Second Quarter Report

Date: 09/07/2018

Report of the Lord Lieutenant of Renfrewshire on his activities during the second quarter April to June 2018

Renfrewshire Lieutenancy
Report of the Quarter ending 30th June 2018.

The last quarter has been difficult with a number of scheduled events which had to be cancelled/postponed due to the severe weather conditions, mainly caused by snow.


Deputy Lieutenants

One DL retired during the period. There are currently 22 DLs to cover the following areas:-

East Renfrewshire Renfrewshire Inverclyde
6 10 6


Population

East Renfrewshire 92,380
Renfrewshire 174,230
Inverclyde 79,860
346,470


Royal Visit

26th April 2018 – HRH The Duke of Gloucester visited:-

(1) Scottish War Blinded – opened new Centre – Paisley
(2) West College Scotland – Paisley
(3) Accord Hospice – Paisley
(4) Peak Scientific - Inchinnan

 

Royal Telegrams

Royal Messages of Congratulations were received as follows:-

100th Birthdays Diamond Weddings Platinum Wedding
6 8 1

DLs visited all of the above celebrants.

 

A note of the Lord-Lieutenant’s Diary from April to June 2018 is as follows:-

6/4/18 PM Recce Deputy Lieutenants Reception
10/4/18 PM Police Cadets Youth Volunteers – Beacon Theatre Greenock
16/4/18 AM Press Association Meeting - Greenock
19/4/18 AM DL Meeting - Kilmacolm
20/4/18 AM Opening St Joseph’s Community Wing - Greenock
1/5/18 AM DL Meeting Inverkip
3/5/18 PM Reception Glasgow & Strathclyde University Royal Navy Unit
16/5/18 PM Royal Victorian Order Service – Queen’s Chapel of Savoy - London
18/5/18 PM Dinner 49F Squadron Air Training Corp
20/5/18 PM Celebration of Greenock & District - Scouting
24/5/18 PM RFCA Lothian Area Committee – 205 Field Hospital - Edinburgh
31/5/18 PM RFCA Strathclyde Meeting – 32 Signal Regiment - Glasgow
3/6/18 AM Speech to Friends of Paisley Abbey on Role of Lord- Lieutenant
4/6/18 AM Pre AGM Lord-Lieutenant’s – London – Cavalry & Guards Club
5/6/18 AM AGM Lord-Lieutenant – St James’ Palace
5/6/18 PM Royal Garden Party – Buckingham Palace
7/6/18 PM Border West Meeting – RFCA Dumfries
9/6/18 AM RAF Centenary Service – St Giles Cathedral - Edinburgh
11/6/18 PM Silver Tablet Musical Competition – St Columba’s School - Kilmacolm
13/6/18 PM QAVS Meeting – Accord Hospice - Paisley
15/6/18 PM DL’s Drinks Party - Kilbarchan
18/6/18 PM Erskine Hospital – Open Day - Largs
22/6/18 AM Armed Forces Day Service – Paisley Abbey
25/6/18 AM Flag Raising for Armed Forces – East Renfrewshire
27/6/18 PM Reserve Forces Day HMS Dalriada - Govan
28/6/18 AM Prize Giving St Columba’s Junior School - Kilmacolm
29/6/18 AM Prize Giving St Columba’s Senior School - Kilmacolm
30/6/18 AM Inspection - Royal West of Scotland Amateur Boat Club