1st February 2024

THE DUCHESS OF EDINBURGH VOLUNTEERS AT THE LIGHTHOUSE BARNSBURY

Her Royal Highness  The Duchess of Edinburgh joined the volunteer team at The Lighthouse in Barnsbury, Woking on Wednesday afternoon, […]

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Surrey from the Sky’ will be the theme for this year’s Surrey Day, which will take place on Saturday 11 May 2024.

It will be the sixth year of the annual celebration of life in the county, which sees the Surrey Lieutenancy […]

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Annual Inspection and Awards Ceremony of 1349 (Woking) Squadron

Lord-Lieutenant Cadet – Cadet Warrant Officer Lucas Reeve The Annual Formal Inspection is our chance as a unit to give […]

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The Duchess of Edinburgh visits Walton Charity

On Thursday 18th January, Walton Charity hosted a visit from Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Edinburgh, where she met […]

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New Year Honours List 2024

The Lord-Lieutenant congratulates all those Surrey residents who have been recognised for their contribution to our communities in HM The […]

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The King’s First Year

by Sir Stephen Lamport GCVO DL Vice- Lord-Lieutenant and a former Private Secretary to The (then) Prince of Wales, and […]

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Ewell Youth Leader Receives Surrey Lieutenancy Appreciation Award

Martyn Holloway- Neville received a Lieutenancy Appreciation Award in recognition of his incredible track record as the leader for the […]

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UKRAINIAN REFUGEE CHRISTMAS PARTY ATTENDED THE DUCHESS OF EDINBURGH

The Lighthouse in Woking hosted a Christmas Party for over 200 local Ukrainian refugees. It was a very special and […]

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180 (Cranleigh) Squadron – A new Royal Air Force Air Cadet’s Squadron Formed

On Saturday 9th December a milestone was reached in the history of the Air Cadet unit at Cranleigh, as it […]

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White Ribbon Day

I have been running refuges for women and children fleeing domestic abuse for the last fourteen years. At I Choose […]

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Warm Welcome Spaces are open to all residents this winter free of charge and are a place to pop in to stay warm, get a hot drink, receive energy advice and much more.

Last year, Surrey County Council, district, borough and Town and Parish councils worked together with Surrey’s faith and community groups […]

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Lord-Lieutenant’s Cadet -(CCF) Cadet Sergeant Electra Mykoniatis – Reigate Grammar School Combined Cadet Force

Becoming a Lord- Lieutenant’s Cadet is not something I expected to happen, and my route in becoming one is not […]

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Remembrance in Surrey

On Friday 10th November, Deputy Lieutenant, Rob Douglas CBE attend the Schhols Remembrance Service in Farnham.  Poems were read by […]

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Two Surrey volunteer groups honoured with the first King’s Award for Voluntary Service 2023.

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

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Lord-Lieutenant Awards Ceremony

On Thursday 19th October The Lord-Lieutenant presented the Surrey Lord-Lieutenant Awards at Guildford Cathedral.  The Lord-Lieutenant awarded seven Meritorious Service […]

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Coronation Tree planting at RHS Wisley

On Monday 6th November, The Lord-Lieutenant planted a spectacular lime tree, ‘Kerdalo’ to remember the Coronation.  The tree purchased by […]

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Lieutenancy Certificate of Appreciation presented at SATRO Awards

On 17th October, The Vice Lord-Lieutenant Sir Stephen Lamport, presented at SATRO’s annual awards, Lieutenancy Certificates of Appreciation to two […]

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Runnymede Air Forces Memorial 70th Anniversary

On Tuesday 17th October, The Lord-Lieutenant attended the 70th Anniversary of the Runnymede Air Forces Memorial, hosted by the Commonwealth […]

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National Hate Crime Awareness Week is from 14th – 21st October 2023.

The aim of National Hate Crime Awareness Week is to: What is hate CRIME? A Hate Crime (criminal offence) or […]

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World Teachers day 5th October 2023

“The teachers we need for the education we want: The global imperative to reverse the teacher shortage”. For many years, […]

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BLACK HISTORY MONTH 2023 – SALUTING OUR SISTERS

The story of Black History Month begins in 1915, half a century after the Thirteenth Amendment abolished slavery in the […]

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World Alzheimer’s Day

Each September 21st, people unite from all corners of the world to raise awareness, to challenge the stigma that persists […]

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Emergency Services Day – Lord-Lieutenant’s visit to Mount Browne

On Saturday 9th September I visited Surrey Police Headquarters at Mount Browne.  I was shown round the call centre where […]

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The Surrey Hedgerow Festival

The Surrey Hedgerow Festival is the pinnacle event of the Surrey Wildlife Trust’s Hedgerow Heritage project – a three-year initiative […]

