It’s already light and I’m running around Hendon for a morning jog … 5:15am.
Visits by The Queen's Awards Team.
I must admit I was not expecting to like Hull as much as I did.
It was a proud day at CMB Engineering on 22 January 2015. The Princess Royal, Princess Anne visited Shipley to present The Queen’s Award for International Trade to Yorkshire-based engineering company CMB.
Maidenhead company Scientifica submitted their Multiphoton Imaging System for a Queen's Award for Enterprise last year in the Innovation category. Their scanning device was recognised as truly innovative and after being shortlisted they went on to receive the coveted award.
A bright but chilly winter day sets the tone for today’s visit. I meet up with fellow presenters Martyn Lewis and Lesley Bainsfair at Walsall railway station where we are driven by Colin to Walsall College.
Nick Cairns from UKTI had invited the Queen’s Awards Office to give a presentation to a selection of high performing businesses in Cambridge with a view to getting them to enter the competition during this, our 50th year.
I’m walking fast up the road from Sheffield station to the BIS offices in St. Paul’s Place. Can I get there before 10 o’clock?
Tim Cox and David Burbidge invited me to speak at an event on the 8 May in Coventry.
Queen’s Awards winners are a fine example of the excellence that Scotland has to offer the rest of the world.
Who are the Lord-Lieutenants?