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”

Platinum Jubilee Honours List 2022

June 1st, 2022 by

The Lord-Lieutenant would like to congratulate all the Greater Manchester recipients of Honours in the Birthday Honours List. Honours are a fantastic way of thanking ordinary people doing extraordinary things and this would not be possible without the people taking the time to nominate them whom he would also like to particularly thank. Should you … Continue reading “Platinum Jubilee Honours List 2022”

Investiture Ceremony Feb 2022

February 24th, 2022 by

In a ceremony at The Monastery, Manchester, on the 24th February 2022, 14 Honour’s Recipients received their medals from The Lord-Lieutenant. The Vice Lord-Lieutenant and High Sheriff were also in attendance to help and to congratulate all the recipients. There were 5 recipients of the MBE and 9 recipients of the British Empire Medal who … Continue reading “Investiture Ceremony Feb 2022”

New Year Honours List 2022

December 22nd, 2021 by

The Lord-Lieutenant would like to congratulate all the Greater Manchester recipients of Honours in the New Year’s Honours List. Honours are a fantastic way of thanking ordinary people who do extraordinary things. This would not be possible without people taking the time to nominate them and so he would also like to particularly thank them. … Continue reading “New Year Honours List 2022”

Birthday Honours List 2021

June 12th, 2021 by

The Lord-Lieutenant would like to congratulate all the Greater Manchester recipients of Honours in the Birthday Honours List. Honours are a fantastic way of thanking ordinary people doing extraordinary things and this would not be possible without the people taking the time to nominate them whom he would also like to particularly thank. Should you … Continue reading “Birthday Honours List 2021”

Celebrating the Life of The Duke of Edinburgh

June 8th, 2021 by

On the 10th June 2021, the anniversary of Duke of Edinburgh’s birthday, 11 schools and youth organisations throughout Greater Manchester will be planting a tree to celebrate the memory and living legacy of His Royal Highness. The tree planting celebration is organised by the Lord Lieutenant in partnership with The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award (DofE) … Continue reading “Celebrating the Life of The Duke of Edinburgh”

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”

HRH The Duke of Edinburgh

April 9th, 2021 by

It was today announced that his Royal Highness Prince Philip Duke of Edinburgh had passed away. It is a day of great sadness for Her Majesty the Queen and the Royal Family and we offer to them the sincerest condolences from all of us at the Greater Manchester Lieutenancy. His was a remarkable life of … Continue reading “HRH The Duke of Edinburgh”

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.