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Gusts of up to 60mph are expected along southern coasts

Gritting roads

Road surface temperatures in the county will fall below freezing point at 7am tomorrow

A general view of Lydd Airport. Picture by: Arnaud Stephenson

There were more than 60 pre-commencement conditions.

Ann Barnes, Kent PCC

Police and crime commissioner was at a policing conference in Manchester when she heard the news

English money

There were a number of surprises in the announcement, including news of no cuts to the police budget

Missing: Jati Abdi

Jati Abdi was last seen on November 13

Rollercoaster of a week for the weather

Sub-zero temperatures at the weekend...into double figures by Thursday, says Met Office


Met Office warns us to prepare for first cold snap of the winter

Rollercoaster of a week for the weather

Yellow warning issued warning of potential impact of the winds sweeping across the south east

Paul Carter

Opponents insist Tory chief must put up a stronger case for Kent; he insists he is doing all he can

Shane Richie will play Dick Whittington

He will be in Dartford on Saturday.


Franchise splashes the cash - hot on the heels of installing digital displays

Armistice day service at Shornecliffe Barracks

An Armistice Day ceremony was held at Shornecliffe Barracks earlier today


Incident dates back to earlier this summer. Accused to face magistrates next month.

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Kent Police

A man in his fifties was assaulted while walking his dog

The woman was injured during a fight which broke out in the bar last Saturday

Lorry drivers on the M20

Canterbury’s MP Julian Brazier hinted a solution was near

Lorry ban sign

A fine of £70 will be issued to drivers that park in banned areas

Fire crew

The service is looking for the public’s help in determining priorities as government cuts begin to bite

Kent Air Ambulance

The nine-year-old died at the William Harvey Hospital in Ashford last night

Busy children preparing Halloween decorations

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Ann Barnes, Kent PCC

The panel says that it is concerned that justice has been defeated because of the length of time taken for report to emerge

Keisha Strain

Family growing concerned as she failed to take medication. May have links in Ashford and London


Freight traffic using the service is currently facing a two-hour wait


Drivers are being warned to expect delays when travelling between Folkestone and Dover


Migrants on the track again force tunnel to be suspended for Eurotunnel services

Lorries are being warned about where they park

Officers have noticed a rise in HGVs choosing to leave their vehicles on slip roads or the hard shoulder


It has been reported that a migrant died while attempting to access the tunnel overnight

Paula Rand

Paula Rand was last seen St Mary’s Bay area

Kent Test results are due today

Today’s the day for thousands of parents and children to find out if they are eligible to apply for a grammar school place

County Hall, Maidstone (photo: Arnaud Stephenson)

The council has already trimmed £433 million off its budget over the past five years

Bristow's AW139 helicopters in action Pic: Royal Navy

The search and rescue helicopter group has responded to hundreds of missions

Joanna Lumley with Colonel James Robinson, Commanding Officer Brigade of Gurkhas

The sculpture pays tribute to the efforts of the Nepalese soldiers through the years

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