Posts Categorized: High Sheriff engagements

Tree Planting, Gurdwara Temple, Slough, 23rd November

2 December 2018.

Graham Barker planted the first tree near the Gurdwara temple in Slough of 550 trees that will be planted to mark the 550th birthday next year of Guru Nanak Dev Ji(1469-1539) the founder of Sikhism. Graham Barker gave a speech in which he endorsed the Sikh respect for the environment, the extension of Her Majesty… Read more »

Firefighters Graduation Ceremony, Moreton-in-Marsh, 7th September

9 September 2018.

Graham Barker attended the wholetime firefighters graduation ceremony of trainees from Berkshire and Oxfordshire at The Fire Service College at Moreton-in-Marsh. Before the graduation, a demonstration was given by four teams of firefighters of putting out several fires on a burning four-storey building in the grounds of the College.

Visit to the Youth Offending Service in Reading, 25th July 2018

25 July 2018.

Graham Barker visited the Youth Offending Service in Reading and met Giles Allchurch, the operational manager, together with representatives from the multi-agency group which assists with young people who are excluded or who get into trouble.

Buckingham Palace Garden Party, 31st May 2018

5 June 2018.

Graham and Joanna Barker attended a Garden Party at Buckingham Palace on 31st May 2018     Graham and Joanna Barker with Mr and Mrs Rosenberg (left), High Sheriff of East Yorkshire and Mr and Mrs Cronin (right)  High Sheriff of Durham.

Newbury Police, 23rd May 2018

24 May 2018.

Graham Barker visited Newbury Police station on 23rd May 2018. He met Superintendants Jim Weems and Lindsey Finch then went on patrol round Newbury and toured the custody suite.  

Freedom Awards at Hungerford Town Hall, 22 May 2018

24 May 2018.

Graham Barker presented the Freedom of Hungerford Awards for voluntary service in the community at Hungerford Town Hall on 22nd May 2018.   Graham gave a brief talk on the role of High Sheriff. Then, together with the Mayor of Hungerford, Cllr. Helen Simpson, presented the certificates and medals to Norman Barr, Chris Scorey and… Read more »

Mayor Making Ceremony, Newbury, 20th May 2018

20 May 2018.

Graham and Joanna Barker attended the Mayor Making Ceremony at The Corn Exchange in Newbury on Sunday 20th May 2018. Councillor Margo Payne was elected as Mayor of Newbury Town Council. They then processed to St Nicholas Church, Newbury, for the Civic Service.