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Judges of the Kent Literacy Awards 2017 gather for the event's relaunch at Hempstead House Hotel.

02 April 2017

Judges have gathered for the spring relaunch of the Kent Literacy Awards to find the best reading and writing schemes in the county.

Let's get quizzical

Partners of the Canterbury Big Quiz include Shepherd Neame, the League of Friends at Kent and Canterbury Hospital, Kent Sport, and the Motor Neurone Disease Association East Kent.

31 March 2017

KentOnline readers could win a prize for thinking up a tricky trivia question for the KM Big Charity Quiz.

Star treatment for most successful fundraiser at KM Big Bike Ride

Kent Cooks entries received this summer will go into a Eurostar prize draw.

30 March 2017

Charity supporters signing up for the KM Big Bike Ride could be planning a European mini break later in the year.

Green super heroes storm the castle

Walk to school and literacy champs joined by WOWser and supporters from KCC, Medway Council, Swale Council, Volker Highways, Countrystyle Recycling, Kent Libraries, Kent Reliance to celebrate at Leeds Castle.

29 March 2017

Young green super heroes have triumphed in a walk to school challenge to help protect the planet - by removing 200,000 car journeys from the road!

Get out of your shell and into the Big Quiz

Dan Brambling-Wells and Will Divers of Armadillo Self Storage which is supporting the KM Big Charity Quiz.

28 March 2017

A fantastic night of fun is in store at the KM Big Charity Quiz so book your place now says Armadillo Self Storage which is backing the event.

Literacy scheme wins support of Terry Waite

Terry Waite is briefed by KM Group chairman Geraldine Allinson on KM's Year of Reading campaign and announces his decision to become Honorary Patron of the KM Charity Team..

27 March 2017

Terry Waite has become the latest high profile figure to become an Honorary Patron of the KM Charity Team. The former special envoy of ....

Mister Maker delights pupils during school visit

Phil Gallagher from the Mister Maker CBeebies TV show reads a story time session with Dunston Class at Bapchild & Tonge Primary School.

26 March 2017

Pupils at 200 primary schools competed in the Spring Challenge to win a visit by a celebrity storyteller. Schools involved with green travel ....

Celebrated author supports star literacy schemes

Acclaimed children's author Nick Butterworth.

24 March 2017

Beloved children’s author Nick Butterworth has joined the call to find the star literacy schemes getting pupils excited about books.

Charity abseil is sell-out success

Steve Elson from Maidstone, supporting Tiger Primary School, Maidstone.

20 March 2017

More than 100 abseilers from across the county braved a death-defying drop to raise funds for charity.

Record breaking reading scheme for children

Buster Bug joined by literacy supporters and pupils from St Stephen's Juniors at the Beaney House of Art and Knowledge to announce that schools taking part in Buster's Book Club have achieved 2,387,564 minutes of reading.

17 March 2017

Pupils taking part in Buster’s Book Club have notched up more than two million minutes of home reading - more than double the target figure!

Lord Mayor attends special storytime session

Lord Mayor of Canterbury Cllr George Metcalfe reads Trixie the Witch's Cat by Nick Butterworth to Branson Class at Canterbury Primary School

13 March 2017

The Lord Mayor provided a storytime surprise to one lucky school after they won a Buster’s Book Club challenge day.


Record turnout for charity quiz night

Andy Hunt of Barclays joins Punit Patel and David Moorman of Specsavers to announce how much was raised.

12 March 2017

The KM Big Charity Quiz broke records for the number of tables involved in Friday night's heat of the mammoth wine and wisdom evening.

Motor Neurone Disease Association appeal

Clive Hudson from the Motor Neurone Disease Association appeals to the public to book tables at the KM Big Charity Quiz. The charity is one of the beneficiaries from the annual wine and wisdom evening.

10 March 2017

Charity calls for teams to pit their wits against each other and help raise a windfall for good causes.

Launch event for Kent Literacy Awards

Key partners launch of the Kent Literacy Awards.

08 March 2017

The Kent Literacy Awards launched at a formal event and key partners came out to voice their support.

Teacher of the Year nominations to close

06 March 2017

Just two days left for parents, pupils and schools to nominate inspirational individuals with top teaching in their DNA.

KM Colour Run 2017 is now open for booking

The KM Colour Run

06 March 2017

Kent’s brightest event the KM Colour Run returns.

Kent Literacy Awards are now open for nominations

Michael Head of Crown Charitable Fund reads to Jack aged 9 from St Stephen's Primary School to launch the Kent Literacy Awards 2017

05 March 2017

An awards scheme which celebrates literacy initiatives across Kent, Medway and Bexley schools is now officially open for nominations.

Barclays match funds at KM Big Charity Quiz

Rebecca Hadley and staff from Barclays announce their support of the Canterbury KM Big Charity Quiz

04 March 2017

Charities will get a cash windfall thanks to Barclays who are supporting the KM Big Charity Quiz

Co-op store names walk to school charity as its partner for 2017

Gillian Kenward (second right) and staff at the Co-op announce their support of the KM Charity Team's educational work. The Seasalter store has picked the charity as its charity of the year for 2017

03 March 2017

New Love Your Neighbourhood community scheme allows a localised focus to fundraising activity

Partnership Awards celebrate business support of charity work

KM Charity Team present their Partnership Awards, thanking the many sponsors. Rowhill Grange Hotel & Utopia Spa, Wilmington, Kent

03 March 2017

An awards ceremony was staged to thank organisations teaming up with a leading educational charity aiming to make Kent a better place to live and work

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