Appointment of new Kent Deputy Lieutenants announced, 20th June, 2019

Seven new Deputy Lieutenants of Kent have been appointed today, each of them honoured for their positive contributions to the County and the Nation. They are Brigadier (Retd) Nick Baveystock (Bearsted); Colonel Christopher Gilbert (Rainham); The Very Reverend Dr Philip Hesketh (Rochester); Miss Joanne Holmes (Rochester);  Mr Nicholas Marden LVO (Smarden); Mrs Melissa Murdoch (Horsmonden) […]

Kent Birthday Honours 2019 Announced, 8th June, 2019

The Lord-Lieutenant would like to congratulate all those who have received honours in Her Majesty The Queen’s 2019 Birthday Honours. The Royal Victorian Order Commander of the Royal Victorian Order (CVO) The Viscount De L’Isle MBE – for Services to The Sovereign. The Most Honourable Order of the Bath Companions of the Order of the […]

Queen’s Awards for Voluntary Service

2019 Kent Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service Winners Announced, 2nd June 2019

Three Kent Volunteer Groups have been honoured with the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service, the highest award a voluntary group can receive in the UK. The three exceptional groups to have been honoured with this prestigious Award in Kent are: Deal With It based in Deal, The Prince of Wales Youth Club in Canterbury and […]

From left to right: Gurvinder Sandher CEO of Kent Equality Cohesion Council; Cllr Mike Angell, Chairman of KCC; Chief Inspector Neil Louden of Kent Police; Cllr David Hurley, The Mayor of Gravesham and Dr Bhargawa Vasudaven DL. (c) Kent Equality Cohesion Council.

Inter Faith Gathering to remember victims of Easter Sunday Sri Lankan attacks, 26th April, 2019

Kent Equality Cohesion Council and Gravesham Borough Council organised an inter faith gathering on Friday April 26th which was attended by faith and community organisations from across the borough.  The event, organised to pay respects and remember those who lost their lives in the Easter Sunday Sri Lankan terror attacks, was held on Community Square […]

Queen’s Award For Enterprise

Kent Winners of 2019 Queen’s Award for Enterprise Announced, 23rd April, 2019

The Lord-Lieutenant congratulates this year’s Kent winners of the Queen’s Award for Enterprise and looks forward to meeting the organisations in person to present them with their well- earned trophies. They are as follows – Atom Brands – Atom Brands started trading in 2011, and is based in Tonbridge, Kent. The company is a producer […]