Be prepared for stormy holiday get-away weekend

Heavy rain and windy weather could make for tricky driving and travel conditions in Kent this weekend as many people look to start their holidays. Yellow Met Office warnings are now in force for wind, rain and thunderstorms from Friday afternoon through to Sunday. With schools now out for summer, and most COVID-19 restrictions lifted,…

Consultation on public transport for Ebbsfleet, Dartford, Slade Green, Erith and Belvedere with Abbey Wood

A new consultation on proposals for improved, fast public transport services connecting Ebbsfleet, Dartford, Slade Green, Erith and Belvedere with Abbey Wood has been launched today. It follows a consultation earlier this year which helped create a refined shortlist of options. The proposals by the Crossrail to Ebbsfleet (C2E) Partnership would provide faster connections into…

Consultation into 8 walking & cycling schemes across Ebbsfleet, Greenhithe, and Northfleet starts today

A consultation into eight walking and cycling improvement schemes across Ebbsfleet, Greenhithe, and Northfleet starts today (Wednesday). The schemes are: Ebbsfleet: Swanscombe to Castle Hill and access into Ebbsfleet Academy; Ackers Drive connection. Greenhithe: London Road to Greenhithe Station; Bean Road Northfleet North: Northfleet High Street Northfleet South and Painters Ash: Springhead Road; National Cycle…

KRF to bring back Brock to help keep Kent moving

Kent Resilience Forum (KRF) leaders have thanked residents, businesses, drivers and hauliers for their patience as the M20 Operation Brock contraflow is put out in time for Monday’s lifting of COVID restrictions. The precautionary move is being made to support the Department for Transport (DfT) in managing the strategic network ahead of tourist traffic returning.…

Kent prepared for summer travel after government lifts restrictions

Following today’s government announcement relaxing overseas travel rules from 19th July, Kent Resilience Forum (KRF) leaders say they stand ready to support the Department for Transport to meet its responsibilities on its strategic road network, helping to keep Kent moving and protecting local communities. In a statement to Parliament earlier on Thursday, Transport Secretary Grant…