High Sheriff’s Diary

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The History of The High Sheriff

The History of the Office of the High Sheriff  The Title High Sheriff is the oldest secular title in our history after "King".  It dates back to Saxon times when the Scir Gerefa enjoyed delegated powers to run his county as The King's Representative, Land...

Whitworth Hall

April 12th 2018 The Big Day- My Installation- Whitworth Hall University of Manchester On April 12th, I was installed as High Sheriff at a splendid ceremony in Whitworth Hall at Manchester University.  My appointment was evidenced by Letters Patent -  an open letter...

Manchester Access Programme

April 14th - Meeting with Students involved with the University of Manchester Access Programme.

Unveiling of the Blue Plaque

20th April- Unveiling of the Blue Plaque- The Garden House Marple I was proud to represent the Greater Manchester High Sheriff’s Police Trust and unveil the blue plaque on their behalf.

The Royal Society of St Georges Annual Dinner

20th April- The Royal Society of St Georges Annual Dinner- The Monastery Gorton, Manchester I was delighted to be invited by the President Bill Firth to give the Queens Toast at this wonderful celebratory dinner.  Here I am with granddaughter of Emiline...

Meeting With UKFast

24th April-  Meeting with UK Fast to discuss Team High Sheriff.   My morning began with a warm welcome from the fabulous UK Fast reception team and my first face-to-face meeting with the “incredibly charismatic ” Aaron Sax.  Later I met with the CEO...

Inspiring Digital Enterprise Award

 27th April My husband and consort  Tariq  and I welcomed the Duke of York Prince Andrew to the Turnpike Centre in Leigh. Prince Andrew presented young people and adults with the Inspiring Digital Enterprise Award. It was a truly humbling moment to see so many young...

Gallipoli Commemoration Day Parade

29th April - 50th Anniversary Gallipoli Commemoration Day Parade, Bury.  It was a privilege to attend the Freedom Church service join the salute with the Mayor of Bury, the Lord Lieutenant of Greater Manchester and Colonel of the Regiment of the Royal...

Meeting Dan Havercroft

30th April- Meeting with UKFast to discuss the social media platform for Team High Sheriff  I was delighted to meet with Sax and Alice again and really excited to meet Daniel Havercroft who is currently on an apprenticeship scheme with UK Fast. Dan excels in all...

Team High Sheriff Launch Event

We kicked off Team High Sheriff in wonderful fashion with the first #TeamHighSheriff event. Held at the Etihad Stadium, Manchester, the event showcased what young people in the region have to offer whilst teaching valuable soft skills to build a stronger...

Meeting Michael Carrick

High Sheriff Museum Visit