Another school governor monitoring visit

I have carried out another monitoring visit, this time focusing on “Community Cohesion”, which is a formal way of saying, “We all have to get along together, so play nicely” – I understate for effect, of course, but it does seem to require a lot of input for something that, in 90% of schools, must be taught and experienced automatically anyway. Ah, well, it ticks...
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School monitoring visit

In my capacity as a governor of the Infant School in Tenterden, I today paid a monitoring visit to the schoolIt is always a delight visiting the school: all the children are well-behaved, happy and hard-working, and they really seem to thrive in the school’s positive atmosphere; It makes me quite proud to be a small part of that successMy visit focused on the “drop-off club” in...
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Tenterden accountants get it together

Two firms of accoutants with offices in Tenterden are to merge with effect from April Fools’ Day (1 April 2010)Phipps & Co, who also have offices in Rye, will merge with Gibbons Mannington, who also have offices in Rye (and in Bexhill as well)As Phipps & Co have only relatively recently returned to Tenterden, re-absorbing the Day Peto & Co practice that had previously spun...
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HIPs "upgraded" from 6 April

Now that HIPs must include a PIQ, there is another hurdle to leap before marketing a property, but we at Nelsons Property Lawyers think we can help There are different versions of the PIQ for existing homes and for new homes – a new home for these purposes is a home that is being designed or constructed or which has never been occupied. – and different versions for freehold and for...
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Wealden Business Group

I am a member of the Wealden Business Group (WBG): a breakfast networking meeting for business people in the Weald of Kent and Sussex. We meet on Wednesdays at the Little Silver Country Hotel, Ashford Road, St Michaels, Tenterden – further information at http://www.wgb.meHaving previously been chairman and secretary and filled other committee posts, I felt I had done my bit for the group;...
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Chamber of Commerce Spring Hop

Received from David Caulfield:================================================================Spring is here (nearly) and there’s no better time to get everybody dancing at a live music event. The ‘Spring Hop’ in St Michaels, Tenterden is to raise money for the Kent Air Ambulance and the Motor Neurone Disease Association – to be split equally between the two charities. There will be ten...
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