The Death of Queen Elizabeth II

September 8th, 2022 by

The Lord-Lieutenant was deeply saddened to hear about the passing of The Queen. It was a day of great sadness for Greater Manchester, the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth. It was akin to the passing of the Head of a worldwide family of over 2½ billion people. It was an extraordinarily long reign; the longest … Continue reading “The Death of Queen Elizabeth II”

Veterans’ Afternoon Tea in Wigan

September 1st, 2022 by

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”

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”

Celebrating the Life of The Duke of Edinburgh

June 8th, 2021 by

On the 10th June 2021, the anniversary of Duke of Edinburgh’s birthday, 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 tree planting celebration is organised by the Lord Lieutenant in partnership with The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award (DofE) … Continue reading “Celebrating the Life of The Duke of Edinburgh”

HRH The Duke of Edinburgh

April 9th, 2021 by

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. His was a remarkable life of … Continue reading “HRH The Duke of Edinburgh”