Kent County Council planning to enforce moving traffic offences in Traffic Management Act amendments

Plans are being developed to use new powers to improve safety and tackle congestion by enforcing moving traffic offences. Kent County Council (KCC) is applying to the Department for Transport (DfT) for these new powers, for offences that could previously only be enforced by the police. If approved by DfT, specialist Automatic Number Plate Recognition…

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…