Medway receives funding to make roads around schools even safer
We have received government funding for a pioneering scheme which aims to make roads around primary schools safer and healthier for pupils, parents and residents.
Children championing climate change
Three schools have been recognised for encouraging drivers to switch off their engines when they are not moving.
Group-buying scheme will help residents invest in renewable energy
Medway residents and local businesses are being encouraged to find out more about a scheme which could help them lower their energy bills and reduce their carbon emissions.
Medway invests £2million to improve energy ratings in council houses
We have received more than £1million government funding to improve energy efficiency ratings in council houses and save residents money on their bills.
Medway awarded more than £270,000 to improve air quality
We have been awarded more than £279,000 government funding to help improve air quality in Medway.
Schools encouraged to take part in the Big Walk and Wheel Challenge 2023
Children and young people across Medway are being encouraged to cycle, scoot or walk to school as part of a national initiative.
Donate unwanted items to help Medway’s most vulnerable residents
When visiting one of Medway’s Household Waste and Recycling Centres (HWRCs), residents can now donate reusable items to a charity.
Hundreds of trees to be planted across Medway
Hundreds of trees will be planted across Medway in the next two years, thanks to new funding from the Forestry Commission.
Great fun to be had in Medway during Great Big Green Week
An Energy Café, cycling groups and picturesque nature walks are just some of the ways Medway will support the UK’s biggest celebration of community action to tackle climate change and protect nature.
New water refill station installed in time for summer
A new water fountain has been installed at one of Medway’s award-winning parks.
Medway Council’s Climate Change Action Plan ranked amongst top in the country
We have been ranked in the top 21 unitary authorities in the country for our work to tackle climate change.
Encouraging Medway’s communities to do their bit to help tackle climate change
We're encouraging, and supporting, Medway’s residents, businesses and wider community to do their bit in the fight against climate change.
Leader's latest message to residents
In his latest message to residents Cllr Alan Jarrett discusses COP26 and climate change.
Residents invited to discuss climate change
We're encouraging residents to have their say and discuss climate change at a community event next month.
More than 30 electric vehicle charging points will be installed across Medway this summer
We're due to install 34 electric vehicle charging points in three council owned car parks later this month.
Medway Council adopts Climate Change Action Plan
We have adopted a new Climate Change Action Plan which sets out how the area will respond to climate change.
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.