• Smiles all round at Silver Sunday
    We hosted a fun filled afternoon for nearly 80 of Thanet's older residents on Sunday 6th October 2019, as part of the national Silver Sunday events
  • Latest TOFFS PUBLIC MEETING 10th July Healthcare in Thanet Q&As now available
  • New Voluntary Sector Conference
    Join CEOs, trustees, staff, volunteers and supporters of Kent charities, voluntary organisations, community groups and CICs to connect, share and learn.
Ageing Better Project

A BIG thank you to everyone who took part in our Ageing Better Fun, Friendly, Festive Get Togethers in December at Margate Caves. Gift bags were decorated for stocking fillers for women and children at Oasis Domestic Abuse Service refuge. Festive cards made for isolated older people in Thanet. And one of our participants created […]

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Smiles all round at Silver Sunday

Nearly 80 older people braved the wind and rain on Sunday 6th October 2019 to attend a fun filled afternoon at St Augustine's, Westgate, as part of the national Silver Sunday events.

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Latest TOFFS PUBLIC MEETING 25th September “A Crisis in Social Care”

Thanet Over Fifties Forum hosted its latest meeting on Wednesday 25th September at Margate Baptist Church. The topic was “A Crisis in Social Care” and Dot Gibson, Deputy General Secretary for the National Pensioners Convention, was keynote speaker.

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Free Training Day

Do you think "volunteering is working for free" and "working in charity shops"?  What is volunteering? What is the voluntary sector? What are the benefits of volunteering? What roles are out there? What are volunteer rights and responsibilities? How do you apply for a volunteer role? Let's find out. This course very basic level but […]

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New Voluntary Sector Conference

Need help with fundraising, volunteer recruitment, retention and management, social media and getting your stories in the press? What about working with businesses, governance, community engagement and transforming lives? Join us for expert-led seminars, peer networking, best practice panel and table discussions to connect, share and learn. This event is for CEOs, trustees, staff, volunteers […]

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Latest TOFFS PUBLIC MEETING 10th July Healthcare in Thanet Q&As now available

Thanet Over Fifties Forum: News from Healthcare in Thanet Meeting on 10th July 2019 More than 60 people turned up to the latest meeting of the Thanet Over Fifties Forum (TOFFs) at Queens Road Baptist Church, Broadstairs, on 10th July 2019. Healthcare representatives were on hand to talk about the planned changes to health and […]

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Silver Spring: Crowds flock to Ellington Park May Fayre

Crowds flock to Ellington Park for May Fayre KCV's Silver Spring a focal point of the event GREY skies and rain failed to deter thousands of Thanet’s residents from turning out to the Ellington Park May Fayre last Sunday. The popular event organised by the Friends of Ellington Park – celebrating its tenth year – […]

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KCV receives Government funding to better support older volunteers

The Centre for Ageing Better has awarded us £50,000 of Government funding for a one-year pilot scheme, From Supported to Supporter!, to help overcome barriers to volunteering in later life. Thanet Community Support Partnership (TCSP), part of Kent Coast Volunteering, was picked from 200 charities to pilot a new approach to age-friendly, inclusive volunteering. The project has received funding […]

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Give A Bag Some Life

Dozens braved the wintery weather to turn out for our first ever Give A Bag Some Life auction, which took place at the Comfort Inn Hotel on Friday 8 March. The event was no ordinary charity auction. On offer was a huge and colourful array of canvas bags, beautifully decorated by members of the Thanet Good […]

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Mentors Needed!

Do you possess empathy and understanding? Can you encourage and motivate another person in a non-judgemental manner through a process of significant life change? Do you have strong organising skills that you can teach to another person who may be feeling overwhelmed? If the answer to these questions is yes, then you have the qualities to […]

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