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Changing Spaces Officer

Can you help to shape housing in our district?

Our Housing team are seeking to make the best use of existing housing stock and you’ll…

Revenues Officer

Our Revenues team are responsible for the collection of Council tax across the Sevenoaks and Dartford districts from over 100,000…

East Kent NHS: Baby death trust sets out improvement plan amid challenges

The East Kent Hospitals Trust faces “formidable challenges”, its board is told.

Sevenoaks Council agrees funding to reopen leisure facilities

Sevenoaks Council plans to reopen three leisure facilities after their operator ceased trading.

Local elections: What do our councils do for us?

A total of 1,304 seats across 35 local authorities are up for election in the South East on 4 May.

Southern Water outlines investment plan to reduce storm overflows

The firm hopes to reduce overflows in Deal, Margate and Whitstable by at least 20% within two years.

New tax year: Threshold risk for millions as benefits rise

Frozen thresholds add to the personal income tax burden but the state pension and benefits will rise within days.

All the Kent roadworks set to cause disruption this week

The roads may also be busier than usual due to the Easter holidays

P&O Ferries plans to cut 60 jobs in the UK

It comes after the company sacked nearly 800 staff without notice last year.

Dover to stagger coaches to avoid Easter delays

Travel will be spread across three days and temporary border controls will be installed.

Sussex Police officer charged with attempted rape

PC Daniel Julian is suspended from duty as he prepares to appear before magistrates in Brighton.

Otterpool Park: Plans for 8,500-home garden town get approval

Developers say the scheme near Folkestone will “meet housing demand for a generation”.

County Championship 2023 season: Will ‘Bazball’ feature in new campaign?

With the new County Championship season starting on Thursday, will we see sides adopt England’s ‘Bazball’ style?

BBC News – Kent posted a new thread.

Investors fear losing millions in Tunbridge Wells property business failure

One of the 140 investors in Tunbridge Wells-based JVIP Group fears he has lost £400,000.

Investors fear losing millions in Tunbridge Wells property business failure

One of the 140 investors in Tunbridge Wells-based JVIP Group fears he has lost £400,000.

Dover delays clear after ‘buffer zone’ empties

The port says traffic is flowing as normal following days of disruption blamed on slow processing.

Suella Braverman says Rwanda is safe for migrants despite evidence of 2018 killings

The home secretary is challenged over evidence that refugees were shot dead by police there in 2018.

Sevenoaks Chronicle posted a new thread.

Kent neighbourhoods where house prices are falling including areas voted best places to live

Some areas of Kent are seeing house prices rise, but some places have dipped

The 11 Kent areas where Travelodge is set to open new hotels

New hotels are planned for areas including Canterbury, Dartford, Deal and Ashford

Easter events in Kent you can enjoy for less than £10

This year Easter Sunday falls on April 9 and many families are struggle with costs

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer visits Medway

He tells activists at the Nye Bevan Memorial hall they have a “fighting chance” in May’s elections.

Disposable barbecues beach ban to come into force

Fines of £100 are to be issued for using single-use grills on a 14-mile stretch of the Kent coast.

Isle of Sheppey: Care home rated inadequate placed in special measures

Little Oyster Residential Home in Minster is to be closely monitored after an inspection in January.

Rent prices: How much have they gone up in your area?

Use our interactive tool to find out what the average rent is in your area.

Debt avoided by cutbacks on dining out and clothes, banks’ data shows

Careful spending is saving some people from debt while others are too frightened to open letters.

Rural Project Officer

Would you enjoy delivering a project that provides grants to help rural enterprises to grow?

The West Kent Partnership will be…

Planning Enforcement Officer (Career Grade)

Our Planning Enforcement team investigates all reports of alleged breaches of planning control which is a critical role within the…

We are thrilled to have been awarded 3 year funding from the National Lottery Community…

Kent’s most wanted men who are still on the run from police

Kent Police are looking for 12 men, some of whom have been on the run for more than three years

Sevenoaks Chronicle posted a new thread.

Suspected arson attack at former Anchor and Hope pub in Ash

At its peak, 40 firefighters and eight fire engines were on hand to tackle the fire, alongside a height vehicle