Libraries’ route back to the new ‘normal’

KCC says it is working to a full service restoration of its Libraries, Registration and Archives service across the county over the next few months. However, the rate of progress will depend on a number of factors, including government guidelines on Covid restrictions, ensuring those libraries that have remained closed for many months are ready…

Pothole Blitz work starts across Kent

Another £10 million blitz on the county’s potholes has started this month (March). Over the last year, KCC patched 358,840 square metres of Kent’s roads, equivalent of 50 full size football pitches. In addition, 600, one metre square individual potholes have been repaired, bringing the total number of individual pothole repairs across the county to…

National Secondary Offer Day 2021

As schools prepare to reopen to all pupils following the latest COVID-19 lockdown, thousands of children have found out which secondary school they’ve been offered a place at for September. More than 95% of pupils will receive an offer from one of their preferred schools this National Secondary Offer Day. The number of schools families…

Kent road resurfacing work continues

The first phase of Kent’s latest resurfacing programme started in January and is progressing well. This £5 million work includes 26 locations around the county and will continue through to the end of March. This vital investment will help to reduce potholes caused by the weather conditions we have experienced in Kent this winter. A…

Everyone counts in Census 2021

Kent residents are being reminded the 2021 Census is coming and that it is important to take part because the information it collects helps plan the services, like new hospitals, schools and GP surgeries, we need. The unique survey happens once a decade, providing a snapshot of every person and household in England and Wales.…

Kent residents thanked as Prime Minister unveils roadmap

The Prime Minister’s ‘Roadmap out of lockdown’ announcement has been welcomed in Kent as residents are thanked for their efforts in bringing Covid-19 rates across the county down during the last lockdown. Boris Johnson has unveiled plans for allowing schools, socialising and some sports to return next month under Government plans to relax lockdown restrictions.…