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June 2017

June 8 2017
Stephen and Gill attended the Merseyside Mini Police Launch Event at Millbrook Community Primary School. The Mini Police Project is an interactive volunteering opportunity to engage with 9-11 year old children through their school. They are involved in a number of extra-curricular events to support their school and are true ambassadors for the School, Community and Merseyside Police. 50 children have already joined the Programme from other schools and 10 new recruits were welcomed from Millbrook. A police helicopter landed on the school fields and the children were able to view other police assets including the Police Mounted Division and motorcycles.

Stephen and Gill attended the Centre in Wirral where the results of the General Election for Wirral South and Wirral West were being counted. As the Returning Officer the High Sheriff announced the results at 2.30 am on June 9

June 7 2017
Stephen attended the SeftonCarers Centre to present awards to volunteers. The High Sheriff congratulated Vicky Keeley, the Services Support Manager and her teams on the work and wonderful efforts on the part of all the Volunteers.

May 2017

May 25 2017
On May 25 the Sheriffs of the City of London hosted a reception for all the High Sheriffs in England and Wales at the Old Bailey. The evening provided an opportunity to meet other High Sheriffs and Alderman William Russell gave an interesting talk on the history of the Old Bailey.

May 11 2017
On May 11 the High Sheriff joined the Lord Lieutenant and Vice Lord Lieutenant to present the British Empire Medals. The Honours System recognizes people who have made achievements in public life or committed themselves to serving and helping Britain.

May 6 2017
May 6 Stephen was invited to attend a dinner to present awards to 2359 (Woolton) Squadron Air Cadets. The Cadets were most impressive in their uniforms with obvious dedication to their role and most definitely lived up to their moto ‘Success Through Endeavour’


April 2017

April 27 2017
On April 28 the High Sheriff presented the awards at the Police Commendation Ceremony at Aintree Racecourse. This ceremony recognizes the exceptional work of our police officers and their commitment in the performance of their duty in going the extra mile in supporting the public and ensuring their safety.

April 27 2017
April 27 saw the High Sheriff joining the Mayor and other dignitaries on a tour of the Borough of Knowsley. Of particular interest was a visit to Halewood International Ltd to tour the distillery where Liverpool Gin is produced. In the afternoon a visit to the Foodbank in Knowsley highlighted the valuable work involved in ensuring that the needs of the community are met.

April 26 2017
On April 26 the High Sheriff attended the HMS Prince of Wales Affiliates Day in Rosyth. The day was cold and wet but an amazing experience touring this new aircraft carrier which is scheduled to be named in September. The ship is affiliated to Liverpool where Cammell Laird completed the Centre Blocks (Flight Deck) for HMS Prince of Wales and the photograph was taken on the Flight Deck.

April 20 2017
Stephen Burrows, Chairman of Law Firm Brabners has been officially installed as the High Sheriff of Merseyside for 2017/18. Mr Burrows officially began his year of office in a ceremony in the St George’s Hall, Liverpool. He was appointed by Her Majesty the Queen in March. Stephen said 
I feel very honoured and privileged to be appointed High Sheriff of Merseyside and I intend to spend as much time as possible visiting and supporting many causes in Liverpool, Wirral, Knowsley, St Helens and Sefton.”

High Sheriff of Merseyside Stephen Burrows with his wife Gill, pictured after his Installation ceremony on Thursday 20th April 2017. 

Following the Ceremony in the Concert Room, lunch was served in the Great Hall where the famous Minton Tiled flooring was unveiled.

Click here to view the Merseyside News published in the Summer 2017 edition of The High Sheriff magazine 

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