It is with very great sadness that we have heard of the death of HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

It was in Devon as a young naval officer, training at Britannia Royal Naval College, that Prince Philip met and later married Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Not surprisingly therefore the County has been important to them both throughout their lives and they have visited us here many times.

We give thanks for a wonderful life. May he rest in peace.

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HM Lord-Lieutenant of Devon awards British Empire Medals and Queens Voluntary Awards for Voluntary Service at a joint ceremony ay County Hall on 26th Sept 2016

by | September 30th, 2016


The British Empire Medal

 To be decorated

 Mrs Rosemary Hawken (Kennford) For services to the community in Kennford

Mrs Margaret Lewis (Honiton) For services to the community in Honiton

Mrs Marilyn Sharp (Ivybridge)  For services to the community in Ivybridge

Mr Ian Stuart (Ilfracombe) For services to the community in Lee and Ilfracombe

Mr Jeffrey Trail (Exmouth) For services to community in Brixington and Exmouth

Mr Alan White (Exeter) For services to Devon & Somerset Fire Service

Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service

To be honoured

 Exeter Citizens Advice Bureau

Great Torrington Cavaliers

Shaldon and Ringmore Flood Defence Volunteers