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£1.5m guest house to become centre for homeless

£1.5m guest house to become centre for homeless

26 October 2021

A charity which helps turn around the lives of young people will open its first centre in the county following the purchase of a guest house.

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Education farm for vulnerable adults is saved

Education farm for vulnerable adults is saved

21 October 2021

Kent County Council has found a new charity to manage its farm facility for adults with special needs.

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New twin mum launches annual appeal for homeless

New twin mum launches annual appeal for homeless

20 October 2021

A Christmas shoebox campaigner is launching her 8th annual appeal to help the homeless - despite having just given birth to twins.

Elmer 'good for town's business'

Elmer 'good for town's business'

19 October 2021

More than 10,000 downloaded the Elmer app during a colourful nine-week elephant parade in aid of charity.

Big sister scales peak as thanks for ‘saving family’

Big sister scales peak as thanks for ‘saving family’

14 October 2021

A 15-year-old girl took on a charity trek up the highest mountain in Wales for her little brother who beat cancer.

Egyptian mummy breaks Guinness World Record at London marathon

Egyptian mummy breaks Guinness World Record at London marathon

06 October 2021

The Kent runner takes the record after long battle against fellow mummy opponent.

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£500m winter fund is an 'admission' current support isn't enough, say charities

£500m winter fund is an 'admission' current support isn't enough, say charities

30 September 2021

A £500m fund to help struggling families through winter is an 'admission' the country's benefits system can't support households, say charities.

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Boycie's 'remarkable support' for Kent charity remembered

Boycie's 'remarkable support' for Kent charity remembered

21 September 2021

A Kent charity has paid tribute to Only Fools and Horses star John Challis for his remarkable support after the much-loved actor's death.

Water way to help beat cancer after husband’s fight

Water way to help beat cancer after husband’s fight

10 September 2021

A woman is hosting sponsored water aerobics events to raise money for two cancer charities close to her heart.

One horse harmed each day over summer, says the RSPCA

One horse harmed each day over summer, says the RSPCA

08 September 2021

One horse or pony is harmed deliberately on average each day during the summer months, according to the latest cruelty figures released by the RSPCA.

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Devastating fall in girls' happiness warns Girlguiding UK

Devastating fall in girls' happiness warns Girlguiding UK

07 September 2021

The happiness of girls continues to decline dramatically, says the well-respected charity, which is now insisting the government take action.

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No short cuts for stylist in epic 874-mile walk

No short cuts for stylist in epic 874-mile walk

04 September 2021

A hairdresser who swapped her scissors for walking boots has completed her epic trek from Land’s End to John O’ Groats.

Efforts to give volunteer the send-off he deserves

Efforts to give volunteer the send-off he deserves

28 August 2021

Tributes have been paid to a well-known volunteer with a “heart of gold” as friends try to raise money for his funeral.

Let’s choo choo-se to save this unique railway

Let’s choo choo-se to save this unique railway

26 August 2021

A campaign has started to save a light railway, started in 1975, which has lost up to £400,000 after being forced to close during the lockdowns.

Little hero with cerebral palsy in 56-mile challenge

Little hero with cerebral palsy in 56-mile challenge

25 August 2021

A three-year-old boy with cerebral palsy has completed the equivalent of two marathons to raise money for charity.

Badly injured kitten rescued from garden

Badly injured kitten rescued from garden

18 August 2021

A kitten found crying for life after crawling into a garden with horrific wounds has shown himself to be a little fighter.

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Supermarket launches back to school packs to help families

Supermarket launches back to school packs to help families

04 August 2021

Morrisons has designed back to school 'pick up packs' for families struggling to meet the costs of getting children ready for the new term.

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Garden appeal needs to raise £200k

Garden appeal needs to raise £200k

09 July 2021

A charity wants to transform its outdoor space for disabled children.

Stylist hopes to raise a few bob in epic charity walk

Stylist hopes to raise a few bob in epic charity walk

09 July 2021

A hairdresser has equipped herself with boots and walking trainers and has set off on a 1,000-mile trek for charity.

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Are these Kent's strongest tots?

Are these Kent's strongest tots?

07 July 2021

Toddlers have been taking part in a strongman competition raising money for a Kent hospice.

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