HRH Princess Royal’s Visit to Tenterden, 12th February 2020

Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal officially opened Ashford Borough Council’s new £7.5m Danemore sheltered housing scheme in Tenterden on Wednesday 12 February. Prior to unveiling a commemorative plaque, Her Royal Highness was introduced to a number of dignitaries, including the Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Kent Richard Oldfield, the High Sheriff of Kent Paul Barrett, the […]

The Lady Colgrain DL.

Announcement of future Lord-Lieutenant of Kent, 9th January, 2020

The following announcement has been made  by the Prime Minister’s Office: FUTURE LORD-LIEUTENANT OF KENT The Queen has been pleased to appoint The Lady Colgrain DL, as Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of the County of Kent in succession to The Viscount De L’Isle CVO MBE when he retires on 21st April 2020. Background  Annabel (Bella) has […]

Kent 2020 New Year Honours Announced, 28th December, 2019

The Lord-Lieutenant would like to congratulate all those who have received honours in Her Majesty The Queen’s 2020 New Year Honours. Knights Bachelor Knighthood Mr Peter ESTLIN.  Lately Lord Mayor of London.  For Services to International Business, Inclusion and Skills. Order of the Bath Companion (CB) Ms Indra MORRIS.  Director General, Children’s Social Care, Social […]

Princess Anne meets the staff working in Medway Maritime Hospital's emergency department.(c) Medway NHS Foundation Trust.

HRH Princess Royal’s visit to Kent, 11th December 2019

Goldfield Rural Housing The Princess Royal, Patron of the English Rural Housing Association,  started her visit to Kent at  Goldfield Rural Housing, Warehorne, near Ashford where she was greeted by Vice-Lord-Lieutenant Mr Richard Oldfield, to officially open the recently completed small development of four new homes at ‘Goldfield’  which provides two houses and two flats […]

The Lord-Lieutenant, The Viscount De L'Isle CVO MBE, greets Her Majesty The Queen on arrival at RBLI. (c) Rob Berry.

The Queen visits RBLI to celebrate their centenary, 6th November 2019

HM The Queen visited Royal British Legion Industries (RBLI) village at Aylesford, on 6th November to celebrate their centenary year, a special anniversary for a charity that’s been offering vital support to former armed forces staff, military veterans and their families for 100 years. The village  provides a home for more than 300 residents as […]