2022

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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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Surrey Hills Enterprises’ 10th Anniversary – Fetcham Park

On 21st June, The Lord-Lieutenant attended a special event at Fetcham Park to mark the 10th anniversary of community interest […]

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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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Papa India 50th Anniversary Commemorations

On Saturday 18th June, The Lord-Lieutenant attended the Papa India 50th Anniversary Commemorations at St Mary’s Church and at the […]

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Platinum Jubilee Celebrations across Surrey

The Platinum Jubilee celebrations started with Trooping the Colour and the Thanksgiving Service at St Pauls. On Saturday 4th June, […]

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Surrey Charities Roadshow

On Thursday 16th June, Guildford Cathedral held an inaugural ‘Surrey Charities Roadshow’  Opened by the High Sheriff of Surrey, His […]

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Walton Firs Celebration Day

On Saturday 11th June, The Lord-Lieutenant, along with Deputy Lieutenant, Sally Varah MBE, visited Walton Firs in Cobham to present […]

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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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Lord-Lieutenant visits Surrey-based motorsport pioneers

On Wednesday 11th May, the Lord-Lieutenant spent the afternoon with Team BRIT at its base at Dunsfold Aerodrome near Cranleigh, […]

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‘I Choose Freedom’ Launch

On Tuesday 17th May, The Lord-Lieutenant attended the launch of ‘I Choose Freedom’ the new name for Reigate and Banstead […]

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International Nurses Day

On Thursday 12th May the Lord Lieutenant was welcomed to The Royal Surrey in Guildford, to mark International Nurses Day. […]

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Surrey Day 2022

On Saturday 8th May, Surrey Day, The Vice Lord Lieutenant, Sir Stephen Lamport, and his wife Angela, Lady Lamport visited […]

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Holme Farm launches on Surrey Day

On Saturday 8th May, Surrey Day, around 500 people attended the Holme Farm Launch at Clifton Garden Centre in Weybridge, […]

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Surrey Day

On Saturday 7th May, The Lord- Lieutenant, his wife Sarah, and granddaughter River celebrated Surrey Day 2022 with visits across […]

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The Surrey Tree of Life Memorial unveiling

On Thursday 5th May, the Lord-Lieutenant attended, alongside Rabbi Alex Goldberg, Dean of Religious Life and Belief, the official unveiling […]

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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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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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Spelthorne honours volunteers

On Tuesday 19th April, The Lord- Lieutenant attended the Spelthorne Civic Trust Awards where Spelthorne Borough Council paid tribute to […]

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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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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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Platinum Jubilee & Queens Green Canopy visits to Wonersh and Shamley Green villages

On Thursday 17th March, The Lord-Lieutenant made a Platinum Jubilee visit to Wonersh. First stop was Wonersh & Shamley Green […]

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Lieutenancy Certificate of Appreciation presented to The Well Being volunteer team

On Thursday 17th March, on behalf of the Lieutenancy, Deputy Lieutenant Martin Gerrard QPM, presented a Lieutenancy Certificate of Appreciation […]

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Queen’s Green Canopy planting in Farnham

On Friday 11th March, an avenue of 40 mature trees was planted alongside the river in Farnham to commemorate Her […]

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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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The Octagon Centre receives a Lieutenancy Certificate of Appreciation

The Octagon Centre receives a Lieutenancy Certificate of Appreciation On Sunday 6th March, The Octagon Centre at St Mary The […]

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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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Allianz Tree Planting Day Celebrates Surrey Hills Sustainability

The Lord Lieutenant attended the Allianz Tree Planting Day, held on Friday 25th February at Knowle Park in Cranleigh, and […]

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Lieutenancy Certificate of Appreciation presented to The Amber Foundation

To mark the invaluable support provided by The Amber Foundation here in Surrey to those who needed a home and […]

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Guildford Samaritans and HMP Send Listeners receive Lieutenancy Certificates of Appreciation

Dedicated volunteers at Guildford Samaritans were awarded the Surrey Lieutenancy Certificate of Appreciation virtually during their AGM in November 2021. […]

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Queen’s Green Canopy Tree planting – National Tree Planting Day Friday 11th March

National Tree Planting Day is to be held on Friday 11th March and we are hoping that as many civic […]

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Holocaust Memorial Day – Thursday 27th January

On Thursday 27th January at 6pm via YouTube, The University of Surrey are hosting a Holocaust Memorial Day event to […]

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The Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St John of Jerusalem presented in Surrey

On Tuesday 18th January the Lord-Lieutenant invested Karen Royle MStJ with the insignia as a member of The Most Venerable […]

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Lieutenancy Award presented to Yameem Deedar of the Shahin Tandoori

On Saturday 8th January on behalf of the Lord-Lieutenant, Deputy Lieutenant, David Hypher OBE presented Yameem Deedar with a Lieutenancy […]

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Lieutenancy Certificates of Appreciation presented in Godalming

On behalf of the Lieutenancy, Deputy Lieutenant, Commander Susan Lochner JP RN presented Lieutenancy Certificates of Appreciation to Acorn, Cook, […]

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Sound and Art at Guildford Cathedral

SOUND AND LIGHT ART is projected in the Cathedral transforming and enveloping the space. See the very edge of the […]

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