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Paddock Wood Community Support – Sing Together

Sue Lovell & Chris Tampsett have written this uplifting song, inspired by lockdown, about coming together despite the isolation we find ourselves in. They invited friends, family, Paddock Wood residents and local school children to record themselves singing along to achieve a ‘virtual choir!’ Sales of the digital track will raise funds to help locals who need it during this time of uncertainty and inevitable hardship. Please donate as generously as you are able: - Thank you!

Bidborough Call & Care

Phone and doorstep support for residents of Bidborough & The Bounds. A team of local volunteers are available to help, coordinated by St Lawrence Church and the parish council. If you need support (e.g. shopping, collecting medication, posting mail, or just a friendly call), please ring or email and we’ll be happy to assist. Contact Quentin Stevens on 01892 514129 or and we’ll put you in touch with your street coordinator and team.

Salus Free Youth Sessions Online

Salus are offering FREE youth sessions online for 8-19 year old’s. Check out their Zoom timetable here.

Free Photography Module For Children

Ginger Cat Studios Fine Art Photography. Lesson 4 is all about the basics of using artificial light in photography. Remember, this is all for fun using just the camera on your phone!

Free Sewing Course

Kent Adult Education is helping volunteer seamstresses to create scrubs for NHS workers. KAE is running a series of free workshops designed to help make much needed scrubs and other items for NHS workers in response to a serious shortage. Click here to find out more.

How To Garden Without A Garden

The UK Coronavirus lockdown has forced us all to stay at home. Many of us can spend more time in the garden, getting on with the growing season and enjoying the flowers, shoots, birdsong and buzz of insects, that spring brings. But what if you don’t have a garden?

Acts Of Kindness To The NHS

Children in Hawkhurst have been leaving little hidden painted pebbles for walkers, brightening little corners of the countryside with their creativity.

Zoom Musical Production Of True Colours (Thank You NHS)

Charlotte Lock (attended Weald of Kent Grammar) has pulled together an international production of True Colours in aid of NHS Together charities with the help of thank you messages from local community and further afield.

This Is Us Dance

This Is Us Dance, an inclusive dance company based in Tunbridge Wells, are offering online creative sessions for all. The online sessions range from 5 minute creative tasks, to longer 15 minute creative classes. Some of the recent favourites have included dance machines, scavenger hunts and texture explorations in the garden. These are accessible activities will have you and your family smiling in minutes.

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