Gillingham special needs pupil left without any way of getting to The Canterbury Primary School for five months

A mum said she was at her wit’s end after her eight-year-old son with special needs has not had access to his free school transport for five months. Jade Thorpe and her family, including every last Reggie, eight, were moved by Canterbury City Council to a house in Gillingham in April after their previous home … Read more

E scooter trial in Canterbury to end after two years

Electric scooters will soon vanish from Kent’s streets as a decision has been taken to end a controversial trial of the divisive vehicles. The pilot scheme launched in Canterbury in November 2020 for an initial 12-month period but, despite public safety fears and a pedestrian being knocked down, has twice been extended. Bird launched the … Read more