Local clubs & organisations

The following is a list of local clubs, organisations and societies that do not meet at Ditton Community Centre.

1st Ditton Scout Group

Beavers: Monday and Thursday

Cubs: Wednesday

Scouts: Thursday and Friday

Location: Scout Hut behind No. 14 New Road, Ditton

1st Ditton Scouts Group provide a wide range of activities for young people from ages 6 to 15.

The group is divided into three sections Beavers (6 to 8 years), Cubs (8 to 10½ years) and Scouts (10½ to 14 years).

For more details please contact us as follows:- 07812 096724 (Ross King GSL)

Age Concern Malling

Day Centre runs from Monday to Friday - 9.00 am to 4.00 p.m.

Sunday Lunch club every 3rd Sunday of the month.

Age Concern Malling, Rotary House, Norman Road, West Malling, Kent ME19 6RL

For clients who spend the day with us we offer companionship, a freshly cooked meal, bathing, hairdressing, chiropody, footcare, handcare, outings and holidays.

For more details please contact Sylvie Lee on 01732 848008. Day Centre Office 01732 873977. email: acmalling@aol.com web: www.ageconcernmalling.org.uk

Allotment Tenancy Society

For more details please contact Mike Hawksworth Tel: 01732 845775 email: hawk13@blueyonder.co.uk web: www.dittonallotments.org.uk

2374 (Ditton) Squadron Air Cadets

Parade nights are each Tuesday and Thursday from 7 - 9.30 pm at the TA Centre on London Road, Ditton.

Are you over 13 and looking for something to do in your spare time? Did you know that there is an ATC Squadron based in Ditton? We have vacancies and are looking for new recruits.

Air Cadets get involved in a wide range of activities, including: Flying; Adventure Training; Team building; Survival skills; Initiative exercises; Gliding; Playing in the band; Duke of Edinburgh Award scheme and many many more.

Being an Air Cadet requires a personal commitment but is highly rewarding. A number of weekend and holiday activities also take place.

If you are interested, please call 01732 871303 on a parade night to speak to a member of staff. We look forward to welcoming you.

web: www.aircadets.org


Citizens' Advice Bureau

Clout Institute, 9 High Street, West Malling, Kent ME19 6QH

Provides confidential unbiased advice to clients who come to the bureau in person and over the telephone.

Appointments: 01732 844098

Advice line: 01732 845501

Ditton Bowls Club

Bowls Clubhouse, Kiln Barn Recreation Ground, Kiln Barn Road, Ditton, Kent ME20 6QR

We are a friendly mixed club , have excellent facilities in a modern Clubhouse with good car parking, both located in a quiet attractive surroundings.

No experience is required as tuition from qualified tutors is available for new bowlers aged 12 years of age upwards. Bowls are available for beginners and flat soled shoes only required initially. There is a comprehensive fixtures programme providing competitive matches for seasoned bowlers, Friendly matches with other Clubs, Club Days open to all members and every members has the opportunity of entering the Annual Club Competitions.

Social activities take place on Club Days and other occasions during the summer, with events such as weekly social evenings, special monthly evenings, coffee mornings and Christmas Party with in-house entertainment in the Clubhouse during the close season (October to mid-April).

For more details please contact the Hon. Sec. on 01732 321085. Email: dittonbowls@talktalk.net Web: www.dittonbowlsclub.co.uk

Ditton Heritage Centre and Victorian Classroom

New Road, Ditton Contact: 01732 840937 or 01732 844159. Open on request at present for visitors.

Meetings are held by Trustees, Teachers Advisory Groups and Friends

The Ditton Heritage Centre and Victorian Classroom is completing the renovation of the Victorian classroom and fund-raising for toilets. Gathering, collating and displaying written and photographic information about Ditton and the area. Collecting information and oral histories from Ditton residents, clubs and organisations. Providing a venue for children and schools to enjoy a Victorian educational setting. Promoting art, drama and history about Ditton.

RAFA - Aylesford & Malling Branch

2nd Wednesday monthly in Dennis Cadman House, Royal British Legion Village, Aylesford at 8pm

Chairman:-Ted Bates 01622 716565 email:info@aylesfordandmallingrafa.org.uk web: www.aylesfordandmallingrafa.org.uk