CITIZENSHIP CEREMONIES

CITIZENSHIP CEREMONIES

Every month the Lieutenancy attends Citizenship Ceremonies in North and South Lanarkshire Council .

Earlier in March the Ceremony to welcome new citizens to North Lanarkshire , hosted by Depute Provost , Councillor Bob Burgess was attended by Deputy Lieutenant Terry Currie DL .

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DIAMOND WEDDING ANNIVERSARY

DIAMOND WEDDING ANNIVERSARY

Many congratulations to Lanark couple Bob and Lynn Twaddle who recently celebrated 60 years of marriage .

Deputy Lieutenant , Bill Tennant DL visited the happy couple , passing on congratulations from Lord Lieutenant of Lanarkshire Lady Haughey CBE whilst South Lanarkshire Council presented flowers and a certificate .

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PRESENTATION OF KING’S AWARD FOR VOLUNTARY SERVICE  TO THE AIRDRIE COMMUNITY SCHOOL UNIFORM BANK

PRESENTATION OF KING’S AWARD FOR VOLUNTARY SERVICE TO THE AIRDRIE COMMUNITY SCHOOL UNIFORM BANK

On 27th March 2024 Vice Lord-Lieutenant Gavin Whitefield CBE  DL  presented the King’s Award for Voluntary Service to the Airdrie Community School Clothing Bank  .The photograph shows Gavin  presenting the prestigious award to Kirsty Taggarty  , the co-founder and chair  of the organisation which was established in 2019 to empower families in need to help themselves through the reuse and recycling of school uniforms . Continue reading →

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30TH ANNIVERSARY OF SPR TRAINING

30TH ANNIVERSARY OF SPR TRAINING

Deputy Lieutenant Terry Currie DL  who Chairs the Lanarkshire Lieutenancy Advisory Group on Business recently attended an open day to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of SPR Training . Based in Airdrie the company provide a wide range of services mainly in IT , First Aid , Mental Health and Marine Services . Continue reading →

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DIAMOND WEDDING ANNIVERSARY

DIAMOND WEDDING ANNIVERSARY

Love of dancing first steps to 60 years of marriage

 

Diamond couple Bill and Jessie Mitchell stepped up to the alter after a mutual love of dancing brought them together. Continue reading →

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PRESENTATION OF KING’S AWARD FOR VOLUNTARY SERVICE TO THE KIERAN McDADE FOUNDATION

PRESENTATION OF KING’S AWARD FOR VOLUNTARY SERVICE TO THE KIERAN McDADE FOUNDATION

Deputy Lieutenant Derrick Hannan DL recently presented the King’s Award for Voluntary Service to the Kieran McDade Foundation .The photograph shows Mr Hannan presenting the prestigious award to Mr Martin Holmes , the co-founder of the organisation which was set up in memory of a young footballer Kieran McDade who tragically died during a training session from a cardiac arrest . Kieran played for Dunbeth Football Club based in Monklands .

The club set up the Foundation in Kieran’s memory raising many thousands of pounds through holding a wide range of events . The money has been used to purchase defibrillators and these have been freely given to numerous youth football teams within Lanarkshire and the wider central Scotland area . The Foundation has also provided training in the use of defibrillators to over 20,000 people .

The King’s Award for Voluntary Service (KAVS)  is the highest award given to volunteer groups across the United Kingdom for outstanding work in their local communities .

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ST MARK’S CHURCH COLTNESS – THURSDAY FELLOWSHIP

ST MARK’S CHURCH COLTNESS – THURSDAY FELLOWSHIP

Vice Lord Lieutenant Gavin Whitefield CBE DL attended the fortnightly meeting of the Thursday Fellowship Group at St Mark’s Church in Coltness on 29th February 2024 .

Following an introduction by the Chair of the Fellowship Group Nancy Barbour , Gavin spoke about the role of the Lanarkshire Lieutenancy and some of his experiences during his time as Clerk to the Lieutenancy , Deputy Lieutenant and now  Vice Lord Lieutenant .

Gavin received a very warm welcome  and enjoyed meeting members of the group whilst enjoying excellent homebaking and tea at the end of the meeting !

 

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CITIZENSHIP CEREMONIES

CITIZENSHIP CEREMONIES

Every month the Lieutenancy attends Citizenship Ceremonies in North and South Lanarkshire Council .

On 28th February 2024 the  Ceremony to welcome new citizens to North Lanarkshire , hosted by the Depute Provost  , Councillor Bob Burgess was attended by Deputy Lieutenant Mary Hernon MBE DL .

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THE KING’S AWARD FOR ENTERPRISE 2024

KING’S AWARD FOR ENTERPRISE 2024HOLD THE DATE – Wednesday 15th May 2024, Hamilton RacecourseThe King’s Awards are the most prestigious Awards for UK businesses and is a globally recognised royal seal of approval for UK companies. There are 4 categories:-– Innovation– International Trade– Sustainable Development– Promoting Opportunity through social MobilityPrevious winners have confirmed the main reason they entered for a King’s Award is the prestige it brings to the business. Both at home and overseas, respect for their company is enhanced by this notable achievement.The Lieutenancy of Lanarkshire are hosting this information and awareness raising event at Hamilton Racecourse so HOLD THE DATE! More information will follow.If however you would like to find out more before then, then please contact the Lanarkshire Lieutenancy on www.lanarkshirelieutenancy.org.uk and a member of the Business Group would be happy to come and discuss.
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