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Heavy freight traffic and continued industrial action at Calais turns motorway into lorry park yet again

Operation Stack

Everything you need to know about Operation Stack

Joline ferry

South east MEP Keith Taylor says he backs the protests against the ‘cruel and needless trade’

Ann Barnes, Kent PCC

At its peak, turning the M20 into a lorry park due to problems at the Channel ports takes up 112 members of staff

Rail

Train firm says offer will apply to all single and return tickets purchased via its own website. Offer starts today and runs until end of August.

Kent County Show

Sun shines on three-day event at Detling - the annual celebration of industry in the county and its agricultural roots

Lifeboat

It comes as the charity reveals statistics on coastal fatalities on the south east coast

County Hall in Maidstone

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

Operation Stack

Now traffic bosses are hoping to clear the gridlock

The NHS has issued health guidelines as the heatwave hits

Health advice to deal with the blistering heat

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

Heatwave here we come....?

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

Labour logo

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

Humans

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.

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

Hayfever

Bad news not just for hay fever sufferers, but those who suffer asthma too, as health chiefs issue warning to be prepared as pollen levels rocket

Kent Chief Constable Alan Pughsley

He joined over 20 others in receiving an honour from Her Majesty

Trudy Dean

County councillor Trudy Dean said cuts of up to £4 million could be on their way

Lesley Pearce.

She has sold 10 million copies of her books worldwide.

Kent Police

The crackdown has also seen 12 people pick up tickets for using mobiles while driving

Ann Barnes, Police and Crime Commisisoner with Alan Pughsley, Kent Police Chief Constable, outside one of their 'successes' Compass House

She praised officers for their hard work to complete tasks in ‘record quick time’

Ann Barnes.  Picture: Ady Kerry

However she said there would be ‘inevitable consequences’ due to austerity

Southeastern

Broken-down train caused further aggro

Timothy Springett

He had lived a lavish lifestyle on his ill-gotten gains

Thunderstorms will hit some areas

Certain areas could see high rainfall

UK military uniform

KCC want to find how ex-service men and women have adapted to Civvy Street

Using your phone while driving can cause accidents

Latest summer road safety campaign runs throughout June

It is aiming to improve policing.

Police sirens

Police are appealing for witnesses

Seismograph instrument recording ground motion during earthquake

Police confirm that there were no injuries reported.

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