Home   Authors   Author

A-level results fiasco 'unavoidable' says MP

15 August 2020
A-level results fiasco 'unavoidable' says MP

Tory MP admits the A-level results have been a 'mess' and says he has urged constituents whose grades have been downgraded to use the appeal system.

30

Temporary hospitals could spring up across Kent

27 March 2020
Temporary hospitals could spring up across Kent

Discussions have started to potentially open temporary hospitals in Kent to deal with Covid-19.

29

Calls for Brexit extension amid coronavirus pandemic

26 March 2020
Calls for Brexit extension amid coronavirus pandemic

The Freight Transport Association is calling for a Brexit extension so they can concentrate on logistics around the coronavirus outbreak.

Helpline set up for business owners

25 March 2020
Helpline set up for business owners

A helpline has been set up to help business owners during the coronavirus outbreak.

MP seeks assurances over emergency powers

24 March 2020
MP seeks assurances over emergency powers

A Kent MP has urged the government to ensure emergency legislation to tackle the coronavirus pandemic is not used for other purposes.

4

Police say lockdown 'tough to enforce'

24 March 2020
Police say lockdown 'tough to enforce'

A top official says officers will be "very reliant" on people taking the government's advice to stay indoors.

14

Country parks will stay open despite social distancing concerns

23 March 2020
Country parks will stay open despite social distancing concerns

The county council has announced nine country parks will remain open.

6

Government take over rail services

23 March 2020
Government take over rail services

Passengers can get refunds on their season tickets as the government announce rail takeover.

1

Millions 'wasted' on lorry park search

23 March 2020
Millions 'wasted' on lorry park search

Here's how much public money was spent on the search for sites for a lorry park in Kent that has now been abandoned.

11

'Suspend council tax payments'

22 March 2020
'Suspend council tax payments'

Councils across Kent have been urged to give residents a "council tax holiday" amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

1

Kent MP urges government to help pay company wages

20 March 2020
Kent MP urges government to help pay company wages

The former business minister Greg Clark is pressing the Chancellor to avert job losses.

Exam pupils miss last day at school

20 March 2020
Exam pupils miss last day at school

A school has closed its doors for some pupils on the last day of term over fears they will stop self-isolating.

All libraries closing indefinitely

19 March 2020
All libraries closing indefinitely

All 99 of Kent's libraries are set to close, to help combat the coronavirus pandemic.

2

'No plan' to bring military in amid virus crisis

18 March 2020
'No plan' to bring military in amid virus crisis

There is "no plan" to bring the military in to help with Kent's emergency response to the coronavirus pandemic.

4

Minister pledges to make smart motorways safer

13 March 2020
Minister pledges to make smart motorways safer

An urgent government review into the risks of using the hard shoulder as a live motorway lane has concluded.

School chiefs step up virus plans

12 March 2020
School chiefs step up virus plans

Kent education chiefs say they are "ramping up" contingency plans as the coronavirus pandemic threatens schools and exams.

5

What the budget means for Kent

11 March 2020
What the budget means for Kent

Here's how the coronavirus crisis budget will affect Kent.

Coronavirus threatens Kent elections

11 March 2020
Coronavirus threatens Kent elections

There are doubts over three Kent elections due to the coronavirus outbreak.

9

Coronavirus dominates budget

11 March 2020
Coronavirus dominates budget

The NHS is getting 'whatever it needs' from the government, the Chancellor has announced in the budget.

69

Work from home Brexit plans could be used in coronavirus lockdown

10 March 2020
Work from home Brexit plans could be used in coronavirus lockdown

The council will be "dusting off" its remote working plans created for Brexit in the event of a coronavirus lockdown.

Close This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.Learn More