Due to the current health pandemic, many of the events that the Lord Lieutenant of Lanarkshire normally participates in, are not being held.

THIRD PUBLIC SPEAKING COMPETITION

THIRD PUBLIC SPEAKING COMPETITION

The third  public speaking competition for schools in Lanarkshire, organised by the Lanarkshire Lieutenancy,   was held on 8th October 2021  at the  Town House, Hamilton   with the following schools taking part:

Biggar High School

Chryston High School

St Ambrose High School  , Coatbridge

St Andrew’s  and St Bride’s  High School , East Kilbride

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Lanark Lanimers 2021

Lanark Lanimers 2021

Due to the pandemic the Lanark Lanimer celebrations were held for the first time in September this year  . Continue reading →

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The Queen’s Green Canopy (QGC)

The Queen’s Green Canopy (QGC)

The Queen’s Green Canopy  (QGC) is a unique, UK-wide tree planting initiative created to mark Her Majesty’s Platinum Jubilee in 2022, by inviting people to “Plant a Tree for the Jubilee.” Continue reading →

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ARMED FORCES DAY 2021

Armed Forces Day is a chance to show your support for the men and women who make up the Armed Forces community : from currently serving troops to Service families , veterans and cadets .

Armed Forces Day takes place on the last Saturday each June and this year it will be on Saturday 26th June .The celebrations began on Monday 21st June when the Armed Forces Day flag was  raised on buildings and famous landmarks around the country . Lord Lieutenant of Lanarkshire Lady Haughey CBE was present at  the flag raising ceremony hosted by Provost Jean Jones of North Lanarkshire Council at the Council Headquarters in Motherwell on Monday with attendance limited due to Covid restrictions . A similar flag raising ceremony was  also organised by  South Lanarkshire Council .

There are many ways for people , communities and organisations across the country to show their support and get involved in this year’s Armed Forces Day and  more details  can be found at :

https://www.armedforcesday.org.uk  – Get Involved

 

 

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