Brock to stay on over Easter

Operation Brock will remain in place until after the Easter Bank Holiday weekend as a precaution to manage the flow of traffic to the Port of Dover and EuroTunnel, Kent Resilience Forum (KRF) leaders confirmed today. While both freight and passenger traffic has been flowing well along cross-Channel routes since the weekend, the volume of…

Consultation opens on proposed savings for the Supported Bus Services

Residents are being asked to share their views on a proposed reduction of Kent County Council’s (KCC) Supported Bus Services. Following the passing of KCC’s budget on Thursday 10th February, it was proposed the Supported Bus budget be reduced from April 2022 to £4.3 million, representing a decrease of £2.2 million. KCC currently spends about £6 million a year to…

Storm Eunice warning for Kent

Local residents and people needing to travel in or through Kent on Friday should plan for significant disruption due to extremely strong winds. An amber wind warning is now in force from 3am to 9pm on 18 February as Storm Eunice sweeps in from the Atlantic and powers across the southern half of the UK.…

Check before you travel for safe late winter break – KRF

With schools out for February half-term, and COVID travel restrictions further eased, Kent Resilience Forum (KRF) leaders are reminding local residents and people driving in or through Kent to always check their route before travelling. The reminder comes after a busy January for Kent’s cross-Channel routes. Freight levels have quickly bounced back after the traditional…