"Wivenhoe News is delighted to
announce that well known local resident Bonnie Hill has been
appointed a Deputy Lieutenant of the County. The appointment was
made recently by Lord Petre, Lord Lieutenant of Essex and the
Queen's Representative in the county. It was published in the London
Gazette, and later mentioned in The Daily Telegraph.
Bonnie is known for her work in Girl
Guiding, now in her role as County Commissioner for North Essex Girl
Guides, and the magistracy, as well as involvement with other
organisations such as the Clacton Citizens' Advice Bureau and the
Colchester and Tendring Community Trust. Over ten years Bonnie,
leading the St Mary's fundraising team, helped raise £50,000 for St
Mary's Church in Wivenhoe.
Bonnie is a senior magistrate on the Colchester
and Clacton bench and former Deputy Chairman. For many years now she
has been helping to train magistrates across the county as well as
regularly sitting at the Crown Court in Chelmsford with the judges
on appeals against magistrates' judgements.
Mrs Bonnie Hill JP DL with
Lord Petre at the Wivenhoe Civic Service - October