Kent Community Alcohol Partnership
What is Kent Community Alcohol Partnership?
Kent Community Alcohol Partnership (KCAP), is a partnership
between Kent County Council, Kent Police, the Retail of Alcohol
Standards Group (RASG), district councils and health
The partnership aims to change attitudes to drinking by:
- Informing and advising young people on sensible drinking
- Supporting retailers to reduce sales of alcohol to underage
- Promoting responsible socialising
- Empowering local communities to tackle alcohol related
Find out more about how your community can get involved in our
Kent Community Alcohol Partnership Toolkit (PDF,
Each community is different and in some cases underage sales of
alcohol may be an issue whereas in another area there could be
issues around the legitimate night time economy.
Police, Trading Standards and Licensing Officers are visiting
retailers and publicans regularly to share information and get a
clear picture of the community through the eyes of the
Local community groups are also being asked for their point of
view and youngsters are being educated about the dangers of alcohol
and diverted into alternative activities.
Where is it happening?
This partnership is being piloted in three areas around the
county; Canterbury city centre, Edenbridge and Thanet. The scheme
will be rolled out to other areas at a later date.
How you can make a difference
Everyone has a role to play