THE LIEUTENANCY OF KENT ARMS
The Morell's ceremonial launching ceremony (c) Nathan Williams

HRH The Princess Royal names new Dungeness Lifeboat, 31st May, 2014

HRH The Princess Royal accompanied by Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence visited the Dungeness Lifeboat Station to name the new Shannon Class Lifeboat The Morrell on Saturday 31st May, 2014. The Lifeboat, Tractor and Trailer were purchased as the result of a legacy of £6 million from the  Mrs Barbara Morrell Memorial Fund.  Mrs Jackie Simmons […]

From left to right: Colonel Peter Bishop DL; The Mayor of Ashford, Cllr John Link and Mr James Loudon DL. (c) Ashford Borough Council.

Ashford Mayor’s Reception honouring local Link Deputy Lieutenant Role, 28th May, 2014

The Mayor of Ashford has welcomed the new Link Deputy Lieutenant for the Ashford area to his post. The Mayor & Mayoress of Ashford (Cllr. John & Mrs Jill Link) hosted an afternoon tea on Wednesday 28th May for the new Ashford Link Deputy  Lieutenant of Kent and his predecessor.  Retiring Deputy Lieutenant Colonel Peter […]

HRH The Duke of Kent accompanied by the Lord Lieutenant of Kent visiting the Ramsgate Tunnels.

HRH The Duke of Kent’s visit to Ramsgate 27th May, 2014

Ramsgate Tunnels HRH the Duke of Kent visited Ramsgate on 27th May. Ramsgate Tunnels were completed in June 1939 as air-raid shelters and opened by The Duke’s father. The far-sightedness of the Mayor and Borough Surveyor saved many lives during WWII and provided shelter to those who lost their homes in the bombing. The tunnels […]

Kent Birthday Honours 2014 Announced

The Lord Lieutenant would like to congratulate all those who have received Honours in Her Majesty The Queen’s Birthday Honours 2014. Most Excellent Order of the British Empire Commander (CBE) Professor Denise Anne Lievesley (Biddenden).  For services to Social Science. Dr Emma Louise Pennery (West Kingsdown).  For services to people affected by Breast Cancer. Officer […]

Head boy Tom Grant, the Lord Lieutenant and head girl Emily Fallon. (c) Barry Duffield

Rainham Pupils win praise from the Lord Lieutenant, 23rd May, 2014

Pupils at Rainham Mark Grammar School were praised by the Lord Lieutenant, Viscount De L’Isle, for their good citizenship and charity fundraising when he visited the school on Friday 23rd May. Accompanied by the Mayor of Medway, Cllr Barry Kemp, and Medway Council’s portfolio holder for children’s services, Cllr Mike O’Brien, he spoke at the […]