As the euro becomes more costly and plane travel loses its appeal, British travellers are rediscovering the holiday locations on their doorsteps – and the big surprise is how much some of these locations have changed.
Chatham is to get a £5 million bus station paid for by the Homes and Communities Agency out of funds earmarked for Thames Gateway regeneration projects.
Plans for a £14 million, 92-flat building at the former Ashbys Yard, on Wharf Road, were begrudgingly approved by borough councillors on Monday.
Specialist house builder reveals contract wins with Places for People, Medway Council and Enfield Homes.
Medway residents are being asked to contribute their opinions on proposed changes to Rochester’s conservation area.
The Joiners Shop in The Historic Dockyard Chatham is celebrating its successful first year of operation - with 80% of its 44 units now occupied.
Thames Gateway minister Shahid Malik MP visited Medway to see progress on key schemes in a regeneration programme now valued at £6 billion.
Medway Park, which is being created on the site of the former Black Lion Leisure Centre in Gillingham, will be completed in February 2010.
Two years ago Medway had no major hotels. Now there's the prospect of a £50m investment on five sites.
Alongside Medway's physical regeneration, there's a multi-million-pound social regeneration programme.