Countryside

A Swift and Bat Conservation project in Medway has received Funding from Kent Community Foundation A project to develop nesting areas for swifts and bats which will help to educate the pupils of Abbey Court School in Strood about the environment, received a grant of £1,000 from Kent Community Foundation towards the installation of a…

Kent Community Foundation is delighted to launch a new fund to support projects across Kent and Medway which protect the county’s beautiful countryside and coastline and address social issues which are intertwined with environmental impact Ahead of the COP26, UN climate summit, beginning on 31 October in Glasgow, Kent Community Foundation is delighted to announce…

Kent Community Foundation has awarded £5,000 to Wye Community Farm so that more children and young people can benefit from time at their Farm Club. For the past two years Wye Community Farm has been supporting children and young people experiencing difficulties at school, those who are not in education, employment, or training, those with…

Based in Borough Green, The Multiple Intelligence Hub (MIH) offers alternative, hands-on learning experiences and activities for children and young adults with special education needs (SEND). Through horticulture and other land-based activities, coordinators with expertise in SEND help children and young people with their social, emotional, and personal development, as well as improving their academic outcomes by helping…

Having recently launched an environmental strategy, Kent Community Foundation is using World Environment Day to highlight the financial support that is available for community projects that help to protect and promote the environment World Environment Day is celebrated worldwide on 5 June and encourages everyone to consider how they can improve the planet by making…

This Thursday, on Earth Day, Kent Community Foundation will launch its Environmental Strategy to protect the county’s beautiful countryside and coastline and address social issues which are intertwined with environmental impact             Josephine McCartney, Chief Executive, Kent Community Foundation, said, “Kent Community Foundation is launching an environmental strategy and a new…

With the number of children needing safe and secure foster homes increasing during the pandemic, foster carers, Nic and Chris Kimmance, from Ashford in Kent, are hoping that their story will encourage more people across London and the South East to consider fostering Nic and Chris Kimmance have been married for sixteen years they have…

Over the last 20 years Kent Community Foundation has distributed over £40 million to good causes. To celebrate this major milestone, the Foundation has created the 20th Anniversary Fund to distribute over £350,000 to organisations across Kent and Medway   The 20th Anniversary Fund will open for applications for core support in February 2021 and…

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…

London Cabbies Stuart Lockhart 47 and Lynsey Lockhart 45 married in July 2019 in Scotland.  Stuart has been a cabby for 16 years and Lynsey for 8 years and they met in their roles as cab drivers. Recently they climbed in the Atlas Mountains as part of a holiday to Morocco and they were hooked…