The aim of this page is to recognise, celebrate and encourage the self-empowerment of community agency networks (CANs) and community groups across Kent.

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  • News Over 25,000 oppose quarry extension into ancient wood, (Aug 02, 2023) — "Over 25,000 of you joined us in responding to the consultation on the shocking proposal."
  • News Oaken Wood: The largest destruction of ancient woodland this century, (Jul 17, 2023)
  • News Kent and Sussex hosepipe ban announced amid water shortage, BBC News (Jun 19, 2023)

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This page is the beginnings of a portal for Kent community action. The majority of our information about this is collated via our place pages...Near you. Most of this page focuses mainly on Kent community action topics. Separate pages cover Kent community action resources, and Kent news

Networks and sustainability initiatives[edit | edit source]

Events[edit | edit source]

Farmers markets

Community resources[edit | edit source]

Climate action[edit | edit source]


Citizens data initiative


Ecological restoration[edit | edit source]

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This page is the beginnings of a portal for Kent community action in response to Ecological emergency. See Ecological restoration UK and Ecological restoration for topic overview.

Open spaces[edit | edit source]

Join our journey for UNESCO status
Authors: Kent Downs AONB, Jul 7, 2022

Community and voluntary action[edit | edit source]

Community Action South and East Kent has been working with and for the voluntary and community sector for over 20 years

Community energy[edit | edit source]

Community safety[edit | edit source]

Kent County Neighbourhood Watch Association - West Kent Watch

Cycling activism[edit | edit source]


Health and wellbeing[edit | edit source]

  • Involve Kent, "community-led charity and resource, committed to providing holistic health & wellbeing support to people of all ages and circumstances working with partners." added 15:30, 25 November 2023 (UTC)
  • Dementia Friendly Kent, dementia resource developed with Kent's communities added 16:23, 4 April 2020 (UTC)
  • Live It Well, Wellbeing Kent and Medway

Housing[edit | edit source]

Localism[edit | edit source]

Produced in Kent

Road safety[edit | edit source]

Reduce, reuse, repair and recycle[edit | edit source]

  • ReCYCLE, operated by Cycle Community CIC a Kent based Community Interest Company, a Bicycle Recycling Programme

Social inclusion[edit | edit source]

  • Kent Sheds, initiative looking to establish a number of (Men's) Shed projects across Kent, link checked 17:22, 30 January 2022 (UTC)

Sustainable transport activism[edit | edit source]

  • Active travel fund schemes,, encouraging the residents of Kent to walk and cycle more, added 16:48, 25 August 2020 (UTC)

Walking: Kent Ramblers - Recreational walks in Kent W, Footpaths in Kent (category) W

Waterways: Kent and East Sussex Canal Restoration Group - Wikipedia: Canals in Kent (category)

Resources: Setting up a communtiy transport scheme in Kent and Medway,

Campaigns[edit | edit source]

  • Kent quarry extension is one of the biggest threats of the 21st century. Hermitage Quarry expansion plans: If approved, the loss could even surpass ancient woodland losses from the Lower Thames Crossing and HS2 schemes combined,, added 14:05, 9 August 2023 (UTC)
  • Save Kent's Green Spaces, on, Nonprofit organization, added 18:23, 5 December 2021 (UTC)
  • ePetition:End Kent County Council's £350,000,000 investment in fossil fuels,
  • No Fracking in East Kent on facebook

About Kent[edit | edit source]

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Kent is a county in the South East England region, the closest county to continental Europe. It borders Essex across the entire estuary of the River Thames to the north; the French department of Pas-de-Calais across the Strait of Dover to the south-east; East Sussex to the south-west; Surrey to the west and Greater London to the north-west. The county town is Maidstone.

Near you[edit | edit source]

Ashford - Canterbury - Dartford - Dover - Folkestone and Hythe - Gravesham - Maidstone - Malling - Medway - Sevenoaks - Swale - Thanet - Tonbridge - Tunbridge Wells

See also[edit | edit source]

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Authors Phil Green
License CC-BY-SA-3.0
Language English (en)
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Aliases Kent
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Created February 11, 2014 by Phil Green
Modified April 28, 2024 by Phil Green
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