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Mark Quinn and his companies have enjoyed a close working relationship with the former Conservative leadership of Swale Borough Council and Sittingbourne and Sheppey MP Gordon Henderson in recent years. But just how close? And has Quinn Estates received preferential treatment as a result?
The Sittingbourne & Kemsley Light Railway has been granted £26,500 from HM Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund for Heritage, the biggest fund in UK history and the largest single grant we have ever received.
Shoppers and visitors to town centres will continue to have 30 minutes free parking added to their parking tickets until 10 January.
Councillors have approved the appointment of Larissa Reed as the new chief executive of Swale Borough Council.
Volunteers collected 200 bags of litter from around the borough last month as they took part in the Great British September Clean.
Local anti-litter charity, Litter Angels, has had a second children’s book published to encourage primary school aged children to not drop litter and take pride of their local environment.
People are being asked if there need to be any changes to conservation areas in Borden Parish and at Tonge.
Councillors have being given an update on the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on employment in the borough which shows that between March and August the unemployment claimant count rose from 3.6 per cent to 6.8 per cent across Swale.
The campaign, is a scheme run in partnership by Google and organisation ParentZone. It aims to improve the understanding of primary school age children about the internet.
The Liberal Democrats are calling for an extension of the Government’s furlough scheme until the jobs market is “ready to bounce back” in the wake of “staggering job losses” across the country.