Category Archives: Rochester West News

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01 Jun
0

Cllr Tranter’s Rochester Update 01-06-2018

Parking central Rochester As you know, I have been anxious to get additional parking for central Rochester to cater for growth, and the new road area for coach parking is not ideal. A feasibility study is now under way, and ...

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01 Mar
0

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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Alan Kew
24 Jan
2

Rochester and Strood by-election will be contested by Alan Kew

Rochester and Strood Conservatives have selected Borstal resident Alan Kew, to contest the Rochester West by-election on Thursday 8 March called following the resignation of Kelly Tolhurst MP as the ward councillor. Kelly’s promotion to the Government Whips Office meant ...

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Kelly Tolhurst MP
12 Jan
1

Kelly Tolhurst Resigns as Rochester West Councillor

This week the Prime Minister delivered a reshuffle of her government team, and I was extremely honoured to have been asked to join her team as a Government Whip. After discussions with colleagues and residents it is clear I am ...

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Refuse Collections
19 Dec
0

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
0

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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24 Feb
0

A Clean Sweep for Riverside and Park

The Medway Messenger has reported how Cllr Tranter and Cllr Iles recently set to task at cleaning up some of the litter in their local areas.

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21 Jan
0

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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18 Aug
0

Historic Catalpa Tree Saved

Last year the Catalpa tree outside Rochester Cathedral split in half. The Medway Messenger has reported how this year the tree has begun its recovery and sprung back to life thanks to quick work from Medway Council and support from local activists. 

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16 Aug
0

Travellers move into Rochester and Strood

Travellers recently moved into our constituency at the Esplanade in Strood, the Vines park in Rochester and the Borstal Recreation Ground. The Medway Messenger published an article including the reaction of our local MP, Kelly Tolhurst and Rochester West councillor Stuart Tranter.

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