Day: May 20, 2016

Good news for north Kent bus passengers

Arriva is launching a summer offer this weekend which will allow customers to travel across north Kent for less. From Sunday, May 22, a £20 weekly ticket will allow unlimited travel throughout Gravesend and the whole of Kent Thameside. Craig Taylor, marketing manager for Arriva, said: “The £20 weekly ticket gives huge savings for commuters and is almost half the price of a comparative rail season ticket – Gravesend to Dartford is £34. “The new ticket will also provide a saving of £5 for many customers and gives unlimited travel from Gravesend to Bluewater, Ebbsfleet and beyond. This is...

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Gung-Ho puts the FUN in fundraising

ellenor is delighted to have been selected as the charity partner for Gung-Ho Kent, which takes place at Brands Hatch on Saturday 4 June. The ‘seriously fun 5k’ promises to be a fantastic day, where participants take on ten of the greatest inflatable obstacles on the planet! This is the world’s largest inflatable obstacle course and the finale is Europe’s biggest inflatable slide. “ellenor is absolutely delighted to be selected as the Gung-Ho partner for Kent,” says Rachel Holweger, Director of Fundraising at ellenor. “This event is perfect for anyone looking for a fun family event with a bit of challenge.” If you pledge to...

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Local fundraisers get cycling to pedal the distance for Battersea’s countryside cats and canines

A group of local lorry drivers are swapping their HGVs for pushbikes and showing their dedication to animals in need this weekend on 22nd May by cycling over 1000 miles from Land’s End to John O’Groats in Scotland to raise money for Battersea Dogs & Cats Home. The Waitrose Drivers’ Cycling Team are made up of four keen cyclists who are all lorry drivers from the Waitrose Depot of Aylesford in Kent. They include: Kevin Day from Sutton Valence, Ian Lofting, from Walderslade, Chatham, John Martin from Snodland, Dave Ives and Julian Day from Herne Bay and Dave Winch...

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Breed Success Through Employee Ownership – and raise money in the process – FREE Workshop

Join Pioneer 10 and Capital for Colleagues plc to learn the secrets of achieving incredible results through employee ownership and how this structure can help you to secure investment for your business. • Help your employees to become as committed as you are • How employee owned businesses can deliver greater sales, productivity, innovation and profitability • How to raise dedicated funding for employee owned companies • Share your business success with those who help to create it • Create an attractive way to sell your company if you want. Breed Success Through Employee Ownership – and raise money...

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Love Dartford, Love Your Local Market

Dartford’s Markets are participating in the high profile, Love Your Local Market 2016 campaign led by the National Association of British Market Authorities, with full support from the wider markets industry and Government. We shall be joining over 1200 markets across the country by taking part in the Love Your Local Market Campaign and celebrating from 17th – 31st May. Started in 2012 amidst fears around the sustainability of our nation’s high streets, participants in the Love Your Local Market campaign have staged over 4,000 events and this year Dartford’s Thursday and Saturday Markets will be celebrating with entertainment...

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