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County Hall, Maidstone

Full council will meet to discuss the budget which will see further cuts to services and a council tax rise

Doctor writing

Clinical staff will cover the usual duties of junior doctors

Leeds Castle

The ballot closes on Sunday

Street Light

The findings of a ten-week consultation will be discussed by KCC’s environment and transport cabinet committee next week

Ford Escort

Association urges owners to invest now in security devices to prevent being a victim


Relief on busy north-bound section of road leading towards Sheppey

Apples being grown

Relief for farmers after warmest December on record

Doctor writing

Services designed to complement existing NHS mental health provision in the county will be provided, such as housing support and employment advice

George Bingham, the only son of missing peer Lord Lucan, speaks to the media outside the High Court in London, where he was granted a death certificate by a High Court judge. Photo: Nick Ansell/PA Wire

Theories about what happened to him include being fed to tigers at a zoo in Kent

Leeds Castle

Your chance to win a pair of tickets to popular event by sending us your snaps of the county

Sir Terry Wogan meets ellenor

Sevenoaks resident Gloria Hunniford credits Sir Terry with her career success

Falling rain on the road

Some areas could experience as much as 20mm of rainfall


Sinkhole being filled with concrete but one lane and slip road will remain shut

Street Light

Work to convert the lights is due to begin in residential areas in March

Construction equipment

The industry accounts for 15 per cent of jobs in the county and contributes nearly £90m to the UK economy

Medway Maritime Hospital in Gillingham

Mike Eddy, of Dover District Council, says he will question whether Maidstone has the capacity to cope at KCC’s health scrutiny committee on Friday

Matt Allwright. Pic: Camilla Greenwell

Popular Watchdog star worked alongside housing officers in Swale

Sittingbourne cinema plan

Latest addition to ambitious project to breathe new life into the town centre

Commuters using Southeastern service

Survey polled 28,000 passengers by independent passenger watchdog Transport Focus


Storm Jonas arrives from trip across the Atlantic

Fraudulent letter

Kent residents have received scam phone calls and letters asking for an upfront fee of £300

Splashes by a car

Motorists are warned to expect difficult driving conditions

Lorry parked by road

Forms part of a multi-agency approach designed to eradicate lorries causing a nuisance

Blue badge

Trading Standards issues warning and advises all blue badge applicants to go via its official website

EU flags in front of European Commission

Have your say on this week’s topical issue


Your chance to have your say if the cameras are pointing in the right direction

Southeastern services

A consultation on improving rail passenger services in London and the south east was launched today

School league tables

The league tables have been published this morning - rating each on their GCSE league results

School performance. David Davies/PA Wire

Schools across the county failing to hit the mark for GCSE passes

Doctor writing

NHS South Kent Coast CCG expects the first patients to use the service before the end of the financial year

Leeds Castle

The county’s finest tourist attractions will be on display on March 12 and 13

What do you think England should sing before a match?

Have your saw on what song it should be

County Hall, Maidstone

Kent County Council committee puts forward recommendations on the future of all four


Tunbridge Wells saw snow showers over the weekend and until Thursday the forecast is for freezing temperatures

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