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Everything you need to know about Thursday’s big vote

Stagecoach bus.

Councillors will meet at 10am this morning after plans to raise the price by £20 to £270 were announced last week


KCC has joined forces with walking charity Living Streets as part of National Walking Month

The Hollow Crown: The Wars of the Roses
Photographer: Robert Viglasky
© 2015 Carnival Film & Television Ltd
Benedict Cumberbatch (as RICHARD III)

It coincides with the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare

Things to do this weekend

Met Office predicts it will be getting warmer every day this week


Comes as part of countywide bid to make our roads safer as part of European initiative

Bus stop

To help families spread the price, they can split payment into two half-yearly passes at £135

HGVs fined by Kent Police

And they say trucks are steering clear of lorry parks designed to keep them - and others - safe

A 50-year-old man reported missing from his Bethersden home has been found in the Folkestone area.


The doctors are taking action on Tuesday and Wednesday in opposition to proposed new contracts

The retailer has stores in Maidstone, Hempstead Valley, Gravesend, Tunbridge Wells and Ashford

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Let us know who you intend to vote for - links to profiles of ALL the candidates included


Wintry showers are being predicted this week

The 4ft tall solid marble statue of Lord Byron was stolen from Godmersham Park

The marble statue was stolen last week

Fergus Wilson

His application for a judicial review at the High Court on Thursday but a ruling was made in favour of Dover District Council

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It comes following an investigation by the Information Commissioner’s Office

Kent residents host street party for Queen's Jubilee last year

Local authorities say the bigger celebrations will come in June

James Brokenshire (photo: Arnaud Stephenson)

James Brokenshire revealed that last year there was a total of 3,043 asylum applications from unaccompanied under 18s

Eurostar has announced a special offer for football fans this summer

Ticket sales open today, with lead in fares from just £29 each way for the match on June 16

NSPCC want all Kent PCC candidates to support its latest campaign

Comes ahead of the elections in May which will see Ann Barnes replacement elected to office

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Grant Powell

Family speak of ‘nightmare year’ after the loss of ‘people magnet’ Bryn Davies

Timothy Brierley in Calais

Timothy Brierley, 54, underwent a standard gall bladder removal procedure in France

Police sirens

A diversion is in place to join the M20 at junction 7

School decision day

But around four per cent failed to get any of their choices

Ann Barnes, Kent Police and Crime Commissioner,

Kent’s Police and Crime Commissioner has called on her successor to keep the pressure on the Home Office

Roy Blackman

Detectives are continung their investigation

Blueprint rolls and set of construction tools

It says the nearby St Mary’s Church and North Downs need protecting

Traffic jam

The fault is on the roundabout at junction 10 of the M20

Ann Barnes, Kent Police and Crime Commissioner,

Six candidates are vying for the role

Customers browsing in Eldica

Chris Britcher speaks to the man who brought the initiative to our shores

Legal impact of a possible Brexit

Sunday, April 10, 2016
EU flag

Academic David Radlett from the University of Kent takes a look at the issues of how the EU impacts on our laws.

Traffic jam

One woman has been taken to hospital with serious injuries following a smash

pothole on the road

KCC says there is still a hole to fill after £2m was slashed from the local authority’s budget

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