Ashford news

Transport secretary Chris Grayling wants the publicly-owned Network Rail to share responsibility for running the tracks with private train operating companies

Strikes by the RMT union have been compounded by an overtime ban by drivers

In some areas, visibility is set to be reduced to less than 100 metres

Vince Maple has been one of a number of campaigners calling for the maximum stake on Fixed Odds Betting Terminals to be reduced

Southeastern bosses said the Key would make commuting across Kent “easier, quicker, sturdier and more secure”

Surrey Police said the 24-year-old woman has been held on suspicion of assisting an offender following the death of Robyn Mercer

The cross-Channel rail operator runs trains through Ebbsfleet International and Ashford International

The Department for Education called projections by teaching unions “irresponsible scaremongering” but schools chiefs in the county have thrown their weight behind the figures

The accident happened on Sunday

Police have confirmed it is investigating a number of child abuse allegations within Kent football.

The closure is in place on the London-bound carriageway

Kent travellers set to face more problems due to the on-going dispute between the firm and unions

Officers across Kent will be breathalysing drivers at every opportunity

It comes after length queues at airport and ferry terminal controls this week

The Faversham and Mid Kent MP is calling for the introduction of a fresh seasonal agricultutrual workers scheme

Police appeal for witnesses after several vehicles were damaged

The coastbound carriageway was closed for several hours this morning, causing rush hour delays

The walkouts on December 13, 14 and 16 and between January 9 and 14 are likely to affect commuters in Ashford and Tonbridge

Cash will also be spent on upgrading two of the county’s most dangerous roads: the A252 and A290

All council-run car parks in Ashford and Tenterden will be free on Sunday December 4, 11 and 18

It will include changes to some key commuter routes and alterations to Sunday services

Figures just released show a full breakdown of statistics for 2015 with big rises apparent despite the problems caused by the likes of Operation Stack

Met Office warns of plunging temperatures in the south east, with icy nights and chilly days

Fire crews believe the blaze started in the kitchen

He was placed into the care of ambulance crews

Drivers have been advised to use an alternative route

It is estimated horticulture employs more than 80,000 seasonal workers and this will increase to 95,000 by 2021

Thanet North MP Sir Roger Gale said he was opposed to any move that might affect A&E services

John Simmonds says KCC was hoping to be offered an increased tax precept or early access to the Better Care Fund

Work Routes is a scheme tasked with getting more than 5,000 people back into employment

It has also been revealed that some 40 schools across the county began the academic year without a head teacher

Restorative Justice focuses on the rehabilitation of offenders through reconciliation with victims

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