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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

Prime Minister Theresa May holds a joint news conference with  French President Francois Hollande at the Elysee Palace. Photo: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

There were fears a Brexit vote would move border control back from Calais to Dover

Dean Barrett

The brothers travelled to the town on January 30

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

School

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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

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

Port of Dover

Travellers are facing delays of up to three hours as French officials increase passport checks after latest terror attacks

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

Martin Edwards

Martin Edwards becomes the 15th person to be sentenced following violent clashes in the town in January

Sunshine

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

Matthew Scott

Some 15 organisations have been given funding

Sheep

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

Ambulance

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

Darren Shield

Darren Shield is the 14th person to be sentenced following the protests in January

County Hall, Maidstone

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

Port of Dover

There are delays on DFDS and P&O services due to greater security checks

Douglas Harris

The family of Douglas Harris, reported missing on Wednesday, have been informed

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

Michelle Smith

Michelle Smith becomes the 13th protestor to be sentenced

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

Kent County Show review images. All Andy Archer

HRH The Duke of Kent was among those in attendance

Heavy showers and thunderstorms are being predicted

If storms hit the county it could cause problems on travel networks too, the Met Office warns

Homeless

Alarming figures from Porchlight reveal young people are particularly suffering

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