Kent County Council Signs Joint Declaration in Europe

A joint declaration has been signed recognising the climate emergency and pledging to “seize every opportunity to contribute to the decarbonation of the maritime industry”. The declaration was made at the final conference of the PASSAGE European Interreg Project which is looking at making the transition to a low-carbon society and low-carbon economy. The project…

Temporary bridge to be installed at Faversham Creek

Plans to have a temporary bridge in place across Faversham Creek have been delayed. KCC was hoping to have a bridge installed this week, however, further inspections have identified that the temporary bridge should not be placed on the existing abutments. Work to prepare for and install an increased span temporary bridge remains ongoing and…

Jingle all the way to your local recycling centre

With Christmas just around the corner, Kent County Council is reminding residents that real, and artificial, Christmas trees can be recycled at household waste and recycling sites – as well as old decorations – for free. Kent County Council’s new cabinet member for the environment Susan Carey visited the Tovil household waste site on Friday,…

Managing ash dieback in Kent

With as many as half a million Ash trees growing on private land, KCC is urging owners to be aware of the disease. Since 2012, KCC has chaired the multi-agency Kent Resilience Forum Ash Dieback Strategic Co-ordinating Group when the fungal pathogen was first discovered in Kent. Ash dieback is a fungus that originated in…