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  • Cold weather warning – Kent urged to keep warm and well

    With cold and wintry weather predicted over the next few days, families across Kent are being urged to follow a few simple measures to keep their loved ones safe and healthy. A level two cold weather alert has been announced for Kent by the Met Office which triggers actions in the NHS, public health, social…

  • New scheme to harness vital contribution of Kent’s amazing volunteers

    An enthusiastic army of dedicated volunteers mobilised across Kent during the pandemic to help their local communities. Generously giving their time and skills to aid others, they provided vital assistance to the vulnerable, elderly and self-isolating, supporting frontline health services. Now Kent County Council (KCC) is launching a £170,000 grant-funded pilot initiative, in partnership with…

  • Kent’s Plan Bee summit showed how we can help pollinators

    Ways in which Kent’s pollinators can be supported to thrive using footways, railways, riverbanks and verges was the focus of this year’s Plan Bee summit.   The event was convened by Seán Holden, Chairman of KCC’s Environment & Transport Cabinet Committee and Kent’s Plan Bee, and took place on Tuesday 23rd November. Held virtually for…

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