Bedford businesswoman and Soupfest organiser appointed as Deputy Lord Lieutenant

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The Pavilion at the Park, run by Emma Garrett, was one of last year's Small Biz 100 businesses

Emma Garrett, the widely respected Bedford businesswoman behind Kiosk At The ParkPavilion At The Park and SoupFest Bedford has been appointed as a Deputy Lord Lieutenant of Bedfordshire.

The announcement was made in a tweet direct to Bedford Independent last night (3rd Sept) by Her Majesty’s Lord Lieutenant of Bedfordshire, Helen Nellis.

Speaking exclusively to Bedford Independent about her appointment, Emma Garrett said: “I am extremely proud, humbled and honoured to have been invited by HM Lord Lieutenant of Bedfordshire, Helen Nellis, to be one of her new Deputies. I look forward to taking on the responsibilities of the role; I am sure it will be a challenging, fascinating and extremely fulfilling time and I am thrilled to be working under such an inspirational Lord Lieutenant”

Emma will officially accept the honour at a ceremony in Bedford on Monday 10th September.

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