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  • Severe cold weather warning for Kent residents

    Severe weather forecast for the South East this weekend could cause major health risks and residents are urged to follow simple steps to help vulnerable friends, families and neighbours. A level three cold weather warning has been called for the region by the Met Office which triggers actions in the NHS, public health, social care…

  • Enforcement action to help tackle abuse of Blue Badge scheme

    Two days of enforcement action concerning the use of Blue Badges in Canterbury have been carried out by Kent County Council’s Counter Fraud team in conjunction with the city council’s civil enforcement officers. The purpose of the day was to combat the incorrect and fraudulent use of the disability parking scheme. Throughout the day civil…

  • Green energy fraudster jailed after prosecution by KCC Trading Standards

    A director of two green energy companies based in Sandwich has been jailed for 30 months following a trial at Canterbury Crown Court, brought by Kent County Council (KCC) Trading Standards. Danny Welch, 39, from Chelmsford, a director of NWR Ltd and the now dissolved company Energy Innovation Company (EIC) Limited, was found guilty on…

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