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Medway’s Severe Weather Emergency Protocol is in place
UPDATED on Friday, 27 March: Agencies are working together to advise rough sleepers that emergency accommodation is available.
Coronavirus: message from council Leader
A message from council Leader, Cllr Alan Jarrett, regarding coronavirus.
Statement from Medway Council following news of a confirmed COVID-19 death
We are deeply saddened to learn of the death of a patient at Medway Maritime Hospital, who we understand had tested positive for COVID-19 and also had underlying health problems.
Coronavirus (COVID-19): Medway’s response
Medway Council’s priority continues to be providing essential council services for its residents.
Older and disabled people bus pass restrictions lifted
Older and disabled people will now be able to use their bus passes before 9am in Medway.
Medway receives award from charity partner
A children’s charity notching up two decades of supporting schools and Kent causes has paid tribute to the organisations playing a key role in its work.
Rainham man fined £2,500 for hindering fly-tipping investigation
A man from Rainham has been ordered to pay more than £3,000 for failing to cooperate with a fly-tipping investigation.
Theatre company commissioned to create spectacular Will Adams performance
Medway Council is delighted to announce that Play on Words Theatre has been commissioned to create a spectacular performance to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the death of Will Adams.
Public Health England and Medway Council statement on confirmed COVID-19 cases in Medway
Specialists from Public Health England (PHE) are working with Medway Council and NHS colleagues following two confirmed cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19).
Postponed: Spring into action - it's nearly time for the Great British Spring Clean
The Great British Spring Clean has been postponed until September. Check back for rescheduled dates later in the year.
Children get their secondary school offer
Families across Medway will start receiving news of the secondary school their child has been offered for September 2020 today, national offer day.
Castle Concerts update
We are pleased to confirm that AGMP Ltd has taken over the full running of Castle Concerts, which will be held in Rochester Castle Gardens, in July 2020.
Medway receives nearly £5million government funding for Medway Tunnel improvement works
Medway Council has been awarded nearly £5million of funding from the Department of Transport for works for the Medway Tunnel.
Essential maintenance at Medway Park
Due to essential maintenance and improvements to our pool plant and circulation systems, the swimming pools at Medway Park will be closed from Monday, 30 March to Sunday, 19 April.