Monthly Archives: April 2015

Nepal Earthquake Appeal

Update: Unfortunately due to the huge amount of donations we have received, we are no longer able to accept donations of goods. However, there is still an urgent need for funds to the area and we are accepting cash or cheques payable to Folkestone Rotary Club. It is possible to send donations to the address below, payable to Folkestone Rotary Club or BACS by using reference “Nepal” to Lloyds TSB, Folkestone Rotary Club, 30-93-34, 00575212. A receipt will be issued upon request.

Following the vigil last night in Cheriton, the Nepalese community along with the Gurkhas and local residents got together to pray and offer a tribute following the earthquake in Nepal. The community would like to support the tragic situation by raising finance to pass over to the Red Cross as a local coordinated approach. Continue reading

British SMEs are unclear about the general election

An overwhelming 89% of British SMEs are interested in what the general election could mean for their business, according to data from Zurich, but opinion is divided about the potential consequences.

One in five (21%) SME decision makers surveyed predict the outcome of the election will be positive for their business, but 27% think it will have no impact, and 40% say they don’t know. Just 12% are worried that the outcome will be negative for them. Continue reading

DIY safety tips

Do it safely

Longer days, lighter evenings and a sudden urge to tend to those things that have been waiting all winter to be fixed often cause us to get the DIY bug at this time of year. Some of us find DIY relaxing. Others find it frustrating. And, unfortunately, more than a few of us find it painful because DIY is one of the major causes of accidents in the home. So here are some tips that can help make sure you don’t need fixing up after fixing things in the home. Continue reading