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.

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14th October 2021

Lieutenancy Certificate of Appreciation

On 11th October the Vice Lord-Lieutenant, Sir Stephen Lamport presented a Lieutenancy Certificate of Appreciation to Emma Armstrong, Suzy Liddle […]

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Lieutenancy Certificate of Appreciation

On 6th October, The Vice Lord-Lieutenant Sir Stephen Lamport presented a Lieutenancy Certificate of Appreciation to Caroline Edwards, founder of […]

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Lieutenancy Certificate of Appreciation

On Wednesday 13th October, on behalf of the Lieutenancy, Deputy Lieutenant, Perdita Hunt OBE, presented Simran’s with a Lieutenancy Certificate […]

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Lieutenancy Certificate of Appreciation

On Wednesday 13th October, on behalf of the Lieutenancy, Deputy Lieutenant Perdita Hunt OBE, presented Farncombe Day centre with a […]

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Lieutenancy Certificate of Appreciation

On Friday 8th October, on behalf of the Lieutenancy, Deputy Lieutenant Perdita Hunt OBE presented a Lieutenancy Certificate of Appreciation […]

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Lieutenancy Award presented to Peter Beaumont of the Samaritans, Leatherhead

On the 15th September at their Annual General Meeting, Deputy Lieutenant, David Davis presented Branch Director, Peter Beaumont, with a […]

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Surrey Community Action receive a Lieutenancy Certificate of Appreciation

On Tuesday 5th October on behalf of the Lieutenancy, Deputy Lieutenant Steve Owen-Hughes MBE met with Chief Executive Jason Gaskell […]

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HRH The Princess Royal visits Surrey

HRH The Princess Royal spent a day in Surrey on 7th October. Her Royal Highness started her visits in the […]

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Age UK Surrey Volunteers Receive Lieutenancy Awards

Four Age UK Surrey volunteers were recognised for exceptional service and presented with a Surrey Lieutenancy Award at a volunteer […]

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Lieutenancy Certificate of Appreciation

Deputy Lieutenant Rob Douglas CBE, on behalf of Lieutenancy presented a Lieutenancy Certificate of Appreciation to the Brightwells Gostrey Centre. […]

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Lieutenancy Award

On Sunday 3rd October, Deputy Lieutenant’s, Lady Corinna Hamilton and Lady Louise O’Connor presented Bob Bartlett with a Lieutenancy Award. […]

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Lieutenancy Certificate of Appreciation

On 1st October, Peter Takkar and Manmeet Laghmani, owners of the Effingham Mini Market in Effingham, near Cobham were presented […]

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Lieutenancy Certificate of Appreciation

Farncombe Church of England Infant School was presented with a Surrey Lieutenancy Certificate of Appreciation by Deputy Lieutenant, Perdita Hunt […]

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Lieutenancy Certificate of Appreciation

On Saturday 2nd October, Farnham Hedgehogs received a Surrey Lieutenancy Certificate of Appreciation which was presented on behalf of the […]

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Lieutenancy Certificate of Appreciation

On Tuesday 28th September, Right at Home, Guildford and Farnham received a Surrey Lieutenancy Certificate of Appreciation which was presented […]

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Lieutenancy Certificate of Appreciation

On Tuesday 28th September, Farnham Lions Club received a Surrey Lieutenancy Certificate of Appreciation which was presented on behalf of […]

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Queen’s Award for Enterprise presented to Overview Ltd

On 20th July, The Lord-Lieutenant presented Overview Limited with Queen’s Award for Enterprise for Innovation. Overview Ltd was formed in […]

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Queen’s Award for Enterprise presented to Synchro Arts Ltd

On 20th July, The Lord-Lieutenant presented Synchro Arts Limited with two Queen’s Award for Enterprise, one for International Trade and […]

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Lieutenancy Certificate of Appreciation

On 30th September, on behalf of the Lieutenancy, Deputy Lieutenant, Steve Owen-Hughes MBE presented Stanwell Foodbank with a Lieutenancy Certificate […]

