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July 10-12: Kent County Show in July has 200 stands booked already

Port Lympne Reserve, Hadlow College and Kent County Council are among the organisations who have already signed up to have a stand at this year’s Kent County Show. The deadline for applications to have a stand at the show, which will be held on Friday, July 10, Saturday, July 11, and Sunday, July 12, is this Sunday. More than 200 stands …

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Feb 28: Fun night in Herne Bay for Demelza

You can help raise cash for a great cause. The event is being held at The Retreat at 41 Central Parade, Herne Bay CT6 5HZ and starts at 7pm on Saturday, February 28. Demelza children’s hospice is inviting you to a “fun-filled night of horse-racing and fund-raising”. Tickets, including buffet, are priced at £7 in advance or £9 on the night. You can …

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Mystery gift after theft from charity

A kind-hearted donor handed over £40 to a charity after a thief stole a collection box. The anonymous supporter gave the cash to Demeiza children’s hospice after hearing of the theft from the charity’s book shop in Mortimer Street. The box had contained money given as sponsorship for Sue Smy, who manages the charity shop further along Mortimer Street and had …

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Charity shop thief steals sponsor cash

A volunteer who shaved her head for a children’s hospice has been left shocked after a thief swiped her sponsorship money. The cash was snatched from behind the counter at the Demelza charity book shop in Mortimer Street between 12.55pm and 1.05pm last Thursday. Staff were left stunned when they realised the £37 had been taken 10 minutes after a …

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Sue sheds her locks in support of hospice for young

Sponsored head shave raises hundreds for children’s care A CHARITY shop manager with a lifelong desire to shave her head seized the opportunity during a fundraising week. Sue Smy has so far raised more than £500 for Demelza children’s hospice by going for the chop, and donations are still coming in. The 47 year old has worked at the charity’s …

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