Book of Condolence for HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh
Following the sad news of the death of His Royal Highness, The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh on Friday, 9 April, the Leader of Medway Council has issued a statement.
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Children get their primary school offer
More than 97 per cent of children in Medway who will be starting primary school in September have been offered a place at one of their top three preferences.
Help for Medway families affected by Autism and ADHD
Family Action has launched Small Steps, a new 12-month pilot service in Medway, offering specialist and early support for children with suspected or diagnosed Autism (also known as ASC) and ADHD.
Arrests made as part of multi-agency operation in Rochester
Three arrests were made, and nine warnings issued, during a multi-agency operation targeting stolen vehicles and the exploitation of workers in Rochester.
Reopening more of Medway’s facilities
Non-essential shops, hospitality businesses and gyms are set to reopen across Medway from Monday, 12 April.
New pop-up coronavirus testing sites in Gillingham and Strood
We are launching two pop-up symptom-free testing sites in Gillingham and Strood this month.
Dovetail Games and Southeastern Railway back Medway’s bid to be UK City of Culture in 2025
Medway gaming company Dovetail Games and Southeastern Railway have backed Medway’s ambitions to be the UK’s City of Culture in 2025 and joined forces to promote the bid in a new video game.
Leader's message to residents
In his latest message to residents Cllr Alan Jarrett discusses the next phase of the government’s roadmap.
Medway’s Severe Weather Emergency Protocol is in place
We’re working with our partner agencies to advise rough sleepers that emergency accommodation is available in Medway.
Message from Leader of Medway Council
Read the latest message to residents from the Leader of Medway Council, Cllr Alan Jarrett.
Innovative outdoor exhibition using art in the fight against COVID-19
This week we have launched a pioneering range of contemporary public art installations to remind people of essential coronavirus messages and to thank key workers for their hard work.
Children in Medway will continue to receive free school meals this half term
Children across Medway who are eligible for free school meals will continue to receive support this half term.
Landlord fined £5,000 for failing to carry out essential repairs
A landlord has been ordered to pay a £5,000 fine after failing to carry out repairs at their property in Chatham.
Medway City of Culture 2025 bid announces Board of Trustees and community Working Group Chairs
Medway’s campaign to be UK City of Culture 2025 has taken another significant step forward, with the announcement of the bid’s Board of Trustees and community Working Group Chairs.
Local businesses urged to continue to follow government guidelines as reopening day approaches
With the date for the possible reopening of non-essential businesses just two and half weeks away, we are encouraging local businesses to keep going and to continue to follow government guidelines.