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Tim Waggott fiercely critical of French strikes which ground Dover to Calais services to a halt last week

County Hall in Maidstone

John Simmonds issues stark warning on the eve of first Tory budget since 1996

Operation Stack

M20 reopened after Stack’s brief return earlier on Saturday

Operation Stack

Now traffic bosses are hoping to clear the gridlock

Port of Dover

Said disruption was ‘unacceptable’


Patients and staff stuck in jams due to Kent’s traffic woes

MyFerryLink ferry. Pic by Roel Hemkes

As Operation Stack rumbles into day 3, travel services are still crippled after French industrial action at the Port of Calais

Operation Stack

The traffic causes misery for motorists, but what is the cost for businesses?

Operation Stack

Everything you need to know about Operation Stack

MyFerryLink ferry. Pic by Roel Hemkes

Cross-Channel changes as Eurotunnel looks to sells boats to rival operator after long-running competition saga

The NHS has issued health guidelines as the heatwave hits

Health advice to deal with the blistering heat

Temperatures are set to soar to 30 degrees today

Motorists stuck in traffic chaos warned to be vigilant

Festivals get set to rock the county

From big name music acts, to showcasing the county’s finest produce...there’s plenty to get you outdoors this summer

MyFerryLink ferry. Pic by Roel Hemkes

Industrial action follows last week’s travel chaos


Motorists should approach with caution

Andrew Jones at Highways England South East control centre

The transport minister reflects on how Operation Stack has affected the county this week - and what must be done to prevent this chaos in the future

Heatwave here we come....?

But it warns sizzling temperatures could be shortlived and followed by thunderstorms

Operation Stack

After French industrial action created misery for chaos, it is time to reflect on what can be done to ease the roads in Kent when there are problems at the port

Labour logo

Yvette Cooper, Liz Kendall, Jermey Corbyn and Andy Burnham are all vying to lead the party

Stena Sealink's Fantasia

Do you remember the ‘pleasure palaces’ of Sealink and P&O and the huge popularity of the non-lander?

Megan McKay and Lynda Garret with the baby gowns

KoS finds out more about this organisation which provides comfort for those in mourning

TV camera footage captures chaos in Calais yesterday

Green MEP hits out at the way migrants are being treated and depicted after dangerous scenes caught on camera around French port this week

Southeastern train

Services in both west and east of the county to be hit by work which will prompt replacement buses

Lorry driver Chris Cary tweeted this picture of a fire en route to Eurotunnel in France. Picture by: Chris Cary @chriscary180605

French riot police have been reportedly called to the scene to deal with migrant numbers


Millions continue to tune into the hit drama, but are we close in reality to a world which we share with life-like robots?

Tom Odell performance. Picture: Steven Law.

He performed on Friday.

Warning over these bears

Bears made in China and then seized as they tried to enter the UK via Dover

Kent Police use dogs to help fight crime. PC Paul Diddams, with German Shepherd Muck.

They can control crowds, sniff out drugs and explosives and still remain an officer’s most loyal colleague. We meet the next generation of dogs

Gerasinos Sagias

He was sentenced to 11 years.

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