Remembrance 2020

Due to the Covid-19 crisis, Remembrance events will not be able to take place in the usual way.  However, the Lord-Lieutenant and Deputy Lieutenants will be attending socially distanced services and laying poppy wreaths across the County to show our support for the Armed Forces during this difficult time.  We are encouraging people to ‘Remember From […]

Gillingham Street Angels

Having visited the Gillingham Street Angels and seeing first-hand the hard work and dedication of all their volunteers, it is clear that this charity is making a real and lasting impact in the Medway area. Therefore it is with great pleasure that the Lord-Lieutenant has accepted their kind invitation to become their Patron.  Lady Colgrain […]

Kent Birthday Honours 2020 Announced

The Queen’s Birthday Honours 2020 were announced on Saturday 10 October and Kent has a huge number of recipients.  The list includes, Paul Carter who receives a Knighthood for his work with the County Councils Network and his time as Leader of Kent County Council.  One of our Deputy Lieutenants, Geraldine Allinson has been awarded […]

World Homeless Day 2020

World Homeless Day is on Saturday 10 October 2020.  Ahead of this, Porchlight asked the Lord-Lieutenant and Deputy Lieutenants to support their Wear Purple for Porchlight campaign to raise awareness of the organisation and the incredible, and sadly much needed, work they do in the County for the homeless and vulnerable in our communities.  It […]

Chairman of Kent County Council’s Civic Reception

On Monday evening, the Lord-Lieutenant attended the Chairman of Kent County Council’s Virtual Civic Reception.  Lady Colgrain joined the Chairman, Graham Gibbens and the High Sheriff of Kent to meet with the Mayors and the Chairmen in the County and welcome any new Mayors and Chairmen who have taken up their role during this unusual […]