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SURREY HILLS ARTISAN MARKET AT PAINSHILL

SATURDAY, 23RD SEPTEMBER @ 10:00 AM-SUNDAY, 24TH SEPTEMBER @ 5:00 PM Come and meet over 40 Surrey Hills Artisans at this special […]

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Plaque to Commemorate Coronation of King Charles III Unveiled in Normandy

On Saturday 2nd September, The Lord-Lieutenant unveiled a plaque to commemorate the Coronation of King Charles III in Normandy, Guildford. […]

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Lord-Lieutenant’s Cadet – Oliver Bates -1st & 2nd Horley Scout Group

Since last November, five other young people and I have had the honour and privilege of being Lord Lieutenant’s cadets. […]

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The first anniversary of the death of HM Queen Elizabeth II

There will be no official public event to mark the first anniversary of the death of Queen Elizabeth II, a […]

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Lord-Lieutenant’s Cadet – Cadet Flight Sergeant Leonor Nunes

Over the last 10 months, 5 cadets and myself have had the honour to be the Lord Lieutenant’s Cadets. From […]

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Lord-Lieutenant’s Cadet – Petty Officer Cadet Jospeh Moir

My year term spent as Lord Lieutenant’s Cadet has been full of opportunities that I wouldn’t have had anywhere else […]

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Lieutenancy Certificate of Appreciation

On Tuesday 29th August, the Lord-Lieutenant presented Guildford restaurant owner, Franco Terracciano, with a Lieutenancy Certificate of Appreciation in the […]

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2 Army Training Regiment Pass off Parade

On Friday 25th August the Lord-Lieutenant was invited to be the Inspecting Officer for Caen Squadron’s Pass Off Parade at […]

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Lord-Lieutenant’s Cadet – Cadet Flight Sergeant Sam Baker

I am extremely grateful for the opportunity to be the Lord- Lieutenant of Surrey’s Cadet from the Air Training Corps, […]

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Surrey Lieutenancy Climate Change Focus Group

The Beginning The creation of the Surrey Lieutenancy Climate Change Focus Group by The Lord Lieutenant in 2021 was recognised […]

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Surrey Mayors and Chairmen visit to Loseley House

On Wednesday 26th July, The Lord-Lieutenant welcomed Mayors from across Surrey to Loseley House for evening tea. Attending Mayors included […]

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Coronation Champions drinks reception

On Thursday 29th July, the Lord-Lieutenant held a reception for recipients of the Coronation Champions at Loseley House. Earlier this […]

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Lieutenancy Appreciation Award

On Friday, 14th of July, Deputy Lieutenant Jane Macaulay presented John Brockwell ( pictured receiving the award alongside  daughter Verity)  […]

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Catalyst ‘Hope’ Exhibition

On Friday 23rd June The Lord-Lieutenant attended the Catalyst Hope Exhibition in Guildford. Catalyst is a non-profit organisation working with […]

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On being a Lord- Lieutenant’s Cadet

Serving as the Lord-Lieutenant of Surrey’s Cadet has been a truly eye-opening experience. I believe it is fair to say […]

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Artists from Artventure visit Grange Park Opera

Artists from Artventure visit Grange Park Opera to view their Portrait of HM Queen Elizabeth II before the painting moves […]

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Lieutenancy Appreciation Award

On Saturday 1st July, Deputy Lieutenant Brigadier Ingrid Rolland VR, presented Patrick Wills with a Lieutenancy Appreciation Award in Bletchingley […]

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The NHS celebrates its 75th birthday.

5 July 2023 marks 75 years of the National Health Service (NHS). The NHS was founded on 5 July 1948 with […]

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The Surrey VCSE Alliance

The Surrey VCSE Alliance is a collaboration of Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) organisations, which brings together the VCSE […]

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Lieutenancy Appreciation Award

On Friday 9th June Deputy Lieutenant, Nick Wood-Dow presented Dik Gregory, the Chairman of Shepperton Fair, with a Lieutenancy Appreciation […]

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Armed Forces Day

On Sunday 18th June The Lord-Lieutenant attended the Surrey Joint Services Choral Mattins at Guildford Cathedral. Guildford Cathedral is home […]

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Refugee Week 19-25 June

Refugee Week is a time to highlight and think about those from around the world who have been displaced by […]

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Dean of Guildford, Dianna Gwilliams to retire

The Very Reverend Dianna Gwilliams has announced that she will retire as Dean of Guildford at the end of her […]

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Small Charity Week 19-23 June- The York Road Project

Established as a registered Charity in 2001. York Road Project (YRP) has been a pillar of support for individuals facing […]

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Loneliness Awareness Week 12-18 June

