KCC unveils new changing place at County Hall

New changing and toilet facilities to help people with disabilities have been unveiled at County Hall in Maidstone. More than 250,000 people in Kent have a disability which limits their day-to-day activities. Graham Gibbens, KCC’s cabinet member for adult social care and public health said: “I am really delighted a changing places facility is now…

Foster carers ‘Do the Right Thing’

For almost 20 years KCC foster carers Mary and Bob Howse have opened their home to disabled children with complex needs. So, when asked to appear on Channel 5’s ‘Do the Right Thing’ with Eamonn Holmes and Ruth Langsford, they leapt at the chance to raise awareness about the vital lifeline short break fostering placements…

Youngest Bell Ringer in Town

The community of Maidstone South East got together to vote on which projects they felt should receive funding from Gary Cooke’s member community grant. The Otham Bell Ringers including their youngest member came along and asked for funding to contribute towards replacing the bearings of the three old bells which are over 100 years old. The youngest bellringer…