Many of them missed their Christmas dinner due to some of the worst flooding the South East has experienced in decades, but today Yalding villagers finally got to sit down to some festive fare.
Dozens enjoyed a specially-laid on lunch with turkey and all the trimmings, even though some residents have still not moved back into their homes four months on.
We speak to Yalding residents including parish council chairman Geraldine Brown and to James Walker of the Kent Messenger Group, which organised the event.
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