Friday, 30 March 2012
On the 30th of March 2012, it was announced that Autumn Phillips has given birth to a baby girl at Gloucestershire Royal Hospital on the 29th of March. The baby’s name is Isla Elizabeth Phillips she weighed 7lb 4oz. Isla is currently 13th in line to the British Throne.
Friday, 23 March 2012
On the 23rd of March 2012, Lord Tollemache KStJ JP, Lord-Lieutenant of Suffolk commissioned the following to become Deputy Lieutenants of the County of Suffolk.
James Kennedy Buckle Esq
Dr Michael Richard Lynch
Henry Clavering Tollemache Strutt Esq
On the 23rd of March 2012, Dame Janet Trotter, Lord-Lieutenant of Gloucestershire commissioned the following to become Deputy Lieutenants of the County of Gloucestershire.
Mr Clive Lewis OBE
Professor Steven West
Mrs Shazia Riaz
On the 19th of March 2012, Richard Jewson JP, Lord-Lieutenant of Norfolk commissioned the following to become Deputy Lieutenants of the County of Norfolk.
Mr Charles Barratt
Lord Dannatt GCB CBE MC
Miss Bryony Falkus
Mrs Holly Rawkins
Mrs Melinda Raker
Mr Nigel Savory
Monday, 19 March 2012
On the 19th of March 2012, The Hon. Mrs Bayliss JP, Lord-Lieutenant of Berkshire commissioned the following to become Deputy Lieutenants of the Royal County of Berkshire.
Mr Simon Peter Carter
Mrs Jacqueline Doris Sylvia Ryder
General Sir Charles Redmond Watt KCB KCVO CBE
On the 18th of March 2012, His Majesty King George Tupou the fifth passed away at the Queen Mary hospital in Pokfulam, Hong Kong aged 63. His Majesty had been undergoing treatment for cancer and had recently had surgery to remove one of his kidneys following the discovery of a tumour. King George succeeded his father Tāufaʻāhau Tupou the fourth in 2006. In 2008 King George started a program of reforms in Tonga passing much of the royal prerogatives to a democratically elected Prime Minister and Parliament. King George was much loved by the people of Tonga and will be greatly missed. The Tongan throne has now passed to King George’s younger brother Crown Prince Tupouto’a Lavaka.
Wednesday, 14 March 2012
On the 14th of March 2012 Her Majesty the Queen honoured the city of Armagh in Northern Ireland with the title of Lord Mayor; this will allow Armagh City and District Council to elect a Councillor of the Council Lord Mayor instead of Mayor.
On the 14th of March 2012 Her Majesty the Queen honoured the following three towns with title of city.
Chelmsford in Essex
Perth in Perthshire
St Asaph in Denbighshire
The grant of city status is honorary and can only be awarded by the Queen, it gives the towns no additional power or funding.
Tuesday, 13 March 2012
On the 9th of March 2012, Lord Crathorne, Lord-Lieutenant of North Yorkshire commissioned the following to become Deputy Lieutenants of the North Yorkshire.
Lord Best OBE
Baroness Grey-Thompson DBE
Professor Graham Henderson CBE
Mrs Alexandra Holford
Dr Richard Shephard
Mr Simon Theakston