Kent County Council’s Virtual School Kent was recognised as a runner up in the Mental Health First Aid England Awards for the work it does with young people in care.
Councillor Jenny Whittle has won a prestigious award for her role in setting up an innovative partnership between the council’s adoption service and children’s charity Coram.
More than 13,000 Kent children will get their first choice of secondary school for September – with emails going out to families.
Kent Safeguarding Children Board, which works to protect and promote the welfare of the county’s children, is welcoming a new independent chair.
Kent County Council has, with regret, announced a proposal that would see the Chaucer Technology School in Canterbury close.
Residents are being asked to comment on the proposed revision of the bus pass for 11-16 year-olds.
Kent’s road safety team is consulting a range of groups to help develop a new casualty reduction programme.
With flood water still having an impact around Kent, the county council is urging people to stay safe by following basic hygiene rules.
Five years ago, Kerry and Martin decided to become foster carers to three young children, all with disabilities.
Kent County Council today agreed its budget for 2014/15 which includes savings of over £90m to meet an increased demand for services, rising costs and reductions in government grant.
Kent County Council and Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust have signed the Time to Change pledge underlining their commitment to tackling mental health stigma.
How to prepare for bad weather and stay safe in areas prone to flooding.
Evidence shows one in three over-65s can expect to suffer a fall this year and when this happens the consequences can be devastating.
Today (10 February 2014) we’ve launched a new version of the Kent County Council website, in beta (test), and we’d like your views.
An army of extra highways crews have been drafted in and others put on standby ahead of the severe weather that is expected to batter Kent this weekend.
Continuing on from the Kent Freedom Pass, pupils aged 11-to-16 will now benefit from school-day bus travel from 6am to 7pm, for a fixed fee of £200, under a proposal developed by Kent County Council.
A Kent-based company that specialises in desserts is one of five food and drink firms looking for a little more international flavour next month.
Couple Brian Yusuf and Lee Marshall became a family of five overnight when they became foster carers to three young children.
Pupils at Thurnham Infants School are being asked to ‘Keep Digiduck Safe’ on 11 February as part of Safer Internet Day to help them understand messages about online abuse.
Smuggled and counterfeit tobacco has been discovered at shop premises in North Kent in raids led by KCC Trading Standards officers.