New Year Honour’s List 2023

The Lord-Lieutenant would like to congratulate all the Greater Manchester recipients of Honours in The King’s New Year Honour’s 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 she would also like to particularly thank. … Continue reading “New Year Honour’s List 2023”

Investiture Ceremony December 2022

The Monastery Manchester In a ceremony at The Monastery, Manchester, on the 15th December 2022, 8 Honour’s Recipients received their medals from The Lord-Lieutenant. The Vice Lord-Lieutenant and all the recipients’ home town Mayors were also in attendance to help and to congratulate them all. There were 7 recipients of the BEM and also a … Continue reading “Investiture Ceremony December 2022”

Retiring Deputy Lieutenant, John Willis

John Willis CBE DL DLitt BA(Econ) CPFA The Lord-Lieutenant would like to thank John who has recently retired from his commission. He has given 16 years of exceptional service to the Lieutenancy and communities across Greater Manchester. Thank you for your service John. John was Chief Executive of Salford City Council from 1993 until his … Continue reading “Retiring Deputy Lieutenant, John Willis”

Commander (SCC) Janet Evans MBE DL RNR

The Lord-Lieutenant was deeply saddened to hear that Janet had sadly passed away whilst she was being treated at hospital on Thursday 3rd November. Janet was a valued and active part of the Lieutenancy and will be sorely missed by everyone who knew her, especially her colleagues and friends from the Lieutenancy Tameside District Committee. … Continue reading “Commander (SCC) Janet Evans MBE DL RNR”

Visit to Willow Wood Hospice

To coincide with National Hospice Care Week, the Lord-Lieutenant visited Willow Wood Hospice in Tameside to tour, meet and thank the staff and volunteers for their wonderful work and to place an engraved stone, in memory of Queen Elizabeth ll, in their Memory Pool and Fountain. She was joined on the visit by The Mayor … Continue reading “Visit to Willow Wood Hospice”

Veterans’ Afternoon Tea in Wigan

The Lord-Lieutenant was represented by Melanie Bryan OBE DL at a fabulous, nostalgic event at Whelley Ex-serviceman’s Club in Wigan on Wednesday 31st August held by The Not Forgotten Charity. Along with a traditional and delicious afternoon tea the veterans were treated to a sing along. For the Platinum Jubilee Year the charity had approached … Continue reading “Veterans’ Afternoon Tea in Wigan”

Award of Honorary MBE to former Deputy Vice Chancellor of the University of Bolton

Dr Kondal Reddy Kandadi, former Deputy Vice Chancellor of the University of Bolton, was presented with an honorary MBE at a Graduation ceremony on Friday 15 July. Professor George E Holmes DL, Vice Chancellor of the University, in his capacity as a Deputy Lieutenant of Greater Manchester and acting on behalf of the Lord-lieutenant, awarded … Continue reading “Award of Honorary MBE to former Deputy Vice Chancellor of the University of Bolton”

Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service Winners 2022

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”