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Yesterday, 08:41

Police and crime commissioner was at a policing conference in Manchester when she heard the news

English money

There were a number of surprises in the announcement, including news of no cuts to the police budget

Rollercoaster of a week for the weather

Sub-zero temperatures at the weekend...into double figures by Thursday, says Met Office


Met Office warns us to prepare for first cold snap of the winter

Rollercoaster of a week for the weather

Yellow warning issued warning of potential impact of the winds sweeping across the south east

Paul Carter

Opponents insist Tory chief must put up a stronger case for Kent; he insists he is doing all he can

Shane Richie will play Dick Whittington

He will be in Dartford on Saturday.


Franchise splashes the cash - hot on the heels of installing digital displays

Plastic bags

Do you bite the bullet and shell out each time you go to the supermarket? Or do you now have a car boot full of bags? Take part in our quick poll


Train firm invests £550,000 on improving screens at 20 stations across the region

A 18-year-old was stabbed in the neck in Barking

He pleaded guilty.

Fire crew

The service is looking for the public’s help in determining priorities as government cuts begin to bite

Busy children preparing Halloween decorations

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Ann Barnes, Kent PCC

The panel says that it is concerned that justice has been defeated because of the length of time taken for report to emerge

Kent Test results are due today

Today’s the day for thousands of parents and children to find out if they are eligible to apply for a grammar school place

County Hall, Maidstone (photo: Arnaud Stephenson)

The council has already trimmed £433 million off its budget over the past five years

Free childcare up for grabs

Monday, October 5, 2015
Children and a teacher in class

15 hours a week of free childcare and education is available to parents in Kent

The bar after

See before and after pictures here.


New government laws come into force today

Partnership working to share home safety and health tips

The fire brigade and county council’s health services will work together to provide potentially life saving advice

A migrant in Calais and donated items

Fundraisers say those in ‘the jungle’ are becoming overwhelmed by the number of cars and vans dropping off supplies to the camp


Lanes were blocked in both directions after a crash between junctions four and five


The trust has been shortlisted in the Enhacing Care by Sharing Data and Information category in this year’s Health Service Journal awards

Stephen Anderson is wanted by police

Stephen Anderson was charged with fraud by false representation

County Hall, Maidstone (photo: Arnaud Stephenson)

Campaigners have revealed how much cash KCC invests in the sector and demands it withdraws

Dover residents aren't very happy

Find out how happy your area of Kent is inside

National health award for Kent team

Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Doctor writing

KCC’s team were ‘highly commended’ for its work to improve patient care and the health and wellbeing of elderly residents


The Kent Medal, Certificate of Commendation, Certificate of Congratulation and Long Service and Good Conduct medals will be presented at Oakwood House on Tuesday

Transmission tower

Julian Brazier and Sir Roger Gale have both asked energy minister Amber Rudd to ensure pylons aren’t used

A dog

Dog owners can use the service at Tesco supermarket in Sheerness on October 10


Tricksters claim to ask about reporting a recent accident to the NHS

The Magna Carta

The document will appear in Sandwich before going on to Rochester Cathedral

Street lights

Kent County Council encourage everyone to have their say

Police sirens

Paul Wadkin and Jason Gomez have been sentenced for the murder of Darren Flynn

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Kent Life Food & Drink awards 2015. Open for entries.

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