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The new Mayor for Tonbridge and Malling was elected last night

Posted: May 21, 2019, 12:00 am

Training for food businesses and handlers about allergens at West Kent College on 10 July - book places now

Posted: May 20, 2019, 12:00 am

Fundraising as Mayor raises £4,804 for Tree of Hope

Posted: May 13, 2019, 12:00 am

Entries are open for 'Tonbridge & Malling in Bloom' competition from now until 30 June 2019

Posted: April 30, 2019, 12:00 am

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KCC’s outgoing Chairman reflects on a memorable year

KCC’s outgoing chairman Mike Angell has handed over the chain of office to his successor Ann Allen in a ceremony at County Hall on Thursday (23 May). Reflecting on the past year, Mr Angell, who represents Ashford Rural East, said: “I have spent much of the past year meeting the…

KCC Travel Saver offers you the opportunity to halve the costs of bus travel

You can now choose to purchase a new school bus pass and share the fare with Kent County Council when applications open on June 3. The KCC Travel Saver and KCC 16+ Travel Saver offers parents the opportunity to halve the costs of bus travel rather than buying a ticket…

KCC Leader announces new household waste site and funding to tackle flytipping

Leader of Kent County Council Paul Carter has today (Thursday) announced a new household waste site for Kent in Tonbridge and Malling, alongside successful negotiations allowing Kent residents to use Medway sites, and funding to tackle flytipping. Speaking at the County Council meeting, Mr Carter said that from June 3,…

Historic Counties Day: Kent, May 26

May 26 marks Kent Day – the feast day of Augustine, first Archbishop of Canterbury. Kent – a county of two halves. A brief history – written by the Kent Family History Society for more information on the society, please visit https://www.kfhs.org.uk/kent-history The name Kent derives from the ancient Celtic…

Kent’s windmills are a striking visual feature of the landscape

Kent’s windmills are a striking visual feature of the landscape and provide an historical insight into the county’s agricultural past. Kent County Council is responsible for eight windmills in the county. These include six smock mills and two post mills and all eight are listed buildings. They are: Chillenden Mill,…

KCC is reviewing how and where it can implement 20mph schemes

Following government’s new research on 20mph speed limits, Kent County Council is reviewing how and where it can implement the schemes. In the past, 20mph zones followed Department for Transport guidance which said they could be introduced, for example, as a casualty reduction measure or to improve public health. To…

Celebrating three years of improving wellbeing in Kent

An event to celebrate three years of community mental health services Live Well Kent took place in Maidstone on Friday (17 May). Live Well Kent provides a free, person centred, holistic service that supports individuals to manage issues in life that impact on their mental health and wellbeing. It is…

Kent and Medway Energy and Low Emissions Strategy

Kent County Council’s Environment and Transport Committee will next week be discussing an ambitious strategy to make Kent carbon neutral. The draft Kent and Medway Energy and Low Emissions Strategy, if agreed at the committee meeting, is due to go out for public consultation in early June. The strategy aims…

Consultation on the future of Wayfarers Care Home

Kent County Council (KCC) wants to hear people’s views on the future of Wayfarers Care Home in Sandwich. Today (May 15), the council has launched a 10 – week consultation about the home, which currently houses a respite service and a residential unit for older people with general frailty. KCC…

Special Kent Conference for Mental Health Awareness Week

A suicide prevention conference has been held as part of Mental Health Awareness Week, bringing together organisations from across Kent including local authorities, health providers, emergency services, community groups, charities and the private sector. Led by the Kent and Medway Sustainability and Transformation Partnership (STP) of which KCC is a…