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Adult learning

CLS provides learning opportunities for adults, young people and families across Kent

Hard shoulder

Driving on the hard shoulder carries a minimum of three penalty points and a £100 fine

Matthew Scott at North Kent Police station

The plea comes from police and crime commissioner Matthew Scott

Athletics

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Kent Police

The stats are taken from the period between April 1, 2015 to March 31, 2016

Ambulance

Reports seen by GMB show the number of potentially life threatening calls received late in early July could be as high as 66 per cent

Charlie Girling

The onsite medical team and paramedics from the local hospital offered immediate support but were unable to save him

Artist's impression of the new London Bridge station facade on St Thomas Street

Bank Holiday Monday will be the first time passengers from the region will be able to use the massive new station concourse

An officer speaks to a lorry driver

The number of migrants stopped from entering the UK illegally rose from 18,000 in 2013/14 to 40,000 in 2014/15

Francis Osei-Appiah delivering his talk at St Augustine Academy in Maidstone

Funding for the programme comes from police and crime commissioner Matthew Scott

Councillor James Halford

The Swanley White Oak ward councillor is the second Ukip district councillor in Sevenoaks

Sir Winston Churchill

Theresa May comfortably won her first vote in the Commons this week over the issue of our nuclear defence programme

Republican Presidential Candidate Donald Trump, points toward Republican Vice Presidential Nominee Gov. Mike Pence of Indiana after Pence's acceptance speech during the third day session of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Wednesday, July 20, 2016. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

He will now go head-to-head with the Democrats’ Hilary Clinton ahead of the nation going to the polls on November 8

Education Secretary Justine Greening arrives in Downing Street, London, for the first Cabinet meeting of the new government. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday July 19, 2016. See PA story POLITICS Cabinet. Photo credit should read: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Justine Greening admitted she would be open-minded about permitting new selective state schools

School

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Kent Police

New figures from the Office for National Statistics show an increase in total crime of three per cent

Dr Felicity Simpson adds the tenth and final volume to the project watched by, from left, Sarah Stanley (Services Manager with KCC’s Archives), Mike Hill, Dr Sheila Sweetinburgh and Mrs Sarah Hohler.

The project has involved more than 70 conributors

Justin Welby

The scheme aims to take pressure off local authorities, with Kent under particular strain

Mental health care

The Orchards Academy in Swanley has embraced the programme and trained 27 young people as active listeners and 12 as peer mentors

Waste mountain

KCC has reduced its annual tonnage of material sent to landfill from 11 per cent in 2014/15 and is now at 4 per cent

Family Swap

Would you like to swap with families living at the opposite of the wealth spectrum?

Dog looking out inside the car

Kent had 435 incidents last year - the second highest in the country

Sunshine

Scorching temperatures set to drench county in sunshine, but warning as to the risks

Matthew Scott

Some 15 organisations have been given funding

Sheep

Bluetongue is a non-contagious, insect-borne, viral disease that affects the reproduction of sheep

Dehydrated man

The Met Office predicts high temperatures could have a significant effect on health

Ambulance

Secamb says it is taking a number of actions including the establishment of a new patient safety and quality director role

The robberies happened on July 10 and 12

Chevening House Pic: Mathew Black

Chevening House was previously shared between Philip Hammond and former deputy prime minister Nick Clegg

County Hall, Maidstone

Simon Nicholas believes the specification of lights used in Kent could put us in danger

Damian Green outside 10 Downing Street, London, after he was appointed Work and Pensions Secretary Photo: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Andrea Leadsom, who went to Tonbridge Grammar, has been appointed environment secretary

Prime Minister Theresa May arrives back in Downing Street. Photo: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

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James Parsons

He has been jailed for more than 5 years

Mental health care

Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust has struck a partnership with The Health Foundation

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