Kent County Council hosts Art Ability exhibition

More than 70 talented artists will have their colourful creations hosted by Kent County Council next month. The exhibition, entitled Art Ability, will see residents supported by the council’s learning disability services invited to County Hall in Maidstone to display and sell their unique artwork. Paintings, sculpture and photography will be among items included, as…

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…