary to a warm welcome by waiting crowds. (c) Andy Jones/Isle of Thanet Gazette.

HRH Duchess of Cambridge Visits Kent, 11th March 2015

Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Cambridge visited Margate and Cliftonville on the 11th March, 2015 –  one of her last public engagements before the birth of her second child. At Turner Contemporary HRH, escorted by the Lord-Lieutenant of Kent, was welcomed by Mr John Kampfner, Chair of Turner Contemporary, and Ms Victoria Pomery, Director. She toured the […]

The Queen, escorted by The Lord-Lieutenant, meeting guests at a reception held at The Cathedral Lodge. (c) Roberty Berry.

HM The Queen and HRH The Duke of Edinburgh’s visit to Kent 26th March, 2015

CAPEL-LE-FERNE The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh travelled by Javelin train to Folkestone and were met by The Lord-Lieutenant, Viscount De L’Isle, before driving to The Battle of Britain Memorial at Capel-le-Ferne. Here they toured the new Wing visitor centre, meeting the Trustees, volunteers, children from Capel-Le-Ferne Primary School and members of ‘The Few’ who […]

Mrs Maureen Lewsey BEM, receiving her medal from the Lord-Lieutenant, for Voluntary Service to St John Ambulance. (c) Barry Duffield.

The Lord-Lieutenant presented British Empire Medals on behalf of Her Majesty The Queen, on 16th April 2015.

Those people in Kent, who were awarded the British Empire Medals in the 2015 New Year Honours List received them from The Lord-Lieutenant, who made the presentation on Her Majesty’s behalf, on 16th April, 2015. The five recipients and their guests travelled to Penshurst Place for the Investiture, which took place in the Sunderland Room. […]

Kent Lieutenancy Civic Service, Rochester Cathedral, 10th March 2015

The Kent Lieutenancy Civic Service was held on the 10th March, 2015, in the splendid surroundings of Rochester Cathedral, in the presence of a congregation of over 600 people. Here below is the Lord-Lieutenant’s address delivered at the Service. ‘We are gathered here this morning in the splendour of Rochester Cathedral and are lucky that the ceremonial […]