News published July 2020
New way for residents to pay for parking in all council-owned car parks
Medway Council has announced a new way for motorists to pay for parking.
Coronavirus service update – Focus On Will Adams festival and Focus on Strood
Focus On Will Adams festival and Focus on Strood will not take place this year due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Cabinet to discuss £5million investment in Splashes Sports Centre and £135,000 play park investment
On Tuesday, 7 July, Medway Council’s Cabinet will meet to consider recommendations for up to £5million investment in Splashes Sports Centre in Rainham.
Have your say on draft ward boundary recommendations for Medway
The Local Government Boundary Commission is asking local people and organisations to comment on their draft recommendations for new ward boundaries across Medway.
Medway’s set to reopen more facilities
Heritage, hospitality and more council services are set to reopen across Medway from Saturday, 4 July.
COVID-19 Pillar Two Testing Explanation
Positive cases from testing in the wider community (known as pillar 2) are now available at local authority level through the Public Health England daily dashboard.
More than £1million funding issued to small businesses
Medway Council has issued £1,225,925 funding to 226 small businesses across Medway as part of a scheme to further support the economy during the coronavirus pandemic.
Statement on housing documentary
We have issued a comment regarding a documentary which aired tonight (Thursday, 3 July) which included two case studies of a family, and an individual, who moved to Bradford from Medway.
Residents encouraged to stay safe ahead of more businesses reopening this weekend
Medway residents are reminded to social distance and stay safe ahead of more businesses reopening this weekend.
Campaign Launched to ‘Protect Kent and Medway’
As lockdown restrictions ease further from this weekend, health chiefs in Kent and Medway are urging people to take responsibility for keeping COVID-19 at bay.