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Warning of floods and lightning hitting power supplies as solid sunshine set for rude end

A number of non-selective head teachers wrote to Theresa May last year outlining opposition to the plans

Theresa May promised last year the government was working on a solution to the problem

There have been warnings of gridlock across Kent if the county isn’t ready for exiting the European Union

The cash is being made available by HSBC

The level two alert has been triggered by a Met Office forecast of a 70 per cent chance of temperatures reaching heatwave conditions over the weekend

Some 27 candidates have sent an open letter to prime minister Theresa May and Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn

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Fresh details about the project set to deliver up to 12,000 homes near Folkestone have been revealed

The county’s fire service supports neighbouring authorities where required, but their help was not needed on this occasion

Health secretary Jeremy Hunt promised constituency MP Damian Collins he would “make it a priority to get to the bottom of this”

Kent County Council chiefs have hailed “a fabulous result” after Ofsted today published a report into its services for vulnerable young people

Some 277 offences were logged in the county after Britain voted to leave the European Union last June

One man has been arrested by police trying to work out what happened

The government gave the green light for proposals to deliver up to 12,000 homes in Shepway last year

Kent Police is believed to be the virst force in the country to grant such powers

The shortfall is currently being made up by overtime shifts, but chief constable Alan Pughsley says he expects the positions to be filled swiftly

Everything you need to know as the Conservatives fail to return an overall majority

Damian Collins wins for the Conservatives

Follow us here as the results roll in as part of our most comprehensive live coverage yet - and get involved using #KentElection

Richard Whitman, professor of politics and international relations at the University of Kent gives us the lowdown on today’s vote

Everything you need to know about today’s vote

Parents have until July 3 to register their children for the test

The closures are for improvement work

The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning

Janice Atkinson pointed the finger of blame at Tony Blair and slammed opposition parties in an extraordinary rant

Kent Police and British Transport Police have both issued statements

It is closed for engineering works

The former air chief marshal is hailed by many as responsible for stopping an invasion of Britain in the Second World War

One of the industry’s many fears is a shortage of temporary labour

Lord Dowding died in 1970 at his home in Tunbridge Wells and his ashes were buried in the RAF Chapel at Westminster Abbey

The terror threat level was reduced from ‘critical’ to ‘severe’ over the weekend

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