Retiring Deputy Lieutenant Mr Ian Sandiford JP DL

Ian celebrated his 75th Birthday on the 17th July 2024 and has retired his Commission. The Lord-Lieutenant thanks him for his dedication in serving the communities of Rochdale and Greater Manchester and serving for 10 years as a Deputy Lieutenant. Ian was born in Rochdale in 1949 and is married to Janet. They have one … Continue reading “Retiring Deputy Lieutenant Mr Ian Sandiford JP DL”

New Deputy Lieutenant Commissions

The Lord-Lieutenant is delighted to announce the appointment of six new Deputy Lieutenants which was posted in the London Gazette on Wednesday 27th March 2024. These are the Lord-Lieutenant’s first commissions. The Lieutenancy congratulates and welcomes them all. Mrs Sadia Sadf Din LLB – A Resident of Tameside Sadia Din, originally hailing from Bolton, brings … Continue reading “New Deputy Lieutenant Commissions”

Retiring Deputy Lieutenant Stephen Lowe DL FCIB

Stephen celebrated his 75th Birthday on the 15th March and has retired his Commission. The Lord-Lieutenant thanks him for his dedication in serving the communities of Oldham and Greater Manchester and serving for 8 years as a Deputy Lieutenant. Stephen was born in 1949; retiring from Banking with the RBS Group in 2013 after 46 … Continue reading “Retiring Deputy Lieutenant Stephen Lowe DL FCIB”

Retiring Deputy Lieutenant – Mrs Edith Conn OBE JP DL

Edith celebrated her 75th Birthday on the 7th October and has retired her Commission. The Lord-Lieutenant thanks her for her dedication in serving the communities of Greater Manchester and the North West, her charitable work and fundraising and serving for 22 years as a Deputy Lieutenant. Edith was born in 1948 and was educated at … Continue reading “Retiring Deputy Lieutenant – Mrs Edith Conn OBE JP DL”

Retiring Deputy Lieutenant – Mrs Khumi Burton JP DL

Khumi celebrated her 75th Birthday on the 21st September and has retired her Commission. The Lord-Lieutenant thanks her for her dedication in serving the communities of Greater Manchester and Cheshire, her charitable work and fundraising and serving for 20 years as a Deputy Lieutenant. Khumi was born in Manipur, India, near the Burmese Frontier in … Continue reading “Retiring Deputy Lieutenant – Mrs Khumi Burton JP DL”

Retiring Deputy Lieutenant – Mr. William (Bill) Hampson OBE DL

Bill celebrated his 75th Birthday on the 23rd August and has retired his Commission. The Lord-Lieutenant thanks Bill for his dedication in serving the communities of Greater Manchester and his extensive work abroad helping vulnerable people and for the last 18 years as a Deputy Lieutenant. Bill is a leading campaigner for human rights and … Continue reading “Retiring Deputy Lieutenant – Mr. William (Bill) Hampson OBE DL”

Retiring Deputy Lieutenant – Mrs Christine Lee-Jones DL MA MIMgt FRSA

Christine celebrated her 75th Birthday on the 13th June and retired her Commission. The Lord-Lieutenant thanks her for her dedication in serving the communities of Greater Manchester for over 30 years in the education and voluntary sectors and for the last 16 years as a Deputy Lieutenant. Christine was employed in education both in the … Continue reading “Retiring Deputy Lieutenant – Mrs Christine Lee-Jones DL MA MIMgt FRSA”

Retiring Deputy Lieutenant – Wing Cmdr. Roy Catterall DL RAF VR(T)

Roy celebrated his 75th Birthday on the 4th June and retired his Commission. The Lord-Lieutenant would like to thank him for his dedication in serving the communities of Greater Manchester for over 50 years, voluntarily supporting young people, veterans and those vulnerable in the community through his engagement with the Air Training Corps, SSAFA (The … Continue reading “Retiring Deputy Lieutenant – Wing Cmdr. Roy Catterall DL RAF VR(T)”

Retiring Deputy Lieutenant – Mrs Susan Craig JP DL

Susan has recently retired her Commission and The Lord-Lieutenant would like to thank her for her dedication in serving the communities of Greater Manchester for several decades including serving as a Deputy Lieutenant for over 15 years. Susan was born in 1948 in Uxbridge, Middlesex. Although originally from the South of England, she has lived … Continue reading “Retiring Deputy Lieutenant – Mrs Susan Craig JP DL”

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”