Swale

The policy outlines how the council licenses street trading around the borough, including whether to approve or refuse new street trading applications and how to manage existing licence holders. The proposed changes include a requirement for all stall holders to provide a current Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) certificate, the correction of the current seven-metre exemption rule, […]

People can now have their say on how their public spaces are protected. Swale Borough Council is asking local people’s opinions on protection orders that outline how they manage certain types of anti-social behaviour, improve community safety, and create an inclusive environment. Three types of orders are being reviewed – alcohol (areas in Leysdown, Sheerness, Faversham […]

MHS homes’ repairs team is supporting Medway Foodbank’s work to help families in crisis during the Covid-19 pandemic. Colleagues from mhs homes are providing vital transport services to help the charity collect donated food and toiletries and take the donated stock from the foodbank’s headquarters to its distribution centre, where it is made into food […]

Cabinet is being asked to approve Swale Borough Council’s action plan to tackle the climate and ecological emergency around the borough. The action plan outlines the steps the council will take towards making their operation carbon neutral by 2025, followed by the borough in 2030, in areas including transport, air quality, buildings, ecology and biodiversity, […]

Kent residents are being reminded to avoid unnecessary travel to coastal areas and other popular open spaces this weekend as efforts continue to curb the spread of Covid-19. With the weather set to be glorious, members of the Kent Resilience Forum including the five coastal authorities Canterbury City Council, Dover District Council, Folkestone and Hythe […]

Join Mark Peters from 1pm Friday 17th January on the Afternoon Show 95.6 BRFM Gordon Henderson will be on air from 1pm Friday 17th January with updates of his projects and what he’s been involved in since the last time he was here in the studio. He will be available to answer your questions, give the studio a call […]

People have until the end of February to get a grant from their councillor to help improve their local community. Each of Swale’s 47 councillors has £2,400 available every year to support small-scale, local community projects through the council’s member grants scheme. The scheme supports projects that benefit areas such as culture, sport, recreation, health, […]

The previous administration had expressed an interest in working with Kent County Council and neighbouring authorities to find a site for formal lorry parking near Brenley Corner. This was part of efforts to reduce unofficial lorry parking at a number of locations across Swale. In March 2019 the cabinet gave officers the authority to explore […]

The Mayor of Swale, Councillor Ken Ingleton, will attend or be represented by the Deputy Mayor, Councillor Roger Clark, at the following: Tuesday 3rd December: 5.45pm for 6pm     Wisdom Hospice Lights for Love Appeal Ceremony The Friends of the Wisdom Hospice have invited the Mayor and Mayoress to attend the annual Lights for Love Ceremony […]

Both the Sheerness RNLI lifeboats have been launched to a number of incidents in the Thames and Medway estuaries over the last couple of weeks. The first call came on Monday 30th September when the Sheerness crews were paged with a ‘crew assemble’ alert at 10.20pm in response to a call from the UK Coastguard […]


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