Ministry of Defence 2018 Employer Recognition Gold Award announced, 2nd August, 2018

Message of Congratulations from Viscount De L’Isle, Lord-Lieutenant of Kent and Deputy President of SERFCA (Kent) “I am delighted to congratulate Kent County Council on winning the prestigious Ministry of Defence 2018 Employer Recognition Scheme Gold Award for outstanding commitment and support towards the Armed Forces Community. This reinforces Kent’s long-standing support for the Armed […]

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II Statue Unveiling, Gravesend, 26th July 2018

On 26th July at St Andrew’s Gardens in Gravesend, Councillor David Turner, as the Leader of Gravesham Borough Council and Freeman of the Borough, along with Rt Rev James Longstaff, Bishop of Rochester and Bishop of HM Prisons, unveiled a statue of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II in commemoration of her being the longest reigning […]

The Lord Lieutenant of Kent Viscount De L’ Isle, taking the Salute. Leading  the Parade is the Regimental Band of the Princess of Wales’s Royal Regiment. (c) Barry Duffield DL.

The Step Short Arch Centenary Commemoration of the Armistice, 22nd July, 2018.

The Lord-Lieutenant of Kent, Viscount De L’Isle MBE took the salute during the service held  at The Step Short Arch on Lees Cliff Road, Folkestone on 22nd July. The Lord Warden of The Cinque Ports Admiral of The Fleet The Lord Boyce KG GCB OBE DL made an address, before unveiling two plaques marking the […]

Centenary Gateway Opening, Brenchley Memorial Hall, 14th July 2018

On Saturday 14th July Mrs Georgie Warner DL represented the Lord- Lieutenant of Kent and opened the Centenary Gateway 1918-2018, at Brenchley Memorial Hall. The site of the village hall, and cricket ground together with other green field space,  were provided by the community in 1919 for the use of the community in perpetuity. The […]

Dignitaries and guests by the newly unveiled plaque. (c)

Unveiling of RAF 100 plaque, Tunbridge Wells , 14th July, 2018

Deputy Lieutenant Peter Blackwell JP DL represented the Lord-Lieutenant of Kent  at the  RAF 100 plaque unveiling event at the Tunbridge Wells Cemetery on 14th July. The unveiling of the memorial was to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the RAF and in memory of the 24 RAF personnel buried there. Deputy Mayor Cllr James Scholes laid […]