Transport consultations launched into bus services in Maidstone and West Malling

Two consultations have been launched proposing bus pilots in Maidstone and West Malling. It comes following last year’s Big Conversation, which gauged opinion on how Kent County Council could best help provide sustainable rural transport. KCC currently supports services 13 and 59 in Maidstone. The proposal revises these services to become feeder buses, which provide…

Smart Away Kit for Kings Hill Football Under 16s

Kings Hill Under 16s footballers can run onto the pitch in a smart new away kit thanks to a grant from Kent County Councillor Matthew Balfour. The team was awarded £1,200 through Mr Balfour’s Combined Member Grant scheme to buy a more professional kit to wear when playing opponents at their home grounds. Martin Watson, the team’s manager said, “Kings Hill…

Success for Unit Radio

The Unit Radio team from Malling School’s Tydeman Centre took part in a ‘You Decide’ event hosted by Kent County Councillor Trudy Dean and successfully bid for a KCC community grant of £1,625 to pay for essential equipment they need to continue with their future radio shows. Together with many other local organisations, the team was given three minutes…