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Gravesham council's press releases, campaign updates and a host of other features centred around the Borough of Gravesham appear here and are updated regularly.

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  • Council’s plans for market win £1.8m lottery cash

    Council’s plans for market win £1.8m lottery cash

    Gravesham Borough Council's plans to refurbish Gravesend's historic market will go ahead thanks to a Big Lottery grant of £1.8m announced today (Monday 26 January).

    26 Jan 2015

  • New Year cheer over council events

    New Year cheer over council events

    New Year cheer over council events

    31 Dec 2014

  • Council aims to shed light on county streetlight turn-off

    Council aims to shed light on county streetlight turn-off

    Council aims to shed light on county streetlight turn-off.

    01 Dec 2014

  • Help shape council priorities

    Help shape council priorities

    Over the next 12 weeks, the council will be working with a variety of residents, community groups and local partners to help us in designing our future priorities for the next 4 years and we want to work with you.

    20 Nov 2014

  • Golden moment for town centre

    Golden moment for town centre

    Gravesham has scooped a coveted gold award in the South and South East in Bloom competition announced on Wednesday afternoon.

    19 Sep 2014

  • Calling all walkers

    Calling all walkers

    Walkers of all ages are invited to join Gravesham's Mayor, Councillor John Caller, as he carries on the ancient tradition of "Beating the Bounds" over the weekend of 11th and 12th October 2014.

    26 Aug 2014

  • Review of Polling Stations

    Review of Polling Stations

    Gravesham Borough Council is carrying out a review of Polling Districts and Polling Places within the Borough.

    04 Aug 2014

  • Restaurant owners in court over mice

    Restaurant owners in court over mice

    Two former restaurant owners have been prosecuted by Gravesham Borough Council after environmental health officers found a serious infestation of mice and closed down the premises.

    28 Jul 2014

  • Inspector's decision on Local Plan Core Strategy

    Inspector's decision on Local Plan Core Strategy

    The Government’s Planning Inspector has declared Gravesham’s Local Plan Core Strategy sound following public hearings in September last year and April this year.

    24 Jul 2014

  • Council responds to proposal to close M&S

    Council responds to proposal to close M&S

    Gravesham Borough Council was amazed by the news of potential closure of Marks & Spencer’s store in Gravesend which has been part of the retail offering in town for more than a century.

    02 Jun 2014

  • Mayor gets a taste of the locality

    Mayor gets a taste of the locality

    Gravesham’s new mayor Cllr John Caller got a taste of a special local produce menu at the town’s oldest pub.

    20 May 2014

  • Recycling roadshows

    Recycling roadshows

    The council is running a number of roadshows for people to see their new bins before June's roll-out of the new recycling service.

    06 May 2014