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This is the site of your local Rainham Central Councillors, keeping you up to date on what we're doing to help improve the area and represent you on Medway Council.
In May 2007, residents in Rainham elected three Conservative Councillors Cllr Rehman Chishti, Cllr Barry Kemp and Cllr Mike O'Brien to represent the ward of Rainham Central. In May 2010 Rehman Chishti was elected Member of Parliament for Gillingham and Rainham.
On this site you can find out how to contact your local councillor by telephone or e-mail, alternatively we hold regular Street Stall surgeries on the first Saturday of each month at the Rainham Shopping Centre at the top of Station Road Rainham from 10am to 1pm. There's information on the local campaigns we're fighting and how you can get involved and regular updates on the issues that matter to you.
We are determined to make a real difference to Rainham.
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News posted on Sunday, 27 July 2014
Road Works which will affect Rainham
Southern Water Services Berengrave Lane Rainham Junction with Birling Avenue, outside old police station site Lay new water pipe to development Utility works Traffic Control (Two-Way Signals) In Progress 25-Jul-14 Read more...
News posted on Thursday, 26 June 2014
Rainham Central Conservative Ward Councillors have paid for the installation of floral baskets on the railings outside St Margaret's Church from their Ward Improvement Fund and they look a real picture as you can see from the attached photographs.
The three Ward Councillors Barry Kemp, Rehman Chishti MP and Mike O'Brien are pictured by the flowers. Read more...
News posted on Wednesday, 18 June 2014
Following representations from your Rainham Central Conservative Ward Councillors about the condition of the road, the top of Orchard Street in Rainham will be closed on the 27th June for one day to enable much needed road resurfacing to take place.(Between Herbert Road and Arthur Road) Diversions will be in operation for the day.
Advance notice of Storm Water Drainage Works that will affect Lonsdale Drive and Adjoining Roads in Rainham Central
News posted on Sunday, 27 April 2014
Southern Water will be upgrading the storm (foul and surface water combined) sewer which runs along Lonsdale Drive, from Kenilworth junction to north of Ploughmans Way.
The scheme is due to start on 12th May, with an estimated end date of 16th September. The works will involve a full road closure, with buses diverted via Arthur Road, Maidstone Road and Deanwood Drive, with temporary bus stops as needed. The works are proposed to start at Kenilworth Drive junction end, with the length of the works kept to between each set of manholes, using pumps to maintain flow to the next cover downstream. Read more...
News posted on Tuesday, 25 March 2014
In April there are a number of bus services changes coming up. Please find details below.
Sunday Service 327- Sunday March 30 2014 will be the last day of operation for the 327 service. This is as a result of the funding from Kent County Council ceasing which helps to support this service. Medway Council and Kent County Council regret that this cut has been necessary but this has been as a result of budgetary pressures and extremely low levels of usage. Medway Council's level of support will be reinvested into the 132 service. Read more...