Over 26,000 slots booked for HWRCs

Kent’s residents have made full use of the new booking system for the Household Waste Recycling Centres (HWRCs). Over 26,000 slots were booked for the first nine days of availability with new slots being released a day at a time to maintain the nine-day window. Over 11,000 visits were made to Kent’s 18 HWRCs in…

Death registration process is streamlined

Changes introduced by the government to streamline the death registration process during the current lockdown have been successfully implemented and had a positive impact on the service in Kent. Ensuring death registrations are completed effectively is a necessary part of our society and like everything this has had to adapt to the changes required as…

Kent Kindness and Support for Mental Health Awareness Week

Kent and Medway residents are being reminded of support services available during COVID-19 as Mental Health Awareness Week (18-24 May) highlights the theme of kindness. Health partners and providers, local authorities, emergency services and community groups across the county are working together to provide local support services to help people’s mental wellbeing during the ongoing…

Waste & Recycling sites – booking Wednesday, open Friday

Booking to use Kent County Council’s Household Waste Recycling Centres starts tomorrow (Wednesday). People can book a slot either online at www.kent.gov.uk/hwrcbook or by phone on 03000 417373 from 11am on Wednesday. Depending on demand, you may be placed into a virtual queue. Government advice about essential visits to HWRCs is that journeys must only…

Kent’s Household Waste & Recycling Centres to open

From next Friday (May 15), Kent County Council’s Household Waste Recycling Centres (HWRCs) will open to the public for essential use. On Wednesday, May 13, people will be able to book a slot to use one of the county’s 18 HWRCs which closed on March 23 as a result of the Covid-19 lockdown. People can…