Council Leaders hail the success of pioneering joint venture: Connect2Hampshire

A pioneering joint venture to provide high quality temporary agency staff for Hampshire County Council, in partnership with Kent County Council has been celebrated this week. Leaders of the two authorities have come together to mark almost a year since the launch of Connect2Hampshire. The initiative, a collaboration between Hampshire County Council and Commercial Service…

Update on Faversham Creek Bridge

A temporary pedestrian and vehicle bridge has been installed today (January 16) with final stabilisation work planned soon after. KCC will now be completing works to construct the road surface, install kerbing and safety railings before the bridge is opened next Friday (January 24). The road closure and associated diversion routes will be removed as…

Wind and rain warning

Areas of low pressure will bring spells of wet and windy weather across the area in the coming few days which could lead to impacts such as difficult driving conditions, disruption to transport, isolated power outages and surface water, river and coastal flooding. Warnings Issued: Yellow WIND Warning (Medium Likelihood of Low Impacts) valid 1200…

Operation Brock to be removed

The Leader of Kent County Council has welcomed the government announcement that the Operation Brock barrier, which has been in place on the M20 since March 2019, will now be removed. The Government has announced it is standing down all contingency planning for a no-deal Brexit on 31 January. Partners of the Kent Resilience Forum…