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FREE family nature trails

Published: Tuesday, 12th July 2022

Five, free eco-trails are being set up across the District so families can enjoy local wildlife and win a fabulous an eco-hamper.

  • Free fun for the family!

    Published: Tuesday, 5th July 2022

    Sevenoaks District Council’s free Family Fun Days return with four weeks of activities and games during the school summer holidays.

  • Dementia-friendly dance sessions

    Published: Tuesday, 8th February 2022

    Sevenoaks District Council has teamed up with EDNA (Energise Dance Nourish Art) and Involve Kent to offer Dementia-friendly dance sessions for over 55 year olds in Shoreham and Edenbridge.

  • Local artist talks about Blighs sculpture

    Published: Monday, 10th January 2022

    Residents can meet the artist behind the new sculpture for Blighs this coming Saturday.

  • Time running out to recognise your local heroes!

    Published: Monday, 20th December 2021

    Sevenoaks District Council is looking for last minute nominations for its ‘Making it happen’ Community and Voluntary awards.

  • In Bloom winners crowned

    Published: Tuesday, 19th October 2021

    In Bloom was bigger than ever this year and Sevenoaks District Council and Coolings Garden Centre had a tough time choosing the winners.

  • The Voluntary and Community Awards are back!

    Published: Tuesday, 19th October 2021

    Sevenoaks District Council is once again looking for unsung heroes as part of its Voluntary and Community Awards.

  • ‘Care for the Community’ volunteers honoured

    Published: Thursday, 7th October 2021

    On Friday 1 October, Sevenoaks District Council hosted an event to thank the amazing ‘Care for the Community’ volunteers who helped vulnerable residents throughout the pandemic.

  • Applications are open for Community grants of up to £5,000

    Published: Monday, 4th October 2021

    Each year Sevenoaks District Council provide grants to support the work of voluntary and charitable organisations across the District.

  • Silver Sunday is back!

    Published: Tuesday, 28th September 2021

    As part of this year’s Silver Sunday celebrations, Sevenoaks District Council is promoting a series of free events for older residents.

  • Community grants help boost local charities

    Published: Tuesday, 23rd March 2021

    Sevenoaks District Council will again be supporting local charity and voluntary groups by allocating £154,675 to help them continue their valuable work across the District.

  • Sevenoaks named as Britain’s sixth leading retail destination

    Published: Tuesday, 9th March 2021

    Sevenoaks has been ranked sixth best retail centre in a list of the top 1000 retail destinations in the UK by Retail Property Advisors Harper Dennis Hobbs (HDH).

  • Safer Internet Day goes online

    Published: Wednesday, 10th February 2021

    Safer Internet Day took place on Tuesday 9 February and although it was a little different this year, twenty schools across the District still took part.

  • Experienced artist wanted!

    Published: Tuesday, 22nd December 2020

    Sevenoaks District Council is commissioning a public art installation close to Marks & Spencer in Sevenoaks and is asking artists to come forward with their ideas for the site.

  • Town Centre Ambassadors

    Published: Wednesday, 9th December 2020

    Sevenoaks District Council has welcomed a team of ‘Town Centre Ambassadors’

  • Community grants of up to £5,000 now available

    Published: Wednesday, 7th October 2020

    Each year Sevenoaks District Council provide grants to support the work of voluntary and charitable organisations across the District.

  • Sevenoaks District Communities Together appeal off to a great start

    Published: Friday, 1st May 2020

    A crowdfunding appeal to raise money for four local charities who keep vulnerable residents safe has stunned organisers by raising £2,500 in its first few days.

  • Celebrate VE Day at home this Friday

    Published: Friday, 1st May 2020

    On Friday 8 May, the nation celebrates the 75th Anniversary of VE Day and although government guidelines continue to say stay at home, there are plenty of ways to celebrate indoors.

  • Call for volunteers paused after astonishing response

    Published: Monday, 6th April 2020

    ‘Care for our Community – Sevenoaks District’ has paused its call for volunteers following an astonishing response from residents.

  • Use your common sense plea as the sun comes out

    Published: Friday, 3rd April 2020

    Sevenoaks District residents are being reminded to avoid unnecessary travel and popular open spaces this weekend as efforts continue to curb the spread of Covid-19.

  • The Big Community Sing Update

    Published: Wednesday, 25th March 2020

    Due to the current advice of Public Health England and the NHS, Sevenoaks District Council has made the difficult decision to postpone The Big Community Sing 2020.