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Lieutenancy Certificate of Appreciation

On 27th September, on behalf of the Lieutenancy, Deputy Lieutenant, Peter Lee presented Godstone Fire Station with a  Lieutenancy Certificate […]

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Platinum Jubilee Medal

The Culture Secretary has unveiled the design of the medal to mark Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee next year. […]

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Lieutenancy Certificate of Appreciation

On Behalf of the Surrey Lieutenancy, Deputy Lieutenant, Perdita Hunt OBE, presented Sarah Louise Dix with a Lieutenancy Certificate of […]

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The Queen’s Green Canopy

Her Majesty The Queen and His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales will mark the start of the official planting […]

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Lieutenancy Certificate of Appreciation

On Behalf of the Surrey Lieutenancy, Deputy Lieutenant, Perdita Hunt OBE, presented Jane Turner BEM, from Compton News with a […]

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Lieutenancy Certificate of Appreciation

Godalming Choral Society received a Surrey Lieutenancy Certificate of Appreciation from Deputy Lieutenant Perdita Hunt OBE. Godalming Choral Society has […]

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HRH The Duke of Gloucester visits Bloomin’ Arts,in Lingfield, Godstone Flower Farm and Le Personne Almshouses in Caterham on the Hill.

On Wednesday 22nd September, the Lord-Lieutenant welcomed His Royal Highness, The Duke of Gloucester, to three venues in Surrey.  Starting […]

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Lieutenancy Certificate of Appreciation

On behalf of the Surrey Lieutenancy, Deputy Lieutenant, Steve Owen-Hughes MBE, visited  Specialist Group International in Dorking. Steve met with […]

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Lieutenancy Certificate of Appreciation

On behalf of the Surrey Lieutenancy, Deputy Lieutenant, Charlotte Kneer presented Caterham School Parents’ Association with a Lieutenancy Certificate of […]

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Lieutenancy Certificate of Appreciation

On behalf of the Surrey Lieutenancy, Deputy Lieutenant, Caroline Breckell MVO, presented Surrey Outdoor Learning and Development with a Lieutenancy […]

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Bloomin’ Arts receive a Surrey Lieutenancy Certificate of Appreciation

On 13 September, Deputy Lieutenant, Caroline Breckell MVO was delighted to present Lingfield based Arts charity Bloomin’ Arts with a […]

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Lieutenancy Certificate of Appreciation

On Monday 13th September, the Walton Charity arranged an event at the River Barn in Walton-on-Thames, where on behalf of […]

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Lieutenancy Certificate of Appreciation

On the 13th September, Greystone House Surgery received a Surrey Lieutenancy Certificate of Appreciation from Deputy Lieutenant, Charlotte Kneer in […]

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Surrey Lieutenancy Certificate of Appreciation

On 13th September, Farmer Patrick and his Team at Godstone Flower Farm, received a Surrey Lieutenancy Certificate of Appreciation from […]

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Emergency Services Day (999 Day) 9th September

On Thursday, 9 September, which was also 999 Day / Emergency Services Day, Commander Lochner, a Deputy Lieutenant of Surrey, […]

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Emergency Services Day (999 Day) 9th September

On Emergency Services Day, Peter Lee DL also visited Salfords Custody Suite, an impressive purpose-built facility just outside Redhill. The […]

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Emergency Services Day (999 Day) 9th September

As part of Surrey Lieutenancy’s recognition of Emergency Services Day, Deputy Lieutenant Peter Lee was delighted to visit Salfords Fire […]

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999 Emergency Services Day 9th September

The Lieutenancy are proud to support Emergency Services Day (also known as 999 Day), which is a national event celebrated […]

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999 Emergency Services Day

The 9th September is the UK’s Emergency Services Day or 999 Day and it is our opportunity to show support […]

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Queen’s Award for Enterprise Presentation

On Tuesday 7th September the Lord-Lieutenant presented Overview with their Queen’s Award for Enterprise for Innovation. Overview, are a leading […]

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Lieutenancy Certificate of Appreciation

