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News | Property fund donations for Ashford community groups

Date Posted: 19th March 2017

Two community organisations in Ashford will each benefit from donations of £500 from the Kent Police property fund.

Raised from the sale at auction of unclaimed items seized during operations, money from the fund is distributed twice a year to organisations that provide a service to people throughout the county.

A presentation was recently held at Ashford Police Station when representatives from the Beaver Community Trust and Home-Start Ashford and District accepted their donations.

The Beaver Community Trust runs two nurseries and community cafes, providing care and education to those in need. It shares appropriate information and signposts families to other support groups.

Home-Start has been running for 27 years and provides support for families with at least one child under the age of five who may be experiencing a wide range of difficulties.

Inspector Andrew Bidmead of Kent Police said: `It is always a pleasure to meet people who work hard to improve the lives of others, and I am sure the donations we have made will be put to good use.

‘Each of these organisations adds great value to the local community and I am pleased we are able to help them in this way.'

Pictured from left are Sheila Tong and Tracey Wratten (Beaver Community Trust), Inspector Andrew Bidmead and Helen Brown (Home-Start).

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