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Fri, 12:06

A yellow rain warning has been issued between Sunday and Monday

It follows the change of threat level to critical

It comes in the wake of the Manchester terror attack where a number of young children were killed

The Conservatives romped to power by claiming 67 of the 81 seats on offer following the vote on May 4

Additional police officer patrols will take place at key locations like Canterbury Cathedral, Dover and Bluewater

Police have confirmed 22 people, including children, have died in the attack which left a further 59 injured

Conservative Paul Cooper claimed “a whole street could save on council tax for a year” if KCC stopped handing out the kit

The franchise is currently held by Southeastern, part of the Go Ahead group

The racer was injured in a cycling accident on the Italian coastline last week and died in hospital on Monday

Emergency services are in attendance as drivers are advised to approach with caution and expect long delays

The highest temperature recorded in the UK so far this year is 25.8C at Gravesend and Faversham on May 16

Three other people suffered injuries and were taken to hospital

The Federation of Small Businesses has reported that two-thirds of its members have been victims

Seven fresh rules come into force on May 20 to help clear the air

KCC has suggested TfL could have pumped more cash into new trains, but would not necessarily have improved services

Failing to win a certain number of votes can lead to huge financial costs for political parties

The Tories won 67 out of the 81 seats at County Hall in the local elections earlier this month

Thousands of campaigners have opposed proposals suggesting some trains would no longer stop at Pluckley, Headcorn, Staplehurst, Marden and Paddock Wood

The Conservative did however suggest he had faced harsher abuse growing up on a Chatham council estate and was once called a “socialist”

Sittingbourne and Sheppey goes to the polls on June 8

Faversham and Mid Kent goes to the polls on June 8

Hundreds of local students are sitting the tests this week

The Tunbridge Wells-based FTA says moving border controls back to the UK from France would be “catastrophic” for the industry

The former Ukip leader said you could question the party’s future if Theresa May delivers “the kind of Brexit that voters wanted”

Labour candidate for Chatham and Aylesford Vince Maple has already ruled out the possibility of the parties joining forces

The Tories won 67 out of 81 seats while Ukip’s representation was completely wiped out

A total of 81 councillors are set to be chosen by voters across the county

Results from across the county are being revealed throughout the day

Voters are electing councillors today until 10pm

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