Kent Property Market Report 2019 launched

Kent’s accessibility, combined with its relative affordability, is driving demand from a range of business occupiers who are now seeing it as a viable alternative to other parts of the South East, according to the 2019 Kent Property Market Report. The growing strength of demand is placing the county firmly on the radar for investors…

KCC scoops gong at TRANStech Awards

Kent County Council has won a national award for its work in providing an electric minibus for disabled and vulnerable people. It was crowned the winner in the inaugural TRANStech Awards rural innovation category. Held on November 1 at the Royal Lancaster Hotel, the awards recognise people and organisations designing and using technology to improve…

Teynham improvements out to consultation

Plans to widen the footpath and create parking spaces in parts of London Road, Teynham are going out to public consultation today (Tuesday). The developer-funded scheme has been proposed after residents’ calls for measures to reduce speeds on London Road. As well as the changes to the pavement, there are plans for an informal crossing…

Kent Poppy Appeal launch

At the launch of the Poppy Appeal 2019 at Kent County Council today, the Royal British Legion encouraged the nation to recognise the unseen service and sacrifice of our Armed Forces, past and present. Throughout this year’s Poppy Appeal the Legion will be shining a spotlight on the many hidden contributions made by the Armed…

Kent celebrates Inter Faith Week

Faith groups across the county will be welcoming visitors to their places of worship next month. Inter Faith Week (November 10 – 17) is an opportunity to increase awareness and celebrate the diversity of faith across Kent. Kent County Council has been working in partnership with the Kent Equality Cohesion Council and the Standing Advisory…

KCC elects new Leader and new cabinet revealed

Kent County Council has a new Leader. Roger Gough was officially elected to the post at the full council meeting having been voted in as leader of the majority Conservative group on the council two weeks earlier. In both roles he succeeds Paul Carter, who has held them for the past 14 years. Mr Gough…