Love Kingston

Fundraisers brave 'horrendous' weather to Ride London for Love Kingston

Surrey Comet:

5:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

More than a dozen cyclists took on the Ride London challenge - and weather described as "biblical" and "horrendous" by Olympian Chris Hoy - to support Love Kingston.

The count is in: Love Kingston Day raised £35,000 for five charities

Surrey Comet: Love Kingston

12:05pm Friday 25th April 2014

The count is done and every penny gathered in.

Cycle in Britain's biggest event and support Love Kingston charities

Surrey Comet: Ride London saw thousands line the streets

3:42pm Monday 31st March 2014

Missed out on the chance to cycle in this year’s RideLondon event? Charity Love Kingston is looking for 19 riders to ride 100 miles and help them raise money.

Turn your love into actions by donating today to Kingston's most needy

Surrey Comet: Canbury Arms pub gets ready for coffee morning in aid of Love Kingston

10:21am Friday 14th February 2014

Turn your love into action by giving to Kingston, Surbiton, Chessington and New Malden's most vulnerable people today.

Try your luck at Love Kingston Day Rich Man Poor Man event

Surrey Comet: Rich Man Poor Man takes place at Kingston College on Love Kingston Day

5:00am Wednesday 29th January 2014

What sort of dinner will you get at Love Kingston Day's Rich Man Poor Man?

Kids win MP's Christmas card competition

Surrey Comet: Kids win MP's Christmas card competition

6:00am Friday 22nd November 2013

More than 1,400 children in Kingston showed off their artistic talents during MP Edward Davey’s 15th annual Christmas card competition.

Have a Laugh at first official Kingston comedy festival

Surrey Comet: Damian Clark will be perform on Thursday October 24 for Laugh Kingston

5:00am Tuesday 15th October 2013

Kingston residents will be chuckling for charity later this month, when the town’s first ever official comedy festival gets underway.

'It's been a prodigious journey': Love Kingston charity appeal celebrates first anniversary

Surrey Comet: Get on board for Kingston’s Valentine’s Day charity appeal

11:00am Friday 4th October 2013

A borough wide charity appeal celebrates its first anniversary today. The Surrey Comet looks at what Love Kingston has achieved in its first 12 months.

Credit union boss will be runaway bride at 2013 Kingston Run Challenge

Surrey Comet: Michelle Boundy will be running for Love kingston in her wedding dress

6:00am Thursday 26th September 2013

A credit union boss will be pounding the streets of Kingston wearing her bridal gown – after forgetting the event coincided with her first wedding anniversary.

Love Kingston campaign 'snowballing' as supporters enjoy House of Commons reception

Surrey Comet: Linda Evans, deputy chief executive of Kingston Voluntary Action, Edward Davey, Elaine Miller and Kingston Council leader Liz Green at the House of Commons for the Love Kingston reception

6:00am Saturday 14th September 2013

Fundraisers enjoyed a drinks reception with Kingston and Surbiton MP Edward Davey at the Houses of Parliament this week.

Love Kingston appeal hits £80,000

Surrey Comet: Love Kingston

6:00am Wednesday 21st August 2013

Philanthropic residents and businesses have helped to raise more than £80,000 for Kingston charities in the past 10 months.

First injection of cash into Love Kingston charities

Surrey Comet: First injection of cash into Love Kingston charities

6:00am Wednesday 22nd May 2013

Five Kingston charities have received their first donations from a new borough-wide fundraising appeal.

Borough celebrates Love Kingston Day

Surrey Comet: Get on board for Kingston’s Valentine’s Day charity appeal

10:00am Thursday 14th February 2013

As the country celebrates Valentine's Day today, the people of Kingston are showing their love not just for each other, but for the town they live in.

Love Kingston appeal: School latest to back charity appeal

Surrey Comet: Support: Sarah Fletcher (right) hands over a cheque to Elaine Miller

7:00am Saturday 9th February 2013

A school has become the first founder donor of the Love Kingston appeal, pledging an initial £1,000 to good causes around the borough.

Love Kingston appeal: working with disadvantaged young people

Surrey Comet: Love Kingston appeal: working with disadvantaged young people

2:51pm Friday 25th January 2013

Until about a year ago, there was a rather bland-looking concrete space within the Cambridge Road estate in Norbiton.

Get ready for Love Kingston Day

Surrey Comet: Get ready for Love Kingston Day

7:00am Friday 18th January 2013

Plans for the first Love Kingston Day are taking shape with only a few weeks to go before the fundraiser.

Love Kingston appeal: Refuge for battered women

Surrey Comet: Love Kingston: Refuge for battered women

11:00am Sunday 13th January 2013

As you walk into this secret safe house you do not know what to expect. The hallway is lit up brightly and there are paintings on the cream walls.

Love your Kingston on massive fundraising Valentine's Day

Surrey Comet: Love Kingston has to raise £193,052 by March to access £48,263 of Government funding

7:00am Sunday 13th January 2013

Everybody needs somebody to love on Valentine’s Day.

Love Kingston appeal: Feeding hungry families this Christmas

Surrey Comet: Love Kingston: Feeding hungry families this Christmas

7:00am Sunday 23rd December 2012

This Christmas as recession bites, debt ridden parents in the borough rather than tighten belts will be getting into further hock.

Love Kingston appeal: Helping homeless families

Surrey Comet: Matt Hatton director of Kingston Churches Action on Homelessness

7:00am Sunday 9th December 2012

The Surrey Comet is backing the Love Kingston initiative that is supporting battered women, troubled teenagers, families without food and debtors in the pockets of loan sharks.

Love Kingston appeal: Credit union putting loan sharks out of business

Surrey Comet: Love Kingston appeal: Credit union putting loan sharks out of business

12:18pm Friday 7th December 2012

Officially launched in October, the Love Kingston project is organised by Kingston Voluntary Action (KVA), and has selected five charities to support its aim of providing pathways out of poverty.

Paper backs Love Kingston appeal

Surrey Comet: Kingston Guardian backs Love Kingston appeal

6:00am Thursday 27th September 2012

Today our paper is backing an innovative appeal to change the lives of thousands of people including homeless people, battered women, families without a meal on the table and troubled teenagers.

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