Brock traffic management to stay for now

Operation Brock will continue to remain in place as a precaution to manage the flow of freight traffic to the Port of Dover and Eurotunnel while cross-Channel ferry capacity remains reduced, the Kent Resilience Forum (KRF) partnership said today (Tuesday, 3 May). While one P&O ferry has now returned to service, no date has been…

Brock to stay on over Easter

Operation Brock will remain in place until after the Easter Bank Holiday weekend as a precaution to manage the flow of traffic to the Port of Dover and EuroTunnel, Kent Resilience Forum (KRF) leaders confirmed today. While both freight and passenger traffic has been flowing well along cross-Channel routes since the weekend, the volume of…

Check before you travel for safe late winter break – KRF

With schools out for February half-term, and COVID travel restrictions further eased, Kent Resilience Forum (KRF) leaders are reminding local residents and people driving in or through Kent to always check their route before travelling. The reminder comes after a busy January for Kent’s cross-Channel routes. Freight levels have quickly bounced back after the traditional…

Public thanked as KRF collective effort gets Kent through Shorts Straits festive rush

Kent’s residents and motorists have been thanked for their patience as Kent Resilience Forum (KRF) partners worked round-the-clock with Port of Dover and Eurotunnel over the pre-Christmas getaway weekend to help thousands of passengers get safely to their destination. Already a traditionally busy period for freight, as hauliers work to deliver goods and keep supermarket…

KCC Cabinet to review bold border vision as Leader calls for ‘County Deal’ for Kent’s EU gateway

A major upgrade of Kent’s continental border is needed to keep the UK’s vital supply and travel routes flowing. An innovative, long-term programme to create future-ready, and future-proofed, smart borders in Kent would also act as a catalyst for regeneration in the east of the county – helping to unlock jobs and housing, attract business…