KCC Chair salutes nation’s military

Kent County Council’s (KCC) Chair today marked the start of this year’s Armed Forces Week by raising the Forces’ flag over County Hall and paying tribute to Britain’s military personnel. Speaking at the flag-raising ceremony, Lesley Game said the annual campaign was a time to recognise the vital role the Armed Forces play in protecting…

Kent set for record-breaking Jubilee celebrations

A dazzling record-setting range of Platinum Jubilee Bank Holiday events being held across Kent is a fitting tribute to Her Majesty The Queen’s unrivalled 70 years of service to the nation, the Leader and Chairman of Kent County Council (KCC) said today. On Thursday, Kent will light the most Jubilee beacons for an individual county…

Cathedral tribute for exceptional public servant

The huge contribution of former Kent County Council (KCC) Chairman Ann Allen MBE to Kent is to be celebrated in a Service of Thanksgiving at Canterbury Cathedral. Tickets to attend the service on Wednesday 25 May are available online only at https://ann–allen–service–of–thanksgiving.eventbrite.co.uk You can also use the link to register for a virtual ticket to…

KCC elects new Honorary Aldermen

Two former long-serving Kent County Councillors (KCC) have been elected Honorary Aldermen. Between them, former KCC Chairman and Mayor of Maidstone Paulina Stockell, and George Koowaree, twice former Mayor of Ashford, gave nearly four decades of public service with KCC. Their distinguished record was recognised at the full County Council meeting on Thursday (10 March…

KCC cancels Full Council meeting

Kent County Council’s (KCC) Full Council meeting on Thursday 16 December has been cancelled as COVID infection rates continue to climb. Sharing the decision with Members on Wednesday (15 December), KCC Vice-Chairman Lesley Game said the move, in a rapidly evolving situation, followed consultation with all political Group Leaders. Kent County Council Vice-Chairman Lesley Game said:…