Medway has missed out on city status following a competition to mark the Queen’s Diamond Jublilee.
Medway Council has agreed a further £100,000 of funding for apprenticeships in the area.
Developer Berkeley First has sold a student accommodation scheme at the Universities at Medway campus to the Brandeaux Student Accommodation Fund in a deal worth £60 million.
Gillingham FC is opposing a project to regeneration Chatham Docks, because it wants the option to move there.
Chatham’s former Theatre Royal could be turned into flats under new proposals.
Businesses are backing plans to locate one of the UK’s first University Technical Colleges in Medway.
The South East Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP), which promotes business growth in Essex and Kent, has commissioned a study into airport capacity in the south-east of England.
An Australian energy company has been granted permission to extract gas in the Thames Estuary, in a move that could create jobs for Medway residents.
Medway councillors have called for an urgent meeting with transport minister Justine Greening, after the government announced it would later this year consult on building a Thames Estuary airport.
The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has called for increased airport capacity in the South East, raising further speculation about an airport in the Thames Estuary.