Statement from the Leader of Kent County Council on the fuel supply situation

Roger Gough, Kent County Council Leader, said: “We are aware that the Government is continuing to work to ensure fuel supplies meet customer demand at petrol stations around the country. “Industry has also been clear that there is not a fundamental shortage of fuel in the UK and that localised disruption is easing as buying…

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.…