Sir Warren Smith Retires as Lord-Lieutenant

July 5th, 2022 by

On the 4th July Sir Warren Smith KCVO KStJ JP retired after serving for 15 years as Her Majesty‚Äôs Lord-Lieutenant of Greater Manchester. Sir Warren was appointed as Justice of the Peace in 1983, was made a Deputy Lieutenant in 1995 and was selected as High Sheriff for Greater Manchester in the shrieval year 1997/98 … Continue reading “Sir Warren Smith Retires as Lord-Lieutenant”

Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service Winners 2022

June 30th, 2022 by

Twenty one Greater Manchester voluntary groups have been honoured with a Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service. Commonly known as the MBE for volunteer groups, it is the highest award a group can receive in the UK. They are part of a group of 244 charities, social enterprises and voluntary groups to receive this prestigious award … Continue reading “Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service Winners 2022”

Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service Winners 2021

June 1st, 2021 by

Twenty two Greater Manchester voluntary groups have been honoured with a Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service. Commonly known as the MBE for volunteer groups, it is the highest award a group can receive in the UK. They are part of a group of 241 charities, social enterprises and voluntary groups to receive this prestigious award … Continue reading “Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service Winners 2021”

Nominations for National Awards

August 4th, 2020 by

National awards can be given to individuals, groups of volunteers or businesses. Petitions and media campaigns can raise profiles and even demand awards but they actually won’t be awarded unless someone nominates them first. Nominations are straighforward and anyone can nominate.That someone can be you.

Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service Winners 2020

June 2nd, 2020 by

Thirty three Greater Manchester voluntary groups have been honoured with a Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service. Commonly known as the MBE for volunteer groups, it is the highest award a group can receive in the UK.