Ashford news


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.

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

Traffic disruption

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

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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

Emergency services were called to the scene

Four engines were sent to the blaze on Morley Road


Earlier delays have now cleared

Operation Stack

Matthew Balfour said that KCC wouldn’t spend taxpayers cash without assurance it would get paid back by the treasury


Motorists are advised to take extra care as driving conditions worsen


Research by the Road Safety Foundation placed the A291 between Canterbury and Herne Bay among the UK’s most dangerous roads

Fire crew

Motorists are advised to take extra care as driving conditions worsen


A man has been arrested after a silver BMW smashed into two cars on Church Road

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