The Lord-Lieutenant delivering his speech at the tree planting ceremony. (c) Margate Museum.

Trees planted at Margate’s Tudor House for Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy project, 23rd October, 2018

Five trees have been planted in the grounds of Margate’s historic Tudor House as part of the Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy project. The project was launched in 2015 with an appeal to all 53 Commonwealth nations to take part in tree planting to mark Her Majesty’s long service. Tudor House was one of 10,000 organisations and […]

From left to right: Lt Cdr Michael Goodwin and Capt James Kitney MN.(c)Rachel Adams Photography.

Trafalgar Night Dinner, Sittingbourne, 20th October 2018

The Sittingbourne Maritime Cadets and Commanding Officer, Lieutenant Caroline Goodwin, hosted a Trafalgar Night Dinner at the Coniston Hotel, Sittingbourne on the 20th October  to celebrate the anniversary of the Battle of Trafalgar and to commemorate the immortal memory of Admiral Lord Nelson. Representatives of both the Royal and Merchant Navies were in attendance and […]

Swale Fusion Festival of Light, Sittingbourne, 12th October 2018

Sittingbourne dazzled with colourful lights as the second Swale Fusion Festival took place on Friday 12th October 2018. The festival was organised by Cohesion Plus, working in partnership with Swale Borough Council and Kent Equality Cohesion Council. The Festival began in Sittingbourne High Street with spectacular performances from Bloco Fogo Samba, who brought their signature carnival […]

Dr Agimol Pradeep being congratulated by the Lord-Lieutenant. (c) Barry Duffield DL.

British Empire Medal Investiture, Penshurst Place, 11th October 2018

The Lord-Lieutenant, Viscount De L’Isle MBE, held an investiture at Penshurst Place for the six British Empire Medal recipients nominated in Her Majesty The Queen’s June 2018 Birthday Honours List. Chosen for their outstanding and dedicated community work and public service the 6 recipients, Reverend Marina Jeffrey-Watson (Birchington); Mr Ewen Kellas (Tonbridge); Mrs Diana Knox […]

On behalf of our Chief Executive Ann Millington and Vice Chairman Mr Stuart Tranter, thank you for taking the time out of your busy schedule to present the Long Service and Good Conduct Medals at our Awards Ceremony on Tuesday. Please find attached a photo of yourself with Mr Tranter and Ann.

Kent Fire and Rescue Service 2018 Awards Ceremony, Maidstone, 2nd October 2018

The annual Kent Fire and Rescue Service awards ceremony highlights the bravery, dedication and long service of some extraordinary people.  This year the Service, at Oakwood House, Maidstone, welcomed Her Majesty’s Deputy Lieutenant, The Rt Hon Sir Hugh Robertson KCMG DL, who represented the Lord-Lieutenant at the event to present the Long Service and Good […]