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Hard shoulder

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

Adam Dalgleish later crashed into a tree and broke his leg

Campaigners protest Shepway garden town plans

Plans for a garden town in Otterpool and a lorry park in Disneyland have been slammed by locals

Matthew Scott at North Kent Police station

The plea comes from police and crime commissioner Matthew Scott

Parish Council Chairman Matthew Webb at the proposed sites for a lorry park off the M20 to cater for Operation Stack

The Conservative MP has come under intense local criticism for his support of the Operation Stack lorry park

Athletics

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Kent Police

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

Police are appealing for witnesses

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

Tontine Street, Folkestone. Photo: Google

Did you witness the incident on Tontine Street?

School

Turner schools was formally established earlier this year and focuses entirely on schools in Kent

Port of Dover

Police warn anyone travelling to stock up on water in what is likely to be another red hot day

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

Port of Dover

Expect delays if you’re planning to travel to cross to France from Kent this weekend due to increased security and high volumes of traffic

South Portal Lower Thames Crossing

Campaigners had hoped the introduction of a new transport secretary would stall progression of major infrastructure projects

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

Campaigners rally against plans for a garden town in Shepway

Proposals for the Otterpool Park site outline the delivery of up to 12,000 homes and thousands of jobs

Primary school

Lilac Sky Schools Academy Trust previously racked up a £1.63m deficit at the now-closed Furness Special School

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

Sean O'Flanagan

Sean O’Flanagan was jailed for two years and eight months

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

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