Author Archives: Debbie Garritty

All Aboard HMS Lancaster!

Following a 24-month overhaul, HMS Lancaster is now fully staffed once again with all 129 crew members back on board. The 4,500-ton Type 23 frigate has undergone an extensive upgrade and refit over the past two years including the installation of the new Artisan 3D radar, improved navigational radar and a new generation Sea Ceptor […]

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New Community Space For Crewe Green

A community project to transform a neglected and overgrown half acre site on the Duchy’s Cheshire Survey into an attractive and sustainable public space is taking shape, thanks in part to an award from the Duchy of Lancaster Benevolent Fund. Located in front of St. Michael’s Church in the conservation hamlet of Crewe Green, the […]

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New Aldi Store To Be Built On The Crewe Estate

Aldi is to build a new store on the North West corner of the Crewe estate in Cheshire. At a meeting of the Cheshire East Strategic Planning Board last month Councillors voted to approve the application and permit the development on a 1.5-hectare site off University Way. The decision overturns a previous recommendation for refusal […]

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Duchy of Lancaster Annual Report and Accounts for Year Ended 31st March 2019

The Duchy of Lancaster has today published its financial results for the year ended 31st March 2019. During the year: • Net surplus increased by 7.6 % to £21.7m • Net asset value increased by 2.8% to £548.6m. Nathan Thompson, CEO and Clerk of the Duchy Council, said: “We continue to develop a robust and […]

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The Reverend Canon Thomas Woodhouse Is Appointed Chaplain Of The Queen’s Chapel of the Savoy

The Reverend Canon Thomas Woodhouse has been appointed Chaplain of the Queen’s Chapel of the Savoy by Her Majesty The Queen in Right of Her Duchy of Lancaster. He will take up his new post from 1st October 2019. Since 2014 Thomas has been Team Rector of Dorchester and The Winterbournes. Prior to that he […]

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