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Surrey Lieutenancy to host Exclusive Webinar on the King’s Award for Enterprise

We are excited to be hosting a special Zoom webinar chaired by Michael Hayman MBE DL, featuring Stephen Welton CBE, […]

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Visit to PSDS

On Thursday 11th July, The Lord-Lieutenant visited PSDS, a parent-led registered charity providing support for children and young people who […]

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King’s Award for Enterprise Reception

On Tuesday 9th July, His Majesty The King, joined by The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester, as well as the […]

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Everest hero George Mallory honoured with blue plaque

Everest hero George Mallory has been honoured with a blue heritage plaque at his family home in Surrey, as part […]

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Brockham Emergency Response Team celebrations

On Friday, 28th June the Lord Lieutenant visited Brockham Emergency Response Team (BERT) to recognise their 10th anniversary and to […]

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Lord-Lieutenant Challenges Local Businesses to Showcase Their Excellence by Applying for a King’s Award for Enterprise

On 4th July, the Lord-Lieutenant encouraged pioneering businesses in Surrey to step up and apply for a King’s Award for […]

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Path to Success: Oakleaf receives National Lottery funding to empower individuals facing multiple challenges

Guildford-based mental health charity, Oakleaf Enterprise, is proud to announce it has been awarded a generous grant of £626,828 by […]

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Community Foundation for Surrey welcomes new Chair

Community Foundation for Surrey are delighted to welcome their new Chair, Neelam Devesher DL, who has been a trustee with […]

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D-Day Celebrations across Surrey

Following on from the National D-Day 80 celebrations in Portsmouth on the 5th June, attended by the Lord-Lieutenant, there were […]

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PWRR Freedom Parade

Guildford commemorates the 80th Anniversary of D-Day On Saturday 8th June, Surrey’s local regiment, The Princess of Wales’s Royal Regiment […]

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D-Day commemoration at Headley Court to mark Canadian contribution to the war effort

On Friday 7th June, HM Lord Lieutenant and The Honourable Ralph Goodale PC, High Commissioner for Canada in the United […]

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New business support offer for Surrey launched by the Chancellor of Exchequer

Business Surrey – a new Surrey County Council service offering free and accessible support to businesses across the county – has […]

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King’s Award for Voluntary Service presentation to Surrey Heath Age Concern

On Tuesday 23rd April, The Lord-Lieutenant, accompanied by Brigadier Paul Evans OBE DL,  presented Surrey Heath Age Concern with their […]

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2024 Elmbridge ‘Junior Citizen’ event

On Wednesday 24th April Deputy Lieutenant, Mary Zoeller attended the 2024 Elmbridge ‘Junior Citizen’ event at The Xcel Sports Hub […]

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Mock Trials Competition

On Saturday 23rd March The Lord-Lieutenant attended The Surrey Magistrates’ Mock Trial Competition. The Magistrates’ Court Mock Trial Competition is […]

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Chief Scout Gold Awards Presentation

On Saturday 16th March at NESCOT, Deputy Lieutenant, Brigadier Roger Hood QVRM TD presented sixty four Scouts with their Chief […]

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Inter-House Music Final

Back for the second year and beautifully performed in Ranmore Hall with full stage and lighting effects, the Inter-House Music […]

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1st Claygate Scout and Guide Band annual concert

Holy Trinity Church in Claygate was packed on Saturday 16th March with those people lucky enough to attend the 1st […]

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The Brigitte Trust celebrates its 40th anniversary

Surrey charity The Brigitte Trust has provided 40 years of emotional, practical, and social support to people living with a […]

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Guildford Hongkongers Lunar New Year Market

On Saturday 10th February, Guildford Hongkongers hosted a Lunar New Year Market at Guildford Cathedral, on the first day of […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Lord-Lieutenants Cadet Evening

On Monday 28th November the Lord-Lieutenants Cadet evening was held at Loseley Park, where The Lord-Lieutenant thanked his outgoing cadets […]

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Tree of Trees – Final three Surrey Trees planted

The Lord-Lieutenant has finished planting the last three ‘Tree of Trees’ from The Queen’s Green Canopy. On Friday 18th November, […]

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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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Remembrance in Surrey

On Remembrance Sunday, The Lord-Lieutenant attended the RAF Memorial in Runnymede. Deputy Lieutenants represented The Lord-Lieutenant at services across the […]

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HRH The Earl of Wessex visit to Woking’s New Victoria Theatre

On Wednesday 9th November HRH The Earl of Wessex visited Woking’s New Victoria Theatre today to meet Northern Ballet’s new […]

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Lieutenancy award presentation

On Thursday 3rd November The Lord-Lieutenant presented a Lieutenancy Award to David, who lives in The Meath’s Supported Living Accommodation […]

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Tree of Trees – Surrey Organisations recognised by The Queen’s Green Canopy initiative

On Thursday 3rd and Friday 4th November trees were planted by the Lord-Lieutenant at The Meath Epilepsy Charity, Godalming; Watts […]

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Royal British Legion Surrey Poppy Launch

On Friday 28th October, the 2022 Surrey Poppy Launch took place in All Saint’s Church, the former Guard’s Chapel, at […]

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SECAmb Awards South East Coast Ambulance Awards

On 6th October, Long service and special achievements awards were presented at the first of South East Coast Ambulance Service […]

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Lord-Lieutenants Awards Ceremony

On Thursday 20th October, South East Reserve Forces’ and Cadets’ Association (SERFCA) hosted the prestigious Lord-Lieutenant Award Ceremony at Guildford […]

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Surrey Investitures

The six Surrey residents awarded British Empire Medals in the Birthday Honours list 2022 attended an Investiture at Loseley House […]

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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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Surrey Stands With Ukraine’

The Vice Lord-Lieutenant, Sir Stephen Lamport, was guest of honour at an evening of Ukrainian music organised in Epsom Methodist […]

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The Proclamation of the Accession of His Majesty King Charles III in Surrey

At 1pm on Sunday 11th September the High Sheriff of Surrey read read out the Proclamation of the Accession of […]

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The Big Surrey and Sussex Thank You 2022

To say thank you to everyone who worked in health and care through the pandemic and as we recover, SASH […]

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Surrey Culture -new website

Surrey County Council has been working with partners to develop a new website for Surrey residents and visitors to explore […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Queen’s Green Canopy Tree Planting at Nonsuch Park

On National Tree Planting Day, Friday 11th March, on behalf of the Lieutenancy, Deputy Lieutenant, Brigadier Roger Hood, joined by […]

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Surrey Heritage Awards 2022 Shortlist Announced

Surrey Historic Buildings Trust has announced the shortlist for the Surrey Heritage Awards 2022. Six projects have been shortlisted for […]

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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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Local mental health charity Oakleaf celebrates 25th Anniversary

For a quarter of a century Oakleaf Enterprise has been working tirelessly to support adults, aged 16-67, who are struggling […]

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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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