News published May 2021
Recycling roadshows to start this week
Recycling roadshows to start from Thursday, 20 May for Medway residents.
Pupils encouraged to take part in national walking challenge
Young people across Medway are being encouraged to walk to school this week, as part of a national campaign.
The Strand swimming pool will reopen this summer
Medway’s popular open-air pool in Gillingham will reopen later this month.
UCA’s textile flair showcased in Rochester Gallery
University for the Creative Arts (UCA), a specialist art and design university, is holding 'Pattern and Beyond' at Rochester Art Gallery, in the visitors centre.
Estuary 2021: more than 90 artworks to span 107 miles of Thames Estuary coastline
Estuary 2021 – the second edition of the large-scale, multi-disciplinary arts festival including contemporary visual art, film, music and literature – comes to North Kent and South Essex on 22 May.
Update on changes to Medway’s services and summer events programme
Heritage attractions, indoor hospitality businesses and more council services are set to reopen across Medway from Monday, 17 May.
Rochester Riverside primary school awarded new planning consent
The new primary school at Rochester Riverside, Countryside and Hyde’s £419m regeneration, has received planning approval for a two-form entry, allowing the school to cater for 420 pupils.
This is Medway
Medway’s UK City of Culture 2025 bid sets its sights on bringing the title to the South-East for the first time with new video campaign trailer.
Residents encouraged to get tested at new symptom-free pop-up testing sites
We're continuing to offer symptom-free testing for everyone who lives or works in Medway.
Medway supports national mental health campaign
Medway Council is encouraging residents to explore the great outdoors this Mental Health Awareness Week (Monday, 10 May to Sunday, 16 May).