Kent Police and Crime Commissioner Matthew Scott will be visiting the Summer kitchen site in Margate tomorrow (August 14).
The invite was made by Labour county councillor Barry Lewis who is one of the founding members of the Summer Kitchen alongside Our Kitchen on the Isle of Thanet boss Sharon Goodyer.
Those present for the evening will be able to ask Mr Scott about policing issues that matter to them.
There will also be entertainment from Jezo the magician and music from John Cornwell as well as the usual free meals and activities offered by the scheme.
Cllr Lewis said it is though to be the commissioner’s first public meeting in Thanet. He added: “He will be coming to answer questions about policing and to hear about people’[s concerns, especially those relating to antisocial behaviour. He has also promised to look at individual one to ones.”
Mr Scott will be at the Summer kitchen at Drapers Mills school from 5pm.
Summer Kitchen scheme when and where
Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday 2pm-8pm at Dame Janet Primary Academy in Ramsgate (community hall, Highfield Road entrance) and Drapers Mills Primary Academy in Margate.
Fun, games and sports for all, arts and crafts, and a place to sit and chat. There will be hula hooping, belly dancing, flower arranging, crochet, sour dough bread , board games to play, cookery lessons. singers and a Talking Shop. Last year topics included racism and child abuse. People are invited to get in touch if they would like to lead a talk or share a skill or craft, play an instrument or entertain.
Zena will come and read stories and a One You trainer from the NHS and Regain Hearing will be doing health checks.
Summer Kitchen now also has a resident artist. John paints abstract pieces and will be encouraging everyone to pick up a paintbrush. The scheme needs donations of brushes, paints or canvases.
Inclusive Sport will be delivering a wide range of sports, games and activities to 14 plus age students. A pair from the team will be at each site for 2 hours every day 2.30pm-4.30 pm.
There will also be free places to train to level 2 food handling.
Eating at the Summer Kitchen
From 5pm-8pm the restaurant opens, with delicious homemade meals.
Food is coming from local allotments and farms, Kent gleaners, Fare Share, Thanet Earth, Gina’s bakery , Principals and Sainsburys.
Sainsbury’s Westwood staff will be rolling up their sleeves at the kitchen, working in Margate on Mondays and Fridays and Ramsgate on Wednesdays from July 29-August 9 and then Margate on Mondays and Ramsgate on Fridays during August 12-28.
All children eat for free and adults can choose what they pay. There will be red collection buckets in the restaurant. Donations of £2 – £3 will cover the cost of an adult’s meal and help keep the children’s meals free all summer.