News Archive

  • 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

  • April 21, 2016

    Kent MS Therapy Centre Stages Events During Awareness Week

    As part of MS Awareness Week, which takes place from 25th April to 1 May, the Kent MS Therapy Centre at Canterbury is holding a number of events, including a Fashion Show on Thursday 28th April and an Indoor Boot… Read More

  • April 13, 2016

    Annual Sidney De Haan Lecture Takes Place on 12 May

      The twelfth in a series of lectures organised by Dr David Smithard in memory of the late Sidney De Haan OBE, founder of Saga, will take place at Quarterhouse, Folkestone on 12 May 2016. The speaker is Alistair Burns, Professor of… Read More

  • January 13, 2016

    Grants Awarded For Domestic Abuse Counselling

    Kent Community Domestic Abuse Programme (Kent CDAP) has received grants that will enable the organisation to continue to provide support for people affected by domestic abuse, including a donation of £8,000 from the Roger De Haan Charitable Trust, together with support from Shepway… Read More

  • December 21, 2015

    Folkestone Churches Winter Shelter Helps Combat Hardship

    The Folkestone Churches Winter Shelter project is again helping people in Folkestone who are either homeless or in urgent need of support, with about 200 volunteers working to help provide relief to people who might otherwise sleep rough on the streets of… Read More

  • October 15, 2015

    Hope for Tomorrow Marks Two Years of “Caron”

    A special event was held at the Kent County Cricket Ground in Canterbury on 12 October to mark the second anniversary of the introduction in Kent of cancer charity Hope for Tomorrow’s mobile chemotherapy unit “Caron”. Invited guests included civic representatives… Read More

  • December 8, 2014

    Charity Show Will Help Raise Prostate Cancer Awareness

    The Roger De Haan Charitable Trust has made a donation that will help the Prostate Cancer Support Association (PSA) promote a charity show designed to raise awareness for their local work. The PSA, whose Kent office is in Canterbury, will… Read More