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 […]

Dr Bhargawa Vasudaven DL with Mr James Barnor.©Dr Bhargawa Vasudaven DL

Medway Ghanaian Association Celebrations to mark the 57th Anniversary of Ghanaian Independence Day, 8th March, 2014

  The Medway Ghanaian Association (MGA) was founded in 2011 as a  non-profit making, non-religious, dedicated, community- based voluntary association. It was set up to inform, educate and entertain Ghanaians, Ghanaian descendants and British citizens with Ghanaian heritage, living in Medway and its surrounding towns. On 8th March Dr  Bhargawa Vasudaven DL attended the 57th Ghanaian […]

The Mosque © AMAUK

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 […]