International dance company’s studio ready for action

A “thank-you” event to mark the completion of the state-of-the-art dance studio for the internationally renowned Jasmin Vardimon Company has been held at the venue in Javelin Way, Ashford. The new creative hub provides facilities for the dance company to expand and create its touring productions and rehearsals. Dedicated studios will grow the company’s acclaimed…

GCSE students set to receive their results

Students across Kent will receive their GCSE results today. Schools will let students know how to collect their results. In most instances they will be able to go to their school and collect their results in person and get advice and support from their teachers if necessary. Kent County Council’s Cabinet Member for Education and…

Cranbrook Windmill refurbishment completed by KCC

The sweeps of Cranbrook’s Grade I listed Union Windmill have been restored to the Kent skyline, marking the completion of a 15-month refurbishment project by Kent County Council. This magnificent working windmill was built in 1814 and has been in the care of the county council since 1958. The mill is regularly open to the…

KCC fraud team’s Blue Badge enforcement day

A day of enforcement action to combat the incorrect and fraudulent use of Blue Badges has been carried out in Swale. Kent County Council’s Counter Fraud team joined Swale Borough Council’s Parking team as they visited several streets and car parks on Thursday (4 August) to check that the badges were being used by the…

8 KCC country parks continue to raise prestigious Green Flags

KCC’s Country Parks team is celebrating after receiving eight Green Flag Awards for Shorne Woods, Teston Bridge, Manor Park, Lullingstone, Trosley, Pegwell Bay, Grover Ferry and Brockhill. The award is the international quality mark, awarded by the environmental charity Keep Britain Tidy, for parks and green spaces Over the past to years, parks have played…

KCC Trading Standards seize counterfeit goods at bootfair

Trading Standards officers from KCC, supported by Kent Police and the Anti-Counterfeiting Group, swooped on a bootfair on Sunday (24 July) in a crackdown on the sale of counterfeit goods. Officers and brand representatives targeted stalls at Pedham Place, Swanley, seizing 1,579 counterfeit items including tobacco, clothing, watches, sunglasses and furniture. If the products had…