Local News

Medway Conservatives Continue The Fight To Save Our Stroke Services

Since the appalling announcement in September 2018 of the Joint Committee of CCGs’ decision not to place a 24/7 hyper acute stroke service here in Medway, the Conservative Group has continued to fight every step of the way to see the service retained at Medway Maritime Hospital.

Cross Party Working to Tackle COVID-19 Concerns

Councillor Alan Jarrett, Leader of Medway Council and Medway Conservative Group, said:


“I am pleased to have yesterday held a very productive meeting with Councillor Maple, Leader of the Labour Group, to discuss the Council’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.


Chatham Waterfront Groundbreaking

Leader Alan Jarrett and Deputy Leader Howard Doe (who is also Chairman of Medway Development Company) spoke at this afternoon's ground-breaking event for Chatham Waterfront - which will provide 175 new apartments. 

Friends of Horsted Valley

Rochester South and Horsted Councillors Rupert Turpin, Sylvia Griffin and Trevor Clarke were delighted to recently be joined by members of the local community at an inaugural meeting to discuss setting up the new 'Friends of Horsted Valley' group.

Medway Conservatives Proud to Support White Ribbon Campaign

Walderslade's Councillor Adrian Gulvin, Portfolio Holder for Resources, was delighted to in November join Gillingham FC and, alongside Medway Council's 'A Better Medway' team, acknowledge Monday the 25th November as White Ribbon Day and the '16 Days of Action' following up until the 10th December

Tribute to Peter Hicks

Medway Conservatives are deeply saddened by the sudden death of former Strood Rural ward and Frindsbury Extra Parish councillor Peter Hicks who passed away at his Gravesend home on Friday evening.



Medway Conservatives are exceptionally pleased to announce that Medway Council’s £170 million Housing Infrastructure Fund bid has been successful. The HIF is a government capital grant programme of up to £5billion, which will help to deliver a potential 600,000 new homes in England.