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Night flights and the introduction of two larger helicopters mean its current base is no longer viable

The transport secretary was pressed on the issue by Faversham and Mid Kent MP Helen Whately

But make the most of it - the forecast for Saturday is for, surprise, surprise, rain

From this summer, the use of cells as places of safety for children in mental health crisis will be outlawed

Independent reviews will look at how the perimeter fence of the parliamentary estate is secured and how parliament responds to major incidents

The National Trust has outlined where visitors can take in the native landscape

However, the charity says the rise is down to the public becoming more aware and less tolerant of animal cruelty and neglect, rather than a sign people are becoming crueler

An email between the Kent landlord and a letting agent listing requirements for tenants has emerged this week

Increasing demand for water from local farmers will see country lane linking the two villages shut from this Monday

Everything you need to know about the vote on May 4

The race takes place across three days in July, taking in some of the county’s most famous scenery

Contract was previously held by the Kent Community Health NHS Foundation Trust

Among other problems, waiting times for cancer diagnostic tests, specialist appointments and treatment are longer than national standards

Gareth Johnson says the attacker “turned his back on us and our values and embraced evil itself”

Masood is believed to have used a number of aliases and most recently lived in the West Midlands

South East Water warns of some discolouration and reduction in water pressure while work takes place

Five people died and 40 were injured in an incident which saw Kent MPs locked inside the House of Commons yesterday

Visit Kent launches the project which will start in Medway and then be rolled out countywide during the next three years

The Arts Council has issued grants across the country

The National Union of Teachers (NUT) and the Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL) today voted to merge and create The National Education Union

Charlie Elphicke called for assurance investment in the county’s infrastructure would be delivered

Approximately £364m will be spent on social care by KCC this year alone

The crash happened in Maidstone at 3.02pm yesterday

Helen Whately quizzed the health secretary on plans to draw more consultants to the county

Find out how your services might be disrupted

Barry Sheerman told MPs why he is opposed to the government’s plans to create new grammar schools

Campaign designed to remind people of how the basic safety device can literally save lives

Motorists are advised to allow extra time for their journey

Rail company delays clear response for hours (now we know how commuters feel)

A spokesperson for the Department for Education said the claims were “based on speculation”

Steven Butler, 26, of York Road, initially denied causing a catalogue of injuries to the baby

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