Grosvenor Bridge repair works to start in January

Essential maintenance work on Grosvenor Bridge in Tunbridge Wells will begin in January. Kent County Council said the reconstruction of concrete piers which support the bridge and the road across it will begin on January 3. The road is expected to be closed until autumn 2017 and will remain closed to vehicles until that time.…

Have your say on getting around in the county

People are being asked whether they agree with Kent County Council’s priorities for the future of transport in the county. A public consultation of the Local Transport Plan launches today (Monday) and runs until October 30. The plan is broken down into five main sections: Transport in Kent – sets out KCC’s achievements so far, anticipated…

KCC declares war on potholes

Kent County Council is declaring war on potholes in the county and pumping £3 million into the cause. The council intends to fight them on the avenues, the streets and the lanes, with the warmer weather allowing a permanent first-time fix. The authority will be targeting the damage with either square-cut pothole repairs, or larger…

Road Safety Team Launch 2015 Winter Drink Drive Campaign

One in six fatal crashes involves a driver who is over the drink drive limit and even the smallest amount of alcohol in our blood can dangerously affect our driving. That’s the message from Kent County Council’s Road Safety Team as it launches its Winter Drink Drive Campaign. Driving after just one drink can double…

Get on board Kent’s Discovery Ticket prize draw – just the ticket for half term

Parents and children are being invited to get on board a fantastic easy-to-enter, half-term prize draw to win family bus tickets. Following the Kent launch of the South East region ‘Discovery Ticket’ last month, passengers can travel by bus from Thanet to Chichester, or Dartford to Brighton – anywhere in West Sussex, East Sussex, Surrey,…