Sandwich Toll Bridge – work postponed

Essential maintenance work on Sandwich Toll Bridge has been postponed. The works to repair the swing bridge were due to begin on February 17 and last seven weeks. Unfortunately, due to circumstances beyond Kent County Council’s control, the emergency works by Southern Water have now been extended. It had always been intended that the closure…

Let us help your business take on an apprentice to mark National Apprenticeship Week

This National Apprenticeship Week, Kent County Council is reminding employers they can get financial assistance from the Local Authority to help them take on an apprentice. As a large employer, KCC pays an apprenticeship levy to the Government and, in return, receives levy funds to spend on apprenticeships for its own new and existing staff.…

Two new websites promote positive emotional health this Children’s Mental Health Week

This Children’s Mental Health Week, young people in Kent are being invited to visit a new website designed to help keep them emotionally healthy – and there is a separate site aimed at helping parents support their children’s mental health too. MoodSpark (www.moodspark.org.uk) has been developed for young people in Kent, with young people in…

Campaign to highlight damage unlicensed waste carriers cause

A campaign to highlight the damage unlicensed waste carriers cause is launching today (Monday). As part of the Keep Kent Clean campaign, Kent County Council, together with the district and borough authorities, is urging residents to protect themselves from illegal waste carriers who often target householders with cheap rates to take their rubbish away. These…