Lieutenancy News

As communities across our county adapt to the Coronavirus, HM Lord-Lieutenant has had to cancel and postpone engagements since March 2020 to ensure public safety. He and the Surrey Lieutenancy are supporting and joining the co-ordinated volunteering response wherever safely possible.

News feature

29th June 2020

Cathedral shines red, white and blue for armed forces day

Armed Forces Day is a chance for all of us to show our support for the men and women who make up the Armed Forces community: from currently serving troops to Service families, veterans and cadets.

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Flag raising ceremony to mark Armed Forces Week 2020

A flag raising ceremony took place on 22nd June at 10.30am outside Guildford Cathedral to mark the start of Armed Forces Week.

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Five surrey residents awarded British Empire Awards

HM Lord-Lieutenant of Surrey meets with five Surrey Residents awarded the British Empire Awards in the New Year Honours List 2020.

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Six Surrey organisations nominated for The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service 2020

HM Lord-Lieutenant of Surrey, Michael More-Molyneux, meets the six nominees at a Reception at Loseley Park, sponsored by Surrey County Council.

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HM Lord-Lieutenant’s Certificates for Meritorious Service presented to members of Surrey’s Reserve and Cadet Forces

The Awards Ceremony took place at Denbies in Dorking and recognised outstanding volunteering for the county.

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Dedicated volunteers from the Friends of Ash Link receive the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service

The volunteering group of Spelthorne Natural History Society gathered on Splash Meadow in Shepperton to accept the award from the Lord-Lieutenant of Surrey.

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55 active volunteers of Swingbridge Community Boats receive the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service

This highlights the services they provide to support, mentor and train disadvantaged and vulnerable people, through environmental work and trips.

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Volunteers from Fairwood Helpers, receive the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service from Surrey’s Lord-Lieutenant

Fairwood Helpers provide much-needed transport plus community support and befriending for elderly and isolated people.

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Forty-seven serving police officers celebrated reaching their Independent Patrol Status

The Passing Out Parade was attended by Chief Constable Ephgrave and Assistant Chief Constable Burton.

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Opus2 International, receive the Queen’s Award for Enterprise for Innovation

The Award was made to the company’s CEO and founder, Graham Smith-Bernal, at an informal presentation in August.

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Volunteers of BERT receive a Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service at Brockham Green

The volunteers of the Brockham Emergency Response Team (BERT) were one of nine Surrey groups to receive the Award.

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The Surrey Hills was designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty 60 years ago, on 8th May 1958

It was celebrated with a reception, sponsored by the Kier Group, in the State Rooms at Speaker’s House, House of Commons.

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The annual Poppy Appeal Cadets Awards Ceremony took place in the Chapel at the Royal Alexandra and Albert School.

It recognised the achievements of the outstanding cadet units and individuals who together collected over £85,750.

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Rentokil Initial, in Camberley, was recognised with the Queen’s Award for Enterprise 2017

The Lord-Lieutenant visited the company’s Pest Control Centre in Crawley to present the award to Rentokil CEO, Andy Ransom.

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MR Solutions received the prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise

For outstanding success in International Trade (a year earlier, the company had received the Queen’s Award for Enterprise for Innovation).

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Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, paid a special visit to the Battersea Dogs and Cats Home Old Windsor Centre at Runnymede

She was welcomed by a dog guard of honour before touring the medical facilities, kennels and cattery with ambassadors, David Gandy and Amanda Holden.

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