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Lord Attlee treads in grandfather's footsteps to open 25 new council houses and flats at Temple Hill

Posted: July 25, 2017, 12:00 am

Don't lose your vote

Posted: July 19, 2017, 12:00 am

The terrible consequences of the fire at Grenfell Tower have shocked us all and our thoughts are with the victims, their families

Posted: June 19, 2017, 12:00 am

50 years Anniversary The Beatles Sgt Pepper Album Cover 1967

Posted: June 14, 2017, 12:00 am

Statement from the Mayor of Dartford and Leader of the Council

Posted: May 23, 2017, 12:00 am

The Council very much regrets to announce the death of Honorary Alderman Terry Smith on 8 March 2017.

Posted: March 17, 2017, 12:00 am

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KCC Chairman welcomes A21 ‘missing link’

Construction of the long-waited “missing link” of the A21 between Tonbridge and Pembury has been completed and the road was formally opened by MP Tom Tugendhat. Among the other VIPs present was KCC Chairman David Brazier who described it as a “momentous occasion”. “Drivers who use this road on a…

Coming Soon – Stoptober! Helping Kent Smokers to Quit

Kent County Council is backing the national Stoptober campaign starting next month, supporting smokers to sign up and stub out. With data showing that 15.2% of Kent residents are smokers, KCC is promoting the Public Health England campaign by reminding residents of the support services available in Kent for those…

KCC Chairman takes a close look at wildlife charity

KCC Chairman David Brazier is paying a personal visit to several of the companies and organisations which were recognised in the recent Kent Excellence in Business Awards. Port Lympne Wild Animal Park, near Hythe, was a finalist in the Tourism & Leisure Business of the Year section and the Chairman enjoyed…

Children urge adults to belt up as new figures reveal sharp drop in deaths

The number of people killed after not wearing their seatbelts has more than halved according to new figures released by Kent County Council. Just four out of the 24 vehicle occupant fatalities on the county’s roads in 2016 involved drivers or passengers not wearing a seatbelt. This represents a significant…

The chance to discover something new at Kent’s libraries

The first National Libraries Week takes place from Monday to Saturday, 9-14 October and Kent’s libraries will be celebrating in style with a host of fun activities for all the family to enjoy. The county has 99 libraries and this dedicated week provides a great opportunity to showcase many of…

KCC presented with silver award for its military support

The silver award to KCC under the Ministry of Defence Employer Recognition Scheme has been presented to the council’s Armed Forces Champion, Richard Long, in a ceremony aboard HMS Victory. The award to Kent – one of only two councils in the South East to receive it – came just…

Temporary closure of North Farm Household Waste Recycling Centre

The Tunbridge Wells Household Waste and Recycling Centre will be temporarily closing on Monday (September 18). Following a fire in the Transfer Station building, Kent County Council needs to close the site to complete works to the damaged infrastructure. KCC is also taking the opportunity to undertake works to prolong…

Consultation launched on new bus route along Sturry Road, Canterbury

A new bus lane along Sturry Road is going out to consultation by Kent County Council. The £700,000 scheme is proposed to run between the Vauxhall roundabout and South Street. It is funded from developer contributions, partly from grants from the Local Enterprise Partnership and the remainder from the Local…

Puffin Crossing to improve school safety in Birchington

A new puffin crossing on Canterbury Road in Birchington has been officially opened today (Monday, September 11). Kent County Council installed the crossing on both sides of the dual-carriageway to make it easier and safer for pedestrians, particularly school children, to cross the busy A road. The scheme will encourage…

Sevenoaks grammar school annexe opens for first students

The new grammar school annexe for girls in Sevenoaks opened to its first pupils today. The 114 girls have enrolled at the Weald of Kent Grammar School and were welcomed by Headteacher Mrs Maureen Johnson on Thursday at the school’s main site in Tonbridge, where another 185 Year 7 student…