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NALC Legal Topic Note 54 (Updated)

Published: 30 Nov 22

NALC have updated Legal Topic Note 54 on the protection of ownerless common land and village greens. They have added two links in paragraph 8 to government guidance on works to common land. The LTN can be found on our website under "Legal" and "Common Land" or on the NALC website in the LTN section. Read More...

KFRS Safety and Wellbeing Plan 2023

Published: 16 Nov 22

The purpose of a Safety and Wellbeing plan is to inform you and everyone across Kent and Medway, about changes that Kent Fire and Rescue intend to make or would like your views on. Read More...

2022-2023 National Salary Award

Published: 3 Nov 22

The LGA has come to an agreement on the new pay scales for 2022/2023 to be implemented from 1st April 2022. Employers are encouraged to implement this pay award as swiftly as possible. Read More...

Training and Event Pages

Training and Event Pages

Published: 29 Sep 22

More events added for November and December. Take a look at our Event page! Bitesize events are also available on a rolling basis. Just enough to learn in an hour... Read More...

KCC Public Health - Consultation Launched for New Drug and Alcohol Strategy

KCC Public Health - Consultation Launched for New Drug and Alcohol Strategy

Published: 7 Sep 22

KCC would like to hear your views on the new Kent Drug and Alcohol Strategy 2023-2028. Read More...

National Highways and Transport 2022/2023

National Highways and Transport 2022/2023

Published: 30 Aug 22

Councils across the UK are asking residents to tell them what they think of transport and highways services in their area, and KCC are one of those Councils. Read More...

Online Home Fire Safety Check

Published: 13 Jul 22

This easy-to-follow home fire safety check has been developed through a partnership between the National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC), Fire Kills and Safelincs. It will take you through your home one room at a time and the simple questions will help you spot fire risks as you go around your home. Read More...

Savings Adopted for KCC's Supported Bus Service

Published: 12 Jul 22

Kent County Council’s Cabinet Member for Highways and Transport, David Brazier, said: “As a council we are seeing a dramatic rise in the need for services across all areas of the authority and an increase in the cost of running them. Read More...

Kent Together

Published: 12 Jul 22

Money Worries? Find your way through to the advice and support available. Read More...

EMPOWERing Digital Inclusion across Kent

EMPOWERing Digital Inclusion across Kent

Published: 12 Jul 22

Kent County Council’s EMPOWERCARE Project is working to reduce social isolation in Kent. Read More...

The Community Works - Local Councils

The Community Works - Local Councils

Published: 12 Jul 22

(Allotment photo courtesy of National Allotment Society) This page is principally addressed to English parish and town councils, who as well as campaigning upwards, can address climate change in a number of ways. Some have already taken the step of declaring a “climate emergency” – or a “sustainability strategy”, a softer approach to delivering a similar outcome – but it is recommended that they involve their communities before making such a step, to gain consensus on action and also to provide a base for volunteer activity. Read More...

NALC Parliamentary Briefing on Levelling Up and Regeneration Bill

NALC Parliamentary Briefing on Levelling Up and Regeneration Bill

Published: 10 Jun 22

The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) has briefed Members of Parliament on the Levelling Up and Regeneration Bill, setting out some of the key issues and implications for local (parish and town) councils and highlighting several concerns. The Bill aims to drive local growth, empower local leaders to regenerate their areas, and ensure everyone can share in the United Kingdom’s success. Read More...

Making Kent Safer 2022-25

Published: 24 May 22

The Police and Crime Commissioner must produce a Police and Crime Plan that sets out his vision and priorities for policing and community safety, as well as the objectives and ambitions that Kent Police will be held to account on. This Plan is called Making Kent Safer and runs from 2022-2025. Read More...