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One way system and 20mph limit plans for town centre

07 June 2020
One way system and 20mph limit plans for town centre

Plans for a one-way system and 20mph speed limit in a town centre are being considered ahead of lockdown measures being eased.

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Kent councils face £245m deficit because of pandemic

04 June 2020
Kent councils face £245m deficit because of pandemic

Kent's 14 councils face a mounting financial deficit of £245million from the coronavirus crisis, it has emerged.

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Care sector treated with 'lack of respect' during pandemic

02 June 2020
Care sector treated with 'lack of respect' during pandemic

A care home manager has accused the Government of virtually ignoring the industry she has worked in for 49 years.

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Cyber attackers demand £800k ransom

01 June 2020
Cyber attackers demand £800k ransom

A county council-owned company was the victim of a cyber attack in which a huge Bitcoin ransom was demanded.

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Concerns over £170m project to transform area

01 June 2020
Concerns over £170m project to transform area

Fears have been raised about transport problems and how to protect historical sites should a multi-million pound redevelopment go ahead.

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Bluewater tunnel plans given green light

27 May 2020
Bluewater tunnel plans given green light

Plans to connect Bluewater and a 6,000 home development have been approved.

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Shocking cost to Kent's tourism revealed

26 May 2020
Shocking cost to Kent's tourism revealed

The shocking cost of lockdown on Kent's £4 billion tourism sector has been revealed.

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'Lessons must be learnt' from care home scandal

26 May 2020
'Lessons must be learnt' from care home scandal

Calls for a public inquiry have been made after 17 people in one care home died with coronavirus.

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'Families need quick answers over 11-plus exams'

19 May 2020
'Families need quick answers over 11-plus exams'

A council committee was asked to take urgent action as lobbying to suspend the 11-plus exams in light of the coronavirus pandemic continues.

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Ignoring pandemic plans has 'cost lives'

19 May 2020
Ignoring pandemic plans has 'cost lives'

Recommendations from a pandemic exercise have apparently not been applied to the current crisis.

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Decision time for major redevelopment

18 May 2020
Decision time for major redevelopment

A major redevelopment scheme could press ahead if backed by councillors during a crunch meeting this week.

Fears over £200m coronavirus bill

18 May 2020
Fears over £200m coronavirus bill

The coronavirus crisis could cost Kent County Council around £200 million, nearly £70m more than originally forecast, it has emerged.

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Tougher rules to fight rogue landlords

13 May 2020
Tougher rules to fight rogue landlords

Landlords who fail to look after their properties face tougher penalties.

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Council to face scrutiny over Covid-19 response

12 May 2020
Council to face scrutiny over Covid-19 response

The county council will be scrutinised for its handling of the coronavirus crisis next week.

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Headteachers 'bemused' over school reopening plans

11 May 2020
Headteachers 'bemused' over school reopening plans

The chair of the Kent Association of Headteachers has said schools will not reopen their gates in three weeks unless safety is guaranteed.

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New care home despite objections

05 May 2020
New care home despite objections

A five-storey care home and a Co-op will be built in a village despite concerns over the future "eyesore" building.

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Fears over £130m coronavirus bill

01 May 2020
Fears over £130m coronavirus bill

Councillors' warning that the county council cannot take another financial hit as the bill for dealing with the Covid-19 outbreak soars.

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'I support this with a heavy heart'

01 May 2020
'I support this with a heavy heart'

Hundreds of homes have been approved in one part of Medway to meet housing targets.

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Plans for new school approved

01 May 2020
Plans for new school approved

A school for 400 pupils has been given the go-ahead.

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Britain's oldest hospital to become 155 homes

29 April 2020
Britain's oldest hospital to become 155 homes

Britain's oldest hospital will be converted into 155 homes over the next three years after £1.4 million plans got the nod.

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