Tuesday, 12 September 2017

New Vice Lord Lieutenant of Tweeddale

Professor Sir Hew Francis Anthony Strachan, Lord-Lieutenant for Tweeddale has appointed the following person to the position of Vice Lord Lieutenant of Tweeddale.

Mr Gavin Marshall DL 

New Deputy Lieutenants of South Yorkshire

Andrew Coombe, Lord-Lieutenant of South Yorkshire has commissioned the following people to become Deputy Lieutenants of South Yorkshire.

Mrs Sughra Begum
Professor Hilary Anne Chapman CBE
Mr Mark Dransfield
Iman Sheikh Mohammad Ismail
Mr John Michael Marren
Mrs Jane Elizabeth Marshall
Mrs Akeela Mohammed
Mr Desmond George Smith JP
Mr Charles Andrew Warde-Aldam

New Aide-de-Camp to the Queen

Her Majesty the Queen has appointed Colonel W. J. Catto Aide-de-Camp to her household in succession to Colonel J. R. Collinge OBE.

Monday, 4 September 2017

New Deputy Lieutenants of Bedfordshire

Helen Nellis, Lord-Lieutenant of Bedfordshire has commissioned the following people to become Deputy Lieutenants of Bedfordshire.

Mr Rodney John Calvert OBE
Mr Paul Maurice Fuller CBE QFSM

New Deputy Lieutenant of Sutherland

Dr Monica Main, Lord-Lieutenant of Sutherland has commissioned the following person to become a Deputy Lieutenant of Sutherland.

Ms Frances Elisabeth Gunn

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge announce third Pregnancy

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have announced that they are expecting a baby. As with the Duchess’s previous pregnancies, the Duchess is suffering from Hyperemesis Gravidarum - a severe form of morning sickness and has cancelled today’s engagement to the Hornsey Road Children's Centre.

Her Majesty the Queen, HRH The Duke of Edinburgh, HRH The Prince of Wales and HRH Prince Harry of Wales are all delighted with the news.

New Deputy Lieutenants of Somerset

Anne Maw, Lord-Lieutenant of Somerset has commissioned the following people to become Deputy Lieutenants of Somerset.
Mr Edward William George Bayntun-Coward

The Very Reverend Dr John Harverd Davies

New Deputy Lieutenant of Dyfed

Sara Edwards, Lord-Lieutenant of Dyfed has commissioned the following person to become a Deputy Lieutenant of Dyfed.

Mr James Wilfrid Poyer Lewis

King of Sweden Names Royal Baby

Today King Carl XVI Gustaf announced to the Swedish cabinet that Prince Carl Philip of Sweden and his wife Princess Sofia of Sweden have named their son Gabriel Carl Walther, who was born on 31 August 2017.

The baby prince will be styled His Royal Highness Prince Gabriel Carl Walther of Sweden. King Carl XVI Gustaf has given his grandson the title Duke of Darlana. Prince Gabriel is sixth in line to the Swedish throne.