Recent High Sheriffs

Oakham castle wedding

Mrs Henrietta Chubb JP 2023/2024

Mrs Henrietta Chubb JP was the High Sheriff of Leicestershire for 2023/24.

 

New High Sheriff of Leicestershire

My year as High Sheriff of Leicestershire has come to end, and it has been my honour and privilege to serve you all. My thanks to all those who have helped, supported and welcomed me during my year and for those many friendships made which I do truly value. It has been a humbling experience…

High Sheriff’s Thank You Reception for Charities and Volunteers.

As my year drew to an end it felt very natural to hold a Thank You Reception for all the extraordinary people doing amazing things in their community that I have met during my year as my gift to them to thank them, in some so small way, for their work and contribution. It was…

Mel Thomas QPM High Sheriff of Leicestershire Award

I presented Mel Thomas QPM with a High Sheriff of Leicestershire Award for his work in the community and within the Leicestershire Police. Mel has championed diversity and inclusion within the organisation and in the community promoting Black History Month and helping deliver Black History and Culture training. Mel also supports the Violence Against Women…

Visit to Leicester Animal Aid charity

It was pleasure to visit Leicester Animal Aid to find out more about their work. Every year they care for more than 300 dogs and cats are lost, abandon neglected or unwanted or relinquished, because the owners can no longer look after them. Ziggy the Lurcher was only too happy to have a little extra…

A Place to Grow, Community Garden, Enderby

I was met with a warm reception on a chilly day at the Place to Grow, Enderby at the invitation of Cllr Cheryl Cashmore, Chair of Blaby District Council. A Place To Grow is a sustainable Community Garden with the purpose to support positive mental health and wellbeing. This is achieved by encouraging people to…

HMP Gartree Annual Celebration Event

It was my pleasure as High Sheriff of Leicestershire to attend the annual celebration event at HMP Gartree. The event was the second year it was being held is to celebrate the achievements of the individuals who reside at HMP Gartree. I was asked to attend in full uniform (sorry no photos allowed) and after…

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Ms Mehmooda Duke 2022/2023

 

 

Choose Your Fast

20TH APRIL 2022 Sunrise to sunset (8.15pm) Leicestershire’s High Sheriff Invites You to Stand Together And ‘Choose Your Fast’ – What Will You Give Up? The High Sheriff of Leicestershire is inviting everyone to join her in ‘giving something up’ for one day on April 20th.  The ‘Choose Your Fast’ initiative has been created to reconnect…