On the 3rd September, Lodge Brothers Funeral Directors in Byfleet received a Surrey Lieutenancy Certificate of Appreciation presented by Deputy […]

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Lieutenancy Certificate of Appreciation

On the 6th September, Studio Clark & Co, interior designers in Cobham, received a Surrey Lieutenancy Certificate of Appreciation presented […]

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Lieutenancy Certificate of Appreciation

On 1st September, the Dempster Trust in Farnham received a Lieutenancy Certificate of Appreciation from Deputy Lieutenant, Dr Helen Bowcock […]

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The Queen’s Award Enterprise

The application deadline has been extended by two weeks until the 22nd of September. With Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum […]

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Surrey Lieutenancy Appreciation Award for the Include Choir

On 1st September the Include Choir welcomed Deputy Lieutenant, Nicola Dawes who was delighted to present them with the Surrey […]

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Lieutenancy Certificate of Appreciation

Deputy Lieutenant, Nick Wood-Dow presented a Lieutenancy Certificate of Appreciation to Laleham Friends & Residents Association for their extraordinary work […]

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Major exhibition of Old Master Drawings opens in Surrey

Exquisite drawings by some of the most significant artists of the Renaissance and Baroque periods – Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael, […]

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Lieutenancy Certificate of Appreciation

On 27th August, Deputy Lieutenant, Charlotte Kneer presented a Lieutenancy Certificate of Appreciation to Alan French and Christine Muir of […]

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Lieutenancy Certificate of Appreciation

On 27th August, Deputy Lieutenant, Charlotte Kneer presented a Lieutenancy Certificate of Appreciation to Lisa Gavin and Jo Greenslade of […]

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Lieutenancy Certificate of Appreciation

On 26th August Deputy Lieutenant, Charlotte Kneer, presented a Lieutenancy Certificate of Appreciation to Lisa Felton of Dormansland Diamonds. The […]

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Lieutenancy Award

On 1st August, Deputy Lieutenant, Rob Douglas presented Dawn Barrow of Churt Covid 19 Community Support, a Lieutenancy Award for […]

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Lieutenancy Certificate of Appreciation

On 26th August, Deputy Lieutenant, Rob Douglas presented Farnham Maltings with a Lieutenancy Certificate of Appreciation for all their outstanding […]

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Surrey Lieutenancy Certificate of Appreciation

The Lord Lieutenant has asked the Deputy Lieutenants of Surrey to identify the local businesses who went ‘above and beyond’ […]

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Surrey Drug and Alcohol Care receive Lieutenancy Award

In recognition of the dedicated way the team at Surrey Drug and Alcohol Care kept their service running 24 hours […]

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Lieutenancy Certificate of Appreciation

Dipak and Sakhi Gohil were presented with a Lieutenancy Certificate of Appreciation by Deputy Lieutenant Nick Wood-Dow, for their exceptional […]

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Lieutenancy Certificate of Appreciation

On 24th August, Kelly Smith from Boogie Monsters was delighted to receive a Surrey Lieutenancy Certificate of Appreciation from Nicola […]

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Lieutenancy Certificate of Appreciation

The Pilot’s Hub Cafe at Redhill Aerodrome was pleased to welcome Nicola Dawes, a Deputy lieutenant of Surrey on 14 […]

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Surrey Lieutenancy Certificate of Appreciation for Scrubs for Heroes Redhill, Reigate & Horley Group

On the 24th August 2021, the Scrubs for Heroes Redhill, Reigate & Horley group welcomed Deputy Lieutenant, Nicola Dawes to […]

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Surrey’s Cadets on Parade

By invitation of Commonwealth War Graves, Surrey Sea, Army and Air Cadets were requested to form a Guard of Honour […]

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The volunteers of the Guildford and Waverley vaccination  programme receive the Surrey Lieutenancy Certificate of Appreciation

On 27th July, Deputy Lieutenant Jane Macaulay was delighted to to present the volunteers  working for the Guildford and Waverley […]

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Mandira’s Kitchen receives a Surrey Lieutenancy Certificate of Appreciation

