KCC Chair salutes nation’s military

Kent County Council’s (KCC) Chair today marked the start of this year’s Armed Forces Week by raising the Forces’ flag over County Hall and paying tribute to Britain’s military personnel. Speaking at the flag-raising ceremony, Lesley Game said the annual campaign was a time to recognise the vital role the Armed Forces play in protecting…

Entrepreneurs take advantage of business advice at Kent BIPC

Kent Libraries’ Business & IP Centre has made an impressive start with more than 100 potential entrepreneurs making contact to get their business ideas under way. BIPC Kent, which is part of the British Library’s national network of similar centres across the country, has been established to advise start-up ventures, inventors, entrepreneurs and anyone with a…

Support for our Kent Carers this Carers Week

This Carers Week (June 6 to 12), Kent County Council (KCC) is urging everyone to recognise our carers and support them in getting the practical, financial and emotional help they need. A carer is anyone, young person or adult, who provides unpaid care and support to a friend or family member who has a disability,…

KCC call for Digital Champion volunteers

Being able to use a computer, a smart phone and the internet has become key for accessing services and staying connected. But not everyone can get online or knows how to use the web so Kent County Council (KCC) is looking to expand its network of Digital Champions to help charge up the cyber skills…

Kent set for record-breaking Jubilee celebrations

A dazzling record-setting range of Platinum Jubilee Bank Holiday events being held across Kent is a fitting tribute to Her Majesty The Queen’s unrivalled 70 years of service to the nation, the Leader and Chairman of Kent County Council (KCC) said today. On Thursday, Kent will light the most Jubilee beacons for an individual county…