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Blog 2017-07-31T13:43:51+00:00

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We are constantly writing articles about our latest news and updates as a charity organisation as well as posting opinions on a diverse range of cultural and equality issues and also offering information and advice for local communities.

Coffee Morning 12th July 2019

Coffee MorningOn the 12th of July, Diversity House held a coffee morning which gave the opportunity for the public and people from various organisations to network and share ideas. The event started off with a welcome and introduction from Christine Locke, CEO of Diversity House. Next, Angela Basoah from NHS gave a talk on the importance of volunteering and how much it benefits the individual and organisation. She stated that it is a great way to gain experience to put

Inclusive Armed Forces Day

Armed Forces Day - 29th June Saturday 29th June saw Diversity House supporting the celebrations of Armed Forces Day along Sittingbourne High Street. Despite the scorching heat, many residents took to the streets to join in the activities and celebrations. With the stalls set up our eye-catching entertainment arrived. Sarah on the stilts and dressed as a zebra, naturally, set off into town to grab the attention of Sittingbourne’s residents. With flyers being handed out we chatted to locals,

Holy Trinity Church Milton Regis secures National Lottery support

Holy Trinity Church Milton Regis has received a National Lottery Heritage Fund grant of £10,000 to organise a community open day at the church on Saturday, 14 September 2019. Made possible by money raised by National Lottery players, the project focuses on strengthening community ties by welcoming everyone for a fun day of food and activities at the church.  Holy Trinity in the Community, is an exciting project that calls together a wide range of community groups who have

5 Reasons why Volunteering is Great for you!

Why Volunteering is Great Being involved in charity isn’t just about donating money. One of the most valuable assets to a charity organisation is time. A vast amount of the charity sector is made possible because people like you lend your time, skills and knowledge to causes you care about. Volunteers come in all ages, ability and walks of life. There are also many benefits volunteering can have for you and here are our top five reasons

IRL* Pop up space (In real life)

IRL* Pop up space Diversity house have received funding from Tampon Tax and we have come up with innovative idea of creating a pop-up space for young people by young people. The idea is based around the empty retail units which are on high streets and the lack of recreational spaces for young people. Apply to Host an Event Across UK high streets, there has been a distract increase in the amount of shops

The Craft of Paper Making

DS Smith - Kemsley Paper Mill Originally built by by Edward Lloyd in 1924, the Kelsey Paper Mill had four of the largest paper machines in the world, ready to produce newsprint. Fast forward almost a decade and it is now the 2nd largest recovered fibre-based paper creator in Europe and has an annual production capacity of 825,000 tonnes. Sometimes, in fact most of the time, we don’t really appreciate the simple things. One of them is paper, it