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New Citizens for Somerset

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20 February, 2024

On February 6th Lord-Lieutenant Mohammed Saddiq attended the latest Citizenship Ceremony at the Town Hall in Weston super Mare. Afterwards he said: “A sense of community and pride filled the air as individuals from diverse backgrounds from around the world…

Her Majesty The Queen Visits Bath

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5 February, 2024

Last week the Lord-Lieutenant of Somerset welcomed Her Majesty The Queen to Bath St John’s Almshouses where she enjoyed tea and cake with residents and then went on to Bath Abbey for an afternoon Service to celebrate the 850th Anniversary…