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  • KENT TOGETHER – Helpline launched by Kent County Council

    A 24 hour helpline has been set up to support vulnerable people in Kent who need urgent help, supplies or medication. The helpline – called Kent Together – provides a single, convenient point of contact for anyone in the county who is in urgent need of help during the Coronavirus outbreak. It is a collaboration…

  • Use your common sense plea as the sun comes out

    Kent residents are being reminded to avoid unnecessary travel to coastal areas and other popular open spaces this weekend as efforts continue to curb the spread of Covid-19. With the weather set to be glorious, members of the Kent Resilience Forum including the five coastal authorities Canterbury City Council, Dover District Council, Folkestone and Hythe…

  • Kent Update: Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases confirmed in Kent

    Public Health England has confirmed further coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Kent, bringing the total to 755 in Kent and 153 in Medway (6 April). Public Health England does not reveal any more than the minimum information that is necessary for public health protection purposes because individuals have a right to have their identity and personal…