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Former Councillor Albert (Bertie) Bassam

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Dartford Churches Winter Shelter opens its doors on January 2nd

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Cold weather warning – Kent urged to keep warm and well

With cold and wintry weather predicted over the next few days, families across Kent are being urged to follow a few simple measures to keep their loved ones safe and healthy. A level two cold weather alert has been announced for Kent by the Met Office which triggers actions in…

Pupils and staff celebrate opening of brand new buildings following relocation

Pupils and staff at Wouldham All Saints Church of England Primary School are celebrating the opening of their brand new buildings following a move to a new site. The 152-year-old school has moved from its former site in School Lane, Wouldham, roughly 0.65 miles away to its new, bigger home,…

Kent County Council and Kent Police resume operation to tackle truancy

Kent County Council and Kent Police’s School Attendance Officers have resumed their joint anti-truancy operation, which had not been carried out in Kent for nearly 10 years. The operation of regular truancy sweeps started again this month with the first day of the operation stopping 16 school-aged children in the…

A20 Harrietsham Highway Improvements Scheme

Kent County Council is launching a consultation into highway improvements on the A20 at Harrietsham. The plan is to create a more pedestrian friendly environment and improve links between the new housing development sites, the existing housing and village centre. Proposals include a reduction in the speed limit from 40mph…

A28 work in Ashford begins next week

Preparation work for the widening of the A28 Chart Road in Ashford will begin next week (February 12). Kent County Council will then begin work on the £26 million project to widen Chart Road between the Tank and Matalan roundabouts in March and there will be further information provided about…

Extra funding for local government

The Leader of Kent County Council Paul Carter has welcomed the extra funding for local government announced by Communities Secretary Sajid Javid. The final settlement has seen £150 million of additional resources allocated to local authorities across the UK, of which £3.9m will go to social care in Kent. Mr…

Consultation on changes to homelessness support services

Changes to homelessness services which would see the county’s vulnerable residents receive fairer and more consistent support are to be considered during a public consultation. Kent County Council (KCC) commissions supported housing, outreach for rough sleepers and floating support to enable residents to avoid or recover from homelessness. It also…

St Clements Way, Greenhithe Improvement Scheme

A multi-million pound scheme to ease congestion on a route between Dartford and Greenhithe has begun. The A206 St Clements Way is located on the important A226 strategic route between Dartford and Gravesend and provides links to the A2 and Dartford Crossing and access to the Bluewater and the Crossways…

Cold weather alert comes with warnings for Kent residents

Severe weather forecast for the South East could cause major health risks and Kent County Council is reminding residents of simple steps to help vulnerable friends, families and neighbours. A level three cold weather alert has been called for the region by the Met Office which triggers actions in the NHS, public…

Public Health East Kent Statement

Kent health experts are urging users of illicit recreational drugs to be vigilant following a number of hospital admissions. Kent Police, health providers and Kent County Council’s Public Health team are investigating a number of incidents after East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust treated 11 patients in the past…