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Saturday, August 1, 2015

Road are likely to remain busy until the backlog is cleared

Kent Police

Cyclist was airlifted to hospital in London

Operation Stack

Everything you need to know about Operation Stack

Sheppey Crossing

Police and emergency services are on the scene

Sheppey Crossing

New rules follow fatalities on road

Ann Barnes, Kent PCC

At its peak, turning the M20 into a lorry park due to problems at the Channel ports takes up 112 members of staff

Rail

Train firm says offer will apply to all single and return tickets purchased via its own website. Offer starts today and runs until end of August.

Lee Pearce

Police described operation as a ‘major crime enterprise’

Kent County Show

Sun shines on three-day event at Detling - the annual celebration of industry in the county and its agricultural roots

Lifeboat

It comes as the charity reveals statistics on coastal fatalities on the south east coast

County Hall in Maidstone

John Simmonds issues stark warning on the eve of first Tory budget since 1996

Traffic disruption

Motorists trying to get to Dover were facing delayed after two incidents near Faversham

Ambulance

Traffic misery in Kent continues as Operation Stack casts shadow across county

The NHS has issued health guidelines as the heatwave hits

Health advice to deal with the blistering heat

Traffic jam

Motorists should approach with caution

Festivals get set to rock the county

From big name music acts, to showcasing the county’s finest produce...there’s plenty to get you outdoors this summer

A beach in Tunisia

Around 30 Britons are believed to have been killed

Kent Police

Another man was also hurt in the crash

Heatwave here we come....?

But it warns sizzling temperatures could be shortlived and followed by thunderstorms

Labour logo

Yvette Cooper, Liz Kendall, Jermey Corbyn and Andy Burnham are all vying to lead the party

Traffic

Stretch of busy motorway re-opened after rush-hour smash leaves one injured

Humans

Millions continue to tune into the hit drama, but are we close in reality to a world which we share with life-like robots?

Tom Odell performance. Picture: Steven Law.

He performed on Friday.

Kent Police use dogs to help fight crime. PC Paul Diddams, with German Shepherd Muck.

They can control crowds, sniff out drugs and explosives and still remain an officer’s most loyal colleague. We meet the next generation of dogs

Fire station

Three people treated by paramedics

Hayfever

Bad news not just for hay fever sufferers, but those who suffer asthma too, as health chiefs issue warning to be prepared as pollen levels rocket

Traffic disruption

Expect delays.

Sheppey Crossing

Busy road onto the island shut northbound after broken down vehicle causes problems. Traffic diverted onto Kings Ferry Bridge

Southeastern train

Train broke down between New Cross and London Bridge

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