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The RMT and Southern Rail both abandoned talks to reach an agreement

Kent Police

The oldest case is the remains of a male believed to be aged between 30 and 50 found washed ashore at Lydd-on-Sea back in 1971

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”

Petrol pump

FairFuelUK is widely accredited with stopping more than £57 billion of fuel duty being levied on businesses and the public since 2011


Statistics show the county bucks the national trend towards safer roads

Doctor writing

A major route to Tunbridge Wells Hospital in Pembury is undergoing major roadworks from this week, which has led to concerns about patient safety

A-level results day

A record number of teenagers will be heading into higher education this year

Tim Farron, leader of the Liberal Democrats

Liberal Democrat leader writes exclusively for us

Nigel Farage

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Southeastern's high-speed service

Top flight football is now closer to the county than ever before, courtesy of Southeastern’s highspeed trains

Abused child

The funding comes from Kent’s police and crime commissioner Matthew Scott

Pokemon Go is taking the world by storm

Augmented reality game is getting people out and about more


Politicians and campaigners believe it would be unfair for commuters to pay more for their tickets

Lydd search and rescue

Plans are underway to build a new search and rescue facility at the airport between Ashford and Shepway

M20 junction 10a

The junction will reduce congestion and improve journey time reliability and road safety, according to Highways England

Kent Police

The incident took place on Kingsnorth Road

Cobbs Wood, Ashford

Council welcomes plans which will create 200 jobs in the borough


An 18-year-old man has been arrested


Eurostar rail workers will launch a four-day strike today in a dispute over work/life balance.

A picture of the stolen chihuahua

Police are appealing for information

He was walking with his girlfriend when the assault took place

Summer's here

Temperatures set to soar...and then drop as rain and thunder sweeps in

Conningbrook Lakes

The Country Park remains open

Michael Hindry

Children in Ashford were targeted during the 1980s


Action is due to begin this Friday unless a settlement can be reached

Aerial view of Dover

Consultation runs until October and includes host of key measures


Delays are starting to clear


The strike is scheduled to take place from Monday to Friday


Keith Taylor, Green MEP, says it is ‘tantamount to bribery’

File photo dated 04/08/16 of Jeremy Corbyn and Owen Smith during the first Labour Leadership debate at the All Nations Centre, Cardiff. Labour is failing to provide a

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Ashford Borough Council

The election took place on Thursday

Car parking

40 new parking terminals are set to be installed by the end of the month

Doctor writing

All services are forecasted to be over capacity 50 per cent of the time by 2020

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