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Riverhead Parish Council has created a lockdown art gallery on its website by inviting budding artists to send pictures of their work for inclusion.

We received the sad news today that Sevenoaks Wildlife Reserve has had two of their bird hides badly vandalised. This damage will cost thousands to repair. Each hide costs between £15,000 and £20,000 to replace as they have to be customised and built.

Resourceful Scout Leaders of the 3rd Sevenoaks (Riverhead and Dunton Green) Scout Group have risen to the occasion of the lock-down and have maintained various activities remotely.

While we are having to take walks and exercise closer to home during the pandemic, many are taking advantage of the lovely open space of the Riverhead Parkland in the centre of the village.

Riverhead's three village shops selling food, Batchelor’s Butchers, Londis and Sai Convenience Store, have remained open as much as possible during the coronavirus pandemic.

The Christingle services at St Mary Riverhead back in December raised a record £1,542 for The Children’s Society, which aids vulnerable young people by helping them to have a better chance in life.

Riverhead events hit by coronavirus outbreak but traders and residents' associations make sure villagers continue to get help

Pupils from Amherst School will be joining the Sevenoaks Philharmonic Society on the platform for their concert on Sunday 29 March at 7.30pm at the Pamoja Hall at Sevenoaks School.

A few years ago Riverhead won a silver award in the South and South East in Bloom competition. Can you help with another entry?

As part of the Great British Spring Clean, which runs from 20 March to 13 April, there will be a Riverhead working party on the morning of Saturday 21 March at 9.30-11.30am to pick up litter and clear weeds in the village.

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