News published October 2018
Consultation continues on new, innovative business park in Medway
Members of the public have the opportunity of attending an event to hear more about an exciting business development at Rochester Airport.
Hospital celebrates smoke-free anniversary
Medway NHS Foundation Trust signed the NHS Smokefree Pledge to mark the two-year anniversary of Medway Maritime Hospital becoming a smoke-free site on Wednesday, 17 October.
Lower Thames Crossing consultation launched
Highways England have launched a consultation on the Lower Thames Crossing – a major new road which would nearly double road capacity across the River Thames and almost halve northbound journey times.
Thousands took part in Summer Reading Challenge
Thousands of residents of all ages took part in Medway Council’s Summer Reading Challenge 2018.
Medway to host international sporting events
A wave of international sporting events will be held in Medway, it has been announced.
Medway Test results
This year’s Medway Test has seen more children than ever assessed as eligible for a grammar school place – more than 1,600, almost 200 more than in 2017.
Safeguarding Adults Awareness Week
It’s everyone’s responsibility to prevent adult abuse and this Safeguarding Adults Awareness Week (Oct 8-12), Medway resident are being urged to ‘See It, Report It, Stop It’.
Strood car dealer ordered to pay hundreds
A car dealer from Strood has been ordered to pay hundreds of pounds after parking a number of cars, which were up for sale, on a public road.
Medway supports national walk to school month
‘Walk to School Month’ returns this October – the national campaign is designed to encourage physical activity in a child’s daily routine in a fun and innovative way.
Council tenants will continue to receive extensive support
Medway’s council tenants will continue to receive extensive support to ensure their properties remain of a high quality.