On 27th July, Deputy Lieutenant Jane Macaulay was delighted to to present  Mandira’s Kitchen  with a Surrey Lieutenancy Certificate of […]

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Congratulations to the Surrey County Council Armed Forces Team

Congratulations to the Surrey County Council’s Armed Forces Covenant team who have had their Ministry of Defence Gold Employers Recognition […]

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ROYALS VISIT BROOKWOOD MILITARY CEMETERY

The Lord-Lieutenant received His Royal Highness The Duke of Kent and Her Royal Highness The Countess of Wessex when they […]

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Shere Surgery and SALV (Shere and Local Villages) receive a Surrey Lieutenancy Certificate of Appreciation

On 21st July, Deputy Lieutenant Jane Macaulay was delighted to to present  Shere Surgery and SALV (Shere and Local Villages)  […]

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Shalford Lunch Club receive the Surrey Lieutenancy Certificate of Appreciation

On 21st July, Jane Macaulay DL was delighted to present a Lieutenancy Certificate of Appreciation to the  Shalford  Lunch Club.  […]

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Fitstuff Run Club Leaders receive the Surrey Lieutenancy Certificate of Appreciation

On 20th July, Deputy Lieutenant Jane Macaulay was delighted to present Fitstuff Run Club Leaders with a Surrey Lieutenancy Certificate […]

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Surrey University Degree Conferment Ceremonies

The Lord-Lieutenant was pleased to receive The Chancellor of Surrey University, HRH The Duke of Kent, at the University of […]

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Commemoration Service at the Muslim Burial Ground Peace Garden

The Lord-Lieutenant along with Mayor of Woking, Councillor Liam Lyons, attended the Muslim Burial Ground Peace Garden in Woking on […]

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Active Surrey receive the Surrey Lieutenancy Certificate of Appreciation

On 14th July, Deputy Lieutenant, Peter Lee presented Active Surrey with a Lieutenancy Certificate of Appreciation.  Presented to their Chair, […]

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Launch of The London Irish Foundation Homeless Engagement Project

The London Irish Rugby Club Foundation and Powerday have announced a new partnership to support homeless people, by building a […]

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Home-Start East Surrey

Deputy Lieutenant, Peter Lee had the privilege of visiting Home-Start East Surrey on 7 July 2021 to present to them […]

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NHS Social Care and Frontline Workers Day

July 5th 1948 was an historic moment in our country’s history. It was the day our pioneering National Health Service (NHS) […]

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Royal visit to WC Lee’s Almshouses in Windlesham

The Lord-Lieutenant was delighted to welcome HRH The Countess of Wessex GCVO when she arrived to visit The Trustees and […]

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Armed Forces Week

This morning the Lord-Lieutenant was pleased to attend the Surrey Armed Forces Flag Raising ceremony and outdoor service given by […]

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Armed Forces Day 2021 One week to go!

There is just one week to go until Armed Forces Day. Offering you the chance to recognise the work of our Armed Forces and […]

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Surrey residents named in the Queen’s Birthday Honours 2021

The Surrey Lieutenancy is delighted to congratulate the 22 Surrey residents who have been recognised in the 2021 Queen’s Birthday […]

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Domestic Abuse Awareness Week 14- 20 June

This year’s Domestic Abuse Awareness Week is 14 – 20 June. In this video, Chief Executive Joanna Killian and Charlotte […]

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10 new Deputy Lieutenants for Surrey

The Lord-Lieutenant has commissioned ten new Deputy Lieutenants (DLs) to the Surrey Lieutenancy, bringing the number of active DLs in […]

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The Lord- Lieutenant’s Awards of Appreciation

The Lord Lieutenant’s Awards of Appreciation, launched on 24 February 2021, aim to recognise individuals who contribute exceptional service to […]

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Emerge Advocacy receives Queen’s Award

Volunteers from Emerge Advocacy have received the prestigious Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service 2021. Emerge trains and equips local volunteers […]

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SERV Surrey & London receives Queen’s Award

