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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 […]

(c) Alma Leaper

Duke of Kent’s visit to the County, 9th November, 2017

HRH The Duke of Kent  visited three very different venues when in Kent on 9th November – Folkestone’s New Museum HRH was greeted by the Lord-Lieutenant  and escorted on a tour of Folkestone’s impressive new museum at the Town Hall  which The Duke of Kent officially opened on 9th November by unveiling a commemorative plaque. […]

HRH Prince Michael pictured by the new Lord Dowding bust memorial. (c) Barry Duffield DL.

Prince Michael of Kent unveils bust of Lord Dowding in Battle of Britain tribute, 31st May, 2017

Tributes were paid to one of the country’s most visionary leaders during the Battle of Britain, Lord Dowding,  at a statue unveiling ceremony attended by HRH Prince Michael of Kent GCVO at the National Memorial to the Few at Capel-le-Ferne, on 31st May.  A bust of Lord Dowding, who, as Air Chief Marshal Sir Hugh Dowding, led RAF […]

The Countess of Wessex receiving two thank you cards made by residents to celebrate her visit, pictured here with Antonia, Ray and Hope. (c) 2017 David Bartholemew.

Visit to Kent by HRH The Countess of Wessex,19th April, 2017

Crossways Community The Countess of Wessex visited Crossways Community in Tunbridge Wells, on 19th April, to unveil a plaque commemorating her visit, and 50 years since the charity’s work in the field of mental health began. The Chief Executive of Crossways, Chris Munday, escorted the Countess around Culverdale House – where residents who require supported accommodation […]

The Countess unveiling the Commemorative Plaque.

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. Residents  have joined forces with Benenden School, which bought and […]