News published March 2021
Message from Leader of Medway Council
Read the latest message to residents from the Leader of Medway Council, Cllr Alan Jarrett.
Innovative outdoor exhibition using art in the fight against COVID-19
This week we have launched a pioneering range of contemporary public art installations to remind people of essential coronavirus messages and to thank key workers for their hard work.
Children in Medway will continue to receive free school meals this half term
Children across Medway who are eligible for free school meals will continue to receive support this half term.
Landlord fined £5,000 for failing to carry out essential repairs
A landlord has been ordered to pay a £5,000 fine after failing to carry out repairs at their property in Chatham.
Medway City of Culture 2025 bid announces Board of Trustees and community Working Group Chairs
Medway’s campaign to be UK City of Culture 2025 has taken another significant step forward, with the announcement of the bid’s Board of Trustees and community Working Group Chairs.
Local businesses urged to continue to follow government guidelines as reopening day approaches
With the date for the possible reopening of non-essential businesses just two and half weeks away, we are encouraging local businesses to keep going and to continue to follow government guidelines.
Council introduces new ticketless parking system at Chatham car park
We are introducing a new ticketless parking system at The Brook multi-storey car park in Chatham from Monday, 29 March.
Update on symptom-free testing in Medway
Residents across Medway are being encouraged to continue to regularly book symptom-free coronavirus tests, as national lockdown restrictions are gradually eased.
Work begins to replace Green Street footbridge in Gillingham
Works have begun to replace the railway footbridge on Green Street in Gillingham by our contractor VolkerHighways and VolkerFitzpatrick.
New outdoor fitness classes at Medway’s sports centres
Our sports centres are launching an exciting programme of outdoor fitness classes as they prepare to welcome back customers.
Available months for 2021