We can all feel lonely sometimes. It’s an emotion that comes with being human, as we need social connection to […]

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The Simon Trust Visit

On Tuesday 13th June The Lord-Lieutenant attended the opening of the new cycle track at Lindens Farm in Alfold.  In […]

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Wildlife Walk opening

On Tuesday 13th June, The Lord-Lieutenant opened a new wildlife walk at Albury Organic Vineyard.  Albury Organic is located in […]

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British farmers rally public support on LEAF Open Farm Sunday – farming’s annual open day

On Sunday 11th June, over 250 farmers across Britain welcomed thousands of people onto farms for farming’s annual open day. […]

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HRH The Duchess of Edinburgh visits Surrey

The Duchess of Edinburgh was in Surrey, where she visited Artventure Trust in Guildford, which is a charity that supports […]

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Lieutenancy Appreciation Award

On Wednesday 7th June, Deputy Lieutenant Perdita Hunt presented Heather Kerswell with a Lieutenancy Appreciation Award. Heather has given a […]

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Lieutenancy Appreciation Award presentation to Wintershall

On Sunday   4th June, The Lord-Lieutenant visited Wintershall and presented their volunteers with a Lieutenancy certificate of Appreciation. Peter Hutley […]

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Princess of Wales Royal Regiment Football Match

On Friday 26th May, The Lord-Lieutenant attended Meadowbank Stadium in Dorking to present three rose plants to Canterbury 3PWRR for […]

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Volunteer Week 2023

Volunteers Week – a chance to find your way!   Volunteers Week takes place 1-7 June every year and it’s a […]

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Volunteers’ Week 2023

Surrey Lieutenancy is delighted to mark Volunteers’ Week 2023 – a time to celebrate the important contribution of volunteers, who […]

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The Kings’s Award for Voluntary Service 2024

The King’s Award for Voluntary Service is the highest Award given to local volunteer groups across the UK to recognise […]

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Surrey Day 2023

On Saturday 13th May, Surrey Day, The Lord-Lieutenant visited several different Surrey venues. Here is the link to the BBC […]

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Lieutenancy Appreciation Award

On Wednesday 10th May, the Vice Lord-Lieutenant, Sir Stephen Lamport, presented Valerie Beynon with a Lieutenancy Appreciation Award in recognition […]

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The Big Help Out

Cobham Heritage Trust, like other community organisations throughout Surrey, has organised litter picks on a monthly basis for a number […]

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Czechoslovak WWII Veterans at Brookwood

On Sunday 14th May, The Lord-Lieutenant visited Brookwood Military Cemetery to tour the memorials for Czechoslovak Veterans from World War […]

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Lieutenancy Appreciation Award presentations

On Wednesday 10th May Deputy Lieutenant Perdita Hunt OBE presented Lieutenancy Appreciation to Joanna Wilks and Chris Sharples at Watts […]

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Lieutenancy Appreciation Award presentations

On Saturday 6th May, Deputy Lieutenant, Michael Hayman MBE presented three Surrey residents with a Lieutenancy Appreciation Award. The first […]

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President of the Czech Republic visit to Brookwood Military Cemetery

On Saturday 6th May, after the Coronation, General Petr Pavel the President and First Lady of the Czech Republic visited […]

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The King’s Awards for Enterprise 2024 are open!

The King’s Awards for Enterprise is the most prestigious award for UK businesses and can bring substantial benefits to winners. The King’s […]

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Deat Awareness Week 1st- 7th May

What is Deaf Awareness Week? Deaf Awareness Week is an annual event in the UK to raise awareness about the […]

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Coronation Champions in Surrey

The Lord -Lieutenant Michael More-Molyneux is delighted that 9 volunteers from across Surrey have been recognised for their work and […]

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HM The King’s Coronation Message

‘Both my wife and I are enormously grateful to all the communities, families, neighbours and friends who are coming together […]

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HRH The Duchess of Edinburgh joins Bagshot Women’s Institute’s Centenary Anniversary Celebrations

Happy 100th Birthday to Bagshot WI! Bagshot WI celebrated their 100th birthday with an afternoon tea in the presence of Bagshot WI […]

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Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Edinburgh tours the innovative Salesian Cullum Centre Centre for autistic students.

The National Autistic Society welcomed Her Royal Highness, who is the charity’s Royal Patron, to Salesian Cullum Centre in Chertsey […]

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Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Edinburgh visits Sensory Services by Sight for Surrey

Today, Wednesday 19th April, Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Edinburgh, visited Sensory Services by Sight for Surrey, a charity […]

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Moor House Therapy and Specialist Teaching Hub officially opened.

