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Port of Dover

Police warn anyone travelling to stock up on water in what is likely to be another red hot day

Sir Winston Churchill

Theresa May comfortably won her first vote in the Commons this week over the issue of our nuclear defence programme

Republican Presidential Candidate Donald Trump, points toward Republican Vice Presidential Nominee Gov. Mike Pence of Indiana after Pence's acceptance speech during the third day session of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Wednesday, July 20, 2016. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

He will now go head-to-head with the Democrats’ Hilary Clinton ahead of the nation going to the polls on November 8

Education Secretary Justine Greening arrives in Downing Street, London, for the first Cabinet meeting of the new government. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday July 19, 2016. See PA story POLITICS Cabinet. Photo credit should read: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Justine Greening admitted she would be open-minded about permitting new selective state schools

The three were jailed for the offence of money laundering

They were sentenced at Canterbury Crown Court

Port of Dover

Expect delays if you’re planning to travel to cross to France from Kent this weekend due to increased security and high volumes of traffic

Chaucer Technology School

Originally revealed in our sister title Kent on Sunday, the university will now vie with neighbouring Barton Court which is also hoping to open a free school there


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Kent Police

New figures from the Office for National Statistics show an increase in total crime of three per cent

Dr Felicity Simpson adds the tenth and final volume to the project watched by, from left, Sarah Stanley (Services Manager with KCC’s Archives), Mike Hill, Dr Sheila Sweetinburgh and Mrs Sarah Hohler.

The project has involved more than 70 conributors

CCTV images of the men who may be able to assist police

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University of Kent

It is charging student £9,250 a year from 2017 in line with inflation

Justin Welby

The scheme aims to take pressure off local authorities, with Kent under particular strain

Mental health care

The Orchards Academy in Swanley has embraced the programme and trained 27 young people as active listeners and 12 as peer mentors


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RiverOak was also forced this week to quash rumours it is planning 18 flights per night at the airport

Waste mountain

KCC has reduced its annual tonnage of material sent to landfill from 11 per cent in 2014/15 and is now at 4 per cent

Family Swap

Would you like to swap with families living at the opposite of the wealth spectrum?

Dog looking out inside the car

Kent had 435 incidents last year - the second highest in the country


Scorching temperatures set to drench county in sunshine, but warning as to the risks

Matthew Scott

Some 15 organisations have been given funding

Teacher pointing at hand in classroom

However, 76 will be created by the changes in an attempt to balance the books


Bluetongue is a non-contagious, insect-borne, viral disease that affects the reproduction of sheep

Dehydrated man

The Met Office predicts high temperatures could have a significant effect on health


Secamb says it is taking a number of actions including the establishment of a new patient safety and quality director role

MP for Chatham and Aylesford Tracey Crouch

The Chatham and Aylesford MP said she was “delighted” to be staying on

County Hall, Maidstone

Simon Nicholas believes the specification of lights used in Kent could put us in danger

Prime Minister Theresa May arrives back in Downing Street. Photo: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

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Mental health care

Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust has struck a partnership with The Health Foundation

Matthew Scott and Amber Rudd visited Computers 4 Africa, a charity based in Aylesford, in April.

The Hastings and Rye MP was appointed as Theresa May’s successor as she moved into 10 Downing Street this week

Damage caused by the enormous blaze in Canterbury [photo sent in by Indira Millan]

Dozens of properties in Canterbury were damaged after a fire ripped through buildings last July

Disco lights

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Love Your Garden. Photo: Laura Anstiss

The programme sets out to transform underwhelming gardens into beautiful, tranquil and creative spaces where the owners can relax and recuperate

Abigail May

The occupant of a house targeted by Abigail May returned home in a cab to see her carrying stolen items

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