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Lecture at Worcester University

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.

Masonic Ladies Luncheon Club

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.  

Head of National Probation Service retirement - Feb 17

Head of National Probation Service retirement

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 […]

SHYPP My Voice event

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.

Ledbury visit by HRH The Duke of Gloucester

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 […]

Herefordshire Recommendation Awards

At 5.45pm I presented the Herefordshire Recommendation Awards at the Town Hall to Police Officers of the West Mercia Force.

Hereford Business Solutions Centre

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 […]

Hereford Cathedral Matins Service

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.

Wye Valley Trust NHS

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.

Credenhill over 60’s Club

Gave a talk to the Credenhill over 60s Social Club, in court dress, giving a history over the last 1000 years on the role of the modern day High Sheriff.