  • Update on Run, walk or push against dementia

    Published: Monday, 23rd March 2020

    Due to the current advice of Public Health England and the NHS, Sevenoaks District Council and the Sevenoaks Area Dementia Friendly Community (SADFC) have made the difficult decision to cancel Run, walk or push against dementia 2020.

  • Pupils ‘like’ safer internet event

    Published: Tuesday, 11th February 2020

    Fifteen schools from across the District took part in Sevenoaks District Council’s Safer Internet Day event on 11 February 2020.

  • Westerham parking improvements get the green light

    Published: Friday, 7th February 2020

    Sevenoaks District Council has secured £49,975 to increase parking in Westerham town centre.

  • Sevenoaks District Council celebrates apprentices!

    Published: Monday, 3rd February 2020

    This week, 3 to 7 February, is National Apprenticeship Week and Sevenoaks District Council is embracing a new wave of apprentices.

  • Hit the right note at the Big Community Sing 2020

    Published: Friday, 10th January 2020

    Choirs, quartets, schools and signing groups of every description are invited to showcase their musical talents for the ‘Big Community Sing’ later in the year.

  • Sevenoaks District Council to highlight Silver Sunday events for older people

    Published: Tuesday, 10th September 2019

    Sevenoaks District Council is promoting nine days of free events for older people to celebrate Silver Sunday on 6 October 2019.

  • Free outdoor fun for the whole family

    Published: Wednesday, 4th September 2019

    On Sunday 15 September, the Kent Wildlife Trust, Sevenoaks District Council and Sevenoaks Town Council are inviting residents to the free Sevenoaks Greensand Commons Festival.

  • Family fun days big hit with residents

    Published: Thursday, 1st August 2019

    Sevenoaks District Council’s free family fun days have been hugely popular with residents across the District.

  • Basketball camp huge hit with Dunton Green youths

    Published: Tuesday, 30th July 2019

    On 29 April this year a new basketball camp bounced into Dunton Green and it’s netted the affections of 11-14 year olds in the area.

  • Public space open to the community again

    Published: Monday, 29th July 2019

    The previous Environmental Park near to Sevenoaks town centre has been undergoing improvements and is now open to the public again.

  • Local dementia group secures charitable status

    Published: Friday, 12th July 2019

    The Sevenoaks Area Dementia Friendly Community is set to have greater impact after securing charitable status.

  • Helping Hand into Work

    Published: Thursday, 13th June 2019

    Sevenoaks District Council are holding a free Helping Hand into Work event on Friday 28 June to help residents who are out of work and searching for a job.

  • Free, Family Fun in Dunton Green

    Published: Tuesday, 11th June 2019

    Dunton Green residents are invited to spend a Saturday afternoon at a free event with live music and family activities in the heart of their local community.

  • Sevenoaks Town Car Park is now open

    Published: Tuesday, 9th April 2019

    The new Sevenoaks Town (formerly Buckhurst 2) Car Park opened on 8 April 2019, bringing 480 much needed, long-stay parking spaces to the town.

  • ‘Eggcellent’ Easter fun for all the family

    Published: Friday, 5th April 2019

    Sevenoaks District has lots of free and fun days out for the whole family over the Easter holidays.

  • The race is on! Run, walk or push against dementia 2019 is fast approaching

    Published: Tuesday, 2nd April 2019

    It’s not long until Run, walk or push against dementia returns for 2019 and spaces are filling up quickly.

  • Just what the doctor ordered - Sevenoaks District Council supports Social Prescribing Day 2019

    Published: Wednesday, 13th March 2019

    Sevenoaks District Council is backing this year’s Social Prescribing day on 14 March, which celebrates local services that improve residents’ health and wellbeing.

  • Community grants continuing to support local groups

    Published: Friday, 8th March 2019

    Sevenoaks District Council will again be supporting local charity and voluntary groups by allocating £153,340 to help them continue their valuable work across the District.

  • A new age for White Oak Leisure Centre

    Published: Tuesday, 19th February 2019

    Sevenoaks District Council is proposing to build a brand new leisure centre in Swanley.

  • Sevenoaks District Council celebrates the community.

    Published: Thursday, 14th February 2019

    Celebrity guests Len Goodman and Peter Sissons were among the VIPs presenting trophies at the Making It Happen, Community and Voluntary Awards 2019.

  • Keeping young people safe online

    Published: Monday, 4th February 2019

    As part of Internet Safety Day on Tuesday 5 February, the Sevenoaks District Community Safety Partnership is visiting local schools to offer advice on staying safe online.

  • Last chance to have your say on the new Community Plan

    Published: Monday, 21st January 2019

    Sevenoaks District Council invites your opinions on the new Community Plan.

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