Mrs Janet Tootal and Group Captain Patrick Tootal (c) Barry Duffield

Presentation of British Empire Medals at Penshurst Place, 29th April, 2014

Kent’s finest were recently honoured by The Queen with the presentation of their British Empire Medals (BEM). Chosen for their tireless community work and dedication, the 6 recipients were presented with their awards by Kent’s Lord-Lieutenant, Viscount De L’Isle MBE, The Queen’s representative in the county, at a special ceremonial event at his home, Penshurst Place […]

Scouts and Cubs St George's Day Celebration, Adamswell, 27th April 2014

Scouts and Cubs St George’s Day Celebration, Adamswell, 27th April 2014

  Peter Blackwell JP DL accompanied the Mayor of Tunbridge Wells, Cllr Ronen Basu and the Mayoress, Sue Basu, in an inspection of over 500 Scouts and Cubs at the St George’s Day Celebration held at the Scout Activity Field, at Adamswell, near Langton Green. They were accompanied around the site by the District Commissioner […]

Vice Lord- Lieutenant Richard Oldfield, the Dean of Canterbury and David McDine, with Allan Willett, front, at the Canterbury Cathedral Shop book launch.

East Kent Launch of Kent Lieutenancy Book ‘Unconquered’, 24th April, 2014

The Vice Lord-Lieutenant, Richard Oldfield, attended the East Kent launch of Unconquered at Canterbury Cathedral Shop, where the book is on sale, on 24th April. He told guests he had greatly enjoyed reading the book and regaled them with quotations from it, both the dramatic and the amusing. He also remarked how apt Sir Winston […]

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Queen’s Award Winners for International Trade, 2014

The Lord-Lieutenant congratulates the following companies, which have been granted The Queen’s Award for International Trade, 2014. Jon Tibbs Associates Ltd – Speldhurst Founded in 2001, Jon Tibbs Associates Ltd (JTA) provides strategic brand building and communications consultancy in the international sports movement. It wins the Queen’s Award for International Trade having increased exports as […]

Alan Willett with (L to R) David McDine, Kate Mc, Anne Willett and the Lord Lieutenant.

Successful book launch for ‘Unconquered – The Story of Kent and Its Lieutenancy’, 8th April, 2014

  Guests from all over the county gathered at the new Kent History and Library Centre, Maidstone, on 8th April for the launch of  Unconquered – The Story of Kent and its Lieutenancy. Speaking during the event, attended by more than 130 guests, the Lord-Lieutenant, The Viscount De L’Isle, said: ‘This book represents another first […]