Rochester

Pub's zoo to open again

A popular zoo, threatened with closure because of the coronavirus lockdown, is reopening on Monday, thanks to a massive fundraising campaign.
Andy Cowell, who manages the Fenn Bell Conservation Project at St Mary Hoo near Rochester, had feared he might…

New roads for old…

Recycling old bitumen road planings isn’t a new idea – in fact there’s a well-established market for planings for use as building sub-base, hard-standings and farm tracks. 
But recycling them for reincorporation into highway construction or rep…

M2 reopens after lorry crash

The M2 has reopened after an overturned lorry spilled fuel and debris were strewn across the road, but there is still gridlock in the towns.
All four lanes were closed near Rochester between junctions 3 (Chatham) and 2 (Strood) London-bound.

The lorry…