Consultation opens on future of booking system for Household Waste Recycling Centres

Residents are being asked for their views on the future of the booking system for Kent County Council’s Household Waste Recycling Centres (HWRCs). Introduced as an emergency measure to ensure social distancing during the pandemic, the booking system has evolved in response to customer feedback and the easing of restrictions. Now a consultation has been…

Drones back in Kent’s skies for trial’s second phase

A trial looking at how drones could be used to find and assess damage to the county’s roads is now in its second phase. The Kent Live Labs project will see three separate flights taken across the A20 near Lenham over the next few months. Images from the identical flights will then be analysed to…

Consultation on public transport for Ebbsfleet, Dartford, Slade Green, Erith and Belvedere with Abbey Wood

A new consultation on proposals for improved, fast public transport services connecting Ebbsfleet, Dartford, Slade Green, Erith and Belvedere with Abbey Wood has been launched today. It follows a consultation earlier this year which helped create a refined shortlist of options. The proposals by the Crossrail to Ebbsfleet (C2E) Partnership would provide faster connections into…

Consultation into 8 walking & cycling schemes across Ebbsfleet, Greenhithe, and Northfleet starts today

A consultation into eight walking and cycling improvement schemes across Ebbsfleet, Greenhithe, and Northfleet starts today (Wednesday). The schemes are: Ebbsfleet: Swanscombe to Castle Hill and access into Ebbsfleet Academy; Ackers Drive connection. Greenhithe: London Road to Greenhithe Station; Bean Road Northfleet North: Northfleet High Street Northfleet South and Painters Ash: Springhead Road; National Cycle…

Walk to Wellbeing at Kent County Summer Fayre

The Kent County Summer Fayre is taking place at the Detling Showground, Maidstone on July 10 and 11 July and Kent County Council will be there on stand 403. This year’s theme is ‘Kent Walk to Wellbeing’ which brings together many of the activities taking place across KCC and with partners, Explore Kent, Country Parks,…