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Thousands Enjoy Saint George’s Day 2014

Some of the biggest celebrations for Saint George’s Day took place in North Kent on April 23. Activity started at 7am when commuters at Dartford Train Station were greeted by the sight of a Brass Band and Saint George who provided entertainment while Cllr Jeremy Kite the Leader of Dartford Borough Council, the Mayor of … Continue reading Thousands Enjoy Saint George’s Day 2014

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Saint George’s Day Celebrations 2014

Over 1500 young people from 30 schools in Gravesham and Dartford will be taking part in community celebrations through Gravesend and Dartford town centres on April 23 to celebrate Saint Georges Day. The festivities has been organised by Kent Equality Cohesion Council in partnership with Cohesion Plus supported by Arts Council England, Gravesham Borough Council … Continue reading Saint George’s Day Celebrations 2014

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Gravesham Vaisakhi Celebrations 2014

Thousands attended the annual Sikh Festival of Vaisakhi in Gravesham over the weekend which commemorates the Sikh New Year. The centre piece of the celebrations was the Nagar Kirtan procession (nagar means town and kirtan means the singing of hymns from the Guru Granth Sahib, the Sikh holy book) on Saturday. Led by religious floats … Continue reading Gravesham Vaisakhi Celebrations 2014

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I-PAG (Independent Police Advisory Group)

Kent Equality Cohesion Council CEO Gurvinder Sandher is also the County Chair of the I-PAG (Independent Police Advisory Group) which is made up of volunteers who have been chosen to represent communities and protected characteristics across Kent and which helps Kent Police shape its response to victims of crime and anti-social behaviour. The IPAG had … Continue reading I-PAG (Independent Police Advisory Group)

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Women’s Conference a Great Success

The Sadi Awaz Suno (Listen to our Voices) conference which took place on March 14 and was organised in partnership by Kent Equality Cohesion Council and Rethink Mental Illness proved to be a great success. The aim of the women only event was to explore important issues which are not often discussed openly including domestic … Continue reading Women’s Conference a Great Success

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