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  • Kent Fostering – “An amazing service to work for”.

    Kent County Council (KCC) is backing the Fostering Network’s Foster Care Fortnight campaign (10-23 May), the UK’s biggest foster carer recruitment campaign. The council needs to recruit 120 new households to provide day-to-day support, love and stability to vulnerable children and young people who cannot live with their birth families or offer a struggling parent…

  • Council leader unveils his new Cabinet

    The Leader of Kent County Council, Roger Gough, has announced the appointment of his new top team following the local elections on May 6. The new cabinet members appointed today (Friday) are, in alphabetical order: Clair Bell – Cabinet Member for Adult Social Care and Public Health David Brazier – Cabinet Member for Highways and…

  • Trading Standards’ latest crackdown on illegal tobacco

    As part of Operation CeCe – a National Trading Standards initiative in partnership with HMRC to tackle illegal tobacco – KCC Trading Standards officers, with the support of Kent Police and immigrations teams, have targeted illicit tobacco sellers in Margate and Ramsgate. Premises previously identified as selling illicit tobacco were revisited this week, resulting in…

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