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Small businesses affected by coronavirus, that didn’t qualify for previous government grants, may be able to get help from a new scheme.
The Leader of Swale Borough Council has today welcomed the announcement of improved funding from Government to meet the Council’s extra costs in dealing with the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.
The Spirit of Sittingbourne will be undertaking its final programme of roadworks in May/June 2020.
The first 776 local businesses that have applied for business rate relief grants from Swale Borough Council will be receiving payments worth £8.9 million between them this week.
It’s been a couple of weeks since my last message, and I’m pleased to see that the people of Swale have – with limited unfortunate exceptions – continued to observe the rules on staying at home and social distancing.
Swale council’s cabinet are being asked to approve a Public Space CCTV Policy that will outline how the in-house CCTV system is managed at next week’s cabinet meeting (22 Apr).
Swale Borough Council will resume holding meetings next week. Meetings such as cabinet and planning committees had to be cancelled after the Government imposed lockdown restrictions to reduce the spread of coronavirus.
Former Heart Kent and Invicta Radio presenter James Heming is joining Sittingbourne’s local community radio station, 106.9 SFM.
Following the pause in garden waste collections, the council are now looking to reinstate the brown bin service from Tuesday 7 April.
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.