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  • New scheme to install five ‘parklets’ in Dover begins this weekend

    An innovative new scheme to install five ‘parklets’ in Dover begins this weekend. A parklet is intended to provide space for people to sit, relax and enjoy the environment, and can include planters and cycle parking. KCC will be installing two double parklets, one between 38 and 42 Castle Street and the other between 68…

  • Kent Smock Mill preserved for another generation

    West Kingsdown Windmill is one of eight historic windmills in the care of Kent County Council. It is an octagonal ‘smock’ mill, the most popular design of windmill to be built in the county. A timber-framed building with four floors standing on a square brick base, the mill has several unusual features including a unique…

  • Everyone counts in Census 2021

    Kent residents are being reminded the 2021 Census is coming and that it is important to take part because the information it collects helps plan the services, like new hospitals, schools and GP surgeries, we need. The unique survey happens once a decade, providing a snapshot of every person and household in England and Wales.…

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