Published: 20:33, 01 August 2018
| Updated: 20:33, 01 August 2018
One of the county's seaside towns is getting ready to welcome its first town council after plans were officially given the nod.
Next May, nine councillors will be elected to represent Sheerness.
But what has it taken to get to this stage and what can residents expect?
More by this authorJenna Dobbs