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Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Kent Police logged 277 offences between July and September last year - the highest quarterly figure since comparable records began in April 2012

The messages have appeared on information boards at a number of train stations

Matthew Bryan and Lee Heane are believed to have been involved in up to 70 high-value burglaries across the country

Union members have taken almost 30 days of strike action since the dispute flared almost a year ago

A report by MPs on the education select committee says pupils should not be admitted to new selective schools simply on the basis of passing a test

Firefighters were called just before 10pm last night

Motorists are being warned of icy condition

The measures include applying blue dye and a chalk dressing, the introduction of new aquatic plants, weed cutting and harrowing and installation of an aeration system

A Level 3 cold alert is in place until Monday and snow is forecast between 6pm Friday and 10am Saturday

Some £108m needs to be slashed from the local authority’s spending

The home secretary was responding to a call from Faversham MP Helen Whately for other councils to take responsibility

Everything you need to know about our rising costs

The 19-year-old was found in the early hours of this morning

Southeastern passengers faced lengthy delays at the end of January

Meanwhile, the east Kent ‘super council’, which Ashford dropped out of, is slashing up to 100 councillor posts

A woman in her 60s from Charing was rushed to a London hospital after the collision last night

An average household bill for 2017/18 has been set at £157.15, representing an increase of 3.3 per cent

McAuthur Glen Designer Outlet in Ashford raised £51,975.51 for the charity last year

It is advised by rail bosses to check your service before you travel over the coming days

Thousands of passengers in Kent and beyond have suffered from reduced service and strikes in recent months

Police believe a 4x4 vehicle was driven across four fields to gain access to the premises

The firms are being urged to bid for the cash by economic chiefs at SELEP

The trust has been hailed for its progress in recent years and health bosses have recommeded it exits special measures

The airport’s legal team are in the final stages of buying land to enable the extension of the existing 1,500m runway

Kingut was born in captivity to wild born parents at Ragunan Zoo, Jakarta in 1978

Theresa May promised Kent MPs last year in the House of Commons that there would be more facilities in the county

Everything you need to know about proposals to scrap Canterbury, Dover, Shepway and Thanet and create on large local authority

Biggest shake-up in local authorities could be in place by April 2019 as key meetings now due to take place

A proposed CPO to seize land around the Lions’ home ground, the Den, has been scrapped

The business secretary and Tunbridge Wells MP was quizzed on the plans from Kent universities by fellow county MP Helen Whately

The Department for Education says it is going to “end the historic post code lottery in school funding”

Matthew Scott is inviting bids from charities, local authorities and even staff within the force from March 1

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