Consultation on public transport for Ebbsfleet, Dartford, Slade Green, Erith and Belvedere with Abbey Wood

A new consultation on proposals for improved, fast public transport services connecting Ebbsfleet, Dartford, Slade Green, Erith and Belvedere with Abbey Wood has been launched today. It follows a consultation earlier this year which helped create a refined shortlist of options. The proposals by the Crossrail to Ebbsfleet (C2E) Partnership would provide faster connections into…

Consultation for fast public transport connecting Ebbsfleet, Dartford, Slade Green, Erith and Belvedere with Abbey Wood

A consultation has been launched on proposals for improved, fast public transport services connecting Ebbsfleet, Dartford, Slade Green, Erith and Belvedere with Abbey Wood. The proposals by the Crossrail to Ebbsfleet (C2E) Partnership would provide faster connections into London and to other parts of Kent. They would make journeys by public transport quicker and more…

Councils of Kent working in partnership to tackle flytipping

The 13 councils of Kent are working in partnership to tackle flytipping and waste crime. Flytipping is a crime with serious consequences and serious penalties. There should be no excuses for flytipping, with residents and businesses aware of their responsibilities when disposing of waste following last year’s campaign around illegal waste carriers. Flytipping is dealt…

Waste & Recycling sites – booking Wednesday, open Friday

Booking to use Kent County Council’s Household Waste Recycling Centres starts tomorrow (Wednesday). People can book a slot either online at www.kent.gov.uk/hwrcbook or by phone on 03000 417373 from 11am on Wednesday. Depending on demand, you may be placed into a virtual queue. Government advice about essential visits to HWRCs is that journeys must only…

Graham Macdonald, Chief Executive Officer of Caterham Cars, David Brazier. Chairman of Kent County Council and Mark Dance, KCC Cabinet Member for Economic Development

Chains and the brains behind automobiles

Kent County Council Chairman David Brazier visited Caterham Cars in Dartford on Tuesday (November 7) alongside Cabinet Member for Economic Development Mark Dance. They were greeted by Graham Macdonald, the CEO of the company, at their Kennet Road factory. Mr Brazier and Mr Dance were taken around the factory floor and were able to view…

KCC welcomes Lower Thames Crossing announcement

KCC Corporate Director for Growth, Environment and Transport Barbara Cooper said: “We welcome the announcement on the route for the Lower Thames Crossing, putting to rest the uncertainty for residents in Kent, Thurrock and Essex. “It is now essential that Highways England delivers the scheme at pace as this key piece of infrastructure that relieves…

Heritage at the heart of Dartford library restoration

Dartford’s much-loved Central Library is to have its centenary year marked in grand style with a £650,000 restoration, celebrating its heritage and historic roots. Kent County Council agreed a refurbishment proposal for the 100-year-old library after a six-week public consultation showed huge support for it to reflect the heritage and past glories of the building.…