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Glenn Douglas is taking up the post of CEO at the Kent and Medway Sustainability and Transformation Partnership

There were 762 recorded complaints in the county last year

Chiefs say staff shortages combined with continued increases in demand are responsible for the high spending

Police say “a large group of people” were at the scene at the time of the attack

Transport secretary has until December 1 to choose whether or not to give the project the green light

The work of vigilante groups has previously helped secure convictions across Kent and south east London

Up to 68 carriages have been brought in from Thameslink and Southern services

None of the buildings were found to have the specific aluminium composite material present at Grenfell

The local authority has had to find other ways to generate income in the face of slashed government funding

The multinational company won the six-year £90m contract last summer but has performed poorly ever since

If funding is agreed, highways chiefs say work could begin early next year

A new report has assessed the huge economic impact of HS1 since it began in 2007

Some Southern train services are disrupted after a tree fell on the line between Tonbridge and Redhill

Gloomy forecast will put memories of summer out of our mind

Concerns were raised by opposition members, however, over the council’s recruitment strategy

Chiefs say incidents of spitting at officers are under-reported

KCC is launching a campaign aimed at giving 16 to 24-year-olds the confidence to voice concerns

The movie involves a gang of young children who face their biggest fears when they square off against an evil clown

There are currently 137 people in the county on the list

Figures are on the rise in the county, but the government says the proportion of schools reporting a head teacher vacancy has decreased

Forms part of a special documentary currently being aired on TV channel Gold

Shingles is a very itchy, painful, burning group of blisters caused by the reactivation of the chickenpox virus

The RSPCA has received more than a dozen calls in Kent in recent days

Follows problems yesterday when signalling problems prevented services from getting to the mainline station

Met Office says Kent will enjoy the best of the country’s temperatures today

Engineering work brings last-minute twist to an already heavily disrupted schedule

The trust running the hospital has come under fire after half its junior doctors moved to Ashford and Margate earlier this year

Thomas Bevan was sentenced to 22 months in prison

Queue systems just to get into London station will add 30 minutes to journeys and trains at peak times will be busier too

NHS England announced this week the county was one of 11 areas nationwide set to benefit from more GPs

First results since major shake-up of the exam systems which has seen grades for English and maths dramatically changed

Today’s the day as the new-look GCSE results are published

The chairty referred 410 cases to the police and children’s services last year

The county has been selected as one of 11 areas to take part in an expansion of NHS England’s international recruitment

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