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At 5.30pm I attended a lecture given by Professor Elizabeth Gilchrist at Worcester University on ‘Developing a Critically Informed Scientific Psychology of Relationship Abuses, Theories, and Responses. This lecture was well attended by the judiciary, especially as domestic abuse is highly topical. Professor Gilchrist gave a fascinating presentation.
I was invited to lunch at the Masonic Centre, Gaol Street with the Masonic Ladies’ Luncheon Club. I was guest speaker to a packed audience and talked about the role of High Sheriff.
Attended Stourbank House, Kidderminster, with the High Sheriff’s of Gloucester and Worcestershire to give a High Sheriff award to Tom Currie, Head of National Probation Services, West Mercia, who was retiring after 30 years. It is a great loss to the Probation Service and Tom deserves a happy retirement where I am sure he will […]
Attended SHYPP, ‘My Voice’ event at The Hereford Courtyard Theatre. There was a presentation of awards to young people who have achieved a really positive change in their life during their time with SHYPP. There were amazing performances by those involved in SHYPP, using poetry to help express their views on life.
Visit to Ledbury by HRH The Duke of Gloucester visiting the Master’s House and the town market at St. Catherine’s Hall. There was a walk about including the war memorial, and a visit to Salters Hill, a home for people with learning difficulties and others who seek support to develop confidence, skills and independence. There […]
At 5.45pm I presented the Herefordshire Recommendation Awards at the Town Hall to Police Officers of the West Mercia Force.
Thursday 9th February At 10.30am I attended the Hereford Business Solutions Centre at the Enterprise Zone to welcome the F3 Racing Team from Wolverhampton University with their Renault Racing Car. A number of apprentices plus sixth form school leavers were invited to visit and see the opportunities of a career in engineering. It was an […]
At 11.30am I attended the Hereford Cathedral Matins Service with Gillian and the Lord Lieutenant. I was privileged enough to be sitting with the choir, who once again sang beautifully.
11.30am breakfast with a group to hear guest speaker Russell Hardy, new Chairman of the Wye Valley NHS Trust. It was an interesting insight into the NHS.