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  • Public and private partnership brings 600 extra electric vehicle charging points to Kent

    Kent County Council is working with other local authorities in Kent to bring one of the largest networks of consistent charging points for electric vehicles to the county. Medway Council, Folkestone & Hythe District Council, Gravesham Borough Council, Sevenoaks District Council, Thanet District Council and Tonbridge and Malling Borough Council have all signed up to…

  • Exceptional Foster Carers recognised at council’s appreciation awards

    Foster carers and staff from across the county have been recognised for their exceptional contribution to the lives of the children they care for in their homes at the Kent Fostering Foster Carer Awards 2021. The event was held at Detling Showground on 13th October 2021 and was hosted by Kent County Council (KCC) Corporate…

  • KCC videophone project wins national technology award

    The council’s commissioned digital care programme project ‘Kara’ has won national recognition at the HTN HealthTech Awards (7 October), winning the Major Project Go Live category. Healthcare transformation consultancy Rethink Partners and pioneers of virtual care Alcove delivered the £1.5million project on behalf of the council last year. By the end of July 2020, they…

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