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Kent Police

A spokesperson said: “We only work with partners such as the Border Force, Coastguard and RNLI when it comes to policing our coastline”

Kent Police

The oldest case is the remains of a male believed to be aged between 30 and 50 found washed ashore at Lydd-on-Sea back in 1971

Team GB squad group as they arrive at Heathrow Terminal 5. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday August 23, 2016. Team GB arrive back in the UK after finishing second in Rio 2016 Olympic medal table, surpassing their London 2012 medal haul. Photo credit should read: Steve Parsons/PA Wire

Sports minister and Chatham MP Tracey Crouch said local athletes “made us all so proud and will go on to inspire future generations”

Petrol pump

FairFuelUK is widely accredited with stopping more than £57 billion of fuel duty being levied on businesses and the public since 2011


Statistics show the county bucks the national trend towards safer roads

Doctor writing

A major route to Tunbridge Wells Hospital in Pembury is undergoing major roadworks from this week, which has led to concerns about patient safety

The assault took place on Saturday, August 20

A-level results day

A record number of teenagers will be heading into higher education this year

Tim Farron, leader of the Liberal Democrats

Liberal Democrat leader writes exclusively for us

Nigel Farage

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Porchlight claim the amount of people sleeping rough in the county has doubled in 12 months

Abused child

The funding comes from Kent’s police and crime commissioner Matthew Scott


The MP believes the project would ‘scar’ the east Kent skyline

Kings Arms in Elham. Photo: Google

The Kings Arms in Elham has been run by its current owners for more than 13 years

Ronald John Hayes was sentenced to four years' imprisonment

The crimes were committed during the 1970s


Politicians and campaigners believe it would be unfair for commuters to pay more for their tickets

Margate beach

Rescue teams have increased their regular patrols and stayed near the beaches in case of further emergencies

Crowds rushed to save the pilot

The pilot escaped with minor injuries

Summer's here

Temperatures set to soar...and then drop as rain and thunder sweeps in

The University of Kent

The university is ranked as highly as Oxford and Surrey on satisfaction levels

Farzin Farahi

He was found guilty of possession of drugs with the intent to supply

Lifeboat crew to the rescue

Disaster averted thanks to swift actions of RNLI teams from Whitstable and Margate

File photo dated 15/05/14 of Gregg Wallace and Anne-Marie Sterpini, as the MasterChef star has spoken of his happiness after their wedding. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Monday August 8, 2016. The 51-year-old cookery judge wed Ms Sterpini, 30, in an intimate ceremony at Hever Castle in Kent at the weekend. See PA story SHOWBIZ Wallace. Photo credit should read: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Best man at the service was co-host John Torode


Keith Taylor, Green MEP, says it is ‘tantamount to bribery’

File photo dated 04/08/16 of Jeremy Corbyn and Owen Smith during the first Labour Leadership debate at the All Nations Centre, Cardiff. Labour is failing to provide a

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Doctor writing

All services are forecasted to be over capacity 50 per cent of the time by 2020

Traffic jams

Breakdown occured on the stretch of road between Faversham and the popular coastal town

Leeds Castle

Locations used in the production included Canterbury, Maidstone river path and County Hall, Leeds Castle, Aylesford, and The Historic Dockyard Chatham

Diane James

Mrs James was educated at Rochester Grammar School and is now believed to be the front-runner

Operation Stack

The Tunbridge Wells-based Freight Transport Association is calling on the Jungle camp to be moved away from the port to protect drivers


Southern has come under intense scrutiny in recent weeks following a row with the RMT union and a reduced timetable

Back in May it was reported that Locate in Kent helped to bring 46 companies to the region between April 2015 and 2016

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