Volunteers from SERV Surrey & London have received the prestigious Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service 2021. This charity, made up […]

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Surrey Minority Ethnic Forum (SMEF) receives Queen’s Award

Volunteers from Surrey Minority Ethnic Forum (SMEF) have received the prestigious Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service 2021. SMEF is a […]

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Mid Surrey Community Fridges receives Queen’s Award

Volunteers from Mid Surrey Community Fridges have received the prestigious Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service 2021. Their dedicated work helps […]

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Dorking Museum & Heritage Centre receives Queen’s Award

Volunteers from the Dorking Museum & Heritage Centre have received the prestigious Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service 2021. Run by […]

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1-7 June 2021 / Volunteers’ Week

Across Surrey, the 37th annual Volunteers’ Week is celebrating the invaluable contribution volunteering makes in our county. This year, Volunteers’ […]

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2021 Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service

The prestigious 2021 Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service (QAVS) has been awarded to volunteers from five Surrey groups, it was […]

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Whiteley Village 100th Celebrations

On 28th May 1921, King George V and Queen Mary visited Whiteley Village for its official opening, and on Friday […]

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Lord-Lieutenant’s Awards of Appreciation

New Lord-Lieutenant’s Awards celebrateexceptional service to Surrey’s local communities The first four recipients of Surrey’s newly launched Lord-Lieutenant’s Awards of […]

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Congratulations to the 4 companies in Surrey who are winners of The Queen’s Award for Enterprise 2021!

Many congratulations to all businesses recognised with a Queen’s Awards for Enterprise 2021, especially to the 4 winning Surrey companies, […]

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Cathedral Evening Service to include prayers of thanksgiving for HRH Prince Philip, Friday 16 April, 5.30pm

On the eve of his funeral in Windsor, in Guildford Cathedral there will be an Evening Service which will include […]

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Lord-Lieutenant volunteers with Nourish our Nurses

On Tuesday 6th April, the Lord-Lieutenant, accompanied by Jo-Ann Airikkala and Joanne Cheetham from Nourish our Nurses visited Ashford St […]

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Challengers’ free Zoom sessions help disabled children overcome social isolation

Challengers – the independent children’s charity that provides fun, safe and inclusive play and leisure schemes for disabled children aged […]

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Learning more about the QEF

Queen Elizabeth’s Foundation at Leatherheadopened a new Care and Rehabilitation Centre (CRC) in July 2020. Now it is hosting a […]

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‘Capable of more’- The Meath charity

‘Capable of more’ – a new short film showcasing The Meath charity, Surrey’s specialist residential care home and day service […]

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HRH The Earl of Wessex congratulates Surrey groups nominated for the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service 2021

Volunteers from the 10 impressive Surrey groups that have been nominated for the prestigious 2021 Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service […]

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Positive impact of the arts in Surrey highlighted in new Report

Evidence of the positive economic impact and social benefit that arts activities bring to communities right across Surrey is contained […]

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Positive impact of the arts in Surrey highlighted in new Report

Evidence of the positive economic impact and social benefit that arts activities bring to communities right across Surrey is contained […]

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Calling all Veterans across Surrey and beyond!

Surrey Fire and Rescue Service and Surrey Civilian-Military Partnership Board (SCMPB) are delighted to host their second online Veteran’s Hub […]

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Surrey New Year Honours 2021

Congratulations to all the recipients in Surrey who have been honoured in the New Year’s Honours list. All are extremely […]

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Christmas message from the Chair of The Duke of Edinburgh Award’s Women in Business Committee, HRH The Countess of Wessex, GCVO.

The D of E have produced a special Christmas message themed around the poem ‘What is Christmas’ by Agnes Pharo

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Lord-Lieutenant visits the new RBWA refuge.

During lockdown Reigate and Banstead Women’s Aid’s refuge opened a new refuge in partnership with Surrey County Council, The Police […]

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“Your Fund Surrey”

An exciting and innovative new Capital Projects Fund, with £100 million budget to encourage new ideas for community-led projects, was […]

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