News Archive

Mar 21, 2017
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Boroughs

Children from Year 6 of St Joseph's Catholic Primary School, Sale attended a recent Citizenship in Trafford.

Mar 17, 2017
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Boroughs

Paul Griffiths DL attended "World of Work Week" at All Saints Primary School in Gorton to speak about being a Deputy Lieutenant

Mar 13, 2017
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General
We are now on Twitter! Follow us @GMLO_UK
Mar 7, 2017
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Deputies

Karen Phillips MBE DL, is the CEO of The Fed and is retiring from her role on March 31st 2017 after 25 years of service.

Mar 3, 2017
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General

Lord-Lieutenant greets The Ordsall Partnership Working Group to Salford Lads Club

Feb 26, 2017
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General

The Vice Lord-Lieutenant invites all the Civic Mayors to lunch.

Feb 19, 2017
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Boroughs

Deputy Lieutenant, Joyce Redfearn CBE, presented a cheque from the Duchy of Lancaster Benevolent Fund to St Elizabeth’s Church Aspull, Wigan.

Jul 20, 2016
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General
Lady Smith attend EAM, Trafford
Jul 20, 2016
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General
Presentation made to the Mayor of Salford
Jul 20, 2016
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General
What a day!
May 24, 2016
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General
New Citizens of the United Kingdom
May 18, 2016
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General
The Mayor of Oldham's Charity
May 3, 2016
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General
90th BIrthday clebrations for The Queen
Apr 28, 2016
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General
Allen passes away unexpectedly
Apr 7, 2016
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General
LL appoints two new DLs
Mar 22, 2016
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Deputies

Lady Joy Smith to be High Sheriff for 2016/17

Feb 2, 2016
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General
Cheque presented to the Nicky Alliance Centre
Jan 12, 2016
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General
Presentations and OBE
Jan 7, 2016
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General
New Year Honours for people assoicated with the Lieutenancy and around the county
Aug 13, 2015
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Boroughs
Viv Carter, Chair of the Rochdale, presented a cheque from the Duchy of Lancaster Benevolent Fund to the  District Darnhill Ladies Group.
May 12, 2015
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Deputies
Mumtaz Bashir ,"Manchester's Daughter" as she is often called, will be getting married to Abdul Waheed Hanid on Saturday 6th June 2015 at the British Muslim Heritage Centre.
May 6, 2015
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Deputies
Anthony Goldstone died on 5th May 2015 and he will be greatly missed.
Apr 27, 2015
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Boroughs
After £17m and two years of building work, Altrincham Hospital is open.
Mar 26, 2015
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Deputies

Sharman was appointed a Deputy Lieutenant in 2009 and will become High Sheriff of Greater Manchester on the 16th April at a ceremony to be held at Dukinfield Town Hall.

Mar 26, 2015
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Deputies
George was married to Madeleine in 1961; they have two married sons and four grand daughters and he will be greatly missed.
Dec 23, 2014
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Boroughs
Diane attends the Open Day
Aug 7, 2014
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General
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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General
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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General


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).

Jan 8, 2014
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Royal Family
His Royal Highness The Duke of York visited The TechHUB in central Manchester, Crescent Road Primary School, and Broughton House in Salford.
Jan 6, 2014
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Royal Family
The Princess Royal visited FabLab in Ardwick, Manchester City Football Club, and Private White VC clothing in Salford.
Jan 5, 2014
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Royal Family

Prince Harry made his second visit to the county to take part in a RFU Coaching day that was held at Salford Rugby Club.

Jan 4, 2014
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Royal Family

His Royal Highness The Earl of Wessex visited Chetham’s School of Music and, the Royal Exchange Theatre, and the newly constructed Wigan and Leigh Hospice.

Jan 3, 2014
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Royal Family
The Duke of Gloucester had a busy day including visits to Oldham College, Waterhead Academy, Mono Pumps in Audenshaw, and the Monastery in Gorton.
Jan 1, 2014
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Royal Family

HRH The Duchess of Gloucester visited the Dr Kershaw Hospice in Oldham and Springhill Hospice in Rochdale.

Jan 6, 2013
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Royal Family
The Princess Royal came to Bolton on a windy day to open the new Bolton One building.
Jan 5, 2013
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Royal Family
The Duchess made her first visit to the county, visiting Willow Primary School in Wythenshawe to launch the Place2B Project.
Jan 4, 2013
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Royal Family
Her Majesty The Queen, accompanied by HRH The Duke of Edinburgh, came to Greater Manchester on a glorious day where the sun shone and the crowds came out in their thousands.
Jan 3, 2013
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Royal Family

His Royal Highness, The Earl of Wessex visited the newly renovated University College and the new Youth Zone in Wigan. 

Jan 2, 2013
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Royal Family
His Royal Highness, The Duke of Kent, spent an enjoyable visit to the Kelloggs Factory in Old Trafford.
Jan 1, 2013
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Royal Family

Her Royal Highness The Countess of Wessex visited the Kingfisher School in Chadderton.

Jan 1, 2011
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Royal Family
The Countess arrived on a hot sunny day to the deafening enthusiasm of children from Beechwood Primary School.
Feb 4, 2010
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Royal Family
The Lord-Lieutenant welcomed HRH The Prince of Wales and HRH The Duchess of Cornwall on what was to prove to be a very busy and varied day!
Jan 1, 2010
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Royal Family
Princess Alexandra visited the county in May and focussed her visit on the work surrounding issues of impaired sight.
Jan 1, 2010
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Royal Family
HRH The Princess Royal arrived in Bolton on a very sunny afternoon having completed a Royal engagement in the neighbouring county of Lancashire.