Saturday, March 28th, 2020

Shopping & Eating out


Great Comp Gardens in Platt near Sevenoaks has appointed a new tearoom manager who has initiated a new menu and overseen a redecoration project.

Such a lovely gesture by Sevenoaks Florist.Due to the cancellation of the St Nicholas Church Mother’s Day service, The SevenoaksFlorist has 500 germini in mixed colours that are no longer needed. We have decided, with the church, to donate the flowers to elderly residents in Sevenoaks. If any of your neighbours are self-isolating or are poorly with coronavirus and could be cheered up with a bunch of germini, feel free to come along and take a bunch. The bunches will come with a tag for you to add your name and contact details for your neighbour, if you wish. Donations

The popular Kent Food Fest returns for its 5th year this summer in a new and stunning location in Ightham.

Last month the final figures for the 2020 Veganuary campaign were released and the results were quite astounding. Just over 400,000 people signed up to the month long pledge, far exceeding the target of 350,000. An impressive 150,000 more people that the 2019 figure of 250,000. Veganuary is a UK registered charity inspiring people to try vegan for the month of January (and hopefully to continue throughout the rest of the year). With a host of famous faces as their ambassadors including actor Joaquin Phoenix, Wildlife TV Presenter Chris Packham, Musician Paul Mc Cartney, Professional Rugby Player Anthony Mullally and Racing

The Sevenoaks Society were left disappointed this week after members failed in their bid to resolve the future of the derelict parcel of land where the former Farmers Pub stood opposite Sevenoaks station

Tamarind Indian restaurant in Kemsing has been given the accolade of Best Curry House in the Home Counties at the Asian Curry Awards.

The Christmas Fayre menu at The White Hart in Sevenoaks, available as two courses or three courses, runs throughout December.

The former Thomas Cook outlet in High Street Sevenoaks could remain as a travel agents following the news that Thomas Cook’s chain of 555 UK travel agencies have been sold to Hays Travel.

The proceeds from a concert held to celebrate the life of Martin Salisbury, the founder and proprietor of The Sevenoaks CD Shop, have been presented to the British Heart Foundation.

THE White Hart in Sevenoaks has teamed up with the Greensand Ridge distillery to hold a gin tasting evening at the historic pub and restaurant.

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