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The River Medway is “at the very heart” of the local area’s regeneration, council leader Cllr Rodney Chambers has said.

Cllr Chambers made his comments at the first Medway and Swale Boating Association Spring Conference, an event last Saturday exploring how the river can play a part in securing a buoyant future for Medway. He said Medway Council, and the local businesses that use the river, need to continue to work together to ensure the waterway is used to its full potential. Cllr Chambers added: “Where the river once physically divided us, it now brings our communities together and remains at the very heart of the new Medway that is emerging and of which we can all be proud. More

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Kent Association for the Blind’s Medway Art Group are to sing a hymn not heard for 120 years as part of artist and architect Simon Barkers ‘Under the Bridge’ exhibition’ at Rochester Art Gallery on Wednesday 7th November at 10.30am. More

“With only one road in and out, through estuarine flatlands, the Isle of Grain is one of the most remote locations in South East England – the final stop at the end of a long peninsula which divides the two great rivers, the Thames, and the Medway, at their estuaries to the north sea. More

An interactive Medway tugboat and river tour is proving a big hit with visitors to the refurbished Guildhall Museum.
The Rochester museum has been given a facelift that includes a disabled-friendly High Street entrance, a modern Medway-theme gallery, shop and reception point, tri-lingual information boards and a hands-on discovery zone.
The historic features of the Guildhall have also been restored including a 19th century mosaic floor that was discovered in the re-fit. More

Dads everywhere can enjoy a day out with a difference this Father’s Day,
Rochester Castle and Upnor Castle are both offering dads free entry with every full paying child on Fathers Day, Sunday 17 June. More

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