Coronavirus Business Support

Businesses will be given an additional three months to file accounts with Companies House to help companies avoid penalties as they deal with the impact of COVID-19. See here for more information. Kent County Council, in collaboration with all the local authorities in Kent, will launch a dedicated business support line for coronavirus-related issues, delivered…

How KCC is responding to coronavirus

We appreciate many residents will have questions and we will try and answer as many of those as possible, please read our your questions answered page. For the very latest information on our services, be sure to check our service updates page. For us in Kent, as across the country, and indeed across the world, we now…

Further £250,000 to help fight rogue traders flytipping

Kent County Council has committed a further £250,000 to help fight rogue traders flytipping in the county. The funding will continue to build on the close work with district and borough councils, Kent Police and other partners through the Kent Resource Partnership. Part of the funding is being used for Business Waste: Your Duty of…

New rural transport schemes launched in Maidstone

Two new rural transport schemes have been launched in Maidstone. The new 13 and 59 feeder bus services began running on February 17, with the 13 serving Hollingbourne, Leeds, Langley Heath, and Otham. The 59 serves Grafty Green, Ulcombe, Kingswood, Chart Sutton and Boughton Monchelsea. Kent feeder buses link into the commercial network and are…

Kent-wide campaign to reduce single-use plastics

This week, 13 Kent councils, including Kent County Council, will be uniting to reduce single-use plastics across the county. The local authorities are releasing a Facebook campaign across their channels including a competition showcasing reusable items as a viable alternative to single-use plastic. The week-long initiative will use vintage imagery and nostalgic messaging to ‘remember’…

KCC fixing potholes as Storm Dennis heads our way

Kent Highways crews are finding and fixing potholes caused by the extensive rain over the last few weeks. As surveys of the condition of roads continue following Storm Ciara, this weekend Storm Dennis is expected to bring further wind and rain. Last weekend highways officers from Kent County Council dealt with over 500 enquiries to…

KCC “disappointed” with Swale council funding decision

Kent County Council has expressed its disappointment at Swale Borough Council’s decision to oppose £38 million of government cash for local road improvements. Swale Borough Council announced last week that it had decided not to support money earmarked by government for infrastructure improvements to support the Swale Local Plan, adopted by the borough council in…