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All You Need to Know for Wednesday 14th February 2018
It’s mid week and your thoughts may be starting to think of the weekend ahead, well here is a round up of events coming up in Kent. Plus we have a round up of the latest news and sport from throughout the county.
Maidstone: Helen Grant hails progress as £500,000 raised for new mosque.Plans for a new mosque, which have been the subject of protests by far-right activists, have taken a step forward after campaigners raised more than £500,000 towards the project.The existing Community and Islamic Centre in Maidstone is no longer fit for purpose and so bosses instead propose building a new multi-purpose community building in the heart of the County Town.However, campaigners from groups such as Britain First have staged a number of protests against the construction of what it describes as a “mega mosque”.Maidstone and the Weald MP Helen Grant met with religious figures this week to hear how the project is progressing, with much of the funding coming from individual families who have donated £1,000 each in return for a plaque on the fundraising ‘board of honour’..For more on this Full Story KentNews.Co.UK
Unexploded Second World War bomb to be detonated when weather improves.An unexploded Second World War bomb found in the River Thames will not be detonated until weather conditions make it safe to do so.The Royal Navy planned to conduct a controlled explosion on the ordnance on Tuesday but strong winds and a large sea swell posed a risk to divers. Attempts to destroy the bomb will now be made on Wednesday.With 30 knots of wind blowing on to the coast and sea swell of up to two metres we would be putting our divers at risk if we continued in this weather.The bomb presents no risk to the public in its current location, so we will leave it where it currently sits until tomorrow. We can then see if the weather dies down and creates a safer environment for us to destroy the ordnance…For more on this KentOnline.Co.UK Full Story
Football: Manager Steve Lovell praised his side’s ‘magnificent’ first half showing on Tuesday night.Gillingham led 2-0 after just 18 minutes at Northampton, laying the foundations for yet another away win, the seventh since Lovell took charge in mid-October.“We played very well,” said the Welshman.“First half, we came out the blocks as we had done for most of the games away from home, apart from Wigan. Apart from that one game we had come out the blocks firing all cylinders and the game was won in the first half hour.“We were magnificent and they couldn’t cope with us. We could have had three or four in the first half maybe, it was very pleasing.“When they play like that it is a pleasure to watch, the only disappointing thing is that we didn’t get the third and the fourth goals..Full information Inspire Kent Events for Full Story
Events Coming Up
Now that’s What we Call 90’s on Friday 23rd February 2018.Enjoy a 2 course meal in our Hollingbourne Suite before being given priority access to the event room in our Heart of Kent Suite for a night of 90’s**Limited tickets available for this option.If booking as part of a group and you wish to all eat dinner together please purchase your tickets together as one booking.TICKET OPTION TWO (Music event only)Begin the night with our tribute band ‘Now that’s what we call 90’s’ playing and singing classic 90’s tunes.We are pleased to announce that S Club 3 (Jo, Tina & Bradley) will be joining us on our Now That’s What We Call 90’S Evening for a LIVE performance not to be missed!..Full information Inspire Kent Events for Full Story
Whats on at the Movies
The main movie playing across all Kent cinemas this week isFifty Shades Freed
It scored<strong 11% by Rotten Tomatoes. Read the full review here Full Movie Review on Rotten Tomatoes
Whose Number One in Music Charts this week?
GOD’S PLAN – DRAKE
Weather Today and Tomorrow
7 Celsius today peak with chance of rain, tomorrow should at 10 Celsius peak with chance Partly Cloudy.