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

Rollercoaster of a week for the weather

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

Scales of justice

44-year-old is set to appear at Maidstone Crown Court today


Officers will also be dishing out free advice on how to keep your property secure and safe.


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

Plastic bags

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Train firm invests £550,000 on improving screens at 20 stations across the region


Ashford Road in Badlesmere had been partially closed earlier this morning following the incident.

Kent Police

Police were called to the caravan off Argent Road on October 28

Kent Police

Police made two separate arrests following reports of people tricking their way into homes

Fire crew

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

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


Fire crews quickly on the scene after 999 call

Jekyll and Hyde

Rochester, Chatham, Rochester and Sheppey will all be featured in series which starts this weekend


The crash took place near to Goodnestone

Billy Lee, 18

An 18 year old man was sentenced to six years in prison


Police are appealing for witnesses


Five people were left injured after the crash which left the road shut throughout the morning

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

Kent Police

The pair were found by detectives after a vehicle was traced to their address

County Hall, Maidstone (photo: Arnaud Stephenson)

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

Faversham Creek

Work is likely to start on the defences early next year

Kent Police

The trio have been bailed to appear at court early next month

Free childcare up for grabs

Monday, October 5, 2015
Children and a teacher in class

15 hours a week of free childcare and education is available to parents in Kent


The initiative aims to ensure tattoo parlours have their hygiene and cleanliness up to standard

Southeastern train

Engineering work will disrupt late-night trains in north Kent this week.

The bar after

See before and after pictures here.


New government laws come into force today

Sheppey Crossing

The bridge has now reopened to northbound traffic

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