Lifeline is an emergency alarm service that can help you or someone you know to feel safe and independent in the home, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Love Grace handbag appeal

This year we’re supporting the ‘Love Grace’ campaign, which asks for donations of handbags filled with essential items to provide practical support for women needing refuge and a safe haven from harmful relationships.

Christmas recycling

As in previous years, your collection dates will be slightly different this year over Christmas. You’ll find information about your revised dates below along with advice on how you can recycle everything from your real Christmas tree to your festive cards. 

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Domestic Abuse toolkit

We know that most often the first-time survivors speak about domestic abuse it is to friends, family, or someone in the community. To support local communities in responding to this, Canterbury City Council and Rising Sun domestic violence and abuse service have developed, a webinar explaining our community response to domestic abuse, called ‘Our Response ‘.

Climate Change

Canterbury City Council has set a target of net zero carbon emissions for council activities by 2030. Net zero emissions means after all of the council’s activities have taken place, it will not have added any extra carbon dioxide into the atmosphere.