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* * * News during 2003 * * *

Although there is always plenty of news in the Medway Towns, here are those items from the year 2003 that have direct relevance to Rochester South and Horsted residents, though sometimes they are also relevant to other wards, and sometimes to Medway as a whole.
DateArea involvedSubject (Click for Further Details)
18th December 2003All of MedwayHandshakeComprehensive Performance Assessment update
16th December 2003All of MedwayaeroplaneCliffe Airport will not go ahead!
25th November 2003All of MedwayMoneyGovernment underfunding threatens large Council Tax rise
3rd October 2003All of MedwayMoneyLibDems' local tax costs more than three times Council Tax
18th September 2003
updated on 27th October 2003
Rochester South & HorstedenvelopePost Office Closure Threat
2nd September 2003Rochester South & HorstedaeroplaneExtension of lease for Rochester Airport
29th July 2003All of MedwayMoneyCouncil Accounts for 2002/2003 Closed Early.
5th July 2003All of MedwayShopsDockside Outlet Centre Opens
30th June 2003Rochester South & HorstedFencingHorsted Farm Update
14th June 2003All of MedwayWasteRefuse Collection Changes
10th June 2003All of MedwayWardensNeighbourhood Street Warden update
23rd May 2003All of MedwayWasteGrimebusters launched
22nd May 2003All of MedwayCabinetLeader reshuffles Medway's Cabinet
2nd May 2003All of MedwayElectionConservatives take control of Medway Council
28th April 2003Rochester South & HorstedaeroplaneLiberals Wavering Over Rochester Airport?
27th March 2003All of MedwaySchoolBoost for Education
20th March 2003Rochester South & HorstedFencingEnclosure at Horsted Farm
10th March 2003All of MedwayTravellersLatest Travellers' Con: Tile and Roof Work
5th March 2003Rochester South & HorstedaeroplaneCouncil Votes on Local Plan / Rochester Airport
27th February 2003All of MedwayMotiv8Motiv8 Medway is launched
19th February 2003All of MedwayMoneyConservatives set Council Tax rise at just 10·86%!
13th February 2003All of MedwayMoneyConservatives propose Council Tax rise of just 12½%
16th January 2003All of MedwayMoneyLabour propose Council Tax rise of 38%
10th January 2003All of MedwaySchoolMinister Tackled over Education Cuts in Medway
9th January 2003Rochester South & HorstedaeroplaneMedway Council's Conservative group reaffirms its stance on Rochester Airport

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