News Archive

Jun 12, 2021
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The Lord-Lieutenant would like to congratulate all the Greater Manchester recipients of Honours in the Birthday Honours List.

Jun 8, 2021
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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 Duke of Edinburgh.  

Jun 1, 2021
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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.

Apr 9, 2021
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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.

Feb 16, 2021
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A number of Disability Confident Leaders have been working together and have set up a series of practical national webinars, covering a range of employer hot topics, hosted by Professor Amanda Kirby (CEO Do-IT) and sponsored by Microsoft.
This is the second set in the latest series of webinars. 

Dec 30, 2020
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The Lord-Lieutenant would like to congratulate all the Greater Manchester recipients of Honours in the New Year's Honours List

Oct 9, 2020
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The Lord-Lieutenant would like to congratulate all the Greater Manchester recipients of Honours in the Birthday Honours List. 

Aug 4, 2020
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National awards can be given to individuals, groups of volunteers or businesses. This straightforward short guide gives information about the nomination procedures.

Jun 2, 2020
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Thirty three Greater Manchester voluntary groups have been honoured with a Queen's Award for Voluntary Service.

Mar 18, 2020
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The Lord-Lieutenant is at an increased risk of severe illness from Coronavirus and has decided to heed the Government advice and put stringent social distancing measures in place.

Dec 28, 2019
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The Lord-Lieutenant would like to congratulate all the Greater Manchester recipients of Honours in the New Year's Honours List

Nov 26, 2019
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The Lord-Lieutenant of Greater Manchester, Mr Warren Smith, presented The British Empire Medal (BEM) to 5 recipients in a ceremony in the Great Nave at The Monastery, Manchester

May 7, 2019
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The Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Greater Manchester, Mr Paul Griffiths, presented The British Empire Medal (BEM) to 2 recipients in a ceremony at The Monastery

Apr 16, 2019
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Her Majesty’s Lord Lieutenant of Greater Manchester, Mr Warren J. Smith, presented The British Empire Medal (BEM) to 9 recipients in a ceremony at Oldham Town Hall on 16th April 2019.

Dec 5, 2018
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The Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Greater Manchester, Mr Paul Griffiths, presents The British Empire Medal  to 2 recipients in a ceremony at The Monastery, Gorton.

Oct 31, 2018
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The Lord Lieutenant presented The British Empire Medal (BEM) to 8 recipients in a ceremony in the Atrium at Wigan Town Hall 

Sep 12, 2018
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Lorraine Worsley Carter MBE DL attended the opening of the Pankhurst Garden, led by Lord Mayor Councillor June Hitchen.

May 10, 2018
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Her Majesty’s Lord Lieutenant of Greater Manchester, Mr Warren J.Smith, presented The British Empire Medal to 5 recipients at Bury Town Hall

Nov 9, 2017
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Her Majesty’s Lord Lieutenant of Greater Manchester presented The British Empire Medal to eight deserving unsung heroes in a ceremony at Salford Civic Centre . 

Sep 14, 2017
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SicKids, a children and young people’s health charity working in the North West of England and in
Cambodia, held the grand opening of a Sensory Space at North Manchester General Hospital. Mr Barry Dixon CBE DL, performed the opening ceremony.

May 8, 2017
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The Ceremonial Mayor of Salford and Lorraine Worsley Carter MBE DL attended the premiere of ‘Then and now’ at the Lowry Theatre

Apr 4, 2017
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Eight local people honoured with the award of the British Empire Medal for their work in the Greater Manchester Communities

Mar 13, 2017
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We are now on Twitter! Follow us @GMLO_UK
Mar 3, 2017
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Lord-Lieutenant greets The Ordsall Partnership Working Group to Salford Lads Club

Feb 26, 2017
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The Vice Lord-Lieutenant invites all the Civic Mayors to lunch.

Jul 20, 2016
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Lady Smith attend EAM, Trafford
Jul 20, 2016
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Presentation made to the Mayor of Salford
Jul 20, 2016
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What a day!
May 24, 2016
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New Citizens of the United Kingdom
May 18, 2016
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The Mayor of Oldham's Charity
May 3, 2016
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90th BIrthday clebrations for The Queen
Apr 28, 2016
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Allen passes away unexpectedly
Apr 7, 2016
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LL appoints two new DLs
Feb 2, 2016
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Cheque presented to the Nicky Alliance Centre
Jan 12, 2016
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Presentations and OBE
Jan 7, 2016
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New Year Honours for people assoicated with the Lieutenancy and around the county
Aug 7, 2014
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Edina UK, Metalube and HVPD win the award for Innovation. The phtogrpah shows the Lord-Lieutenant presented the Queen's Award in the catagory of Innovation to Mr Tony Fenton and Mr Philip Pollock, Joint Managing Directors of Edina UK in July.  Edina design and operate anaerobic digesters of organic waste and employ over 50 people.  Their Headquarters are based in Stockport.
Aug 5, 2014
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The Lieutenancy marked the outbreak of the First World War by holding a service at Manchester Cathedral on Sunday the 3rd August.  Over 1000 people attended the event that saw active members of the Armed Forces join with cadets, veterans and members of the public to remember the thousands of men who travelled from this county to take part in the largest conflict of our country's history.
Jul 1, 2014
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Robina Shah, one of the Deputy Lieutenants of Greater Manchester has been reconginsed for her work with the NHS. Robina, Manchester Medical School’s NHS Constitution Adviser and Lead  for Compassionate care has been awarded an Honorary Fellowship from the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP).