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.

Queen’s Award for Crewe Company

The Lord-Lieutenant, on behalf of HM The Queen, has presented The Queen’s Award for Enterprise (International Trade) 2020 to Phoenix Cellular of Marshfield Bank, Crewe. Phoenix Cellular is a wholesaler of used mobile phones and wearable devices and wins the Award for Outstanding Short Term Growth in overseas sales over the last three years.

Presentation of Honorary OBE

At a Ceremony held at Tatton Park on 8 October, the Lord-Lieutenant presented Mr Thomas Kelly of Prestbury with an honorary OBE for services to the information and communications technology sector in Wales.