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PUBLISHED: 19:28 17 October 2015 | UPDATED: 19:28 17 October 2015

Back row: Cllr David Elliott, Mayor of Tunbridge Wells; Cllr Owen Baldock, Mayor of Tonbridge and Malling and Cllr Daniel Moriarty, Mayor of Maidstone. Middle row: Cllr Robin Edwards, Mayor of Margate, Cllr Christopher Precious, Mayor of Dover, Robert Waters, consort to the Lord Mayor of Canterbury, Cllr Barry Kemp, Mayor of Medway, Cllr Philip McGarvey, chairman of Sevenoaks District Council and John Clayton, chief executive of Hi Kent. Front Row: Cllr Michael Lyons, Mayor of Hythe, Cllr Kim Botting, Mayor of Bromley; the Rt Hon Ann Widdecombe, Cllr Sally Waters, Lord Mayor of Canterbury, Cllr Geraldine Dyer, Mayor of Ashford, Cllr Jan Holben, chairman of Shepway District Council, Cllr Rosalind Binks, Mayor of Broadstairs and St Peters

Back row: Cllr David Elliott, Mayor of Tunbridge Wells; Cllr Owen Baldock, Mayor of Tonbridge and Malling and Cllr Daniel Moriarty, Mayor of Maidstone. Middle row: Cllr Robin Edwards, Mayor of Margate, Cllr Christopher Precious, Mayor of Dover, Robert Waters, consort to the Lord Mayor of Canterbury, Cllr Barry Kemp, Mayor of Medway, Cllr Philip McGarvey, chairman of Sevenoaks District Council and John Clayton, chief executive of Hi Kent. Front Row: Cllr Michael Lyons, Mayor of Hythe, Cllr Kim Botting, Mayor of Bromley; the Rt Hon Ann Widdecombe, Cllr Sally Waters, Lord Mayor of Canterbury, Cllr Geraldine Dyer, Mayor of Ashford, Cllr Jan Holben, chairman of Shepway District Council, Cllr Rosalind Binks, Mayor of Broadstairs and St Peters

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The Rt Hon Ann Widdecombe was guest of honour at a dinner in aid of deaf charity Hi Kent

Former Maidstone MP and TV celebrity, the Rt Hon Ann Widdecombe was guest of honour at a charity dinner at the London Beach Hotel, Tenterden in her role as Patron of award-winning local deaf charity HI KENT. The evening, which was attended by 100 local dignitaries and supporters of the charity, was a great success, raising more than £5,000, which will help fund the many valuable local services that HI KENT runs for the one in six people in Kent living with a hearing loss. By taking advantage of the London Beach hotel’s charity fundraising scheme HI KENT was able to raise £5,300 on the night. w

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