KCC's Community Archaeologist Andrew Mayfield looks at an excavation site

Kent Community Archaeologist receives Marsh Award

Kent County Council’s (KCC) Community Archaeologist Andrew Mayfield has been honoured at the Marsh Community Archaeology Awards 2022. Run in partnership with the Council for British Archaeology and celebrating individuals who carry out exceptional archaeological work within their communities and who help to sustain cultural heritage for future generations, Andrew went home with the Community…

Free trees for Kent

Kent County Council (KCC) is inviting applications for free trees to help reach its ambitious target of an additional 1.5 million trees to be planted in the county. The council launched a series of pilots as part of the Trees Outside Woodland programme which is developing innovative and sustainable new ways to increase tree cover…

Net zero, skills, community and change at heart of KCC vision

Plans to support greener transport, digital connectivity, job opportunities and sustainable infrastructure are among a raft of actions set out in Kent County Council’s (KCC) new vision for the future. Focused on Levelling Up, Infrastructure, Environment and Care and Support, the new four-year Strategic Statement ‘Framing Kent’s Future’ also includes ambitions to improve the lives…

Allington Household Waste Recycling Centre opens to help residents of Tonbridge & Malling and Maidstone recycle more than ever before

Kent County Council (KCC) Chairman, Lesley Game, has cut the ribbon at the new Allington Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC) ahead of its opening to the public today. Residents are now able to book appointments to visit the site at www.kent.gov.uk/allingtonhwrc. To ensure maximum efficiency, the new HWRC has been designed to operate without interruption…