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In some areas, visibility is set to be reduced to less than 100 metres

Vince Maple has been one of a number of campaigners calling for the maximum stake on Fixed Odds Betting Terminals to be reduced

The Department for Education called projections by teaching unions “irresponsible scaremongering” but schools chiefs in the county have thrown their weight behind the figures

Southeastern bosses said the Key would make commuting across Kent “easier, quicker, sturdier and more secure”

Surrey Police said the 24-year-old woman has been held on suspicion of assisting an offender following the death of Robyn Mercer

Motorists are instead advised to follow Sheppey Way, B2006 to Eurolink and then join the A2

Police have confirmed it is investigating a number of child abuse allegations within Kent football.

Officers across Kent will be breathalysing drivers at every opportunity

It comes after length queues at airport and ferry terminal controls this week

The Faversham and Mid Kent MP is calling for the introduction of a fresh seasonal agricultutrual workers scheme

Cash will also be spent on upgrading two of the county’s most dangerous roads: the A252 and A290

It will include changes to some key commuter routes and alterations to Sunday services

Figures just released show a full breakdown of statistics for 2015 with big rises apparent despite the problems caused by the likes of Operation Stack

Met Office warns of plunging temperatures in the south east, with icy nights and chilly days

The victim died after suffering head injuries

It is estimated horticulture employs more than 80,000 seasonal workers and this will increase to 95,000 by 2021

An ex-sports minister, Sir Hugh represented Faversham and Mid Kent between 2001 and 2015

John Simmonds says KCC was hoping to be offered an increased tax precept or early access to the Better Care Fund

Gordon Henderson said his constituents in Swale were “unhappy and frustrated by what they see as delaying tactics”

Work Routes is a scheme tasked with getting more than 5,000 people back into employment

It has also been revealed that some 40 schools across the county began the academic year without a head teacher

Restorative Justice focuses on the rehabilitation of offenders through reconciliation with victims

Kent is also set for strong winds of up to 50mph

The government is appealing against a High Court decision saying parliamentary approval must be sought

Police have made arrests following crimes in north Kent, Medway and Swale

Delayed passengers received £2.2million from the company

But most of us are likely to miss it, say the experts...and it won’t last for long

Katherine Cox and Danny Shepherd were released on conditional bail until December 13

The Independent Police Complaints Commission revealed 842 complaints were made in the county in 2015/16 compared to 1,187 in 2014/15

It comes after an assault at HMP Swaleside on the Isle of Sheppey earlier this month

Weapons handed in included pistols, shotguns, revolvers and rifles

Kent commuters will soon be able to load tickets onto The Key by tapping it onto a smart card reader

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