Back of head of rail commuter seated in carriage

KCC ‘disappointed’ at decision not to transfer rail service

Kent County Council has responded to the surprise decision of Chris Grayling, the Secretary of State of Transport, not to approve the transfer of the Southeastern Metro services to Transport for London. Matthew Balfour, Cabinet Member for Environment and Transport said:  “While we are disappointed with the Secretary of State’s decision, as we had carefully…

The Sandwich Magna Carta

Catch a last glimpse of Magna Carta

There is still time to catch a glimpse of an original Magna Carta as celebrations on the 800th anniversary continue. The free exhibition will be in the Jury Room at the Guildhall, Sandwich from Thursday (September 24) to October 6. Its final destination will be Lady Chapel, Rochester Cathedral between October 10 and December 6. A…