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Inauguration of Nasir Mosque, Gillingham, 1st March, 2014

The Lord-Lieutenant and Lady De L’Isle were delighted to be asked to the celebrations surrounding the Inauguration of the Nasir Mosque in Gillingham on 1st March 2014. His Holiness Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad the Fifth Khalifatul Masih of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jamaat, unveiled a plaque, then offered a silent prayer. The Lord-Lieutenant and Lady De […]

Lieutenancy Book Printing Visit at Headley Brothers, Ashford, 10th February, 2014

The first-ever in-depth story of a county lieutenancy from Tudor times to the present day is close to publication. Unconquered: The Story of Kent and its Lieutenancy, is a sumptuously illustrated book about the county, its Lieutenants and their Deputies down the ages. Lord-Lieutenants represent the Monarch in a key role dating back nearly 500 years, linking the […]

HRH The Duke of York Visits Kent, 5th February, 2014

His Royal Highness the Duke of York has encouraged businesses to take on an apprentice during a visit to Kent. Prince Andrew, a strong supporter of vocational training, spent several hours in the County on February 5 for two special occasions. He first attended a military commemoration in Hythe before travelling to Maidstone Museum to […]

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New Deputy Lieutenants of Kent Announced

Two new Deputy Lieutenants of Kent have been appointed, each of them honoured for their positive contributions to the County and the Nation. They are Mrs Valerie Hale JP of Ash, near Canterbury and Lord Sackville of Knole in Sevenoaks. Mrs Valerie Hale has lived in Kent for over 50 years. She is a teacher […]

Kent New Year’s Honours 2014 announced

The Lord Lieutenant would like to congratulate all those who have received honours in Her Majesty The Queen’s New Year’s Honours 2014. Knighthood Knights Batchelor (Kt) Sir Roger DE HAAN CBE DL (Ashford).  Philanthropist.  For services to Education and to charity in Kent and overseas. Order of the Bath Companion (CB) John PULLINGER Esq (Tunbridge […]