Welcome to the website of the High Sheriff of Surrey. Here you can
keep in touch with the ongoing work of the High Sheriff throughout the Shrieval
year and learn about the role of an appointment that goes back to before the
Norman conquest. It will feature details of each High Sheriff's focus areas and
galleries of images taken at the events attended and of projects supported.
Mrs Bridget Biddell is Surrey's High Sheriff for the year 2019-20 and she
will be blogging regularly about her visits throughout the County. Whilst the
post is a very traditional and ancient one it is important to embrace modern
technology to help raise awareness of the vital work undertaken to improve and enhance our county.
Installation of the High Sheriff of Surrey 2020 – 21
In light of the current Coronavirus situation, this year's installation will be conducted via video conferencing and will be able to watch here at 6pm tonight (6th April 2020). The official ceremony will also be aired on the High Sheriff's Facebook page where Mr Shahid Azeem will be installed as the new High Sheriff of Surrey for 2020-21. DOWNLOAD YOUR PROGRAMME HERE.
The High Sheriffs'year
A Q&A WITH BRIDGET BIDDELL
On the 6th April 2020, Bridget Biddell will complete her year as Surrey’s High Sheriff. During her year in office, Bridget has spent time with many of the county’s charities, schools, magistrates, judges and emergency services. Alongside supporting the voluntary and legal sector, the High Sheriff chooses a theme to focus on throughout their year. Bridget’s theme has been ‘Nurture through Surrey’s Nature’- she has worked to uncover and support organisations in Surrey that focus on fixing some of society’s biggest problems through the nurturing power of nature.
High Sheriff's message to Surrey Heroes during the Coronavirus Crisis.
The High Sheriff paid tribute on Eagle Radios' the Peter Gordon Breakfast Show. (March 27th). She praised the work of the NHS, Voluntary groups and Charity workers in the county. Listen in by clicking the link below and scrolling to 1:10:50