Category Archives: River Ward News

01 Mar
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Waste Services Update

With the weather causing serious disruption to all waste services, the Council has provided the following update as of 10.00 am Thursday 1 March Household Waste Recycling Centres – located at Cuxton, Capstone and Hoath Way are all closed until ...

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Refuse Collections
19 Dec
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Medway Council Christmas Bin Collections 2017

Below you can find the Christmas bin collections for the whole Medway area over the Christmas and New Year of 2017/18. Christmas revised collections Normal Collection day Revised collection day Monday 25th December Wednesday 27th December Tuesday 26th December Wednesday 27th December Wednesday 27th December ...

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Option C Thames Crossing
15 Apr
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Lower Thames Crossing Approved

On Tuesday 12 April, the Secretary of State for Transport, Chris Grayling confirmed the preferred route for the Lower Thames Crossing which will be as follows: a bored tunnel crossing under the River Thames east of Gravesend and Tilbury (Location ...

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21 Jan
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Medway Local Plan – January 2017

Medway Council is preparing a new Local Plan to provide direction on the future growth of the area. The aim of the Local Plan is to ensure that Medway grows sustainably, to provide land for the homes, jobs and services ...

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16 Aug
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Seeing fly-tippers brought to justice

River Ward Cllrs Andrew and Habib have been working closely with Medway Council officers, police and the community to see fly-tippers brought to justice. These criminals are affecting our environment and other lawful businesses who pay their taxes. Both councillors have ...

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10 Aug
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Caisson Bridge Public Footpath Re-opened

It was tremendous to see the refurbished public footpath, Caisson Footbridge, re-opening at St Mary’s Island today after support from Councillors, SMIRA, HCA and Peel. Thanks to Leslie James Esq. our statesman on the Island for cutting the ribbon.

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01 Aug
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Brompton Boxing Club Visit

Cllrs Mackness and Tejan visited the new location for the Brompton Boxing Club, which was established over 30 years ago and which has provided such valuable support to both young and old in our community. Billy Beck, former ABA England ...

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18 Jul
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The Copper Rivet Distillery – A First Look

It was a great visit this morning to the Copper Rivet Distillery at the former pump house in Chatham Maritime with owner Bob Russell and their distiller. It is a real asset to Chatham and we look forward to it ...

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09 Jul
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Street Pastors at River Ward and Local Community Event

I was delighted to welcome the Street Pastors to the Community event last Saturday involving a wide range of our community, explaining the great work they do in Rochester helping to reduce potential crime, anti-social behaviour in the night-time economy. ...

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08 Jul
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Development ‘Boom’ in Ward – infrastructure concerns

It was good news to see the announcement of a developer for Rochester Riverside after so many false starts. The addition of 1,300 new residencies, a new school, health centre and new businesses bringing much need employment is welcomed by ...

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