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Council media releases

  • Faversham Creek Bridge Reopened

    A temporary pedestrian and vehicle bridge has been opened today (January 24). The road closure and associated diversion routes have now been removed as part of the reopening of Bridge Road. The road was reopened at 2pm by KCC Cabinet Member for Highways and Transport Michael Payne and MP for Faversham and Mid Kent Helen Whately.…

  • Reminder to drivers after crossing patroller hit by car

    Kent County Council is reminding drivers about their responsibilities to stop for school crossing patrols. School crossing patrols have a legal right to stop traffic for anyone who needs help crossing the road. Elena Lewis, 57, has been a school crossing patroller for the past 14 years working at both Wrotham Road school and Mayfield…

  • Consultation opens on the future of Blackburn Lodge Care Home

    Kent County Council (KCC) wants to hear the views of residents on the future of Blackburn Lodge Care Home on the Isle of Sheppey. The council has launched a 10 – week consultation about the home, which currently houses a residential unit and a day care service for older people. KCC has been exploring the…