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KENT COUNTY SHOW TO HOST ‘EVERY ONE REMEMBERED’ SCULPTURE AND KNITTED POPPY DISPLAY FOR FIRST WORLD WAR MEMORIAL

KENT COUNTY SHOW TO HOST ‘EVERY ONE REMEMBERED’ SCULPTURE AND KNITTED POPPY DISPLAY FOR FIRST WORLD WAR MEMORIAL The Kent County Show on 6, 7, 8 July 2018 will host The Royal British Legion’s iconic ‘Every One Remembered’ sculpture as well as a display of handcrafted poppies made by the local community to commemorate 100 years since the First World War ended. The unique installation provides a fitting tribute to the sacrifice of British and Commonwealth servicemen and women during the First World War. The sculpture, designed by award-winning artist Mark Humphrey, features the ‘Centenary Soldier’ standing on a...

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Outdoor Classroom in a Nature Garden

Outdoor Classroom in a Nature Garden A nature and wildlife garden and outdoor classroom is being created for children at Newington Community Primary School in Ramsgate. Staff, parents, and pupils dug in to get the project underway as they began clearing the area including hedges and a pond. Armed with spades, forks, trowels and wheelbarrows, the groundwork also included marking out and digging areas for planting. Newington Children set to work with spades Staff, children and families who are helping create a nature garden and outdoor learning centre at Newington Community Primary School in Ramsgate Newington Staff clearing weeds and...

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Good Luck to Ramsgate Arts Primary from Tracey Emin

Good Luck to Ramsgate Arts Primary from Tracey Emin World renowned contemporary artist Tracey Emin has wished Ramsgate Arts Primary pupils good luck for the school’s official opening ceremony. The Turner Prize winner, who comes from Margate, was invited to the official opening day at RAPS on Friday 20th April 2018 – one of the school ‘houses’ is named in her honour. Although Tracey will be travelling and is unavailable for the ceremony, RAPS pupils may get their own special visit from her. She told them she would “very much like to pop in to visit the art department at...

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Dane Court’s Record Table Tennis year

Dane Court’s Record Table Tennis Year The year 2017-2018 has been a record breaking year for table tennis at Dane Court Grammar School and it is difficult to believe that any other school in the country has enjoyed the same level of success across both genders and within all four Year 7 to 11 age ranges. In November at the Kent County tournament held in Gillingham, both the Under 13 and Under 16 Girls teams finished as champions while the Under 13 Boys team were runners up and the Under 16 Boys took bronze medals as the third placed...

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The Bandicoots Play Project CIC Awarded National Lottery Funding

The Bandicoots Play Project CIC Awarded National Lottery Funding   The Bandicoots Play Project CIC in Margate, Kent, has been awarded £10,000 by the National Lottery. The community-driven, volunteer-led project, which provides weekly play opportunities for any child aged 5 – 8 years, has been recognised for their contribution to the community and awarded the grant to continue to expand the project. Opening its door in February 2017, The Bandicoots Play Project CIC has worked with nearly 200 children to provide nature-themed play opportunities in the heart of Margate. Working to ‘Create Communities of Play’, the project has a...

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