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  • 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…

  • ‘Connect with Nature’ this Mental Health Awareness Week in Kent

    The theme of this year’s Mental Health Awareness Week (10 to 16 May) – ‘Connect with Nature’ – is being supported by services across the county including Live Well Kent, One You Kent and Explore Kent. Information is available at on these services, plus many more, which can help you try to improve your…

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