The Middlesex Federation

When we talk of Middlesex where do we mean?
The County, the Province or the Tribal Lands?
It’s possible you didn’t even realise there is a choice!

It is Middlesex Day in...

The 50th anniversary of local governments and how the government has failed Middlesex

On April 1st 2024 there was much ado made about the 50th anniversary of local government authorities that came into being in 1974.I need to explain ... it's a long read but I hope you'll stick with me.As Jeremy Hunt delivered his budget he looked over the Dispatch Box...

Meeting with Oliver Dowden to find a new position for Middlesex

Recently, we met with Rt Hon Oliver Dowden CBE MP. As a further backdrop… https://middlesexfederation.com/middlesex-heritage/middlesex-history/ In 1965 a change in local government took everything away from Middlesex and gave nothing back to a county that stretches...

Federation of Middlesex Sport dates – 2024

While some dates are to be announced (TBC), there's a lot planned for the Federation of Middlesex Sport this year.v 2024 Below is a brief overview of what we have planned at SJP in partnership with the Middlesex Federation of Sports Clubs FOR 2024. Events at Silver...

Borough of Spelthorne request for Middlesex Day information for their website.

Spelthorne has a very special place at the heart of Middlesex’ heritage. Spelthorne Borough Council bears the name of an ancient Middlesex Hundred: an administrative area dating way back to mid-Saxon times. May 16th, Middlesex Day, celebrates 1320 years (one thousand...

Middlesex Regiment Memorial

This is my favourite photo from our Middlesex Heritage Ambassador, Clifford Batten, another record of his trek across the County on Middlesex Day. Cliff you are an absolute trooper. Thank you from us all.I also learnt something: this absolutely stunning memorial...

Bring back Middlesex and appoint a Lord lieutenant

In our campaign to retain and re-establish the rights and recognition of Middlesex, we have written to the King Charles III, to ask that he bring back the 1,300-year-old county name. The group, Middlesex Heritage, has written to the King to request appointment of a...

Welcome!

It gives me great pleasure to welcome you to our new-look website.Middlesex Day 2023 is the first under a new monarch so it is fitting that we have a new online presence in this new era for both Middlesex and the nation.I’d like to thank Jeff Barnes, our Chairman, for...
The 50th anniversary of local governments and how the government has failed Middlesex

The 50th anniversary of local governments and how the government has failed Middlesex

On April 1st 2024 there was much ado made about the 50th anniversary of local government authorities that came into being in 1974.I need to explain ... it's a long read but I hope you'll stick with me.As Jeremy Hunt delivered his budget he looked over the Dispatch Box and said, “I can see the Leader of the Opposition smiling as he, like me, is a Surrey boy”.As people scrambled to discover where...

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Meeting with Oliver Dowden to find a new position for Middlesex

Meeting with Oliver Dowden to find a new position for Middlesex

Recently, we met with Rt Hon Oliver Dowden CBE MP. As a further backdrop… https://middlesexfederation.com/middlesex-heritage/middlesex-history/ In 1965 a change in local government took everything away from Middlesex and gave nothing back to a county that stretches back to 704 AD.Margaret Thatcher told Russell Grant back in 1987 that Middlesex exists and only the 76 year old County Council was...

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Federation of Middlesex Sport dates – 2024

Federation of Middlesex Sport dates – 2024

While some dates are to be announced (TBC), there's a lot planned for the Federation of Middlesex Sport this year.v 2024 Below is a brief overview of what we have planned at SJP in partnership with the Middlesex Federation of Sports Clubs FOR 2024. Events at Silver Jubilee Park Stadium in partnership with the SJP Charitable Foundation.  Community Unity There are two football tournaments...

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Borough of Spelthorne request for Middlesex Day information for their website.

Borough of Spelthorne request for Middlesex Day information for their website.

Spelthorne has a very special place at the heart of Middlesex’ heritage. Spelthorne Borough Council bears the name of an ancient Middlesex Hundred: an administrative area dating way back to mid-Saxon times. May 16th, Middlesex Day, celebrates 1320 years (one thousand three hundred and twenty years) of our great County but please, not be confused with a Middlesex County Council, which lasted only...

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Middlesex Regiment Memorial

Middlesex Regiment Memorial

This is my favourite photo from our Middlesex Heritage Ambassador, Clifford Batten, another record of his trek across the County on Middlesex Day. Cliff you are an absolute trooper. Thank you from us all.I also learnt something: this absolutely stunning memorial is in remembrance of both Middlesex the County and the Middlesex Regiment.Middlesex Guildhall (UK Supreme Court) is Richard...

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Bring back Middlesex and appoint a Lord lieutenant

Bring back Middlesex and appoint a Lord lieutenant

In our campaign to retain and re-establish the rights and recognition of Middlesex, we have written to the King Charles III, to ask that he bring back the 1,300-year-old county name. The group, Middlesex Heritage, has written to the King to request appointment of a lord lieutenant to represent it, and recognise the county he was born and crowned in. Middlesex Day, the 16th of May, was marked by...

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Welcome!

Welcome!

It gives me great pleasure to welcome you to our new-look website.Middlesex Day 2023 is the first under a new monarch so it is fitting that we have a new online presence in this new era for both Middlesex and the nation.I’d like to thank Jeff Barnes, our Chairman, for his generosity in working with Kai Viola, in getting a new website up and running in time for Middlesex Day. A great deal of...

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