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…

Youngsters took part in an enterprising course run by the Far Academy

Young people between the ages of 14 and 19 had the opportunity to design and build their own skateboards at a course run by the Far Academy in partnership with Canterbury Academy. The course was made possible through KCC Members Grants funding from Paul Carter, Pam Brivio and Eileen Rowbotham. This positive initiative raised confidence…

Marden in Bloom

Residents in Marden are buzzing with pride after taking part in the Britain in Bloom competition helped with a £500 KCC Members Grant from Paulina Stockell. The Marden in Bloom committee are looking to provide a sense of community by encouraging engagement and inspiring people to get involved and make a difference to their local…