Happy Birthday Medway! 20 years ago this month the Medway towns joined together as a unitary authority to form what is now Medway Council. To celebrate its 20th year we took a look back at the highs and lows of the towns.
NHS services in Medway have been awarded a new funding bid from the government of more than £15 million. The Medway Clinical Commissioning Group have been granted three bids by the Department of Health, for improving care for patients in the area.
A protest was staged outside Medway council after they announced controversial changes to parking charges. The price of parking for residents is going up as soon as this weekend after annual visitor permits were scrapped and daily tickets doubled in price.
As part of its 400th anniversary celebrations, Chatham Historic Dockyard is exhibiting work from eminent artists such as Tracey Emin and William Turner. Some of the pieces on display have been created especially for the showcase.
Medway council residents feel they have been treated unfairly as more and more parking meters no longer give out coins. The council calls this standard practice - but it has raked in more than a quarter of a million pounds over the past three years.