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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 […]

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Promotional Event for Waterloo 200 Commemorations,13th May 2014

Teachers and school pupils from across Kent attended an event on 13th May 2014 at Wellesley House School, Broadstairs to learn about the Battle of Waterloo Commemorations in 2015. The event, which was organised by ‘Hungry for History’, a national schools campaign, took place just over a year before the official commemorations of the Battle […]

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 […]