Snow warning and cold weather alert

There is the potential for snow tonight and tomorrow which could lead to difficult driving conditions, disruption to transport and icy stretches on untreated surfaces leading to the risk of slips and falls. Gritters will be out this evening and tomorrow morning treating all main roads in Kent. Warnings & Alerts issued: Yellow SNOW Warning…

Public support action to combat Covid rule-breakers

Reports from members of the public concerned about Kent businesses breaching Covid rules have more than doubled since lockdown rules were imposed and non-essential stores were ordered to close. KCC Trading Standards says such reports are currently running at more than 170 a week up from around 85 a week at the start of December.…

Government reviews nursery funding guidance during lockdown after KCC letter

UPDATE PUBLISHED ON TUESDAY, JANUARY 19, 2021: Government guidance has been updated after Kent County Council’s Leader and Cabinet Member for Education and Skills wrote to the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Children and Families expressing concern over early years funding during lockdown. Richard Long, Kent County Council’s Cabinet Member for Education and Skills, said:…