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30th June 2022

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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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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I recently had the privilege of visiting the home of one of the most pioneering motorsport organisations which is based […]

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

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

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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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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 is a remarkable cultural asset in Surrey which houses a vast collection of historical county records […]

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

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

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

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

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

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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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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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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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This year marks a very special anniversary as Her Majesty The Queen becomes the first British Monarch in history to […]

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In celebration of Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee in 2022, a very special event will take place in the […]

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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 Life editor Faye Bartle with broadcaster Eamonn Holmes - Credit: Archant

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

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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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In honour of Her Majesty The Queen and the great example she has set in her 70 years of service, […]

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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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As we all watch the events in Ukraine unfold with horror, at last there is a really positive story in […]

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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 nomination window for the next round of The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service (QAVS) will open as usual on […]

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The team at Surrey Research Park are passionate about enabling a healthy community and we encourage you to focus on […]

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

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

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

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

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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 On Sunday 6th March, The Octagon Centre at St Mary The […]

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The Reading Agency and BBC Arts have announced they are delivering the Big Jubilee Read, a reading for pleasure campaign […]

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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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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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Volunteers from three Surrey groups, who dedicate their valuable time and experience to help individuals and communities across the county, […]

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

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

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

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Surrey County Council has unveiled a new look Surrey Matters – the council’s online magazine for residents. The website has […]

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

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

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

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The Surrey Lieutenancy is delighted to congratulate the 36 Surrey residents who have been recognised in the 2022 Queen’s New […]

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On Tuesday 21st December, on behalf of the Lieutenancy, Deputy Lieutenant Nick Wood-Dow presented Sainsburys in Staines with a Lieutenancy […]

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On Monday 20th December on behalf of the Lieutenancy, Deputy Lieutenant, Michael Hayman MBE presented Bocketts Farm Park with a […]

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On the 13th December Deputy Lieutenant, Martin Gerrard QPM presented a Lieutenancy Certificate of Appreciation to the team at Epsom […]

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On 16th December the Lord-Lieutenant presented Quintus Van Koetsveld with a Lieutenancy Award for his huge contribution to the village […]

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To mark the invaluable support provided by the Witness Service here in Surrey to those who came to court to […]

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The Lord-Lieutenant was delighted to attend the tree planting on 2nd December at Shepperton Studios where four cherry trees were planted […]

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The Lord-Lieutenant presented a Queen’s Award for Enterprise for International Trade to TensCare, a company best known for their unrivalled […]

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Voluntary Support North Surrey received a Surrey Lieutenancy Certificate of Appreciation in recognition of the critical role the staff and […]

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Central Surrey Voluntary Action received a Surrey Lieutenancy Certificate of Appreciation in recognition of the critical role the staff and […]

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On 2nd December, Shepperton Studios planted four cherry trees in the gardens of Littleton House as part of the Queen’s […]

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The Lighthouse volunteers were delighted to be joined by the Countess of Wessex today, serving festive snacks and preparing Christmas […]

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On 21st November Therese Ricketts, Vicar of St Mary’s Church, Cuddington was presented during the morning service with a Lieutenancy […]

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On Wednesday 24th November, The Lord Lieutenant visited Sime Gallery in Worplesdon and was joined by Lady Elizabeth Toulson CBE […]

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Thursday 25 November is designated by the United Nations as the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, […]

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On White Ribbon Day Thursday 25 November, and the 16 days to end violence against women that follow, we are […]

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On Wednesday 17th November The Lord-Lieutenant, along with The High Sheriff, visited Gosden House School in Shalford to attend their […]

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On 9th November the Lord-Lieutenant was delighted on behalf of Her Majesty The Queen to present five Surrey residents with […]

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On Wednesday 10th November, local primary school teacher Richard Stanton welcomed the Lord Lieutenant to his Godalming home for the […]

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Every year since 1919, the nation has paused for two minutes in silence remembering the millions of men and women […]

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On Friday 5th November the Lord-Lieutenant was delighted to be asked to open the Wellbeing Garden at Guildford fire station.  […]

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Deputy Lieutenant, Neelam Devesher presented a Lieutenancy Certificate of Appreciation to Shahin Mohamed, Shapna Begum, and Waliat Hammed of Muslim […]

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Soyab Norat, Chairman of Surrey Heath Muslim Association was presented with the Lieutenancy Certificate of Appreciation by Deputy Lieutenant for […]

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Deputy Lieutenant Neelam Devesher presented a Lieutenancy Certificate of Appreciation to Surrey Hindu Cultural Association. Presented to Jasmine Kapoor who […]

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The GASP Motor Project – with representative from the charity’s tutors and support team, management and trustees – came together […]

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Her Royal Highness The Countess of Wessex visited two Surrey based adult disability charities on Tuesday 2nd November in order […]

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A Lieutenancy Certificate of Appreciation has been presented by Deputy Lieutenant Neelam Devesher to Violet Kushonga on behalf of Langton […]

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A Lieutenancy Certificate of Appreciation has been presented by Deputy Lieutenant Neelam Devesher, to Ishrat Ahmad who is a Support […]

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A Lieutenancy Certificate of Appreciation has been presented by Deputy Lieutenant Neelam Devesher to Violet Kushonga and Portia Kondoni from […]

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A Lieutenancy Certificate of Appreciation has been presented by Deputy Lieutenant Neelam Devesher to GoRendang. GoRendang is a social enterprise […]

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A Lieutenancy Certificate of Appreciation has been presented by Deputy Lieutenant Neelam Devesher to Mark Mpungu from Hope Africa for […]

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A Lieutenancy Certificate of Appreciation has been presented by Deputy Lieutenant Neelam Devesher to Debbahadur Ghale, the chairman of Camberley […]

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Representatives of the HMP Send Chaplaincy have been presented with the Surrey Lieutenancy Certificate of Appreciation, in recognition of the […]

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The staff and volunteers at The Meath in Godalming received a Surrey Lieutenancy Certificate of Appreciation last week from Caroline […]

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On Tuesday 26th October, on behalf of the Lieutenancy, Deputy Lieutenant, Paul Layzell presented a Lieutenancy Certificate of Appreciation to […]

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On behalf of the Lieutenancy, Deputy Lieutenant, Paul Layzell presented a Lieutenancy Certificate of Appreciation to Runnymede Foodbank. Runnymede Foodbank’s […]

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On behalf of the Lieutenancy, Deputy Lieutenant, Tim Wates presented three companies with Lieutenancy Certificates of Appreciation for all their […]

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The first ever comprehensive survey of local charities in Surrey, conducted by members of the Charities and Communities Group set […]

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On 21st October the Lord-Lieutenant attended the Lord-Lieutenant’s Awards Ceremony at Denbies Wine Estate. This ceremony is an opportunity to […]

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On 18th October, Deputy Lieutenant, Steve Owen-Hughes MBE presented a Lieutenancy Certificate of Appreciation to BGN.  BGN, which stands for […]

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On Tuesday 28th September, the Lieutenancy’s Focus Group on Domestic Abuse hosted a conference at Holy Trinity Church in Guildford. […]

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On 11th October the Vice Lord-Lieutenant, Sir Stephen Lamport, presented a Lieutenancy Certificate of Appreciation to Bethan Willetts, the Head […]

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On 12th October the Vice Lord-Lieutenant, Sir Stephen Lamport presented a Lieutenancy Certificate of Appreciation to the Cobham Area Food […]

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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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