It has been wonderful to see so many people from Gwent taking part in events around the Royal family this year.  In addition to the usual busloads of people who went to Buckingham Palace Garden Parties this year, we were also allocated places for a number of (mostly younger) people to attend the wedding of The […]

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The Lord Lieutenant’s Newsletter 13/10/17

This time of year naturally makes us think about remembrance – perhaps especially in this period of the centenary of the Great War.  A number of new or updated memorials have been erected – at Langstone, for instance, and at Deri – to recognise the names of members of the community who might have been […]

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The Lord Lieutenant’s Newsletter 31/07/17

After a record number of Royal visits in the first part of the year (The Prince of Wales, The Duke of Cambridge, The Duchess of Cambridge and The Princess Royal, all within a fortnight), the past few months have been largely free of Royal visits.  The Prince of Wales will be back in Gwent shortly, […]

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