A new survey has revealed that almost one in five council chiefs fear their local authority could go bust.
A former mayor forced to apologise publicly to a woman he was ruled to have bullied has made unfounded claims the allegations against him are lies.
A council has been urged to plan for a new leisure hub before the existing one becomes unusable.
The controversial issue of how Kent deals with lone asylum-seeking children arriving in small boats is due back in the High Court.
People look set to see their council tax bill increase by almost 3% as a council is expected to once again take money from its reserves.
A well-known political figure in Kent who led a coalition council has written a book about his time in power.
Council chiefs say they are powerless to stop hundreds of homeless Londoners being relocated to Kent.
A Labour MP has hit back at her party leader Sir Keir Starmer who she says “has not spoken to me” while she is under investigation for anti-semitism.
A Conservative-run council has been asked to think again over its response to a threat to ancient woodland from a quarry extension.
A senior Conservative has issued a grim reminder of the authority's financial predicament less than a day after another major council went bust.
Council bosses were asked about failing social services, roadworks chaos, broken promises and accessibility issues at a Q&A session.
Thousands of children could be left with nowhere to go after funding was pulled from dozens of youth clubs across the county.
A government minister has announced plans to find a new national park following a visit to a river restoration project in Kent.
Drawings of new proposals to transform a dockside industrial estate have been revealed.
Kent County Council is pressing for more funding from the Home Office for urgent accommodation for young asylum seekers.
A former golf course earmarked for a new park is home to great crested newts and 34 species of birds.
An MP is supporting a bill that would ramp up fines on overrunning roadworks to more than £12,000 a day.
A public consultation has begun on the future of Kent County Council windmills around the county.
A local government chief has echoed warnings sounded by Kent that councils are at financial breaking point.
A Kent MP has said migration figures are ‘too high’ despite what she claimed was some of the ‘strongest action ever” taken by her government.
An MP is being investigated by the Labour party for liking a controversial tweet by a comedy writer which it claims is anti-Semitic.
A council is looking to recoup £800,000 by cracking down on those who claim single person discounts, when they no longer live alone.
Members of the public have a chance to quiz the two most powerful men in Medway.
A council is offering lucrative interest-free loans in bid to help businesses grow and take on more workers.
As Crime Commissioner Matthew Scott prepares to stand for re-election, he explains how a landslide election defeat led to him making history in Kent.
Local authorities have been warned to be on ‘red alert' after hackers gained access to the county council’s children's department.
A county councillor has sparked fury by suggesting he’d close even more than the four tips already under threat from swingeing cuts.
A council leader says London boroughs are “exasperating” temporary housing pressures and calls from them to stop moving their homeless into the area.
One topic guaranteed to set our letters pages abuzz is the so-called ‘war on motorists’ – but has it all been “manufactured” for political purposes?
“Vile” Russian trolls are believed to have bombarded a council with horrific abuse on social media while it celebrated helping displaced Ukrainians.
Some 3,000 tons of recyclable waste could not be processed because residents had put the wrong things into the bags - costing taxpayers £57,000.
Two Conservative members at Kent County Council have been suspended for defying the party on housing policy.
A member of parliament has released his latest book whose main character displays the working-class qualities of its author.
He’s saved motorists hundreds of millions of pounds – now Kent’s Howard Cox is vowing to rip up ULEZ if he succeeds at the polls next year.
Councillors have criticised the ‘pitiful’ fines handed out to utility companies causing unnecessary jams on the county’s roads.
A new late-night takeaway service has scaled back its delivery hours after neighbour concerns.
A former leader received two rounds of applause after criticising Kent County Council’s current top table.
A council’s 100% affordable housing development will be slashed by 80% over viability concerns as it enlists help from private developers to build it.
Popular annual events and key community services are facing cutbacks in support as a council aims to plug a £12m hole in its finances.
An attempt to halt proposals to offload eight of the county’s historic windmills has been defeated.
Top Tories have been accused of burying their heads in the sand by refusing to take plans to close waste centres off the table.
A Kent MP has raised the case of a teenager with severe epilepsy in parliament as she called for access to medicinal cannabis.
They may have no councillors at all but the Lib Dems certainly have high hopes in Medway, as Robert Boddy found out.
Parents say planned cuts to youth clubs will leave children with nowhere to go, and that they fear some will turn to crime.
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