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  • e-Scooter trial for Canterbury – consultation launched

    A year-long trial of electric scooters in Canterbury is now being consulted on by Kent County Council. The scheme aims to bring affordable, environmentally friendly electric scooters to the city as part of a Department for Transport national trial. There will be four phases, with the first starting in November with e-scooter operator Bird providing…

  • Sweeps of Chillenden windmill turn for first time since 1949

    The sweeps of Chillenden windmill are once again turning thanks to restoration work from Kent County Council. Chillenden Windmill, owned by KCC since 1958, is one of only four post mills to survive in Kent, and the last one with an open trestle. It was built in 1868 to replace an earlier post mill, and…

  • Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Kent and Medway

    Public Health England latest figures for coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Kent show 1314 people with at least one lab-confirmed positive test result in the most recent seven day period – a rate of 83.1 per 100,000. The figures for Medway are 233 cases (a rate of 83.6). The cumulative total is now 13156 in Kent…

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