Trudy Dean and Rob Bird demand immediate action to stem the spread of the new strain of the Covid-19 virus. As schools in London tier 4 London close, Kent Lib Dems are calling for a two-month closure in tier 4 affected Kent. read more
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Latest news about Coronavirus
The Liberal Democrats have demanded the Prime Minister declares a "State of Emergency" in Kent with over 5,000 lorries left stranded after the border between France and the UK was closed to trade and travel. read more
Following the government announcement today that Maidstone borough is set to enter Tier 3 – Very High Alert, as part of the national Covid Winter Plan, Maidstone Borough Council (MBC), is asking everyone to keep pulling together and continue to protect each other. read more
Whilst some Local Authorities have struggled Maidstone Borough Council has now delivered more than 99% of the Government support provided via the £10,000 or £25,000 grants to qualifying businesses affected by the pandemic. read more
Kent County Council has agreed to waive the £190 license fee it was charging for catering business for setting up tables and chairs outside their premises. The fee will now be waived for 6 weeks. The move follows pressure from opposition councillors at County Hall and outcry from traders across ... read more
The pandemic has had terrible impact on the lives and health of thousands of Kent residents and many other appalling consequences. But on a more positive note we have seen a significant reduction in traffic and a marked improvement in air pollution. With the prospect of further easing of the lo... read more
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