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Street Light

Work to install the new lights will begin across the county next month

Southeastern train

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Icy tracks are disrupting a number of services in the county

County Hall, Maidstone

Two per cent will go into a pot for social care

Ann Barnes is still yet to confirm whether she will stand in this May's election Credit: ADY KERRY

It was the only force in England and Wales to receive the rating

County Hall, Maidstone

Full council will meet to discuss the budget which will see further cuts to services and a council tax rise

Theresa May

Police and crime commissioner had asked for the home secretary to reconsider her decision

He was taken to hospital with injuries following discovery of supply teacher’s body last Thursday

Doctor writing

Clinical staff will cover the usual duties of junior doctors

Leeds Castle

The ballot closes on Sunday

Street Light

The findings of a ten-week consultation will be discussed by KCC’s environment and transport cabinet committee next week

Ford Escort

Association urges owners to invest now in security devices to prevent being a victim

Apples being grown

Relief for farmers after warmest December on record

Pound coins

Major police investigation amid fears hundreds may have ploughed funds into get rich quick investment scam

Doctor writing

Services designed to complement existing NHS mental health provision in the county will be provided, such as housing support and employment advice

George Bingham, the only son of missing peer Lord Lucan, speaks to the media outside the High Court in London, where he was granted a death certificate by a High Court judge. Photo: Nick Ansell/PA Wire

Theories about what happened to him include being fed to tigers at a zoo in Kent

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Could you host the perfect dinner party?

Leeds Castle

Your chance to win a pair of tickets to popular event by sending us your snaps of the county

Sir Terry Wogan meets ellenor

Sevenoaks resident Gloria Hunniford credits Sir Terry with her career success

Mark Watts

Mark Watts suffered from Down’s syndrome and died shortly before his 60th birthday

Falling rain on the road

Some areas could experience as much as 20mm of rainfall

Street Light

Work to convert the lights is due to begin in residential areas in March

Anthony Kingwell, 34, of Hillbrow Lane, Willesborough, was charged with false imprisonment and possessing an offensive weapon

Construction equipment

The industry accounts for 15 per cent of jobs in the county and contributes nearly £90m to the UK economy


Kent commuters face another frustrating morning on the rails

Theresa May

Home Office say it represented just 0.2 per cent of the Kent Police budget and therefore did not qualify for special grant funding


Kent Police and emergency services are on the scene, dealing with the incident

Commuters using Southeastern service

Survey polled 28,000 passengers by independent passenger watchdog Transport Focus


Storm Jonas arrives from trip across the Atlantic

Operation Stack

Technical problem yesterday means you have an extra 24 hours to have your say on M20 plans

Teenage mother and child found

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Molly Brazil went missing earlier in the month

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