The Lord-Lieutenant, Viscount De L'Isle, taking the Salute accompanied by the Lord- Lieutenant's cadet, Cadet Warrant Officer Harry Palmer. (c) Barry Duffield.

Battle of Britain Memorial Day, 6th July, 2014

The Lord-Lieutenant attended Memorial Day at the Battle of Britain Memorial, Capel-le-Ferne, with Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Andrew Pulford KCB CBE ADC RAF. A number of the Battle of Britain pilots were present for this annual gathering, and next year is the 75th anniversary of The Battle. The Wing –  a […]

The Reverend David Green with parishioners in the beautiful church dating back to the 13th century. (c) Mike Rowe.

Offham Annual Village Service, 22nd June 2014

Offham village near West Malling held its Annual Village Church Service on Sunday 22nd June at St Michael’s Church with  the Reverend David Green officiating.  The theme of this year’s service was remembering a village, county and community in the Great War Years 1914-1918, through a selection of music and readings. Guest of Honour Deputy Lieutenant Mrs Marion […]

From left: Mrs Susan Haydock, the Chairman of Kent County Council’s Escort, the Lord-Lieutenant, Viscount De L’Isle MBE, Viscountess De L’Isle and new Chairman of Kent County Council, Mr Peter Homewood. (c) Robert Berry.

Lord-Lieutenant welcomes New Civic Heads, 19th June, 2014

Kent’s in-coming civic heads were congratulated by The Queen’s representative in the County at a reception on 19th June to welcome them at the start of their year of office. It was an opportunity for the new County, Borough and District Council Chairmen and Mayors from across the County to meet and get to know one […]

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 […]