Activities & News

Citizens Advice Charnwood

The High Sheriff was invited to visit Citizens Advice Charnwood and learnt so much about the varied and challenging work you all do serving your community so outstandingly. You all know only too well that the help you give to people contacting Citizens Advice can often make a huge impact on their lives, changing it…

Visit to Melton Police

Inspector Lindsey Madeley-Harland invited the High Sheriff to Melton police station to meet the team and spend time with them on patrol. I learnt so much about the challenges and rewards of the job and was privileged to see policing in action. I also saw how quickly the police cars could shift when residents called…

Crown Court Commendation and Chief Constable Awards

The High Sheriff was honoured to present a Crown Court Commendation at the Chief Constable Awards. A Crown Court Commendation is an award given to police officers by a Judge for their dedication and hard work in getting a case ready for court, for the evidence to be presented, in most cases, before a jury.…

Golden Gloves Boxing Club Braunstone

There are some extraordinary people out there determined to ensure there are opportunities and support in their communities where they see the need, and there are also some remarkable young people who choose to take those opportunities and make the most of their lives. The High Sheriff of Leicestershire visited Golden Gloves Boxing club in…

OBE Investiture

It was my absolute honour to be present at the Investiture Ceremony for Susan Whelan OBE DL. Congratulations!

Lunch with the Chairman on Council Day

The High Sheriff was invited to join the Chairman of Leicestershire County Council, Kevin Feltham, on Council Day in May. Thank you for the hospitality and interesting conversations with the Chairman’s other guests which has led to connections with more charities that the High Sheriff will be visiting in the future. @Kevin_Feltham

Mayor Making

I attended the AGM of Melton Borough Council on Wednesday 24th May which included the Mayor Making Ceremony. Congratulations to Cllr Alan Hewson on his re-election as Mayor and thank you for serving the borough for another year with your wife Jane. Congratulations also to the new Deputy Mayor, Cllr Tim Webster. #highsheriff #mayor making…

Coalville Community Fun Run

The inaugural Coalville Community Fun Run organised by the Coalville Belvoir Rotary Club was certainly fun, with an extraordinary community spirit too! Well done everyone who took part as runners, joggers or walkers and those who cheered us on all to support the chosen charities Islastones Foundation, Hospice Hope. Thanks to Leicestershire Country Parks for…

Appointment of Justices of the Peace

It was my pleasure to recently attend a ceremony for the Appointment of Justices of the Peace. Thank you to the newly appointed JP’s for volunteering to undertake this important role, and I know you will find it rewarding and interesting. “I will well and truly serve our Sovereign King Charles the Third, in the…

Magistrates visit to Warning Zone

The High Sheriff invited magistrates to have a very enlightening visit to the charity Warning Zone who are dedicated to teaching life-skills and safeguarding children and help keep them out of the criminal justice system. Warning Zone’s mission is to deliver life-saving messages to children aged 10-11, catching them on a key transition in their…