Top table at the New Romney International Women's Day Charity Dinner. (c) Susan Pilcher, Footprints

International Women’s Day Charity Dinner, Littlestone Golf Club, 8th March 2018

It has become a well-established tradition for Councillor Patricia Rolfe, currently the Deputy Mayor of New Romney, to host an annual charity dinner for International Women’s Day. This year’s dinner, held at the Littlestone Golf Club, was extremely well supported by local women of all ages and from all walks of life, and the Lord-Lieutenant’s […]

The Princess Royal unveils the plaque to officially open the new Citizens Advice Swanley. (c) Barry Duffield DL

Princess Royal’s Visit to Kent, 1st December, 2017

The Princess Royal was greeted by the Lord-Lieutenant when visiting the County on 1st December and was escorted to the following destinations – AC Goatham and Son Cold Storage Facility and Packhouse The Princess Royal  opened the new £10million Goatham packhouse and coldstore. Named the Arthur Goatham building after company founder and father of Clive […]

2018 Kent New Year Honours Announced

The Lord-Lieutenant would like to congratulate all those who have received honours in Her Majesty The Queen’s 2018 New Year Honours. Most Excellent Order of the British Empire Commander (CBE) Mr Howard RIDDLE (Bethersden). Lately, Chief Magistrate for England and Wales. For Services to the Administration of Justice. Mr David STEPHENS (Tunbridge Wells). Director of […]

Westcliff Conservation & Community Association Plaque Unveiling, 24th November, 2017

Westcliff Conservation & Community Association Plaque Unveiling, 24th November, 2017

The Lord Lieutenant and Viscountess De L’Isle attended the Westcliff Conservation & Community Association plaque unveiling ceremony at Royal Esplanade, Ramsgate on 24th November. The original plaque, unveiled in 1926 by the then Prince of Wales, later Duke of Windsor, was stolen in 2015 and this new plaque, unveiled by the Lord-Lieutenant, forms its replacement, […]

Square Pegs honoured with Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service, 23rd November, 2017

Square Pegs, a youth arts organisation for people with special needs aged 7-25 exists for young people who don’t fit in with  mainstream activities because of learning or communication difficulties. The group  which started 12 years ago, were very proud to receive the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service in November, the only organisation in the […]