Coronavirus Business Support

Businesses will be given an additional three months to file accounts with Companies House to help companies avoid penalties as they deal with the impact of COVID-19. See here for more information. Kent County Council, in collaboration with all the local authorities in Kent, will launch a dedicated business support line for coronavirus-related issues, delivered…

Household Waste Recycling Centre closed

All Household Waste Recycling Centres (HWRCs) are closed until further notice. We appreciate this is frustrating for residents but is necessary following government advice on stopping the spread of coronavirus. We understand the frustration some residents will have wanting to make use of the HWRC service, but until they reopen, we would urge them to…

How KCC is responding to coronavirus

We appreciate many residents will have questions and we will try and answer as many of those as possible, please read our your questions answered page. For the very latest information on our services, be sure to check our service updates page. For us in Kent, as across the country, and indeed across the world, we now…

Further £250,000 to help fight rogue traders flytipping

Kent County Council has committed a further £250,000 to help fight rogue traders flytipping in the county. The funding will continue to build on the close work with district and borough councils, Kent Police and other partners through the Kent Resource Partnership. Part of the funding is being used for Business Waste: Your Duty of…

New rural transport schemes launched in Maidstone

Two new rural transport schemes have been launched in Maidstone. The new 13 and 59 feeder bus services began running on February 17, with the 13 serving Hollingbourne, Leeds, Langley Heath, and Otham. The 59 serves Grafty Green, Ulcombe, Kingswood, Chart Sutton and Boughton Monchelsea. Kent feeder buses link into the commercial network and are…

Volunteering Opportunities Launched For The 149th Open

Do you want to get involved in volunteering at The 149th Open, learn new skills with like-minded individuals, and give a warm welcome to Kent?  Key partners have launched the exciting new Event Makers programme to promote and coordinate volunteering opportunities as The Open returns to Royal St George’s in Sandwich. The programme follows the success of the…

Kent-wide campaign to reduce single-use plastics

This week, 13 Kent councils, including Kent County Council, will be uniting to reduce single-use plastics across the county. The local authorities are releasing a Facebook campaign across their channels including a competition showcasing reusable items as a viable alternative to single-use plastic. The week-long initiative will use vintage imagery and nostalgic messaging to ‘remember’…