Category: Social Affairs

  • 24 Hour Kent Dementia Helpline Monthly Newsletter

    What’s new? This month the helpline hosted a stand at the Swanley ‘Let’s talk about dementia’ event. The event was all about ‘living well with dementia’ and making sure people knew about local support available.     Who we have helped? In the last 4 weeks we have taken calls from – A wife whose husband’s respite…

  • Family Fun days over Easter

    If you are pulling your hair out over the Easter holidays with bored kids and no idea how to amuse them take them along to one of Sevenoaks District Council’s Family Fun Days. We are running four fun days giving children and young people the chance to try out Easter themed craft making, face painting,…

  • Farage calls for French-style separate legal religious services

    Nigel Farage, Leader of UKIP, has called for a move to the French marriage system, where the legal act of marriage is separated from religious ceremonies:

  • NHS 111

    NHS 111 is a new service to make it easier for people to access urgent healthcare. It provides one, easy-to-remember number that is free to call and is being introduced in stages across the country.

  • Local Police Issue Advice After Attempted Pony Theft

    After receiving a report from a Goudhurst horse owner the police have asked to warn other horse owners in West Kent…

  • 'Call me crazy' at the Stag in aid of Sevenoaks Mind

    ‘Call me Crazy’ is a thought provoking, comic and moving play about mental health. It will be performed by the Stairway Theatre Company on Saturday 20 April,  at the Stag Theatre in Sevenoaks.  The production is in aid of Sevenoaks Area Mind and is supported by Sevenoaks District Council,  West Kent NHS Trust and the Stag…

  • First 4 Adoption

    Every child deserves the love of a stable family – and that’s why I’ve made sorting out and speeding up adoption in this country a priority.” David Cameron Today sees the launch of First4Adoption – – is a new, dedicated information service for people interested in adopting in England. It provides clear, independent information…

  • New secondary schools for Sevenoaks

      KCC is determined to deliver a Sevenoaks Grammar School and have confirmed that the Wildrenesse School site is their first choice for the two landmark grammar school annexes. The Departent of Education have also ear-marked the site for Trinity School, the new Christian Free School, which is due to open this September at its…

  • House in the Basement – Youth cafe

    Are you aged between 11 and 18 years old and fancy somewhere to chill in the evenings? Maybe the House in the Basement Youth Cafe is for you.

  • Why not Try an Otford health walk

    Go along and try the Health Walk which starts from Otford Car Park every Monday at 10.30am. The walks last normally about an hour. The walks are free and are organised by Sevenoaks District Council. There is no need to book.