An archaeological exploration and heritage regeneration project is to be implemented in Chatham, after the Heritage Lottery Fund granted almost £1.8 million for plans lodged by Medway Council and Fort Amherst Heritage Trust.
Plans to create a new 1,000-home community near Wouldham reached a significant milestone, as the £50 million infrastructure was completed, while the pace of housebuilding increased.
Chatham’s transformation, arts and heritage will be the main focus of the 10th issue of Medway1 magazine, to be launched on 11 April.
A recently completed warehouse at a Medway business park has been taken by a logistic provider which will be working with Ikea.
A programme of heritage festivals is due to take place in Medway in spring and summer 2017, including a fortnight of displays to mark 350 years since the battle of Medway.
Almost 95.5% of Medway children have been offered one of their preferred places at secondary school, new figures show.
Rainham could see up to 300 homes built after Medway Council’s planning committee gave the go-ahead to an application lodged by Persimmon Homes South East.
Medway’s visitor economy grew significantly last year, according to figures released at the end of November.
Chatham station and the surroundings are set to undergo major regeneration over the next two years. Medway1 finds out more on the plans.
A project has kicked-off to support ventures tackling inequality in education.