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Another delightful fundraising event in support of DAVSS, where we were informed about the training of eagles and then viewed a demonstration. This was followed by a delicious high tea.

The sun shone and DAVSS staff and volunteers had a lovely Picnic in the Park on Saturday 18th September, organised by TWBC to thank charity volunteers for their help these past 18 months of the Pandemic.

Our Admin/Business Support Volunteer, Elaine Barnett, won the Kent Volunteer of the Year Award at The Kent Charity Awards event held at Rochester Cathedral last night. After drinks and nibbles, all the finalists received a framed certificate, then the winners in each category received a trophy. Elaine showed the trophy to the admin staff in […]

Kent’s Crime Commissioner, Matthew Scott, is appealing for women and girls to complete an anonymous survey to help provide a true picture of levels of violence, abuse, harassment and stalking taking place across the county. He said “This is an important survey that I hope will make a real difference to public safety in our […]

A lovely event took place last Thursday organised by SDC Chair Cllr Diana Esler, at St Julian’s Club in Sevenoaks. First a welcome, then a walk around the grounds followed by a delicious tea and a talk about the history of the Club. Trustee, Veronica Knight talked about the work of DAVSS – the Chair’s […]

Cllr Diana Esler is pictured here following the Civic Service at St. Luke’s in Sevenoaks on Saturday. The church have generously agreed to donate half of the collection to DAVSS, her local charity for the year.

We love The Assembly Hall Theatre in Tunbridge Wells, they have adopted us as their Charity of the Year. Let’s hope they’ll be able to fully open soon and we’ll be there at Pantomime time collecting donations. https://www.assemblyhalltheatre.co.uk/

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On Tuesday 4th May, the BBC are speaking, on their 6.30 pm South East news programme, to Tony Hannington who lives in Canterbury. His wife Tracey was the first woman to be jailed in 2019 for coercive behaviour (jailed for two years) and he is speaking out about his ordeal and raising awareness of the […]

The Daily Mail reports today on one man’s horrific experiences that drove him to try and take his life. https://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-9513101/Domestic-abuse-survivor-reveals-horrendous-abuse-wife-jailed-two-years.html?fbclid=IwAR2lGE4pMgXNBXKNXStZXU2ILnkMKhMEVFLyRFs8QVP_cTMO5OAFZxtrZoA DAVSS will support anyone, over 16 yrs, who is experiencing domestic abuse in the West Kent area. Domestic abuse doesn’t discriminate, neither do we.

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