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Exeter Northernhay’s Remembrance Service

Exeter Northernhay’s Remembrance Service

Photo Credit: Sandra Barrett   On Sunday, 12th November, Lieutenant General Sir Andrew Ridgway KBE CB DL attended Exeter Northernhay’s Remembrance Service to commemorate Remembrance Sunday. In attendance was The Right Worshipful, The Lord Mayor of Exeter.  ...

Remembrance Service at Exeter Cathedral

Remembrance Service at Exeter Cathedral

  On Sunday, 12th November, the Vice Lord Lieutenant of Devon, The Rt. Hon. The Countess of Arran CVO MBE attended Exeter Cathedral’s Remembrance Service.   There, she lay a wreath on behalf of the Devon Lieutenancy to commemorate Remembrance. In attendance...

Exeter Higher Cemetery’s Service of Remembrance

Exeter Higher Cemetery’s Service of Remembrance

  On Friday, 10th November, Deputy Lieutenant Philip Bostock OBE attended Higher Cemetery’s Service of Remembrance to commemorate Armistice Day. There, he lay a wreath on behalf of the Devon Lieutenancy. In attendance was The Right Worshipful, The Lord Mayor of...

The Bastion Baton Trust Remembrance Service

The Bastion Baton Trust Remembrance Service

  On Sunday, 5th November, Group Captain Gordon Evans DL attended the Bastion Baton Trust Remembrance Service in Honiton to commemorate Remembrance Sunday. There, he placed a wreath on behalf of the Devon Lieutenancy. In attendance was Honiton’s Town Mayor,...

Devon Festival of Remembrance at Exeter Cathedral

Devon Festival of Remembrance at Exeter Cathedral

  The Lieutenancy were in attendance in force at the Devon Remembrance Festival 2023 joining a large congregation at Exeter Cathedral. Guest of honour, The Lord Lieutenant of Devon, Mr David Fursdon, was joined by Rear Admiral Chris Snow DL and Group Captain...

Exeter City FC Remembrance Observation

Exeter City FC Remembrance Observation

  On Saturday, 28th October, a special Remembrance Observation was held at St James Park, Exeter before the match of Exeter City against Lincoln. Attending the service was Deputy Lieutenant Nick Powe, as well as the Lord Mayor of Exeter, Councillor Kevin...

The Duchess of Edinburgh Visits Coldharbour Mill in Devon

The Duchess of Edinburgh Visits Coldharbour Mill in Devon

  On Wednesday, 20th September, the Duchess of Edinburgh visited Coldharbour Mill, a charity based in Uffculme, Devon, where she was given a tour of one of the oldest woollen textile mills in the world, having been in continuous production since 1797.  ...

The Duchess of Edinburgh Visits Charity in Devon

The Duchess of Edinburgh Visits Charity in Devon

  On Tuesday, 19th September, the Duchess of Edinburgh visited the Churches Housing Action Team (CHAT), a charity based in Tiverton, Devon, where she met local volunteers who run and operate the charity. Founded in 1995, they provide help to those who find...

Pauline Barker from Devon Awarded with MBE

Pauline Barker from Devon Awarded with MBE

  Pauline Barker from Devon has been awarded the MBE for services to open water swimming in South West England.   Pauline founded Devon and Cornwall Wild Swimming in 2010 and the various groups and sub groups now have over 20,000 members and focusses on...

Lord Lieutenant Attends Spirit of The Nation Concert

Lord Lieutenant Attends Spirit of The Nation Concert

  On Saturday, 23rd September, over two hundred people packed Exeter Cathedral on Saturday night to enjoy the Spirit of The Nation Concert in aid of ABF The Soldiers Charity.   The Lord Lieutenant, Mr David Fursdon, was in attendance along with other...

Devon British Empire Medal Investiture

Devon British Empire Medal Investiture

  On Thursday, 21st September 2023, the Lord Lieutenant of Devon hosted a British Empire Medal Investiture at Royal Marines Stonehouse Barracks, Plymouth. This ceremony saw the presentation of both the British Empire Medal and The Queen's Commendation for...

Deputy Lieutenant Stephen Pearce QPM visits Musical Show

Deputy Lieutenant Stephen Pearce QPM visits Musical Show

On 8th September 2023, Deputy Lieutenant Stephen Pearce QPM visited The Guildhall in Plymouth, which was the venue for a musical show from three fantastic vocal groups. Brought together by The Kingsmen Chorus, The Callington Community Gospel Choir and The Plymouth...

John Lee OBE DL made a Lay Canon

John Lee OBE DL made a Lay Canon

On 11th September 2023, Deputy Lieutenant John Lee OBE was made a Lay Canon as one of the new non execs members of the Cathedral Chapter. The role of Lay Canon is to be involved in the worshipping, ceremonial and social life of the Cathedral and will become formally a...