Tag Archives: Lord-Lieutenant

New Lord-Lieutenant for Somerset

Somerset will officially have a new Lord-Lieutenant from Saturday (October 29th). Mohammed Saddiq takes over from Annie Maw CVO, who retires after nearly eight years in the role. Having worked in the renewable energy and utility sectors for 30 years, Mr Saddiq has now stepped down from his position as Executive Director of Operations at […]

Wells Cathedral service to celebrate Lord Lieutenant

Wells Cathedral is to host a special service to give thanks for and celebrate the work of Somerset’s Lord-Lieutenant Annie Maw CVO, who retires at the end of October. To mark the occasion, people are being invited to Evensong in the Cathedral Nave on October 9th at 3pm. Today the Dean of Wells, the Very […]

How to get involved in Somerset’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations

In 2022, Her Majesty The Queen will become the first British Monarch to celebrate a Platinum Jubilee, marking seventy years on the throne. There will be year-long Platinum Jubilee celebrations as communities and people come together to celebrate The Queen’s historic reign. To help Somerset play its part in celebrating The Queen’s legacy, a new […]

Chairman thanks retiring Lord-Lieutenant

Somerset County Council Chairman David Fothergill today paid tribute to Lady Gass, the Lord-Lieutenant of Somerset, who is retiring. Lady Gass is a former Somerset County Councillor and High Sheriff who has served as Lord-Lieutenant since 1998. Cllr Fothergill said: “Lady Gass has been a wonderful ambassador for Somerset and has done so much to […]