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A historian has studied how the Romans mined Kent of its natural resources to help lay the footprint of the nation’s major infrastructure

Adventurer Felicity Aston is all set to deliver a talk on her remarkable life

The joint initiative between KCC and Medway council will be available for use from Monday

We spoke to the Broadstairs-based vice-chair of a controversial Jeremy Corbyn supporter group ahead of today’s Labour leadership announcement

Cyclist now being treated in a local hospital after morning smash

A consumer watchdog revealed it received over 77 complaints per 10,000 connections in 2015/16 - more than twice the industry average

Outline planning permission given - full application now being prepared

Annual campaign begins next month, but those wishing to take part are urged to sign up now

We’d like to hear from you if you’ve been affected by someone driving while using their mobile phone

Sharp rise in numbers of children in care is fuelling in the crisis

Have your say on the announcement this week to up our security

The Home Office has told police forces in England and Wales to boost the number of armed officers

Every district except Dover witnessed a rise in fatalities

With Labour in turmoil, Mr Farron says the Lib Dems are best placed to challenge a polarising Conservative government

A Margate academy came in for a flurry of criticism last week

Dartford family lawyer Elizabeth Jones came in fifth place

Forecasters fear surface flooding and disruption to transport from Thursday night

The funding will allow research into ground-breaking treatments and care for mental health and dementia

Christine Dickinson of the NUT says the prime minister’s measures to increase social mobility will fail

Figures from Visit Kent reveal visits up nearly 20 per cent

East Farleigh Lock will be completely refurbished thanks to a six month project

The weather may have taken its toll on this year’s harvest but the market for the Kentish cobnut is set to break the £1 million mark for the first time.

Kent County Council is calling for the scheme to be made mandatory

KCC told us back in July it was “possible” plans such as Barton Court Grammar’s proposals for a grammar annexe in Herne Bay, could be back on the table

Nationally, only 84 per cent are rated in those two categories

The transport select committee will hear evidence from various academics this afternoon

Of those committing offences, 22 were aged under 18

Organisations can apply for a share of the funding after a select committee found Prevent was seen as “toxic” in Muslim communities

Traffic ground to a halt on the M20 on Saturday after a footbridge collapsed

Work continues on M20, A21 and A20 this week

MPs say the Prevent strategy must be reviewed to produce a new and different inclusive approach to attempt to remove its “toxic” associations in the Muslim community

Education advisor and former headteacher on the transfer of students from non-selectives to sixth forms at grammar schools

Have your say on this week’s topical issue

The trio were sentenced on Monday, August 22

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