Some information on this website may be out of date following the recent announcement of the death of The Queen

2022

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White Ribbon Day

Founded in 1984, I Choose Freedom has provided refuge and freedom for thousands of women and children fleeing Domestic Abuse. […]

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The Lighthouse – New Royal Patron

HRH The Countess of Wessex is to become Patron of The Lighthouse. The announcement was made during a royal visit […]

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Warm Hubs launched across Surrey

This Winter, Surrey County Council, district, borough town & parish councils have been working together with Surrey’s fantastic faith and […]

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The Princess of Wales visit to the Royal Surrey Hospital

On Wednesday 5th October, Her Royal Highness the Princess of Wales made a visit to Royal Surrey Foundation Trust’s outstanding-rated […]

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Statement from The Queen’s Green Canopy

‘Following the death of Her Majesty The Queen, and the wishes of our Patron, His Majesty The King, The Queen’s […]

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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

Extracts from an address given on 11th September by Vice Lord-Lieutenant – Sir Stephen Lamport GCVO DL at a Service of […]

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The Queen’s Award for Enterprise is a licence to thrill for Surrey business

The Surrey Hills offers natural beauty and a much-needed opportunity to get away from it all for many of its […]

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Surrey Matters – August Edition

The August edition of Surrey Matters is out. See what you can do in Surrey over the school holidays including […]

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South Asian Heritage Month

South Asian Heritage Month runs from Monday 18 July to Wednesday 17 August every year. It seeks to raise the […]

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Surrey Lieutenancy Sword

On 26 July 2022, Deputy Colonel of The Princess of Wales’s Royal Regiment (PWRR), Colonel Patrick Crowley MBE DL, presented […]

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Become a culture explorer and collect a culture passport from your library

Become a Surrey Culture Explorer and go on exciting adventures with a chance to win amazing prizes! The Surrey Culture Explorer […]

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Samaritans in Surrey- Samaritans Awareness Day

Samaritans vision is that fewer people die by suicide. But they are noy just there for the suicidal. They are […]

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Queen’s Awards for Enterprise

As regional chairman for the SE Lord Lieutenants on the Queen’s Award for Enterprise the Lord Lieutenant attended a celebratory […]

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The Challengers big play appeal

The Lord-Lieutenant as Patron of Challengers, has learned about their exciting new campaign ‘The Big Play Appeal’ to build a […]

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Mark Rowley appointed new commissioner of the Metrpolitan Police Service.

The Lord-Lieutenant was delighted to hear that Sir Mark Rowley has been named as the new commissioner of the Metropolitan […]

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Celebration for The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise 2022

As Regional Chairman for the SE Lord-Lieutenants on Queen’s Awards for Enterprise the Lord-Lieutenant attended a celebratory reception hosted by […]

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Farnham Homes for Ukraine

In Churt seven families have signed up for the Homes for Ukraine Scheme. The group have their own website: Home […]

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Homes for Ukraine – Perspective by Deputy Lieutenants Bill & Bridget Biddell

Bill & Bridget Biddell have opened their home in Hampton to a Ukrainian Family Time has moved on, and the […]

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War changes Everything – Moldova’s response to the Ukraine refugee crisis

Written By Peter Curran It’s war. Everything is destroyed,’ said Valerii, a Ukrainian refugee from Donetsk. He fled with his […]

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HRH The Princess Royal visits the Woodland Trust’s First World War memorial site for England

HRH The Princess Royal visited Langley Vale Wood, formerly an intensively managed farmland, owned and managed by the Woodland Trust, […]

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Surrey – the UK hub of disability motorsport

I recently had the privilege of visiting the home of one of the most pioneering motorsport organisations which is based […]

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The Queen Elizabeth II Stand, Epsom Downs

On 2 June, on the eve of this year’s Derby weekend and as part of the Platinum Jubilee celebrations at […]

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Ukrainian Refugee Support Hub in Woking

The Lighthouse in Woking – known for its diversity and resourcefulness in supporting people in need – responded to the […]

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The Surrey History Centre

The Surrey History Centre is a remarkable cultural asset in Surrey which houses a vast collection of historical county records […]

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Three Surrey volunteer groups honoured with the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service 2022 

The volunteers from three Surrey groups, who dedicate their valuable time and experience to help individuals and communities across this […]

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Principal of Royal Holloway honoured with CBE for services to higher education and technology

The Lord-Lieutenant is delighted that Professor Paul Layzell, Principal of Royal Holloway, University of London, and a Deputy Lieutenant of […]

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Surrey residents named in The Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2022

The Surrey Lieutenancy is delighted to congratulate the Surrey residents who have been recognised in the 2022 Queen’s Birthday Honours […]

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The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee: A Service of Thanksgiving and Celebration Sunday 5th June

On the 5th June, we will be holding The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee: A Service of Thanksgiving and Celebration at Guildford Cathedral.  This is […]

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Surrey Day 7th May 2022

Join us in celebrating Surrey Day on May 7th, 2022, with a full line-up of fun and festivities including walks along the North […]

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Platinum Jubilee Book

Children in state-funded primary schools across the United Kingdom will, from mid-May, begin to receive a free commemorative book to […]

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Design a Jubilee Crown

This year marks a very special anniversary as Her Majesty The Queen becomes the first British Monarch in history to […]

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A gallop through history

In celebration of Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee in 2022, a very special event will take place in the […]

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Ashford and St Peter’s Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust – Eternal Garden opening

On Thursday 28th April the Lord-Lieutenant attended the official Eternal Garden opening at St Peter’s Hospital in Chertsey. The Eternal […]

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Surrey Day 7th May

Surrey Life editor Faye Bartle with broadcaster Eamonn Holmes - Credit: Archant

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Congratulations to the 4 companies in Surrey who are winners of The Queen’s Award for Enterprise 2022!

Many congratulations to all businesses recognised with a Queen’s Awards for Enterprise 2022, especially to the 4 winning Surrey companies, […]

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Platinum Champions Awards- Nominations open until 18 April

In honour of Her Majesty The Queen and the great example she has set in her 70 years of service, […]

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Little Bakers, Big Hearts for Ukraine

On Sunday 3rd April 2022 the Lord-Lieutenant was delighted to join the Little Bakers and their families. At this event […]

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The War in Ukraine: Update from the Surrey Lieutenancy

As we all watch the events in Ukraine unfold with horror, at last there is a really positive story in […]

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Surrey Heritage Awards 2022

The Lord-Lieutenant, Mr Michael More-Molyneux, presented the trophies at the Surrey Heritage Awards 2022, held at the Brooklands Museum, Weybridge […]

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The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service 2023

The nomination window for the next round of The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service (QAVS) will open as usual on […]

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World Health Day 7th April 2022

The team at Surrey Research Park are passionate about enabling a healthy community and we encourage you to focus on […]

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Surrey Investitures

On 29th March, the Lord-Lieutenant was delighted to present National Honours at Loseley House to the following Surrey residents: Lt […]

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A Prayer for Ukraine

The Dean of Guildford said “We have all seen the news in these past days regarding Ukraine and the horrors […]

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Big Jubilee Read

The Reading Agency and BBC Arts have announced they are delivering the Big Jubilee Read, a reading for pleasure campaign […]

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#BreakTheBias

International Women’s Day invites us all to imagine a gender-equal world, free of bias, stereotypes and discrimination; a world that’s […]

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Inspiring Surrey volunteer groups nominated for 2022 Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service

Volunteers from three Surrey groups, who dedicate their valuable time and experience to help individuals and communities across the county, […]

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