Left to right: Deputy Lieutenant of Kent, Mr Russell Race JP DL; Nicola August, Joint Chair; Jack Warner, Trustee; The Worshipful The Mayor of Medway, Councillor Habib Tejan; Vanessa Kelsey-Jansen, Trustee; Helen Jones, Joint Chair. (c) Kent Autistic Trust.

Kent Autistic Trust’s 30th Birthday, 19th July 2019

Mr Russell Race JP DL represented the Lord-Lieutenant at The Kent Autistic Trust’s 30th Birthday celebrations held at Chatham Dockyard on 19th July where the charity celebrated  achieving 30 years of providing services and support to people with Autism. This event was an opportunity to thank Trustees and celebrate the work of the Trust. Christine […]

Left to right: Mr Colin Clarkson, Wealden Sailability Trustee with Mr Richard Oldfield, OBE DL, Vice-Lord-Lieutenant of Kent, at the opening ceremony of the new pontoon. (c) Wealden Sailability

Wealden Sailability Launch of New Pontoon and 10th Anniversary Celebrations, 16th July 2019

Mr Richard Oldfield OBE DL, Vice-Lord-Lieutenant of Kent,  represented the Lord-Lieutenant  at the official launch of Wealden Sailability’s new pontoon and the celebration of the organisation’s 10th anniversary. Deputy Lieutenants Miss Joanne Holmes DL and The Lord Sackville DL were also in attendance at the event being held at Chipstead Sailing Club, Sevenoaks. Wealden Sailability, […]

Kent Challenger Games, 12th July 2019

The Kent Challenger Games on 12th July brought 700 young people together, regardless of their personal circumstances, and who may not normally participate in outdoor activities, or get to represent their school. Participants were stretched to undertake activities that were out of the ordinary, fun, exciting and challenging, and that gave a real sense of […]

The Spirit of Discovery at Dover Port. (c) James Barke.

HRH Duchess of Cornwall’s visit to Kent, 5th July 2019

HRH The Duchess of Cornwall visited the port of Dover on 5th July 2019 to name the new Saga cruise ship, the Spirit of Discovery, officially becoming its Godmother. On arrival HRH was greeted by Kent Deputy Lieutenant Mr Bill Fawcus DL, representing the Lord-Lieutenant of Kent, The Viscount De L’Isle. Other dignitaries welcoming the […]

The Lord- Lieutenant inaugurates the Margaret Williams Building at Wye School. (c) Wye School.

Wye School Formal Opening Ceremony by Lord-Lieutenant, 2nd July, 2019

Wye School was honoured  by a visit from the Lord- Lieutenant of Kent,  who officially opened the new Margaret Williams Building on 2nd July. The event, which marks the completion of the school’s building works, started with a tour of the school for the Lord-Lieutenant and other guests, including a drama performance, meeting Duke of […]