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Wednesday 15 November 2023
Mr Try attends his first Citizenship Ceremony in the Guildhall in Windsor, since his appointment as HM Lord Lieutenant for the Royal County of Berkshire.

Remembrance Services - November 2023
The Lord Lieutenant and his Deputies attended many Remembrance events across Berkshire.  Mr Try attended Reading's service and Vice Lord Lieutenant, Mr Graham Barker was in Bracknell.  Deputies attended services in Windsor, Wokingham,Thatcham and Reading College.  Mrs Sarah Scrope DL placed a wreath on GWR's Poppy Train to Paddington, at Hungerford Station.

Thursday 2 November 2023
The Lord Lieutenant, Mr Andrew Try attends the Greenham Trust Awards at Newbury Corn Exhange

Monday 16 October 2023
The Queen's Green Canopy has gifted a tree to every county in the country to commemorate the Coronation of HM King Charles III. Berkshire’s tree has been placed in the Town Hall Square, Reading. The Lord Lieutenant was joined by The Mayor of Reading and Cllr Karen Rowland at a short ceremony on Monday 16 October. A tulip tree has been chosen and it's accompanied by a plaque which marks the occasion.

Thursday 14 September 2023
Mrs Felicity Rutland DL represents the Lord Lieutenant at the Royal Berkshire Hospital - Building on it's Heritage presentation as part of Hertitage Open Day fortnight.

Thursday 7 September 2023
The Lord Lieutenant joined the John Crane Slough team who recently celebrated 100 years operating on the Slough Business Estate.  Whilst there, Mr Puxley had a tour and unveiled a plaque to mark this special occasion.

Saturday 10 June 2023
Mr Richard Bennett DL represented the Lord Lieutenant at The Newbury Society's 50th Anniversary celebrations at Shaw House on Saturday 10 June.

May 2023
Deputy Lieutenants repesented the Lord Lieutenant at several Mayor Making Ceremonies across the county during May 2023. 

Friday 19 May 2023

The Lord Lieutenant, Mr James Puxley, cuts ribbon to open the Platinum Jubilee Play Area in Thatcham.

Monday 12 December 2022
The Lord Lieutenant, Mr James Puxley joined the Chairman of West Berkshire in planting a memorial tree for HM Queen Elizabeth II at Newbury Racecourse

Wednesday 23 November 2022
The Lord Lieutenant visited THRIVE and presented them with their 'Tree of Trees' - gifted to them as part of the Platinum Jubliee celebrations and The Queen's Green Canopy

Tuesday 22 November 2022
The Lord Lieutenant was honoured to attend Crowthorne Parish Council's biennial Crowthorne Village Awards 2022, to celebrate community workers in both Crowthorne and Wokingham Without Parishes on 22 November.

Wednesday 16 & Thursday 17 November 2022
This week the Lord Lieutenant has been busy presenting 'Tree of Trees', a special gift as part of The Queen’s Green Canopy Platinum Jubilee campaign.  4 organisations in Berkshire were given the honour of receiving one of these ‘special gift’ trees - the Whitley Community Development Association (WCDA), Thrive, Jealott's Hill Community Landshare and Britwell Youth and Community Project

Tuesday 1 November 2022
On Tuesday, 1 November 2022, the Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service (RBFRS) Annual Awards ceremony took place and those who have gone above and beyond to deliver outstanding service in the last 12 months were recognised. Deputy Lieutenant Mr Willie Hartley Russell represented the Lieutenancy and presented awards for Fundraiser of the Year; Certificates of Merit; Outstanding Team Achievement and the Long Service Award and Long Service and Good Conduct Medals.

Wednesday 26 October 2022
The Lord Lieutenant visited Harwood House Care Home and formally opening the new William Fitch suites. 

Thursday 20 October 2022

Theale Community Fire Station, was officially opened following a ribbon-cutting ceremony attended by Mr. James Puxley, His Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant for the Royal County of Berkshire.

Friday 8 October 2022
The Lord Lieutenant joined the High Sheriff of Berkshire, local dignitarites and invited guests at the Judicial Service - the ceremonial start to the Judicial year

Saturday 25 June 2022
Mr Richard Bennett DL attends an event to mark the 75th anniversary of Derek Buckler designing and building his first car in 1947. As part of the celebrations a plaque commemorating the Buckler company occupying the site of 67 Caversham Road, Reading between 1939 and 1968 was unveiled .

Tuesday 21 June 2022
The Lord Lieutenant unveils a commemorative plaque to mark The Queen's Jubilee at Crowthorne's annual parish meeting

Monday 20 June 2022
The Lord Lieutenant for Berkshire, Mr James Puxley, presented The Queen's Platinum Jubilee Medal to members of the Berkshire Lowland Rescue team at an event at Reading University on Monday 20 June 2022