Thousands of people who live in flood-affected areas around Kent are being advised to take care as the recovery operation gets underway.
Kent Trading Standards warns that rogue traders often take advantage of bad weather and knock on doors, offering to carry out repairs to damaged homes.
Kent residents living in coastal areas and along the River Medway are advised to be prepared for potential flooding in the early hours of Friday morning and again on Friday afternoon.
More foster carers are needed for vulnerable children in Maidstone and the surrounding area and KCC wants you to come along to our event to find out more.
Almost half the expected applications are in after two weeks of the primary school applications being open – but there are still about 8,200 to come.
Eleven of the 23 Children’s Centres earmarked for closure will remain open under a new proposal following a three-month consultation.
Children aged two and three can get this year’s flu vaccine without needing a jab.
With colder weather creeping in to Kent, don’t be a bear of little brain – make sure you keep warm, and keep an eye on others.
With World Aids Day on 1 December, and National HIV Testing Week starting this Friday coming, KCC is working with Public Health England and the Kent Community Health NHS Trust to raise awareness.
Kent County Council fears myths about who can foster are putting people off applying for this rewarding role.
Another online primary school application was made every two minutes on average in the week since they opened.
Kent’s children in care have achieved their best ever exam results just two years after Kent County Council launched its Virtual School.
More than 259,000 people in Kent are drinking enough alcohol to put their health at risk.
Kent County Council’s ‘Safe and Sensible Street Lighting’ approach to reducing energy bills by part-night lighting around 70,000 lights has been backed by 75% of residents who took part in a summer-long consultation.
Students at Borden Grammar School in Sittingbourne have been trained to become ambassadors to help other children who might be bullied and to spot signs of bullying.
24 children’s nurseries and pre-schools from around Kent have been awarded or reaccredited the prestigious Kent Quality Mark.
Kent County Council (KCC) warmly welcomes the announcement by the Department for Transport (DfT) that High Speed rail services to Deal and Sandwich will be continued beyond March 2014.
Gritney Skiers, Snow Farah, The Snowminator and The Grittalo will be appearing on a road near you soon.
Applications for primary and junior school places open on Tuesday 12 November, with around sixteen thousand families expected to sign up for a place to start school next September.
For pupils travelling to schools in Maidstone from Lenham, Harrietsham, Hollingbourne and Bearsted, an additional bus will operate on Stagecoach route 10X for school days during November, starting this week.