Easter Sunday in Rochester

Easter Sunday in Rochester

The Lord-Lieutenant was delighted to be invited to Rochester Cathedral for their Easter Sunday Service.  The Cathedral was able to have a limited congregation in line with current guidelines and the Service was also live streamed and can be...
National Day of Reflection

National Day of Reflection

On Tuesday 23 March 2021, the Nation marked a year since it first went into lockdown by a National Day of Reflection organised by Marie Curie. Deputy Lieutenants joined the minute’s silence at midday including Peter Gilbert and Bhargawa Vasudaven who are...
Commonwealth Day 2021

Commonwealth Day 2021

Commonwealth Day 2021 was on Monday 8 March and virtual events took place across the County to mark this important day. Kent Equality Cohesion Council hosted an online event to celebrate the Commonwealth with speakers from many backgrounds given the opportunity to...
Colonel Edward Toms’ 100th Birthday

Colonel Edward Toms’ 100th Birthday

Deputy Lieutenant, Major Dennis Bradley, was delighted to attend a socially distanced 100th birthday celebration for Colonel Edward Toms.  Due to restrictions, Col Toms wasn’t able to celebrate as he would have liked but Hythe and Saltwood Royal British Legion...

Kent Magistrates Swearing in Ceremony

On Monday 23 November, the Lord-Lieutenant was pleased to attend the Swearing in Ceremony of seven new Magistrates for the North Kent Bench in the presence of His Honour Judge Julian Smith.  Congratulations to all the new magistrates and thank you for taking on this...
Remembrance Sunday 2020

Remembrance Sunday 2020

The Lord-Lieutenant was delighted to attend the Remembrance Sunday Service in Canterbury and lay a wreath on behalf of Her Majesty The Queen.  The Service can be viewed here. The Lord-Lieutenant also took part in the two minutes silence for the Great Lines Remembrance...