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Sellers benefit from high demand but first-time home buyers are left struggling

County Hall in Maidstone

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

Michael Fallon MP for Sevenoaks

Gillingham and Rainham MP Rehman Chshti also campaigning against use of term ‘Islamic State’ to describe the terrorist organisation

Gatwick

Gatwick chief executive says it offers the best option

Operation Stack

Everything you need to know about Operation Stack

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

Southeastern train

Train broke down between New Cross and London Bridge

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’

A potential site for drilling at Horse Hill

The area is known as Horse Hill and has been estimated as having up to 271 million barrels of oil per square mile

Southeastern train

Takeover could see Oyster card system extended to Gravesend and Sevenoaks

Ann Barnes.  Picture: Ady Kerry

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

Southeastern

Broken-down train caused further aggro

Michael Fallon onboard HMS Bulwark

The Sevenoaks MP made the remarks during a visit to HMS Bulwark which is helping rescue migrants crossing the Mediterranean

Fire engines were  called to the scene

Smoke affected both floors of the two-storey building

Southeastern

Accident between Greenwich and Slade Green

Thunderstorms will hit some areas

Certain areas could see high rainfall

Kent Police

Events are run by community support officers

UK military uniform

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

Arrest

Police offer advice to deter thieves

The campaigners are unhappy at plans to narrow flight paths at Gatwick

They will be delivering a letter to the department of transport

Using your phone while driving can cause accidents

Latest summer road safety campaign runs throughout June

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