Category Archives: Strood Rural News

02 Nov
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Because we care

When visiting a local authorities care home for children and young adults, we were informed that a relationship with Fort Amherst had been lost. Previously, the young people from this home had been allowed free access to displays / events ...

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23 Oct
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Flytippers fined

Cllr Williams and I drive all around Strood Rural ward on a frequent basis and any flytipping we discover we report immediately to get it cleared. Only yesterday I reported a dumped fridge freezer in Dillywood Lane which will be ...

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03 Sep
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Garden Competition Winners

Ann and Derek triumphed in this year’s Medway’s Blossom Garden Competition and were declared the proud winners of this year’s Competition. Ann and Derek Holden from Wainscott, revealed, that their approach of ‘teamwork at its best, was behind their success. ...

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04 Aug
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Residents in Ladyclose Avenue, Cliffe Woods.

When Cllrs. Gary Etheridge and John Williams were contacted by residents of Ladyclose Avenue, they immediately arranged to meet to see and understand the problem for themselves. It transpired for those residents who required access to the footpath on the ...

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31 Jul
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Why don’t we just pick up litter?

We threaten litter louts with fines and demand councils install extra bins and clean the streets more often. But what if, instead, every person who saw a discarded crisp bag, can or cigarette packet just picked it up? Would that ...

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30 Jun
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Armed Forces day 2018

Cllrs. Gary Etheridge and John Williams felt extremely proud and privileged to have the honor to represent residents of Strood Rural at Medway’s Armed Forces Day, which was presented by Medway Council in conjunction with the Royal School of Military ...

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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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Cllrs. Gary Etheridge & John Williams, along with the Rev’d Nicolas Cooper, Reverend Sue Vallente-Kerr and a member of the congregation.
12 Jun
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All Saints Church Frindsbury, Society Sunday

The Rev’d Nicolas Cooper, along with Reverend Sue Vallente-Kerr, the new Pioneer Minister for the Strood and Frindsbury Cluster led the congregation of All Saints Church in Frindsbury celebrating both Trinity and Society Sunday on the 5th June. The Rev’d ...

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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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