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KCC has joined forces with walking charity Living Streets as part of National Walking Month

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Photographer: Robert Viglasky
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Benedict Cumberbatch (as RICHARD III)

It coincides with the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare

Kent Police

Everything you need to know about Thursday’s big vote

Things to do this weekend

Met Office predicts it will be getting warmer every day this week

Jordan Hold was sentenced at Maidstone Crown Court on April 25

Jordan Holt tied up his victims before stealing thousands of pounds worth of belongings


Comes as part of countywide bid to make our roads safer as part of European initiative


Two fire engines were called to the scene on Tonbridge Road this morning


From Cliff Richard to Madonna, Prince to Elton John, the county has played host to a number of superstars over the years

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To help families spread the price, they can split payment into two half-yearly passes at £135

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The incident took place on Lower Stone Street

Two-year-old Faye Burdett, who lost her battle with meningitis on Valentine's Day

Maidstone MP Helen Grant among those airing their views on extending the vaccination programme


The doctors are taking action on Tuesday and Wednesday in opposition to proposed new contracts

Kent Police

Let us know who you intend to vote for - links to profiles of ALL the candidates included


Wintry showers are being predicted this week

Tomas Ziemys

Tomas Ziemys forced Lithuanian women to work as prostitutes

Fergus Wilson

His application for a judicial review at the High Court on Thursday but a ruling was made in favour of Dover District Council

Kent Police

It comes following an investigation by the Information Commissioner’s Office


Motorists are advised to allow extra time for their journeys

Kent residents host street party for Queen's Jubilee last year

Local authorities say the bigger celebrations will come in June

James Brokenshire (photo: Arnaud Stephenson)

James Brokenshire revealed that last year there was a total of 3,043 asylum applications from unaccompanied under 18s

NSPCC want all Kent PCC candidates to support its latest campaign

Comes ahead of the elections in May which will see Ann Barnes replacement elected to office

Timothy Brierley in Calais

Timothy Brierley, 54, underwent a standard gall bladder removal procedure in France


He was rushed to hospital after the drama in Lambourne Road

School decision day

But around four per cent failed to get any of their choices

Ann Barnes, Kent Police and Crime Commissioner,

Kent’s Police and Crime Commissioner has called on her successor to keep the pressure on the Home Office

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Maidstone Crown Court

A 54-year-old man has been arrested and released on police bail

Ann Barnes, Kent Police and Crime Commissioner,

Six candidates are vying for the role

Roy Blackman

Four men are currently on bail

Customers browsing in Eldica

Chris Britcher speaks to the man who brought the initiative to our shores

Legal impact of a possible Brexit

Sunday, April 10, 2016
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Academic David Radlett from the University of Kent takes a look at the issues of how the EU impacts on our laws.

MP Helen Grant in Yalding

Home insurance policies for us all will be upped in order to create a fund to help pay for problems caused by flooding. But will it make a significant difference?

pothole on the road

KCC says there is still a hole to fill after £2m was slashed from the local authority’s budget

Gurvinder Sandher

Mr Sandher is standing as an independent candidate

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