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Isle of Grain

Standing two-and-a-half times the height of Big Ben, the 244m chimney will be blown up at 11am on Wednesday, September 7

Curtis Turner

33-year-old Curtis Turner has been jailed for transporting 236kg of drugs from a trading estate in Swanley

Wartime medals flown from Australia to Battle of Britain Memorial in Folkestone

An Australian couple flew the medals to Kent in memory of Flight Lieutenant Charles “Tich” Palliser DFC, one of ‘the Few’ who died in 2011

The scene on the M20 motorway after a lorry hit a motorway bridge, causing it to collapse. Photo: Steve Parsons/PA Wire

The bridge was struck by a digger being transported on the back of a lorry on Saturday

Oliver Dearlove was killed in Blackheath on Sunday night

Oliver Dearlove died on on Sunday just after 10.20pm

Home Secretary Amber Rudd. Photo: Lauren Hurley/PA Wire

A number of prominent politicians have warned that France might tear up the deal which allows British border checks to be carried out in Calais


Traffic ground to a halt on the M20 on Saturday after a footbridge collapsed


The incident took place yesterday afternoon

Road works

Work continues on M20, A21 and A20 this week

Traffic lights

The scheme forms part of South East Water’s £424 million investment programme taking place between 2015 and 2020

Radical preacher Anjem Choudary

MPs say the Prevent strategy must be reviewed to produce a new and different inclusive approach to attempt to remove its “toxic” associations in the Muslim community

Peter Read

Education advisor and former headteacher on the transfer of students from non-selectives to sixth forms at grammar schools

Latest Kent Entertainment

Friday, August 26, 2016
Chris & Pui coming to dartford - kids show

They’re bringing along charactrs from their tv show

Thursday, August 25, 2016
George and Eddie Furey withg their band in Killarney 2016.
Photo: Don MacMonagle 

They have been playing concerts for 39 years now

Thursday, August 25, 2016
you me at six folkestone

Tickets went on sale yesterday

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

A new version of Rumplestiltskin’s story

Wednesday, August 24, 2016
jude adams 2

The album consists of songs written and sung by Ms Adams

Wednesday, August 24, 2016
family bike ride thanet

A new community project is encouraging families to get on their bikes this bank holiday weekend.

Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Michele Stodart Folkestone gig

She will be joined on stage by her band

Monday, August 22, 2016
Chinese state circus orchard theatre dartford

It has been three years since the production last toured the UK

Monday, August 22, 2016

Registration for the show starts at 10am

Latest Kent Sport

Stonebridge Road, home of Ebbsfleet United

Aaron McLean, Jack Powell, Sam Deering and Darren McQueen got the goals for Daryl McMahon’s side

Friday, August 26, 2016
Gillingham's Priestfield

The 23-year-old has been capped for England at youth level

Thursday, August 25, 2016
Sports science students heading to Rio

John Francis is studying for a PhD in sports science at the University of Worcester

Thursday, August 25, 2016
Gillingham's manager Justin Edinburgh

It comes after the Gills beat Watford 2-1 after extra time earlier this week

Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Gillingham's Bradley Dack

Mark Byrne and Bradley Dack scored the goals for Justin Edinburgh’s side

Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Jason Kenny at Brands Hatch

A series of cycling challenges take place on September 10 and 11

Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Team GB squad group as they arrive at Heathrow Terminal 5. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday August 23, 2016. Team GB arrive back in the UK after finishing second in Rio 2016 Olympic medal table, surpassing their London 2012 medal haul. Photo credit should read: Steve Parsons/PA Wire

Sports minister and Chatham MP Tracey Crouch said local athletes “made us all so proud and will go on to inspire future generations”

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