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Vigilant Global and New Line Networks have submitted plans to Dover District Council

Kent Police

The stats are taken from the period between April 1, 2015 to March 31, 2016

Vehicles queuing at the Port of Dover in Kent. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Sunday July 24, 2016. Photo credit should read: Yui Mok/PA Wire

Last weekend saw holidaymakers stuck in queues of up to 14 hours in sweltering heat

Ambulance

Reports seen by GMB show the number of potentially life threatening calls received late in early July could be as high as 66 per cent

Charlie Girling

The onsite medical team and paramedics from the local hospital offered immediate support but were unable to save him

Artist's impression of the new London Bridge station facade on St Thomas Street

Bank Holiday Monday will be the first time passengers from the region will be able to use the massive new station concourse

An officer speaks to a lorry driver

The number of migrants stopped from entering the UK illegally rose from 18,000 in 2013/14 to 40,000 in 2014/15

Former Connaught Barracks site. Photo: Google

Planning permission has been obtained to allow the build of the first 64 homes on the site

Francis Osei-Appiah delivering his talk at St Augustine Academy in Maidstone

Funding for the programme comes from police and crime commissioner Matthew Scott

Detectives continue to review CCTV and social media footage of reported offences and would like to hear from anyone who recognises those pictured.

Police have arrested more than 70 people so far

The swimmer was airlifted to safety (Image credit: Folkestone Coastguard)

The woman was airlifted to hospital in Ashford

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

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

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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

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