Ashford news

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House was built by Thomas Boys - whose brother was archdeacon at Canterbury Cathedral

Traffic disruption

Motorists are being warned that they should allow extra time for journeys in the area

County Hall, Maidstone (photo: Arnaud Stephenson)

The council has already trimmed £433 million off its budget over the past five years

Kent Police

Michael Lewington will appear at Medway Magistrates’ Court today

Image copyright of Eric Coeckelberghs and courtesy of Vulcan to the Sky Trust

Waypoint times have been announced for Gravesend, Whitstable, Herne Bay, Manston, Dover and Ashford

Ashford council

The council will welcome up to 50 a year for the next five years

Justin Stacey

Justin Stephen Stacey, 34, was caught when his DNA was found at the scene of two incidents

Three cars were involved in a crash on the A13 in Dagenham

The lorry has left the A2070 Bad Munstereifel Road blocked to traffic

A signalling problem is affecting Southeastern trains

Late-night trains between Maidstone and Ashford will be disrupted this week by engineering work.

Free childcare up for grabs

Monday, October 5, 2015
Children and a teacher in class

15 hours a week of free childcare and education is available to parents in Kent

Kent Police

Police have cordoned off The Rose Inn pub in Kennington, Ashford

The bar after

See before and after pictures here.

Stuart Olson

Stuart Olson, 33, targeted three homes in the same street


New government laws come into force today

Partnership working to share home safety and health tips

The fire brigade and county council’s health services will work together to provide potentially life saving advice

A migrant in Calais and donated items

Fundraisers say those in ‘the jungle’ are becoming overwhelmed by the number of cars and vans dropping off supplies to the camp

Three cars were involved in a crash on the A13 in Dagenham

Some minor delays still remain


Lanes were blocked in both directions after a crash between junctions four and five


Paramedics treat man trapped following smash near Ashford


The trust has been shortlisted in the Enhacing Care by Sharing Data and Information category in this year’s Health Service Journal awards

Stephen Anderson is wanted by police

Stephen Anderson was charged with fraud by false representation

Expansion plans

It was unanimously approved at a planning committee meeting last night.

County Hall, Maidstone (photo: Arnaud Stephenson)

Campaigners have revealed how much cash KCC invests in the sector and demands it withdraws

Dover residents aren't very happy

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National health award for Kent team

Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Doctor writing

KCC’s team were ‘highly commended’ for its work to improve patient care and the health and wellbeing of elderly residents


The Kent Medal, Certificate of Commendation, Certificate of Congratulation and Long Service and Good Conduct medals will be presented at Oakwood House on Tuesday

A dog

Dog owners can use the service at Tesco supermarket in Sheerness on October 10

Kent Police

Police are now appealing for anyone with information to get in touch


Tricksters claim to ask about reporting a recent accident to the NHS

Traffic disruption

The crashes both happened between Bearstead and Ashford as drivers struggled with poor weather conditions

Street lights

Kent County Council encourage everyone to have their say

Police sirens

Paul Wadkin and Jason Gomez have been sentenced for the murder of Darren Flynn

University of Kent

The university has achieved its highest ever ranking and been shortlisted for the University of the Year Award


Motorists suffered long delays as queues stretched as long as eight miles but all lanes have now been re-opened

Kent Chief Constable Alan Pughsley (Pic: Ady Kerry)

The three men rescued a woman from a burning car after a serious accident

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