Kent Invicta Award for auctioneer Clive

Auctioneer Clive Emson has received the prestigious Kent Invicta Award from the county council for his work supporting various charities and promoting businesses in Kent. He was presented with the award by KCC Chairman Tom Gates at the full council meeting, following a nomination from leader Paul Carter supported by all political parties. Mr Gates…

Tackling skills shortages in Kent

Kent County Council is endeavouring to help tackle the shortage of particular skills in Kent business by bringing together eight employer guilds to encourage young people to work in these industries. Employers met with training colleges and schools on Tuesday 21 March to highlight the issues at a conference which was the first of its…

KCC launches Keep Kent Clean campaign

The weekend of the Great British Spring Clean might be over but Kent County Council shows no signs of slowing down in getting the garden of England to live up to its name. Around 120 litter picks were carried out across Kent by volunteers, and our Community Wardens, Country Parks and Highways teams were involved…

Kent collects for the Great British Spring Clean

Kent County Council Leader Paul Carter joined the children of Lenham Primary School on Friday on a litter pick. It was held as events up and down the country begin for the Great British Spring Clean. Mr Carter said: “All the children have been out and about in the playing fields Collection bags of litter…