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The Queen’s Green Canopy

The Queen’s Green Canopy, a unique tree planting initiative, has been launched to celebrate Her Majesty’s Platinum Jubilee in 2022.  With a focus on planting sustainably, the QGC will create a legacy in honour of The Queen’s leadership of the Nation, which will benefit future generations. Further details can be found at www.queensgreencanopy.org 

New Lord-Lieutenant of Cheshire

The Cabinet Office has announced that The Queen has been pleased to appoint Lady Redmond MBE DL as Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of the County of Cheshire in succession to Mr David Briggs CVO MBE with effect from 25 August.

QAE 2020 Rock Chemicals Ltd

The Lord-Lieutenant, on behalf of HM The Queen, has presented The Queen’s Award for Enterprise (International Trade) 2020 to Rock Chemicals of Warrington. Trading as Rock Oil, its products are renowned in motor sport and are manufactured from the finest state of the art synthetic chemicals and oils. Rock Oil’s major activities are spread across a …

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The Queen’s Award for Enterprise

Congratulations to the following Cheshire companies  who have won The Queen’s Award for Enterprise 2021: Innovation Aerofoil Energy Ltd of Bollington International Trade Cobra Braiding Machinery of Congleton Illingworth Research Group Ltd of Macclesfield

New Deputy Lieutenant Appointments

The Lord-Lieutenant has appointed the following as new Deputy Lieutenants: Mark Ellis of Carden, His Honour Judge Steven Everett of Chester, Chris Purslow of Thelwall, Zoe Sheppard of Knutsford and Kathy Whitaker of Warrington


Nominations are open for The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service from 1 April-15 September. There are so many exceptional volunteer groups in Cheshire. Why not nominate one for the 2022 Award? Details can be found on this website!

Mr Robin Wendt CBE DL

The Lord-Lieutenant of Cheshire, Mr David Briggs CVO MBE, has paid tribute to Mr Robin Wendt CBE DL who died recently aged 80. Mr Wendt was appointed a Deputy Lieutenant in 1990, having served ten years as Clerk to the Lieutenancy as Chief Executive of Cheshire County Council. He was subsequently appointed Secretary/Chief Executive of the …

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Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service

The Lord-Lieutenant has presented the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service 2020 to the volunteers of Vale Royal Talking Newspaper and of OPAL (Older People Active Lives) Rural West Cheshire.