Reuse before you recycle this Christmas

Residents are being urged to consider reusing before recycling items this Christmas. Kent County Council (KCC) will be using its social media channels in the period before and after Christmas to promote ways of reuse and recycling. District and borough councils are responsible for collecting your waste from your home and transporting it to KCC’s…

Exciting opportunity to put nature first with Kent Nature Partnership

An exciting opportunity has arisen to chair the Kent Nature Partnership. Established in 2012, the partnership leads collaborative work within the county to deliver the recovery of nature and ensure Kent’s landscape thrives with wildlife and plants. The partnership also looks to provide a natural environment that inspires engagement, underpins our economy and provides solutions…

Public and private partnership brings 600 extra electric vehicle charging points to Kent

Kent County Council is working with other local authorities in Kent to bring one of the largest networks of consistent charging points for electric vehicles to the county. Medway Council, Folkestone & Hythe District Council, Gravesham Borough Council, Sevenoaks District Council, Thanet District Council and Tonbridge and Malling Borough Council have all signed up to…

KCC launches consultation on heritage conservation

An eight-week consultation on KCC’s latest plans for protecting the county’s heritage is under way with residents and businesses encouraged to make their views known. Among the county’s historic features are one world heritage site (Canterbury), 352 scheduled monuments, 17,432 listed buildings, 503 conservation areas and 407 historic parks and gardens. The tourism industry is…