It’s 10 years since the introduction of the ‘Smoking in Public Places Ban’ and Kent has seen a major significant reduction in the number of people who smoke. 1 July 2017 marks the 10th anniversary of the most important public health reform in generations – the ending of smoking in enclosed public places in England.…...
A Kent foster carer who has been named in the Queen’s birthday honours list has described the nomination as a “complete surprise.” Teresa Carpenter, who has been fostering for 19 years with her husband Peter, received a letter after being nominated by one of her foster children. She commented: “I opened the letter a few…...
The scheduled closure of the North Farm Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC) and Transfer Station in Tunbridge Wells has been postponed. It was due to begin on July 16. This decision has been taken to allow further evaluation of the required works to ensure the closure period is kept to a minimum. The site remains…...
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