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Now traffic bosses are hoping to clear the gridlock

Fire engines were  called to the scene

Two fires were tackled by firefighters


Patients and staff stuck in jams due to Kent’s traffic woes

Operation Stack

Everything you need to know about Operation Stack

green seam

Garden designed by two students wins a gold medal - and named ‘best in show’ at prestigious event

AgustaWestland AW139 helicopter at Lydd

Those in area told to expect ‘short periods of high activity levels’ as coastguard choppers get ready for service

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

Kent Air Ambulance

Passenger in the car taken by air ambulance to a London hospital. Now police are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

Stena Sealink's Fantasia

Do you remember the ‘pleasure palaces’ of Sealink and P&O and the huge popularity of the non-lander?

Kent Police

The council is working with police to make use of the new Public Spaces Protection Orders

The plane will fly from Lydd Airport

Maiden cross-Channel flight will take place on July 10

War & Peace Revival 2014

Hugely popular show will bow out after 33 years after this July’s event - unless someone comes in to take the event over


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

They have been thanked.


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

Traffic disruption

The vehicle left all lanes of the road blocked

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


Broken-down train caused further aggro

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Thunderstorms will hit some areas

Certain areas could see high rainfall

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