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Boy scout with compass

The onsite medical team and paramedics from the local hospital offered immediate support but were unable to save Charlie Girling

The Yarrow

It is the latest in a series of moves by the college to help generate revenue, in the face of vast cuts to funding

Francis Osei-Appiah delivering his talk at St Augustine Academy in Maidstone

Funding for the programme comes from police and crime commissioner Matthew Scott

Dreamland Margate

The voluntary body campaigned to save the park from redevelopment

Police sirens

Emergency services are at the scene

Sir Winston Churchill

Theresa May comfortably won her first vote in the Commons this week over the issue of our nuclear defence programme

Republican Presidential Candidate Donald Trump, points toward Republican Vice Presidential Nominee Gov. Mike Pence of Indiana after Pence's acceptance speech during the third day session of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Wednesday, July 20, 2016. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

He will now go head-to-head with the Democrats’ Hilary Clinton ahead of the nation going to the polls on November 8

Education Secretary Justine Greening arrives in Downing Street, London, for the first Cabinet meeting of the new government. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday July 19, 2016. See PA story POLITICS Cabinet. Photo credit should read: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Justine Greening admitted she would be open-minded about permitting new selective state schools

Dreamland

Creditors are expected to accept a deal at a meeting on August 4

School

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Kent Police

New figures from the Office for National Statistics show an increase in total crime of three per cent

Dr Felicity Simpson adds the tenth and final volume to the project watched by, from left, Sarah Stanley (Services Manager with KCC’s Archives), Mike Hill, Dr Sheila Sweetinburgh and Mrs Sarah Hohler.

The project has involved more than 70 conributors

Ian Driver is campaigning against live exports

Exporters are on an accelerated timetable as Britain continues to negotiate its exit from the EU

Justin Welby

The scheme aims to take pressure off local authorities, with Kent under particular strain

Mental health care

The Orchards Academy in Swanley has embraced the programme and trained 27 young people as active listeners and 12 as peer mentors

Manston

RiverOak was also forced this week to quash rumours it is planning 18 flights per night at the airport

Waste mountain

KCC has reduced its annual tonnage of material sent to landfill from 11 per cent in 2014/15 and is now at 4 per cent

Family Swap

Would you like to swap with families living at the opposite of the wealth spectrum?

Dog looking out inside the car

Kent had 435 incidents last year - the second highest in the country

Sunshine

Scorching temperatures set to drench county in sunshine, but warning as to the risks

Matthew Scott

Some 15 organisations have been given funding

Teacher pointing at hand in classroom

However, 76 will be created by the changes in an attempt to balance the books

Manston

A public inquiry is set to be launched into plans to change the use of buildings on the site to non-aviation uses

Sheep

Bluetongue is a non-contagious, insect-borne, viral disease that affects the reproduction of sheep

Dehydrated man

The Met Office predicts high temperatures could have a significant effect on health

Open-top buses are returning to Thanet

Open-top buses are returning to the district for the first time in nearly 25 years

Ambulance

Secamb says it is taking a number of actions including the establishment of a new patient safety and quality director role

County Hall, Maidstone

Simon Nicholas believes the specification of lights used in Kent could put us in danger

Scott Knight

Delyth Andrews died from her injuries in December

Prime Minister Theresa May arrives back in Downing Street. Photo: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

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Mental health care

Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust has struck a partnership with The Health Foundation

Ernest Pennington

Ernest John Pennington was sentenced at Canterbury Crown Court on Tuesday

The commission is charged with developing a vision and delivery plan for north Kent, south Essex and east London,

The Thames Estuary regions stretches from Canary Wharf to Thanet

Matthew Scott and Amber Rudd visited Computers 4 Africa, a charity based in Aylesford, in April.

The Hastings and Rye MP was appointed as Theresa May’s successor as she moved into 10 Downing Street this week

David Cameron

Broadstairs victim of shameful scandal stunned by PM’s confirmation compensation deal is done

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