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Brake Safety

Brake Safety

Published: 14 Nov 19

The Kent Fire and Rescue Service campaign "Brake Safety" begins on the week commencing 18th - 24th November. The campaign centres on road safety and on members of the public making a pledge to drive safer in respect of the following themes: Drive sober – Drive free of alcohol or drugs • Drive secure – Always wear your seatbelt • Drive alert – Take a break when you need one • Drive slower – Reduce your speed • Drive focused – never use a mobile phone at the wheel. Read More...

KALC Community Awards 2020

KALC Community Awards 2020

Published: 13 Nov 19

We are delighted to announce that on Monday 11 November we launched the 2020 KALC Community Awards Scheme, with support from the High Sheriff of Kent, Kent County Council and Medway Council. This follows a very successful 2019 Awards Scheme, which was adopted by 66 member Councils and proved to be very popular with both the participating Councils and the award winners. We strongly encourage member Councils to adopt the 2020 Scheme. Read More...

The Good Councillor's Guide to Transport Planning

Published: 5 Nov 19

This guide is aimed at local Parish and Town Councillors who are interested in transport planning issues in their areas as well as those who are curious to know more. Read More...

KCC Budget Consultation

Published: 5 Nov 19

Have your Say! KCC would like to hear your views on: Council Tax - is a modest rise acceptable if it helps to sustain the services you most value? The future of our services - are we focussing on the right priorities or have we got some things wrong? They have prepared a consultation document you can read before answering the questions to help you respond. The consultation will close on 25 November 2019. Read More...

VE Day 75 Celebrations

Published: 22 Oct 19

Mayor's, Leaders and Chairman of town and parish councils throughout the UK are to take the lead in local celebrations marking the 75th Anniversary of the end of the war in EUROPE on the 8th May 2020. (VJ Day will be commemorated on the 15th August 2020). Read More...

Model Financial Regulations 2019 For England

Published: 1 Aug 19

NALC have now issued the Model Financial Regulations 2019 for England and Wales which is available to view within the members area here and also on the NALC website. Read More...

Annual Policing Survey

Published: 19 Jul 19

The Kent Police & Crime Commissioner has published his Annual Policing Survey. As in previous years, it asks for views on policing in Kent and for initial thoughts on whether people would be willing to pay a little more council tax next year to fund additional police resources. We would encourage all member councils to respond and to highlight the survey to residents. The survey itself takes only a few minutes and is completely anonymous. Read More...