News published February 2021
New creative space planned for Medway
A Grade II listed building at The Historic Dockyard is set to become a high-quality international creative digital hub.
Message from council leader: Prime Minister’s roadmap to recovery
Proposed plans are now in place for how the country will come out of lockdown.
Update on Medway's country parks
Due to high visitor numbers at our country parks today (20 Feb) we had to close some of the facilities to ensure the safety of our visitors, following police advice.
Spring events cancelled to keep Medway residents safe
Medway’s spring festivals and events will not go ahead this year amidst the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Medway ploughs millions more into protecting vulnerable residents
Supporting Medway’s vulnerable residents is the focus of this year’s budget, with more than £9million being invested in children and adults’ social care.
Medway Pupil Referral Unit receives UNICEF award
The Will Adams Centre has become the first secondary Pupil Referral Unit (PRU) in the UK to receive a Gold Rights Respecting Schools Award from The United Kingdom Committee for UNICEF (UNICEF UK).
Medway trials electric vehicles for social workers
We have launched an electric vehicle trial to tackle concerns around climate change and to advocate smart technology.
Message from Leader of Medway Council
In this week’s Leader’s message Cllr Alan Jarrett discusses half-term activity ideas, free school meals and staying well at home.
Rochester business fined for flouting coronavirus restrictions
A clothing shop in Rochester has been fined for failing to comply with the latest coronavirus regulations.
Work begins to create an innovative learning and skills hub
Work has begun on creating an innovative adult learning and skills hub in Gillingham.
Available months for 2021