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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

The Port of Dover

Borders such as the one between Dover and Calais are ‘the worst invention ever’ claims European Commission president

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

Shaun Jones

Shaun Jones was sentenced to 18 months in prison at Canterbury Crown Court on Friday

The line between Dover and Folkestone

The line closed on Christmas Eve following extensive damage to the sea wall at Shakespeare beach

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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Royal Mint portrait of White Cliffs of Dover

The coins feature watercolour-style portraits of some of Britain’s favourite landmarks

Abused child

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

Kent Police

A 42-year-old man from Dover was held on suspicion of possession of a firearm

Josh Downey was identified in a website interview

He pleaded guilty to one count of violent disorder


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

M20 junction 10a

The junction will reduce congestion and improve journey time reliability and road safety, according to Highways England

Summer's here

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

A dog walker is reported to have seen the incident

Aerial view of Dover

Consultation runs until October and includes host of key measures


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

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

Police are appealing for information

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

Kelly Holmes. Image:

A look at some of the county’s women who have achieved great things


Secamb chiefs deny suggestions it is the start of a merger with South Central but it is understood such a move may not be off the table in future

Unaccompanied asylum seeking children

The Home Affairs Select Committee wants to see Navy resources used to make up for the shortfall in Border Force vessels in operation

Kent Police

Police are appealing for information

Matthew Scott

Kent’s police and crime commissioner attended his first governance board meeting alongside the chief constable this week

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