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24 January 2018
So-called 'gentrification' is on its way to parts of north Kent that are being packaged as the 'Thames Gateway'.
18 January 2017
A discussion took place regarding the change in constitution and what many see as an abuse of power by Momentum chair Jon Lansman. The attendees agreed a declaration strongly opposing the steering group's decision.
27 July 2016
The campaign to save Pent Valley School in Kent has had its application for a Judicial Review refused.
1 June 2016
Kelly Griffiths, parent of a year 10 student at Pent Valley, is taking legal action against Kent County Council
24 February 2016
Kent County Council has let slip any veil of democratic accountability to the people of Cheriton, Kent. Its education committee supported the proposal by the director of education, Patrick Leeson, to close Pent Valley School, despite huge public opposition.
13 January 2016
Spirits on Kent's EDF Energy picket line were kept very high by playing cat and mouse with the employer. Bosses assigned managers to follow the pickets - presumably to act as the most obvious bugging devices in the history of espionage.
25 November 2015
Protesters demanded a rethink on the threatened closure of four respite and day care centres in Kent. £80 million of cuts are coming and there has been an online consultation requesting suggestions on what to cut!
23 September 2015
Around 60 people attended a TUSC rally in Chatham, hot on the heels of Jeremy Corbyn's victory.
20 May 2015
Ukip, the divisive right-wing party, admits that it sent an agent provocateur into Stand up to Ukip which was campaigning against Nigel Farage in South Thanet, Kent during the general election
25 February 2015
Kent councillor Harriet Yeo is now backing Ukip. She was - until recently - a member of the Labour Party
19 November 2014
As we go to press, Ukip is widely expected to win the Rochester and Strood parliamentary byelection, overturning a Tory majority of nearly 10,000 polled by Tory MP defector Mark Reckless
3 November 2014
Representatives of South East Kent TUC stood on picket lines today alongside striking Unite range wardens, writes Seth Cruse, president South East Kent Trade Union Council.
22 October 2014
The circus is in town! The decision of Rochester and Strood's Tory MP Mark Reckless to defect to Ukip and fight a by-election on 20 November has brought all the clowns of Westminster to our door
2 July 2014
Kent socialists, workers and students kicked off their Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC) election 2015 campaign with four new candidates pledging to fight price rises for young people on local public transport, writes Mia Townsend.
2 April 2014
The peasants are revolting again in Kent! Dubbed by Medway Tory leader Alan Jarrett as 'peasants' for refusing to shut up at a council meeting, 200 angry Strood Library activists took to the streets
22 January 2014
A protest against £2.5 million of cuts to Kent's children's centres will take place on Saturday 15 February
4 December 2013
Sixty people gathered outside County Hall in Maidstone on Monday 2 December, in protest against cuts to children's centres across Kent, writes Dave Semple.
9 October 2013
There is uproar across Kent over the threat to close or cut the hours of some 27 Surestart centres.
20 April 2011
Since the first Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition candidate for the local elections in Kent was announced, the idea of a slate of trade unionists, anti-cuts campaigners and socialists across Kent has really taken off, writes Adam Dudley, Kent Socialist Party.
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