New Year Honour’s List 2023

December 30th, 2022 by

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

December 15th, 2022 by

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

December 14th, 2022 by

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”

Platinum Jubilee Tree of Trees Gifting Ceremony

October 14th, 2022 by

The Queen’s Green Canopy (QGC) is a UK-wide tree planting initiative created to mark Her Majesty’s Platinum Jubilee. The QGC initiative has been extended to the end of the planting season in March 2023, to give people an opportunity to plant trees to honour Her Majesty. Designed by Thomas Heatherwick, the QGC “Tree of Trees” … Continue reading “Platinum Jubilee Tree of Trees Gifting Ceremony”

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’s 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”