Entries by lynnette

MY/PT celebrates 2nd birthday

MY/PT, the military fitness provider based at Betteshanger Park, near Deal, has celebrated two years of business success this week. Since its official opening in January 2017, MY/PT has offered daily fitness sessions to over 200 clients on the former colliery site at Betteshanger. Director, Jay Ingram, launched MY/PT fresh from having served 16 years […]

Countdown begins to Betteshanger’s big reveal

With just months to go until Betteshanger Sustainable Parks opens a new state-of-the-art visitor centre, including the Kent Mining Museum, an open day is being held to give local people an update on progress at the 121-hectare former colliery site near Deal. Taking place on Saturday, November 3, the event will mark five months until […]

SURVIVAL2: rocks Betteshanger Park

Betteshanger Park and MY/PT joined forces for a second year to host Kent’s toughest military obstacle course race (OCR), SURVIVAL at the former colliery site, near Deal, on Saturday, October 6. The event saw 454 runners complete the challenging course spread across the unpredictable terrain of the old spoil heap. The inaugural junior race challenged […]

Bank holiday daring delights at Betteshanger Park

Betteshanger Park, near Deal, is challenging visitors to unleash their inner adrenaline junkie and join them for Daredevil Weekend on Saturday, August 25 and Sunday, August 26. Daredevil Weekend offers visitors a choice of seven exhilarating activities. They can take a leap of faith from the 8m high Free Fall Stunt Jump, tackle the Ninja […]

Kent Mining Heritage Foundation Launches Public Fundraising Campaign

DEAL, 12th July 2018: The Kent Mining Heritage Foundation has launched its public fundraising campaign at Betteshanger Park. The launch saw Mark Lumsdon-Taylor, Chair, Kent Mining Heritage Foundation, make a public appeal to help raise £250,000 towards the Foundation’s £1.8 million fundraising target. The campaign, and the work of the Kent Mining Heritage Foundation, will […]

David Starkey Announced as Patron for Kent Mining Heritage Foundation

Renowned Historian throwing weight behind project at former Betteshanger Colliery Distinguished historian, author and TV personality David Starkey has become the first Patron of the Kent Mining Heritage Foundation (KMHF). The Foundation is helping build the Kent Mining Museum, a Green Energy Centre and upgrade the leisure and recreation facilities at the old Betteshanger Colliery […]

Betteshanger Project Hits £1 Million Fundraising Milestone

The Kent Mining Heritage Foundation has reached £1m of its £1.8m fundraising target for the Betteshanger Project KENT, 29 MAY 2018: The Kent Mining Heritage Foundation is celebrating reaching a momentous £1million of funding towards the development and support of the Betteshanger Project, a significant step in its goal of £1.8million. The Foundation is working […]

The Beast is back!

The world’s largest inflatable obstacle course, known as The Beast, will be returning to Betteshanger Park, near Deal, for the second year this May. The formidable inflatable obstacle course will be at the popular park from Saturday, May 26 to Monday, May 28. And it will be a world-first, 384m long course – making it […]