Keeping our high streets safe
We have allocated £10,000 of developer contributions to support the work of the Safer Medway Partnership.
Suspected loan sharks arrested in Kent
Our Trading Standards team were involved in the operation which led to two arrests.
Vehicle seizures lead to fly-tipping arrests
Two men have been arrested after two vehicles, linked to fly-tipping incidents across Medway, were seized in Gillingham.
Kent Biodiversity Strategy approved
A strategy for Kent’s natural environment, with the vision of a county thriving with wildlife and plants, has been approved by Kent’s environment champion.
Trading Standards issue notice to barber shop owner who ignored coronavirus restrictions
Medway Council’s Trading Standards team has issued a notice to a barber shop in Gillingham which continued to trade despite the current coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions.
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.
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.
Keeping Medway safe is at the heart of new task force
Strengthening communities and keeping people safe is at the heart of the work carried out by the Medway Task Force.
Woman ordered to pay hundreds after fast food rubbish was dumped from her car
A woman has been fined £150 for hindering a littering investigation after McDonald’s wrappers were discarded from her car in Gillingham.
Builder fined £10,000 after extension failed to meet building regulations
A builder has been ordered to pay more than £11,000 after an extension he built in Walderslade failed to meet a number of building regulations.
Chatham businessman fined £750 for burning controlled waste without a permit
A man has been ordered to pay more than £1,000 after burning carpet and doors at a business in Chatham.
Smoking in his work vehicle has cost a High Halstow man more than £500
A man has been ordered to pay more than £500 for failing to pay a fine for smoking in a work vehicle.
Restaurant fined £1,000 after bags of rubbish were piled in a courtyard
A Rochester business has been ordered to pay £1,600 for piling bags of rubbish in a private courtyard.
Keeping Medway clean and tidy
Litter enforcement agents will soon patrol across Medway to encourage residents and visitors to dispose of their waste responsibly to help keep Medway clean and tidy.