Fire cadets from Bexley have been learning what it takes to be a firefighter, picking up valuable life skills as they celebrate completing an academic year at a special pass-out parade ceremony at Erith Fire Station.
More children than ever across Bexley and the surrounding areas are getting the chance to take part in the Lawn Tennis Association’s (LTA) hugely successful Tennis for Kids programme and pick up a tennis racket for the first time, thanks to an increase in the number of places available for children in London and the South East.
Kent head coach Matt Walker says that strength of character and a surge in his team’s confidence have transformed Kent from south group also-rans into Royal London One-day Cup knock-out stage qualifiers.
Heino Kuhn and Joe Denly hit centuries as Kent secured their fifth successive Royal London One-day Cup win and their second high-scoring victory in Beckenham within 72 hours by sweeping aside Gloucestershire to triumph by seven wickets.
Kent’s acting captain Joe Denly starred with ball and then bat to help Spitfires open their Royal London One-day cup win account with a four-wicket victory over Glamorgan with 11 balls to spare in Canterbury.