Kent Change 4 Life winners announced

The Lee family from Ramsgate have won the Heart FM and Kent County Council Change 4 Life competition, launched as part of a new Kent campaign to encourage residents to make a change to their health and lifestyles. The presenters of the station’s flagship breakfast show programme – James Heming and Becky Ives – got…

Carter’s Restaurant open for business

Kent County Council Leader Paul Carter has opened the refurbished restaurant at Towers School in Ashford which was named after him. Carter’s Restaurant offers students from schools all over Ashford the opportunity to learn hospitality and catering skills as part of their vocational studies. The restaurant is run like a business and it opened to…

Upgrade for Kent Bus Stops

Kent County Council will be replacing the county’s decaying concrete bus stop poles with new modern alternatives. The project, which began this week, will result in a number of benefits and will allow for more efficient maintenance. There are 235 concrete bus stop poles still in place across the county, the majority of which are…

£5 million worth of business loans on offer

Kent County Council has announced another £5 million in loans to support businesses in the county, boosting economic growth and job creation. The success of KCC’s Regional Growth Fund has already supported 242 companies in the county with £55 million of loans that have created more than 2,212 jobs, safeguarded a further 1,663 and has been…

Urgent Roof Repairs for Lympne Church

A £500 KCC Members grant from Kent County Councillor Susan Carey has gone to support urgent roof repairs at Lympne church. St Stephen’s church in Lympne is not just there for services but also serves as a meeting place for village events and groups such as the local history society. There’s been a church in Lympne…