Ashford news

Wed, 16:55

Preliminary work has begun to develop three further screens - including the county’s second IMAX screen

Southern is embroiled in a bitter dispute with the RMT union over changes to the role of conductors which has sparked a campaign of industrial action

Have your say on this week’s topical issue

The incident was dealth with through restorative justice

Photographs of new arrivals from the Jungle last week led to claims some were actually adults

Victim from Little Chart believed to have been attacked with shotgun

Major engineering work will temporarily or completely close FOUR London stations this weekend used by Kent travellers

Smash took place at around 7.20pm on Thursday night in Station Road

Mersham Court Barn is added this year, while fortunes of Sheerness Dockyard houses and a church in Cranbrook improve dramatically

The cross-Channel rail operator stops at Ebbsfleet International and Ashford International

The two-week effort, dubbed Operation Perceptional, has so far resulted in nine arrests and seven warrants being carried out

The comedian took to social media after tens of thousands lined the streets to celebrate Great Britain’s sporting heroes

Officers were called to the A20 at Sellindge near Folkestone this morning where the man was pronounced dead at the scene

In 2015/16, 108 children were adopted from KCC’s care and a further 29 have been adopted since April

Strikes will last from Tuesday to Thursday

A fresh round of strikes will see staff walk out for three days from midnight on Monday

Closures start as part of Thameslink programme

KCC will grit more than 2,500 miles of Kent’s roads while the trucks are in operation until March

TfL could takeover Southeastern services in 2018

Have your say on this week’s topical issue

Wait is over for Year 7 pupils - now the rush for a grammar place will begin

Passengers will be able to claim if their train is more than 15 minutes late

Council chiefs are outlining plans to slash £108m from its budget in an attempt to balance the books

Council bosses feel Kent is taking an unfair proportion of children from both the Jungle in Calais and London boroughs

Have you sighted an intimidating clown? Let us know, email:

Data from environmental specialist, Scape Group reveals some 581 classrooms, or 50 new schools, must be developed in the county over the coming years

The line receives an average of 484 male calls a month - a significant 56 per cent increase on the same period last year

It is estimated that a third of police time is now spent dealing with people who have a mental health issue

The results of the test are due next Thursday

Have your say on this week’s topical issue

Did you witness the incident?

The vehicles will be used for a ‘mock up’ of a serious road traffic collision

Rail services have been disrupted for months because of issues including strikes and staff shortages

Digital edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to the following newsletters:

Kent Life Food & Drink awards 2016. Open for entries.

Most read

Local business directory

Kent's trusted business finder