When are you going to reopen the tips?

Next Friday (May 15) – https://kccmediahub.net/kents-household-waste-recycling-centres-to-open745 The decision to close Kent County Council’s Household Waste Recycling Centres was not taken lightly. Recent Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) guidance is that HWRCs are all of medium priority and the top priority remains kerbside collections of household waste. KCC Cabinet Member for Environment Susan…

Further £250,000 to help fight rogue traders flytipping

Kent County Council has committed a further £250,000 to help fight rogue traders flytipping in the county. The funding will continue to build on the close work with district and borough councils, Kent Police and other partners through the Kent Resource Partnership. Part of the funding is being used for Business Waste: Your Duty of…

Campaign to highlight damage unlicensed waste carriers cause

A campaign to highlight the damage unlicensed waste carriers cause is launching today (Monday). As part of the Keep Kent Clean campaign, Kent County Council, together with the district and borough authorities, is urging residents to protect themselves from illegal waste carriers who often target householders with cheap rates to take their rubbish away. These…

Jingle all the way to your local recycling centre

With Christmas just around the corner, Kent County Council is reminding residents that real, and artificial, Christmas trees can be recycled at household waste and recycling sites – as well as old decorations – for free. Kent County Council’s new cabinet member for the environment Susan Carey visited the Tovil household waste site on Friday,…

Urgent Roof Repairs for Lympne Church

A £500 KCC Members grant from Kent County Councillor Susan Carey has gone to support urgent roof repairs at Lympne church. St Stephen’s church in Lympne is not just there for services but also serves as a meeting place for village events and groups such as the local history society. There’s been a church in Lympne…

Support from Shepway Members for the Green Gym Project

The Shepway Green Gym project has received extra funding to help cover the costs of new tools thanks to a £5,543  grant from all six KCC Shepway members. The six members are: Hod Birkby, Susan Carey, Frank McKenna, Bob Neaves, Carole Waters, and Martin Whybrow. The project runs across the whole of Shepway and is managed by Shepway District Council. It’s all inclusive and offers help and…