THE LIEUTENANCY OF KENT ARMS
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 […]

70th Anniversary of the launch of HMS Cavalier

70th Anniversary of the Launch of HMS Cavalier, 5th April, 2014

On the 5th April 2014 the Cavalier Association celebrated the launch of H.M.S. Cavalier R73. The launch took place on the 7th April 1944 at J.S. Whites Yard, Cowes, Isle of Wight. HMS Cavalier was the last destroyer built in the 2nd World War to be decommissioned in 1972. She is now a museum ship […]

Duke of Gloucester opens Kent Institute of Medicine and Surgery

HRH The Duke of Gloucester visits Kent, 2nd April, 2014

His Royal Highness The Duke of Gloucester spent the day in Kent on 2nd April. The visit started at – Kent Institute of Medicine & Surgery (KIMS)  Six years in the planning, KIMS is a state-of-the-art, £85 million hospital development covering seven acres of land and is the first occupier on the Medical Campus. As […]

TRH meeting the residents of Yalding. (c) Martin Apps/Kent Messenger

TRH The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall visit Yalding, 19th March, 2014

The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall paid a short visit to Yalding on 19th March 2014, to thank the many people who had helped during the Christmas Floods. TRH were greeted by a large crowd including children from the local Primary School, which led to an impromptu walk-about, before TRH entered the […]

Procession entering Canterbury Cathedral

Annual Civic Service,Canterbury Cathedral,11th March, 2014

The ninth Civic Service was held in Canterbury Cathedral and was attended by Civic Leaders of Kent, Chairmen of Parish Councils, The Clergy, Magistrates, Armed Forces representatives, Police, Emergency Services and a multitude of individuals from a cross-section of voluntary organisations, working for the public good. The Lord-Lieutenant said “On behalf of Her Majesty I […]