Hydrogen bus trials in Sevenoaks

Kent County Council marked Clean Air Day today with the launch of a hydrogen bus trial. Working in partnership with Go Coach, supported by Abellio, the zero-emissions Caetano Hydrogen Bus will be trialled in Sevenoaks until Thursday 24th June. The H2 City Gold is a single deck bus powered by hydrogen with an electric drivetrain.…

Symptom free testing to continue as restrictions ease

The symptom free testing programme across Kent will remain in place until at least the end of June 2021 as a vital part of the restrictions easing across the county. Around one in three people who have COVID-19 have no symptoms and will be spreading the virus without realising it. Rapid testing detects cases quickly,…

Kent road resurfacing work continues

The first phase of Kent’s latest resurfacing programme started in January and is progressing well. This £5 million work includes 26 locations around the county and will continue through to the end of March. This vital investment will help to reduce potholes caused by the weather conditions we have experienced in Kent this winter. A…

Kent Smock Mill preserved for another generation

West Kingsdown Windmill is one of eight historic windmills in the care of Kent County Council. It is an octagonal ‘smock’ mill, the most popular design of windmill to be built in the county. A timber-framed building with four floors standing on a square brick base, the mill has several unusual features including a unique…