Heatwave warning for vulnerable Kent residents

A heatwave alert for Kent has been issued from 9am on Thursday (August 6) through to Sunday (August 9). The level three warning means high temperatures and sustained hot weather could lead to an increase in health problems so swift action is required to protect people from the harmful effects. Our hottest day this week…

Kent Fire and Rescue Service issues update on Margate fire

Kent County Council’s partner, Kent Fire and Rescue Service (KFRS), has issued an update on the ongoing fire at Westwood industrial estate in Margate. The blaze, which started more than a week ago on Saturday, September 15, is expected to require firefighters to have a presence on site until late October. Today KFRS released two videos offering…

One You Kent health campaign wins County Show award 

​Visitors to this year’s Kent County Show were encouraged to take control of their health as the theme of the Kent County Council stand promoted One You Kent and won a top award for its efforts. The stand took first place for ‘best large trade stand’ after 1000 people came and chatted with health advisors…