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

Sir Roger Gale

French industrial action has caused chaos on Kent’s roads

Operation Stack on the M20

Politicians had been hopeful the contraflow system would provide immediate respite for angry motorists

Operation Stack

Everything you need to know about Operation Stack

The War and Peace Revival 2015 show - tank display

Previous organisers will be retiring after 27 years

Operation Stack on the M20

Emergency meeting held this morning to discuss traffic problems

The War and Peace Revival 2015 show -  the vehicles bring an air of authenticity to the experience

Despite Operation Stack travel problems, crowds flocked to the first day of this year’s show

The display on the stall

He was found to be storing explosives illegally after a woman was injured by a pyrotechnic

War and Peace

Show will still take place despite the traffic problems

Opemuyi stole a doctor's identity

Worked through locum agency across England and in Kent

These beetles are rarely sighted

Sighting has excited nature enthusiasts

War and Peace

Changes have been made to schedule for those attending annual show

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

Nick Sanson and Graham Razey

The council leader said that education was key to improving the county’s future by creating a ‘skilled and motivated workforce’


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.

War & Peace Revival 2014

Hugely popular show had been set to end after this month’s event. Show regularly attracts crowds in excess of 100,000

Kent County Show

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

Operation Stack

Stack remains in place...but police urge travellers to take special care this weekend amid fears of massive congestion

Helen Grant

MP reveals talks on-going as to how to improve system which causes such chaos to county’s roads

Plans for the regeneration of Folkestone

The Roger De Haan Charitable Trust will be funding the large new redevelopment


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


Delays begin to clear after Eurotunnel restarts trains

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

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

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

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