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CELEBRATION LUNCH – NEW COLLEGE LANARKSHIRE – UK WINNERS

CELEBRATION LUNCH – NEW COLLEGE LANARKSHIRE – UK WINNERS

 

Following an invitation from the Chair of the New College Lanarkshire Board , Ronnie Smith , Vice Lord-Lieutenant Gavin Whitefield CBE DL was delighted to attend  a lunch on 15th January 2020   to celebrate the tremendous success of the College at the recent WorldSkills Championships held in the NEC Birmingham . Continue reading →

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CITIZENSHIP CEREMONY -18TH DECEMBER 2019

CITIZENSHIP CEREMONY -18TH DECEMBER 2019

In March 2018 the Lieutenancy launched the first of the Citizenship ceremonies in Lanarkshire involving secondary schools and  by the end of this year a total of 32 schools will have participated in the Citizenship ceremonies involving  around 1300 pupils and  80 teachers from schools in both North and South Lanarkshire Councils . Continue reading →

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VETERANS LANARKSHIRE

VETERANS LANARKSHIRE

Following an invitation from Bernard Kelly of  Veterans Lanarkshire   the Vice Lord-Lieutenant,  Gavin Whitefield CBE DL visited a meeting of the group at its base in Hunter Street , Bellshill on Tuesday 3rd December 2019.

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St Athanasius Carluke – Dedication Service

St Athanasius Carluke – Dedication Service

Representing Lanarkshire Lord Lieutenant Lady Haughey CBE , Deputy Lieutenant John McKenzie DL attended the St Athanasius’ Parish,Dedication of the Altar and Church on The Feast of St Andrew, The First Sunday of Advent (vigil mass) on  Saturday  30th November 2019 in Carluke . Continue reading →

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BLUE SAPPHIRE WEDDING ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION – 27TH NOVEMBER 2019

BLUE SAPPHIRE WEDDING ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION – 27TH NOVEMBER 2019

Romance to rival classics of the silver screen

1954 was a great year for romance with two classic movie love stories dominating the Oscars, it was also the year Jean and George Cooper from Larkhall married.

Now 65 years on the Larkhall couple have celebrated their Blue Sapphire Wedding Anniversary and a marriage that, like the films ‘From Here to Eternity’ and ‘Roman Holiday’, has stood the test of time. Continue reading →

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CALDERGLEN HIGH SCHOOL BEFRIENDING PROJECT

CALDERGLEN HIGH SCHOOL BEFRIENDING PROJECT

Older people involved in an award winning befriending project have given pupils at Calderglen High School a glowing report.

Lord Lieutenant of Lanarkshire Lady Haughey  CBE  visited the East Kilbride secondary school to meet with the pupils and older people they have befriended and to hear about the project, and also to learn about other volunteering and outreach work the pupils undertake in the community. Continue reading →

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Presentation to Army Cadet and Sergeant

Presentation to Army Cadet and Sergeant

On Wednesday 28th August 2019 a small ceremony was held at the Civic Centre, Motherwell where Lord-Lieutenant Lady Haughey CBE presented Cadet Sergeant Connor Mullen of 2 Platoon Royal Scots Borderers with his certificate of appointment as the Lord-Lieutenant’s Cadet of Lanarkshire. Continue reading →

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