KCC are consulting on five proposed ‘active travel’ routes, including two in Shepway.
You can read all about it here and have your say before 19 January.
This winter we are backing Kent Community Foundation’s Surviving Winter Campaign “Knock and Check”.
Knock & Check is a campaign to reignite the community spirit seen during the COVID-19 pandemic and doing something small to help those most vulnerable during the winter months.
Small actions could make a big difference:
Remember to follow Government guidelines on social distancing to keep communities safe from COVID-19.
To find out more about how you can take part, visit www.kentcf.org.uk/knockandcheck
Join the national effort and sign up for the NHS COVID-19 vaccine research registry. Be part of the fightback against the virus by volunteering to be contacted by researchers to take part in COVID-19 vaccine research.
There are a number of vaccines being identified, but only large-scale studies can give researchers the information needed about how effective they are.
The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) is working with the NHS and aims to recruit as many people as possible onto the registry, which will allow people to be put in touch with the vaccine studies in the coming months.
Researchers are looking for people from all backgrounds, ages and parts of the UK – including both people with or without existing health conditions – to take part in vaccine studies, to make sure that any vaccines developed will work for everyone.
The service is available to anyone aged 18 or over, living in the UK. There is no obligation to join in any study, if you are contacted. But by taking part, you could help researchers find vaccines to protect us all more quickly – which in turn could help the NHS and save lives.