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…

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…

Be prepared for stormy holiday get-away weekend

Heavy rain and windy weather could make for tricky driving and travel conditions in Kent this weekend as many people look to start their holidays. Yellow Met Office warnings are now in force for wind, rain and thunderstorms from Friday afternoon through to Sunday. With schools now out for summer, and most COVID-19 restrictions lifted,…

KRF to bring back Brock to help keep Kent moving

Kent Resilience Forum (KRF) leaders have thanked residents, businesses, drivers and hauliers for their patience as the M20 Operation Brock contraflow is put out in time for Monday’s lifting of COVID restrictions. The precautionary move is being made to support the Department for Transport (DfT) in managing the strategic network ahead of tourist traffic returning.…