News published July 2021
Going for Gold in Medway’s Summer of Sport
Medway Council announces a summer of sport events.
Medway Council is pleased to announce that Upnor Castle will reopen next week
Set in picturesque grounds, overlooking the River Medway, Upnor Castle was originally built on the orders of Queen Elizabeth I in 1559 as a gun fort to defend her warships at anchor in the reaches of the Medway and Chatham Dockyard.
Nominations are open for Medway Council awards
Nominations are open for members of the public to recognise one of our employees, or a team, who has gone above and beyond to help people living in Medway.
Work begins on new Rochester Riverside primary school
A groundbreaking ceremony has marked the start of construction on the new two-form entry primary school at Rochester Riverside, Countryside and Hyde’s £419m regeneration scheme in Medway.
Creating new affordable homes for residents
Work to build 28 new affordable homes in Twydall has begun this week, as part of a £5.5million housing project.
Top tips on staying cool this summer
As temperatures are forecasted to soar in Medway, residents are being encouraged to stay safe in the sun and to look after vulnerable friends and relatives.
Medway’s bid to be UK City of Culture 2025 promises to give the area’s world-class tourism sector the recognition it deserves
In a year when UK staycations are expected to soar in popularity, Medway has revealed that its bid to be UK City of Culture in 2025 will provide a much-needed boost to local tourism.
The annual Medway Blossoms competition is underway
Put your garden in the spotlight this July by entering the Medway Blossom competition.
The Leader of Medway Council, Cllr Alan Jarrett, discusses the government’s Step 4 roadmap announcement
The Leader of Medway Council discusses the Prime Minister's roadmap announcement last night (Monday, 12 July) in his latest message to residents.
Work continues on ambitious £11million street lighting programme
Thousands of energy efficient lights are currently being installed across Medway as part of an £11million street lighting replacement programme.
Available months for 2021