I was thrilled to assist in awarding four inspiring individuals with Court Awards last week at St Albans Crown Court. A Court Award is made to a person who, in the opinion of a Crown Court Judge, has been active in the apprehension of a person charged with an offence. It is in recognition of the public spirited and sometimes very brave part they played bringing about an arrest of someone brought before the court. The High Sheriff is ordered by the judge to make the award of a
I was delighted to participate in the celebrations for the 30th Anniversary of Three Rivers Museum this weekend. Alongside The Rt Hon David Gauke MP, Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice, and Cllr Diana Barber, Chairman of Three Rivers District Council, it was wonderful to see so many keen supporters of the museum gathered to celebrate its very special anniversary. I was honoured to be asked by Museum Chairman, Barbara Owen, to unveil their new Chronology board
After a restful Christmas with friends and family, January has been another busy month and Kate and I have enjoyed getting around the county, meeting more wonderful organisations and individuals. The month began seeing some of the organisations who have been shortlisted for my High Sheriff Awards, which take place on the 8th March. We received nearly 30 applications and it was a very tough job for my panel to extract the very best applications from such a fantastic selection.