Moor House Therapy and Specialist Teaching Hub officially opened. Moor House, a specialist school and college for children and young […]

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Spelthorne Civic Awards

On Tuesday 18th April, The Lord-Lieutenant attended the Spelthorne Civic Awards at their council chambers. In 1982, Alf Goddard MBE […]

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Visit to Specialist Group International

On Thursday 13th April, The Lord-Lieutenant visited Specialist Group International in Dorking, Where he met with the Surrey based SGI […]

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Surrey Investitures

On 11th April the Lord-Lieutenant hosted an Investiture for recipients of the British Empire Medal at Loseley Park, to present […]

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HRH The Duke of Gloucester visits Surrey

His Royal Highness, the Duke of Gloucester enjoyed a tour of Surrey recently when he visited Wates in Leatherhead, Silent […]

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Kings Award for Voluntary Service Nominees Reception 2023

On Wednesday 29th March, The Lord-Lieutenant hosted The King’s Award for Voluntary Service 2023 Nominees reception at Loseley Park. This […]

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Chief Constable’s Commendation

Congratulations to Neelam Devesher DL, Chair of the Hate Crime Scrutiny Panel, who was awarded with a Chief Constable’s Commendation […]

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His Royal Highness  The Duke of Edinburgh visits Farnham

The Duke of Edinburgh visited Farnham, Surrey on Monday (20 March) to plant the 70th and final tree in an […]

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HM The King visited Surrey on 9th March

His Majesty The King visited the Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) Weybridge on the 9th March 2023 to meet […]

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Commonwealth Day 2023

This year Commonwealth Day takes place on Monday 13th  March, marking the beginning of a week-long series of events and […]

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Queen Elizabeth’s Foundation Queen’s Green Canopy tree planting

On Tuesday 7th March, Wates Group and The Conservation Volunteers (TCV) celebrated five years in partnership, with a ceremonial tree […]

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International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day – 8th March (IWD) is an important event in the annual calendar that helps to put raise […]

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Knife Angel launch at Guildford Cathedral

On Wednesday 1st March The Knife Angel was launched at Guildford Cathedral.  The anti-violence monument will stay at the Cathedral […]

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Runnymede Civic Awards

On Wednesday 22nd February, The Lord-Lieutenant attend the first Runnymede Civic Awards.  These awards were for people in the Borough […]

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Coronation Champions Awards launched by Royal Voluntary Service and Her Majesty The Queen Consort

To celebrate the Coronation of His Majesty The King and Her Majesty The Queen Consort, Royal Voluntary Service is launching […]

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New Deputy Lieutenants Appointed

On Tuesday 14th February The Lord-Lieutenant appointed five new Deputy Lieutenants for Surrey: Major General Aidan Michael Gerard Smyth QVRM […]

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The Coronation Emblem

The Coronation Emblem – which will feature throughout May’s historic celebrations – pays tribute to The King’s love of the natural world, depicting the […]

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The Coronation Weekend

The Coronation of The King and The Queen Consort will be marked with events across the country and a concert at […]

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King Charles’s coronation concert offers 10,000 free tickets in ballot

A ballot has opened for 10,000 free tickets for a star-studded concert at Windsor Castle to mark the King’s coronation. […]

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Knife Angel  – National Monument Against Violence and Aggression – Schools Competition

Primary Schools Could you design a new superhero whose mission is to go about spreading kindness, friendship and forgiveness? Guildford […]

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Concert for Peace

The Leatherhead Choral Society held a ‘Concert for Peace’ in aid of Ukraine at the Leatherhead Theatre on 22nd January.  […]

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Royal Visit to Connaught Junior School

HRH The Countess of Wessex visited to Connaught Junior School in Bagshot on Thursday 19th Jan 2023, to open the […]

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Our First Month as LL Cadets

Our first month as cadets has been extremely busy. It has been such an honour to support the Lord Lieutenant […]

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Guildford Cathedral to host Knife Angel Sculpture

A thought-provoking monument which aims to inspire social change will visit Guildford Cathedral in March 2023 as part of the UK […]

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Royal Opening for New Sports Hub

The new sports hub at Gordon’s School, serving both the students of the school and the local community, was officially […]

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Help shape your fire and rescue service

Surrey Fire and Rescue Service wants your views to help shape their next service plan which sets out the risks […]

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THE QUEEN’S GREEN CANOPY UPDATE – MEMORIAL TREE PLANTING FOR HER MAJESTY

The Queen’s Green Canopy (QGC) is a unique tree planting initiative created to mark Her Majesty’s Platinum Jubilee in 2022. All […]

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Warm Welcome in Surrey’s libraries

Everyone is welcome Surrey libraries aren’t just about books this winter.  They are inviting everyone in for a Warm Welcome.Asthousands […]

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