Activities & News

Interview on 103 The Eye Community Radio Station

103 The Eye is an award-winning community radio station. They kindly asked me for an interview to speak about the role of the High Sheriff and how you are approached to take up the role as volunteer in this royal appointment for a single year.

Nick Toms, High Sheriff Award for his dedication to the village of Barkby

Barbky villagers nominated Nick for an award because they said every village needs a Nick.   Residents gathered to see me spring a surprise presentation of the High Sheriff of Leicestershire Award on Nick. Nick has always quietly but effectively dedicated his time to the village. He has been instrumental in village celebrations and commemorations, marking the…

High Sheriff of Leicestershire Award for Shabana Ahmad, Wesley Hall

Shabana has been a Community Volunteer at Wesley Hall, Hartington Road, Leicester for six years. She was nominated for a High Sheriff Award by Leicestershire police and Stephen Thompson, a trustee at Wesley Hall. As a community volunteer, she has supported families and those less fortunate by helping with the food banks at Wesley Hall.…

Donna Elliott, New Parks Food Bank High Sheriff Award

Donna Elliott was presented with a High Sheriff of Leicestershire Award for her dedication and commitment with her team of volunteers helping the community through the New Parks Food Bank.

Paul Lomas High Sheriff Award for his charity work in Syston

Paul Lomas was the recipient of a High Sheriff Award for his tireless work not just for Syston and District Volunteer Centre, but other charities in Syston. Paul is chairman of the Syston and District Volunteer Centre, which is a Community Transport Charity operating for 40 years and which was recognised the Queens award for…

High Sheriff of Nottinghamshire Legal Service

The High Sheriff of Nottinghamshire Legal Service for those who ‘Keep the King’s Peace’ took place at St. Mary-the-Virgin, High Pavement, Nottingham with luncheon afterwards at the National Justice Museum. Thank you for the hospitality and great to spend time with my fellow local High Sheriff’s.

Belgrave Coffee Morning

On the first Thursday of the month a multi-agency coffee morning is held at the Belgrave Neighbourhood Centre, Leicester. When I visited there was a real buzz in the room with a chance for local people to network and speak to many the agencies attending – as well as cake and samosas! Agencies there were…

Carla Garey, Ashby Netball Club High Sheriff Award

Carla was the catalyst for a 50 strong team from Ashby Netball Club to beat the official Guinness World Record for the most goals scored in 24 hours, scoring 28,745 in total and also managing to raise a whopping £21,000 for Kids Village. It was my privilege to give Carla Garey a High Sheriff of…

The Shepshed Association for the Prosecutions of Felons

It was pleasure to be the keynote speaker at the AGM Dinner of The Shepshed Association for the Prosecutions of Felons in February. A privilege to speak alongside Rev. Chris Taylor, former Chaplin for Loughborough University and Michaela Kerr, Assistant Chief Constable of Leicestershire Police. Thank you for a very warm welcome and wonderful hospitality…

Dear Albert – Stairway Project

Dear Albert helps individuals to stop taking alcohol and drugs. They offer help and information on how to address any form of addictive behaviour or substance misuse, or if you are looking for answers on behalf of a family member or friend. It was fascinating to meet the team and also those using the stairway…