THE LIEUTENANCY OF KENT ARMS
The Morell's ceremonial launching ceremony (c) Nathan Williams

HRH The Princess Royal names new Dungeness Lifeboat, 31st May, 2014

HRH The Princess Royal accompanied by Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence visited the Dungeness Lifeboat Station to name the new Shannon Class Lifeboat The Morrell on Saturday 31st May, 2014. The Lifeboat, Tractor and Trailer were purchased as the result of a legacy of £6 million from the  Mrs Barbara Morrell Memorial Fund.  Mrs Jackie Simmons […]

HRH The Duke of Kent accompanied by the Lord Lieutenant of Kent visiting the Ramsgate Tunnels.

HRH The Duke of Kent’s visit to Ramsgate 27th May, 2014

Ramsgate Tunnels HRH the Duke of Kent visited Ramsgate on 27th May. Ramsgate Tunnels were completed in June 1939 as air-raid shelters and opened by The Duke’s father. The far-sightedness of the Mayor and Borough Surveyor saved many lives during WWII and provided shelter to those who lost their homes in the bombing. The tunnels […]

Duke of Gloucester opens Kent Institute of Medicine and Surgery

HRH The Duke of Gloucester visits Kent, 2nd April, 2014

His Royal Highness The Duke of Gloucester spent the day in Kent on 2nd April. The visit started at – Kent Institute of Medicine & Surgery (KIMS)  Six years in the planning, KIMS is a state-of-the-art, £85 million hospital development covering seven acres of land and is the first occupier on the Medical Campus. As […]

TRH meeting the residents of Yalding. (c) Martin Apps/Kent Messenger

TRH The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall visit Yalding, 19th March, 2014

The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall paid a short visit to Yalding on 19th March 2014, to thank the many people who had helped during the Christmas Floods. TRH were greeted by a large crowd including children from the local Primary School, which led to an impromptu walk-about, before TRH entered the […]

HRH The Duke of York Visits Kent, 5th February, 2014

His Royal Highness the Duke of York has encouraged businesses to take on an apprentice during a visit to Kent. Prince Andrew, a strong supporter of vocational training, spent several hours in the County on February 5 for two special occasions. He first attended a military commemoration in Hythe before travelling to Maidstone Museum to […]