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 […]

Scouts and Cubs St George's Day Celebration, Adamswell, 27th April 2014

Scouts and Cubs St George’s Day Celebration, Adamswell, 27th April 2014

  Peter Blackwell JP DL accompanied the Mayor of Tunbridge Wells, Cllr Ronen Basu and the Mayoress, Sue Basu, in an inspection of over 500 Scouts and Cubs at the St George’s Day Celebration held at the Scout Activity Field, at Adamswell, near Langton Green. They were accompanied around the site by the District Commissioner […]

Vice Lord- Lieutenant Richard Oldfield, the Dean of Canterbury and David McDine, with Allan Willett, front, at the Canterbury Cathedral Shop book launch.

East Kent Launch of Kent Lieutenancy Book ‘Unconquered’, 24th April, 2014

The Vice Lord-Lieutenant, Richard Oldfield, attended the East Kent launch of Unconquered at Canterbury Cathedral Shop, where the book is on sale, on 24th April. He told guests he had greatly enjoyed reading the book and regaled them with quotations from it, both the dramatic and the amusing. He also remarked how apt Sir Winston […]