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  • Kent residents urged to prepare for winter on our roads

    Gritting teams are getting ready to hit the road again after working hard to prepare for the winter season ahead. Staff at Kent County Council’s highway depots around the county have been rolling out practising the routes they will cover in the months ahead. Last year, our crews regularly covered 58 primary main road routes…

  • Kent school plants ‘royal’ tree to mark Platinum Jubilee

    A tree with royal connections has been planted in the grounds of a Kent school after pupils and staff were chosen to help celebrate Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. Parkside Community Primary School in Canterbury was one of only 70 primary schools in the United Kingdom selected to receive a special Queen’s Green Canopy…

  • National Adoption Week in Kent champions the voices less heard

    National Adoption Week kicks off on Monday 18th, through to Sunday 24thOctober  40,920 adoptions have taken place in England in the past 10 years The week will be dedicated to all those impacted by adoption whose stories are often less heard; adopted people, adopters, birth parents and the Children’s Services workforce An emotive animated short film, created by illustrator and adopter Garry Parsons has…

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