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…...
A family who lost their only son have thrown their weight behind Kent County Council’s Christmas anti drink-drive campaign. Speaking as the seasonal appeal to motorists in Kent was launched, Pete Funnell launched an impassioned plea to motorists: “Please don’t take the risk this Christmas.” Mr Funnell’s 19-year-old son Will was killed when the car…...
The new road layout on the Maidstone Bridges comes into effect tomorrow (Thursday, December 1). Work started on June 6 and in order to minimise disruption, the work has been undertaken in phases, both during the day, at nights and weekends. Major capital programme project manager Russell Boorman said: “Despite the many challenges presented by this…...
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