Wednesday, May 25th, 2022



Having practiced Family law since qualifying in 2009, Sarah Johnston is now an indispensable addition to the team at Manak Solicitors in Sevenoaks. Sarah has provided friendly and refreshing solutions to often delicate family disputes since joining the firm in 2019.  With three young children of her own, Sarah combines empathy with professionalism to prioritise the interests of all those involved.As a local resident, Sarah has become familiar with many aspects of the Sevenoaks area, from schools to the ever changing property market.  With her husband Steve serving as a coach and player at the Sevenoaks rugby club, fresh community

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.