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The Taxi Charity for Military Veterans would usually be in The Netherlands each September with a group of veterans for the annual Wandeltocht in Oosterbeek, where over 30,000  walk a selection of routes, to remember the Battle of Arnhem, in 1944, when over 1,700 British and Polish soldiers and airmen lost their lives. This year…

Ahead of World Mental Health Day, Kent Community Foundation is highlighting some of the charities and groups who are working with their local community to help those with mental health needs     Josephine McCartney, Chief Executive, Kent Community Foundation, said, “Mental health issues affect one in four people at some point in their lifetime,…

Since March, grant maker Kent Community Foundation has awarded over £2 million in emergency funding to individuals, charities and community groups across Kent and Medway who have either been affected by, or are working with, those who have been affected by the pandemic Over 600 grants totalling just over £2m have been awarded to organisations and…

Councillor Hannah Gray, the Mayor of the London Borough of Bromley met with Orpington’s own ‘Olympians’ this week to present the trophies on the final day of their 10-day Olympic Challenge. Twenty-three residents at Cabrini House, a collection of three homes for residents with learning disabilities, in Healy Drive, Orpington, took part in the sporting…

As work dries up in London, cabbies are temporarily turning to other work London Cabbie, Lianne Rolls, 46, from Poplar, has been working at Chase Farm Hospital, for the Enfield GP Federation COVID-19 Clinical Assessment Centre delivering Oximeter machines, which monitor patient’s oxygen levels via a video call, taking medication to patients isolating at home…

Emmaus provides a home, work and a future for men and women who were previously homeless. They raise funds and teach new skills by collecting, repairing, renovating, and reselling donated goods including furniture For 25 years, Emmaus Dover has been providing accommodation and meaningful work opportunities for men and women who have previously experienced homelessness.…

After a break of two months leading professional flat jockey Hollie Doyle is delighted to be racing again on 1 June when the season resumes Professional flat jockey Hollie Doyle, 23, from Hungerford is counting down the days to be back in the saddle racing after the British Horseracing Board announced horse racing would resume…

Molly Campbell, an 11-year old golfing star,  from Long Eaton, near Nottingham,  is finally back in her happy place after golf courses were reopened to the public and she was reunited with her father who had displayed COVID-19 symptoms and had been separated from Molly while he self-isolated Pre pandemic, Molly’s coach was predicting the…