Monday, September 21st, 2020



In the UK, there is £50 billion in lost or forgotten money. Three Sevenoaks-based entrepreneurs have launched 'Gretel', a new online financial hub built to help reconnect you with your lost or forgotten money.

Microbusiness owners including retailers, hairdressers and builders fear they have just NINE weeks left before being forced to stop trading - despite lockdown being eased.

Local cleaning specialists Wetton has joined forces with Sevenoaks District Council to sanitise street furniture in Sevenoaks town centre for free to help make the area COVID secure.

The Darent Valley Community Rail Partnership, which includes six stations between Swanley and Sevenoaks is one of five new community rail schemes which will be receive funding from the Southeastern network to help boost tourism in the area.

With social distancing a must, Alex Ramsden, Head Motivator at Web Motivation is continuing his popular Digital Marketing workshops in the form of Virtual Online Clinics.

As lockdown restrictions start to ease, high street stores and businesses in town centres hope that customers will start to return. Car parking charges across the Sevenoaks District were suspended during the lockdown but shoppers are being warned that charges will be reintroduced from Tuesday 23 June 2020.

The future of The Stag Theatre hangs in the balance as campaigners call for an urgent cash injection of £250,000. Without this level of funding the future for The Stag is bleak.

Human resources expert Sandhya Iyer has joined the Board of Directors at the Sevenoaks and District Chamber of Commerce.

As the lockdown eases, the Government has said more retailers can reopen again from Monday 15 June which will come as a relief for businesses and shoppers.

Actor, comedian and singer Michael Fenton Stevens has launched a new podcast which invites celebrities to choose five items to put into a time capsule. Michael’s old mate, Frank ‘Scoop’ Baldwin, the publisher and editor of My Sevenoaks Community, chatted to him about how he came up with the idea

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