Ashford Town Centre awareness and fundraising

We will have our Smiley Face TOmbola in Ashford Town Centre from 9am to 3pm.  Come along and see us!

Natalia's Hair Chop for East Kent Sands

Natalia is shedding her lovely long hair for East Kent Sands, raising money from friends and colleagues at Maidstone Borough Council.  Thanks, Natalia!

SCEN (Swale Community Engagement Network) meeting

A great opportunity for us to network with other community groups from Sheppey, Sittingborne, Faversham and all stops in between.

Ashford Lions cheque presentation

After helping Santa collect during his trips round Ashford, we were delighted to be presented with a cheque for £300 from Ashford Lions.

East Kent Sands stand at the Pregnancy Information Evening, Canterbury

East Kent Sands will be promoting our Safer Pregnancy website and networking with other groups and organisations

Fantastic response from Student Midwives!

A fantastic group of student midwives from Canterbury Christchurch joined us for a workshop looking at baby loss from a number of angles.  We talked about the numbers of babies dying (15 a day) and some of the reasons for babies dying and looked at how each of us could support families, using a film ('The Deafening Silence') and personal experiences to start the conversation.  We looked at the new National Bereavement Care Pathways and we were able to hand out printed copies of one of the summaries.  We also looked at the support available both within the NHS and from organisations like Sands.  And finally we tal