KCC leads on new business-support project

KCC is taking the lead in a new project providing support to businesses and individuals facing challenges brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic. C-Care is a cross-Channel Interreg project, led by KCC and run by four English and three French partner organisations, working with a wider network of stakeholders. Drawing on a range of expertise…

Free bus travel and leisure centre discounts as Reconnect: Kent Children and Young People summer programme launched

Children and young people in Kent will be given free bus travel and offered discounted leisure centre passes as businesses, organisations and members of the community unite with Kent County Council to launch a programme of fun activities and learning opportunities for the school summer holidays. The summer activities are part of Reconnect: Kent Children…

Walk to Wellbeing at Kent County Summer Fayre

The Kent County Summer Fayre is taking place at the Detling Showground, Maidstone on July 10 and 11 July and Kent County Council will be there on stand 403. This year’s theme is ‘Kent Walk to Wellbeing’ which brings together many of the activities taking place across KCC and with partners, Explore Kent, Country Parks,…

Digital autopsy facility gets the go-ahead

A new digital autopsy service in Kent to help determine the cause of death using 3D imaging and computer software has moved a step closer. Planning permission has been granted for the facility to be built on KCC’s former transport workshop site in Beddow Way on the Aylesford Industrial Estate. Autopsy services are currently carried…

Kent prepared for summer travel after government lifts restrictions

Following today’s government announcement relaxing overseas travel rules from 19th July, Kent Resilience Forum (KRF) leaders say they stand ready to support the Department for Transport to meet its responsibilities on its strategic road network, helping to keep Kent moving and protecting local communities. In a statement to Parliament earlier on Thursday, Transport Secretary Grant…

KCC appoints new Armed Forces Champion

KCC has a new Armed Forces Champion in Oliver Richardson, who has been performing the same role for Dover District Council for the past 18 months. Mr Richardson served in the Welsh Guards from 1982 to 93, including service in Northern Ireland, the Falklands and the Gulf War, and has a son in the same…