Brexit – Britain leaving the European Union

The United Kingdom is due to leave the European Union and businesses and public bodies will need to prepare for this. Find out how we’re working with the Kent Resilience Forum to prepare for Brexit. These pages will be our hub for all Brexit related information and will be updated regularly in the lead up…

SHIFTing views on sex for the over 45s

A new European funded project is underway in Kent to tackle the rising number of sexually transmitted infections among people in their forties by encouraging people to discuss the issue. Studies reveal major changes in sexual behaviour over the last century, including increasing numbers of sexually active older people. The over-45s at risk are generally…

Alert issued as Storm Gareth blows in

A ‘yellow’ wind warning has been issued by the MET Office,. This warns of a medium likelihood of low impacts and is in place from noon today (Tuesday) through to 3pm tomorrow (Wednesday). The strong west to north-westerly winds could bring possible transport disruption. What to expect: Probably some bus and train services affected, with…

March into Spring with a Free Health MOT

NHS One You teams are busy this March with a series of special events across Kent, providing free on-the-spot Health Checks and health ‘MOTs’ in local venues including high streets and shopping centres. Kent Community Health NHS Foundation Trust’s One You advisors are teaming up with Wellbeing People this month to offer Health Checks in…

National secondary school offer day

More than 95% of children will receive an offer from one of their four preferences after more families than ever before applied for a secondary school place in Kent. A total of 21,473 applications were received, up 3.58% on last year’s cohort, while the number of Kent applicants rose from 17,442 in 2018 to 17,959…