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HRH The Earl of Wessex visits Duke of Edinburgh Activities in Kent

We welcomed HRH The Earl of Wessex to Kent on Wednesday 4 March where he spent the day visiting Duke of Edinburgh Award activities across the County.  His first stop was Dover Christ Church Academy.  He then went to Medway Open Activity Centre and finished the day at Cobham Hall.  Young people from local schools […]

HRH Princess Royal’s Visit to Tenterden, 12th February 2020

Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal officially opened Ashford Borough Council’s new £7.5m Danemore sheltered housing scheme in Tenterden on Wednesday 12 February. Prior to unveiling a commemorative plaque, Her Royal Highness was introduced to a number of dignitaries, including the Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Kent Richard Oldfield, the High Sheriff of Kent Paul Barrett, the […]

Princess Anne meets the staff working in Medway Maritime Hospital's emergency department.(c) Medway NHS Foundation Trust.

HRH Princess Royal’s visit to Kent, 11th December 2019

Goldfield Rural Housing The Princess Royal, Patron of the English Rural Housing Association,  started her visit to Kent at  Goldfield Rural Housing, Warehorne, near Ashford where she was greeted by Vice-Lord-Lieutenant Mr Richard Oldfield, to officially open the recently completed small development of four new homes at ‘Goldfield’  which provides two houses and two flats […]

The Lord-Lieutenant, The Viscount De L'Isle CVO MBE, greets Her Majesty The Queen on arrival at RBLI. (c) Rob Berry.

The Queen visits RBLI to celebrate their centenary, 6th November 2019

HM The Queen visited Royal British Legion Industries (RBLI) village at Aylesford, on 6th November to celebrate their centenary year, a special anniversary for a charity that’s been offering vital support to former armed forces staff, military veterans and their families for 100 years. The village  provides a home for more than 300 residents as […]

The Spirit of Discovery at Dover Port. (c) James Barke.

HRH Duchess of Cornwall’s visit to Kent, 5th July 2019

HRH The Duchess of Cornwall visited the port of Dover on 5th July 2019 to name the new Saga cruise ship, the Spirit of Discovery, officially becoming its Godmother. On arrival HRH was greeted by Kent Deputy Lieutenant Mr Bill Fawcus DL, representing the Lord-Lieutenant of Kent, The Viscount De L’Isle. Other dignitaries welcoming the […]