Kent schools lay roots to boost tree numbers

Children from Kent primary schools have helped volunteers and Kent County Council (KCC) to lay roots in a bid to boost tree numbers. Planting started in December at St John’s Church of England Primary School, Canterbury and Greenfields Community Primary School, Maidstone, with 1,900 whips planted between them. Funding for the native saplings was provided…

Have your say and help us to frame Kent’s future

Kent County Council is reviewing its community services to ensure they are run as efficiently, effectively and sustainably as possible. Proposals include co-location of facilities, more flexible outreach activities, reducing the number of permanent buildings and making the most of existing and emerging digital technologies to consider the needs of residents in Kent against the…

New Year message from KCC Leader Roger Gough

2022 has been a tumultuous year – for the world; for our country, which lost its longest-reigning monarch and saw three Prime Ministers hold office; and also for all of us here in Kent. In addition to the effects of the invasion of Ukraine, we have seen record arrivals from small boat crossings of the…