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Discovery Day event has Paralympic flavour

Almost 90 children with special needs, from six different schools attended the 2012 Discovery Day event at the Angel Centre in Tonbridge. The day, which was organised by Tonbridge & Malling Borough Council and sponsored by Fidelity Worldwide Investments and the Tonbridge Lions Club, took on a Paralympian theme.  It was with some excitement that […]

What a day of Miles & Smiles!

On a beautiful Sunday morning, the Kent countryside showed off its autumn colours as over 100 cyclists whizzed around the lanes of West Kent. Accompanied by Viscount de L’Isle, Lord Lieutenant of Kent; the Patron of Kent Foundation, Viscountess de L’Isle mingled with the cyclists as they gathered at Penshurst Place. As the bells tolled […]

STM Bags Nominated For iLounge Accessory Maker Of The Year

Leading Australian bag and case manufacturer, STM Bags has been nominated for an Apple Accessory Maker of the Year Award to be published in iLounge’s upcoming 2012 iPhone and iPod Buyer’s Guide. iLounge’s annual Readers’ Choice Awards offer third-party developers the opportunity to receive recognition for their excellent work throughout the year. Results are determined […]

Kent Breakfast Campaign Launched

Businesses urged to make their breakfast the best of Kent Hotels, B&Bs, pubs, cafes and all businesses that serve breakfast in Kent and Medway are being urged to sign up for a new scheme aimed at promoting the use of the county’s produce. Kent Breakfast, a campaign being launched jointly by Visit Kent and Produced […]

Medway Mile will keep on running

Medway Council has announced that the Medway Mile will be held again next year, following this year’s record number of people taking part.  The fun run first took place in 2007 to mark the five-year countdown to the games, but has proved so popular that it has now become a highlight of Medway’s sporting calendar. This year’s event, […]

Off-beat shots from Faversham life

Another chance to enjoy a day-by-day peep into the life of a community will be offered to visitors to this year’s Faversham Hop Festival. The exhibition of scenes from Faversham life, taken on behalf of the 365 Project, will be held in the Assembly Rooms in Preston Street from 1st to 3rd September 2012. It […]

Super Saturday in Dover

On Saturday 4 August, everyone is invited to watch all the latest action from the London 2012 Games on Dover’s Big Screen as athletes compete for twenty-five Olympic Golds – the most glittering and exciting day of the Games. Olympic themed games, activities and performances will bring the Market Square  to life from 11am to […]

Red Arrows begin Games at Manston

Manston played a key role in the London 2012 Games when the Red Arrows took off from the Kent airport to take part in the Opening Ceremony. The Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team marked the beginning of the London 2012 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony pre-show by conducting a flypast in formation over the Olympic Stadium […]

Shepherd Neame Wins Gold In International Beer Challenge

Shepherd Neame beers have won a gold medal, a silver medal and a host of bronze medals in the Olympics of beer, the International Beer Challenge. In the tasting category Late Red Autumn Hop Ale won gold and Canterbury Jack silver, while another four beers brewed by Shepherd Neame, 1698 Bottle Conditioned Ale, Spitfire Premium […]

Medway welcomes the Olympic Torch

The Olympic Torch will arrive in Medway next Friday, 20 July, as church bells ring, Fort Amherst’s canons are fired and a flotilla of yachts pass under Rochester Bridge. Torchbearers will start the journey at Gillingham shortly before 8am on Friday, 20 July, before passing through Chatham, Rochester and Strood. While passing through Medway the […]