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  • The Abbeyfield Kent Society’s former Chairman, Bobby Barnes, and The Lord-Lieutenant of Kent, Viscount De L'Isle, unveil the plaque to celebrate the Care Home official opening. (c) The Abbeyfield Kent Society.

    Barnes Lodge Care Home Opening, 31st March, 2017

    Together with The Abbeyfield Kent Society’s former Chairman, Bobby Barnes, after whom Barnes Lodge is named, The Lord-Lieutenant officially declared the flagship care home open on 31st March. Guests gathered at Barnes Lodge to toast the grand opening of the new Tonbridge care home, which recently opened …

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  • Left to right: Canon Chris Stone; Kathrin Smallwood; Chief Kenneth Adams; Chief Anne Richardson; The Bishop of Rochester, James Langstaff; and Chief Steve Adkins. (c) Roger Vaughan www.kentpixs.co.uk

    400th Anniversary Commemoration of the Death of Pocahontas, 21st March 2017

      On 21st March 2017 Gravesham Borough Council held a Service in St George’s Church, Gravesend, to commemorate the death in 1617 of the native American princess Pocahontas, then aged 22 years of age, who died either on shore or aboard the ship George, which she, …

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    Lord-Lieutenant’s Civic Service, 14th March, 2017

    The Lord-Lieutenant of Kent is calling for more volunteers amid concerns that the volunteering spirit may not be as strong as it used to be. Viscount De L’Isle has told a congregation of more than 550 in Rochester Cathedral that “the philosophy and motivation behind …

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  • The Lord-Lieutenant, centre, with the award winners after the Ceremony. (c) Martin Apps

    KM Charity Team Partnership Awards Ceremony, 1st March 2017

    KM Charity Team Partnership Awards 2017 were held at Rowhill Grange Hotel, Wilmington, on 1st March, to recognise the support given to the Charity Team by eighty of their many sponsors and partners to thank them for their backing.  Over 50 certificates and awards were …

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    SECAmb East awards ceremony, 23rd February, 2017

    The award winners at the SECAmb East awards ceremony. (c) Cripps Photography The South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS awards Ceremony was held 23rd February, at The Orangery at Turkey Mill, Maidstone. SECAmb staff were joined by volunteers and members of the public at the …

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  • From left to right: Able Cadet Oscar Phillips, 17, receiving the Drill and Ceremonial Shield, Brigadier (Retd) David Ralls DL and the Unit's Officer in Charge Petty Officer (SCC) Martin Phillips. (c) Barry Duffield DL.

    Ramsgate Sea Cadets Awards Evening, 17th February 2017

    Ramsgate Sea Cadets held their Unit Awards Evening at the Red Arrow Social Club in Ramsgate. Brigadier (Retd) David Ralls CBE DFC DL made the presentations. Also present was Mr Barry Duffield DL. The first Sea Cadet unit was established in 1854 at Whitstable, created by communities …

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  • D Day Veterans pictured with middle centre, the Lord-Lieutenant of Kent, Viscount De L'Isle and middle row, 3rd from right, Mrs Kathrin Smallwood, previous High Sheriff of Kent, and behind the lord-Lieutenant, Chairman of KCC, Mr Tom Gates. (c) Photogenic Images Ltd.

    KCC Chairman’s Reception for recipients of the Legion D’Honneur, 7th February, 2017

    Mr Tom Gates, Chairman of Kent County Council, held a Reception in the Darenth Room at County Hall, Maidstone, on 7th February for recipients of the Ordre National de la Legion d’Honneur (Chevalier). Present at the event was the Lord-Lieutenant of Kent, Viscount De L’Isle MBE …

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  • Kent 2017 New Year Honours Announced

    The Lord-Lieutenant would like to congratulate all those who have received honours in Her Majesty The Queen’s New Year Honours 2017. Knights Batchelor (Kt) Knighthoods Mr Antony BEEVOR (Kent). Military Historian and Author. For Services in support of Armed Forces Professional Development. Mr David BEHAN …

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  • ecoegg Managing Director Rob Knight receives the award from the Lord Lieutenant. (c) John Phipp, The Photo Team

    Queen’s Award for Enterprise awarded to ecoegg, 9th November, 2016

    ecoegg, a laundry products manufacturer which makes environmentally-friendly washing pellets, was presented with a Queen’s Award for Enterprise by the Lord Lieutenant of Kent, Viscount De L’Isle, only five months after the company’s former premises were devastated by fire. Founder and managing director Rob Knight …

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    Countess of Wessex visits Benenden Community Shop, 1st November, 2016

    The Countess of Wessex made a visit to officially open the Benenden Community Shop where  she enjoyed time with volunteers who saved the village shop, and post office, from closure. During her visit the Countess unveiled a plaque commemorating  the occasion and Benenden Community Shop’s  official opening. …

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