News

We’re getting safer roads in Faversham

After years of campaigning, I’m delighted that a town-wide 20mph speed zone in Faversham will soon become a reality.

The scheme is one of several projects benefiting from a new £1.6 million fund awarded to Kent County Council from the Government to encourage walking and cycling.

We need a better way to cross the A2 in Faversham

A new crossing in Faversham is needed more than ever.

If we want more people to walk and cycle, we need to make our roads safer – which includes having accessible crossing places.

£50 million to get our high streets open again

Coronavirus has emptied our high streets and forced many businesses to close temporarily or move online.

Getting people back into shops is crucial for many traders, but we need to do this safely when the time is right.

Kent tips set to re-open

It’s good news that Household Waste Recycling Centres (HWRCs) in Kent will be opening again soon.

Tips across the country were closed in March as social distancing proved difficult to maintain.

Lenham Heath decision rides roughshod over local views

It’s hugely disappointing that Maidstone Council has chosen to ignore people’s concerns and endorse plans for a ‘garden village’ at Lenham Heath.

The decision by Maidstone's Policy and Resources Committee rides roughshod over local views.