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Gordon Henderson MP has today shown support for British food and farming on Back British Farming Day, recognising the crucial role farmers play in producing food for the nation and caring for the countryside.
With recent report of cases of coronavirus in the area, Swale Borough Council wants to reassure residents that the number of local cases is still low.
In preparation for the easing of the lockdown measures, the Government asked local councils to take measures to protect public safety as High Streets reopened. In Swale this included putting in place various safety measures and pedestrianisation, and these have made it easier for people to visit and support local shops safely.
Data from the council’s air quality monitoring at St Paul’s Street and Keycol Hill has shown increases in certain types of pollutants, prompting the council to take action and write to residents in the affected areas explaining what will happen now.
Gordon Henderson MP has welcomed the Government’s landmark new Kickstart scheme and called on local employers to sign up and help young people into work to mark the opening of the initiative.
A New report by the Salvation Army is calling on the Government to fund homelessness support services properly in this autumns comprehensive spending review (CSR).
The plans have been put forward by The Light, the firm behind the 8-screen cinema currently being fitted out in the new Bourne Place development between the high street and train station for opening in October.
At the Annual Council meeting last Wednesday 15th July, the Leader of the Conservative Leader Cllr Alan Horton made an unqualified apology for his remarks at the previous Council meeting.
Swale Borough Council has deep cleaned the roads and pavements in the borough’s five Air Quality Management Areas (AQMAs) to improve air quality.
Small businesses in the tourism, hospitality and leisure industry could be eligible for support from Swale Borough Council’s second round of discretionary grants.