Monday, 15 October 2018

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex announce first Pregnancy

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have announced that they are expecting a baby. The Duchess of Sussex is expecting a baby in the Spring of 2019.

Her Majesty the Queen, HRH The Duke of Edinburgh, HRH The Prince of Wales and The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are all said to be delighted with the news.

Queen Reappoints Lord High Commissioner to the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland for 2019

Her Majesty the Queen has reappointed His Grace The Duke of Buccleuch and Queensberry KT KBE DL FSA FRSE to the position of Lord High Commissioner to the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland for 2019.

His Grace The Duke of Buccleuch and Queensberry will be the Queen’s personal representative within the Church of Scotland. As the Lord High Commissioner, The Duke will carry out the opening and closing addresses at the General Assembly.

Wednesday, 10 October 2018

New Constable of Caernarfon Castle

Her Majesty the Queen has appointed Mr Edmund Bailey to the office of Constable of Caernarfon Castle in succession to Lord Snowdon GCVO who passed away on the 13th January 2017.

New Deputy Lieutenants of Essex

Mrs Jennifer Tolhurst, Lord-Lieutenant of Essex has commissioned the following people to become Deputy Lieutenants of Essex.

Lieutenant Colonel (Ret’d) Jacqueline Anne Allan QVRM TD
Rear Admiral (Ret’d) Roy Alexander George Clare CBE
Mr Simon Andrew Dalton Hall MBE
Mr David Trevelyan Hurst
Dr Margaret Wilson

New Deputy Lieutenant of East Lothian

Major Michael Williams MBE, Lord-Lieutenant of East Lothian has commissioned the following person to become a Deputy Lieutenant of East Lothian.

Ms Lyn Marshall

New Deputy Lieutenant of County Londonderry

Mrs Alison Millar, Lord-Lieutenant of County Londonderry has commissioned the following person to become a Deputy Lieutenant of County Londonderry.

Mrs Lorraine Martha Young JP

Sunday, 23 September 2018

New Deputy Lieutenant of Argyll & Bute

Patrick L M Stewart MBE, Lord-Lieutenant of Argyll & Bute has commissioned the following person to become a Deputy Lieutenant of Argyll & Bute.

Mr Peter Jamie Alastair McDill

New Deputy Lieutenants of Bedfordshire

Helen Nellis, Lord-Lieutenant of Bedfordshire has commissioned the following people to become Deputy Lieutenants of Bedfordshire.

Mr Philip Keith Fothergill
Mrs Emma Carolyn Brayn Garrett
Mr Mark Glyn Hardy
Mrs Colette McKeaveney
Mr Charles Edward Samuel Whitbread

New Deputy Lieutenant of Warwickshire

Timothy Cox, Lord-Lieutenant of Warwickshire has commissioned the following person to become a Deputy Lieutenant of Warwickshire.

Mr Mark Edward Trehearne Davies

New Deputy Lieutenants of Aberdeenshire

James Ingleby, Lord-Lieutenant of Aberdeenshire has commissioned the following people to become Deputy Lieutenants of Aberdeenshire.

Mrs Jean Catherine Miller Haslam
Rear Admiral Christopher John Hockley CBE
Major Grenville Archer Irvine-Fortescue
Miss Sarah Barbara Mackie
Mr Steven Alexander Mackison

Saturday, 8 September 2018

New Deputy Lieutenant of Ross and Cromarty, Skye and Lochalsh

Mrs Janet Bowen CVO, Lord-Lieutenant of Ross and Cromarty, Skye and Lochalsh has commissioned the following person to become a Deputy Lieutenant of Ross and Cromarty, Skye and Lochalsh.

Mr Andrew Townsend

New Chaplain to Her Majesty the Queen

Her Majesty the Queen has appointed the Reverend Canon Nicholas Buck to be a Chaplain to Her Majesty within the Royal Ecclesiastical Household in succession to the Reverend Canon Peter Holliday.

Saturday, 18 August 2018

New Vice Lord Lieutenant of Bedfordshire

Helen Nellis, Lord Lieutenant of Bedfordshire has appointed the following person to the position of Vice Lord Lieutenant of Bedfordshire.

Colonel Christopher Hugh Sharwood-Smith MBE

New Deputy Lieutenant of the County Borough of Londonderry

Dr Angela Garvey, Lord-Lieutenant of the County Borough of Londonderry has commissioned the following person to become a Deputy Lieutenant of the County Borough of Londonderry.

Mr Zola Sipo Mzimba

Saturday, 11 August 2018

New Chief Yeoman Warder of the Tower of London

Yeoman Gaoler Pete McGowran has been appointed to the position of Chief Yeoman Warder to the Yeomen Warders of Her Majesty’s Royal Palace and Fortress the Tower of London. The Yeoman Gaoler succeeds CYW Christopher Morton MVO who has retired from the Tower.

Pete McGowran entered service as a Yeoman Warder in 2009 and was elevated to Yeoman Serjeant in 2013 then went on to become the Yeoman Gaoler in 2017.

Friday, 10 August 2018

Queen Revokes Former Probation Officer’s MBE

Her Majesty The Queen has decreed that the following person shall have their Honour cancelled, annulled and their name shall be erased from the Register of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire.

Mr Michael Nathan Cohen to be stripped of an MBE awarded on 30th December 1998 after being convicted of multiple counts of possessing and making indecent images of children and has been sentenced to an eight month suspended prison sentence, 10 year Sexual Harm Prevention Order and will be registered on the sex offenders register for also 10 years.

Tuesday, 31 July 2018

Her Majesty the Queen Appoints New Master of the Horse

Her Majesty the Queen has appointed Lord de Mauley TD to be Master of the Horse in succession to Lord Vestey KCVO GCStJ. Lord de Mauley will take on the role on the 1st January 2019 when Lord Vestey retires.

Saturday, 28 July 2018

LVO for Outgoing Private Secretary to The Duke and Duchess of Sussex

Mr Edward Sackville Lane Fox has been appointed Lieutenant of the Royal Victorian Order (LVO) for his service as Private Secretary to The Duke and Duchess of Sussex.

New Lord Lieutenant for Gloucestershire

Mr Edward William Gillespie OBE DL has been appointed by Her Majesty the Queen to become Lord Lieutenant for Gloucestershire succeeding Dame Janet Trotter DBE CVO who retires on the 29th October 2018.

New Lord Lieutenant for Powys

Mrs Tia C Jones has been appointed by Her Majesty the Queen to become Lord Lieutenant for Powys succeeding Dame Shan Legge-Bourke DCVO who retires on the 10th September 2018.