Highly commended partnership award for supportive work of Kent County Council and Money and Pensions Service

The work of a partnership that is supporting people in Kent with financial guidance has been recognised at a national award event. A team from Kent County Council’s (KCC) Helping Hands financial hardship scheme in conjunction with the Money and Pensions Service (MaPS) won highly commended from the Institute of Revenues Rating and Valuation in…

Local organisations awarded capital grants for sport

Six local clubs and organisations have been awarded funding in the latest round of the Kent County Council (KCC) Capital Grant Scheme for Sport. The scheme, administered by Active Kent & Medway on behalf of KCC, helps to improve facilities and widen participation in sport in the county. The following organisations have been successful in receiving…

Pair sentenced for the sale of illegal broadcasts

Two men have been sentenced after they illegally sold and retransmitted broadcasts produced by Sky and BT Sports and further enabled the unauthorised distribution of on-demand films. Today (Friday) at Canterbury Crown Court, following an investigation by Kent County Council Trading Standards, Billy Martin from London was sentenced to 21 months imprisonment and Darren Bough…

Leader announces boost to multi-million-pound cost of living support package this winter

More details have been released of a multi-million-pound support package in Kent to help vulnerable residents, families and communities throughout the challenging winter months ahead. Speaking at today’s full council meeting of Kent County Council (KCC) Leader, Roger Gough, outlined an extended package of investment that will help those most in need to access additional…