Nurseries and pre-schools celebrate Improvement and Achievement Awards

Nurseries and pre-schools across Kent are celebrating after being honoured with prestigious awards to recognise their commitment to supporting continuous improvement. Five nurseries and pre-schools were honoured with a prestigious Threads of Success Improvement and Achievement Award. They were Bertie’s Nursery in Faversham, Discovery Day Nursery in Maidstone, Kiddie Kapers Neighbourhood Nursery in Ashford, Magpie…

Boogie Tots comes to Minster

A scheme to get parents and tots active through dance has been funded in Minster by KCC member Adrian Crowther and is being run in partnership with the local Children’s Centre. Boogie Tots is a new class for parents and toddlers where parents can bring their children along to learn basic dance steps together. Each session lasts…

New decking for the pond in Bredgar

The village of Bredgar is delighted with its new pond decking thanks to a member grant contribution from KCC councillors Andrew Bowles and Mike Baldock. The £2,000 grant was used to replace the decking area around the pond and means residents and visitors can now fully enjoy this beautiful location. One villager said: “This has re-energised the village, and makes this…

Support for the Over 55’s in Swale

The Sittingbourne 55+ Fellowship has been given a boost to continue their support and activities for older people in Swale thanks to a community grant from Kent County Council. The Fellowship currently supports people aged 55-92 including carers and those who have lost either their husbands or wives. The fellowship group provides them with a chance to…