News Archive

  • April 2, 2020

    Folkestone Haven – providing support for mental health

    The Folkestone Haven has been designed to support adult (18+) residents of Folkestone and Hythe District in a self-defined mental health crisis. In light of the Coronavirus pandemic (COVID- 19), the Folkestone Haven will be opening on 6th April as… Read More

  • December 19, 2019

    RDHCT Support for Kent Autistic Trust

    The Roger De Haan Charitable Trust has awarded a grant of £10,000 to Kent Autistic Trust to help fund its Family Support service. KAT provides information, advice and support to those affected by Autism, including parents and carers, reaching around… Read More

  • November 30, 2019

    Zest Event Proves a Highlight of 2019

    Hundreds of people gathered at an arts event with a difference at Westgate Hall in Canterbury in mid November. Organised as part of Bright Shadow’s “Zest” programme, Zest Together celebrated the coming together of groups from across east Kent whose… Read More

  • June 20, 2019

    New Money Advice Service Available in Folkestone

    A new project has been launched by Folkestone Rotary Club, working in conjunction with Citizens Advice and Kent Coast Volunteering, that aims to help families deal with problem debt and turn their lives around. Money Matters Folkestone provides support for people… Read More

  • February 1, 2017

    Grandmentors Guide Care Leavers in Folkestone

    Grandmentors, a volunteer project that matches volunteers aged 50+ with care leavers for regular mentoring sessions, has launched in Folkestone, Kent. The project, which recently received a grant from the Roger De Haan Charitable Trust, is run by national charity… Read More

  • December 15, 2016

    Young People’s Cancer Support Charity CLIC Sargent Celebrates Christmas

    A capacity audience packed into the Royal Albert Hall on 7 December 2016 to mark CLIC Sargent’s annual Christmas concert. Run in conjunction with music and education organisation Young Voices, the occasion featured a choir of 1500 children performing alongside professionals including popular X-Factor contestant Melanie Masson. The event has… Read More

  • November 29, 2016

    Interactive Music Workshops Launch in Newington

      A series of free workshops will be on offer at Newington Community Centre to give local people the opportunity to try out new kinds of music making. People United are hosting a series of fun music making and singing… Read More

  • September 16, 2016

    Art Helps Young People to Manage Family Relationships

    This weekend (September 16,17,18) offers a final opportunity to see an exhibition of work that resulted from a young persons’ project run by an east Kent charity that offers support for people who suffer from domestic violence and abuse. Rising… Read More

  • June 27, 2016

    Marie Curie Nurse Offers Moving Insight into her Work

    Franky is a Marie Curie nurse, one of a group of highly trained professionals who provide help and support to people and their families in the later stages of terminal illness. Franky took part in an interview with Sarah Hagues… Read More

  • June 2, 2016

    Air Ambulance Receives Funding for AutoPulse

    Cardiac arrest and heart attack patients are to benefit from a new life-saving piece of equipment carried by the Kent, Surrey & Sussex Air Ambulance. The Helicopter Emergency Medical Service (HEMS) is to take delivery of an AutoPulse – an… Read More