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  • Charity award nominations invited

    Following the resounding success of last year’s inaugural awards, entries are now being invited for the 2015/16 Kent Charity Awards. Chairman of judges, Susan Robinson from Kreston Reeves ...

  • Get close to nature at free events

    FAMILIES are invited to two free events in the borough this month. Kent County Council rangers are running a bug hunt at Mote Park, Maidstone, on Wednesday August 19 from 11am-2pm, with the bug ...

  • Cash grants for history groups

    LOCAL historical groups have received almost £3,000 in grants from the Kent Archaeological Society this year. The society’s Allen Grove Local History Fund has paid out more than ...

  • Vacance for part-time clerk

    THERE is a vacancy for a part-time clerk and responsible financial officer in Ulcombe. The post is likely to suit someone interested in the local community and local government. The successful ...

  • Former MP made Deputy Lord Lieutenant

    FORMER MP Hugh Robertson is one of three newly-appointed Deputy Lieutenants of Kent. The honorary role, recognising his positive contribution to the county and the country, comes on top of his ...

  • Transplant athlete's bid for funds

    KIDNEY transplant patient Nicky Clifford, from Downswood, has been selected to represent Great Britain in the World Transplant Games in Argentina. Nicky, who had recently celebrated the 21st ...

  • Guild status for photographer Imelda

    LOCAL photographer Imelda Bell, of Catching Rainbows Photography, has become a qualified member of the Guild of Professional Photographers. Achieving the status involves a rigorous assessment of ...

  • Annual award for Kent Life

    KENT Life Heritage Farm Park, near Maidstone, has picked up another award after being named Attraction of the Year by its parent company, Continuum Attractions. Continuum Attractions runs seven ...