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Tuesday 16 January 2018

Army Cadets from Arborfield and the surrounding area joined Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of the Royal County of Berkshire, Mr James Puxley, the Chief Executive of South East Reserve Forces’ & Cadets’ Association and local and military dignitaries at the official opening of their new Army Cadet Centre at Arborfield, on Tuesday 16 January 2018.

Tuesday 28 November 2017

The Lord Lieutenant, along with the Mayor of the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead, attended the unveiling of the Sapphire Jubliee Clock, in Dedworth.  The clook honours HM The Queen's 65 years on the throne.

Sunday 12 November 2017

Vice Lord Lieutenant, Mr Jeff Branch attends the Reading Borough Remembrance Service at the Forbury Gardens in the Town Centre.

Monday 30 October 2017

The Lord Lieutenant officially opened the new office of A B Walker & Sons, in Tilhurst on Monday 30 October.  Mr Puxley is pictured with Matthew Walker, Rev Andy Moffoot, Melissa Walker and Julian Walker.


16 October 2017

Vice Lord Lieutenant, Mr Jeffrey Branch attended the officail launch and demonstration of the latest assests for the Berkshire Lowland Search and Rescue and the Berkshire Search and Rescue Dogs, at an event on Monday 16 October, at Dorney Lake, Eton.

28 September 2017

The Lord Lieutenant appointed his new cadets for the forthcoming year. Cdt Flight Sergeant Jemima Croggon, Cdt Sergeant Major Julia Kelly and Leading Cdt Jade Honke will assist the Lord Lieutenant at many events over the next year including visits by the Royal Family in the Country.

9 July 2017

Deputy Lieutenant, Mr Willie Hartley Russell represented the Lord Lieutenant at the West Berkshire DofE Annual Awards Presentation at St Bartholomew’s School, Newbury.  Recipients from across West Berkshire attended the event and collected their awards.  Mr Hartley Russell presented winners with their Gold DofE Awards during the event.

 9 July 2017
Vice Lord Lieutenant, Mr Jeffrey Branch represnted the Berkshire Lieutenancy at the Annual Civic Service for Bracknell Forest Council.  The sevice took place at the Wellington College Chapel.

24 June 2017
Deputy Lieutenant, General Sir Redmond Watt DL represented the Lord Lieutenant at Reading Borough’s Armed Forces Day. 14 Veterans Badges where presented by both the Deputy Lieutenant and Reading Borough’s Mayor, Cllr Rose Williams.

19 June 2017
The Lord Lieutenant attends the West Berkshire Staff Annual Recognition Awards event, held at the Arlington Atrs Centre.

19 April 2017
The Lord Lieutenant attends the Rising Stars Apprenticeship Graduation and Awards Ceremony, hosted by the West Berkshire Training Consortium (WBTC) at the Arlington Arts Centre.  Mr Puxley presented awards to the graduates.  Mr Alex Pye became a Honorary Fellow of WBTC for services to young people in West Berkshire.

2 April 2017
Organised by Funeral Directors A.B. Walker, Vice Lord-Lieutenant, Mr Jeff Branch attended the annual Service of Remembrance in memory of lost loved ones held at Reading Minster of St Mary the Virgin.  The service was led by the Bishop of Reading, the Right Reverend Andrew Proud.  A.B. Walker has been supporting bereaved families for nearly 200 years.

26 March 2017
The Lord Lieutenant presents the DofE (Duke of Edinburgh) Awards at Leighton Park School.

30 January 2017
The Lord Lieutenant attends the 'Pitch to the Panel' event where Projects across Berkshire, helping to reduce loneliness and isolation in adults and children are given a £190,000 boost from the Berkshire Community Foundation (BCF).

25 January 2017
The Lord Lieutenant lights a candle at the Holocaust Memorial Evening of Remembrance and Reflection

25 November 2016
The Lord Lieutenant presents Mr Ben Fletcher, GB Judo and Olympian with an award at the Wokingham Borough Sports Awards.

17 October 2016
The Lord Lieutenant attends the launch of 'Against the Grain', a Reading based social enterprise, established to provide NEET (not in education,employment or training) young people with paid employment.

29 September 2016
The Lord Lieutenant presents Content Guru, based in Bracknell with The Queen's Award for Enterprise - Innovation.  Mr Puxley is pictured with Sean and Martin Taylor, Directors of Content Guru.

29 September 2016
Each year the Lord Lieutenant appoints a cadet from each of the community cadet forces and the Combined Cadet Force to support him on official engagements.  The Lord Lieutenant is seen here with his new cadets.
Cdt Sgt Robert Jackson
Cdt Flt Sgt Matthew Hurst
Cdt Sgt Daniel Heath
Leading Cdt George Garbett