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 […]

HM The Queen’s visit to the Royal Engineers, Brompton Barracks,13th October, 2016

HM The Queen’s visit to the Royal Engineers, Brompton Barracks,13th October, 2016

The Queen visited the Royal Engineers as their Colonel-in-Chief on 13th October 2016, to mark the 300th Anniversary of the Corps foundation. The sun shone in the crisp autumn morning as Her Majesty arrived at Brompton Barracks. The Lord-Lieutenant, Viscount De L’Isle MBE; The Chief Royal Engineer, Lt-Gen Sir Mark Mans KCB CBE; Corps Colonel, […]

The Duke of York with Head Boy,Ryan Robi, and Head Girl, Rebecca Driver during his tour. (c) Adam Knott.

Opening of Medway University Technical College (UTC) by HRH The Duke of York, Tuesday 1st March, 2016

HRH the Duke of York visited Medway on 1st March 2016 to open the new Medway UTC. The brand new building was completed in less than one year and the first students arrived in September 2015. The Baker-Dearing Trust set up the model of UTCs of which there are now 40 across England and Wales. […]