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…

Hydrogen bus trials in Sevenoaks

Kent County Council marked Clean Air Day, on Thursday 17th June, with the launch of a hydrogen bus trial. Working in partnership with Go Coach, supported by Abellio, the zero-emissions Caetano Hydrogen Bus will be trialled in Sevenoaks until Thursday 24th June. The H2 City Gold is a single deck bus powered by hydrogen with…

KCC publishes five year highway maintenance plan

Kent County Council has published its forward works programme outlining plans for highway maintenance right across the county for the next five years. This investment plan includes renewal and maintenance work not just for roads and pavements but also streetlights, drainage systems, traffic lights, bridges, tunnels, and trees. It includes around 7.5 million square metres…