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Restrictions will apply from 10am-5pm on coastal routes from Ashford to Ramsgate and 12pm-5pm on all other routes

New pilot boat for pilot transfer operations serving the ports of London and Medway.

Latest part of a move to replace the existing fleet essential for vessels using our waterways

The far-right French leader Marine Le Pen (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)

Janice Atkinson said victory for the far-right leader in the French election would make the county a safer place

Seasonal workers

Meurig Raymond is calling for the right trade deals, access to a competent and reliable workforce and a domestic agricultural policy that works for the country

Could spacecraft be deployed from Manston in the future?

A presentation will be made to bosses at the Royal Aeronautical Society

Westfield Road, Margate

Emergency crews were called shortly after midnight after a car crashed into two stationary vehicles

Darren Clarke wins 2011 Open at Sandwich

The Open last played at Royal St George’s in 2011 when Darren Clarke lifted the Claret Jug


The fine will be reduced by £100 if paid within 10 days

Fishing boats in Whitstable harbour

A leaked European Parliament memo seen by the Guardian says there will be “no increase to the UK’s share of fishing opportunities for jointly fished stocks

Kieron Smith

Smith threatened to rape his victim and even crept into the room where she was sleeping


Crews were called to Manston Road at around 11.15pm last night

Kent Police

Kent Police logged 277 offences between July and September last year - the highest quarterly figure since comparable records began in April 2012

Commuters express their love across the Southeastern network. Photo: @geofftech and Southeastern

The messages have appeared on information boards at a number of train stations

Lee Heane, left, and Matthew Bryan, right

Matthew Bryan and Lee Heane are believed to have been involved in up to 70 high-value burglaries across the country

Schools are facing a funding crisis

A report by MPs on the education select committee says pupils should not be admitted to new selective schools simply on the basis of passing a test

Turner Contemporary

SELEP and London mayor Sadiq Khan have issued a rallying call to Lord Heseltine to back plans for a world-class creative district

Simon Collins, the commanding officer of 825 Naval Air Squadron, salutes bravery of the Channel Dash aviators at the memorial yesterday

The failed but heroic operation tried to stop three German Battle Cruisers breaking through the English Channel on February 12, 1942

Snow scene

Motorists are being warned of icy condition

Bradley Halton

21-year-old Bradley Halton was caught twice drug dealing on the streets of Margate


Oliver Carson remains in custody and is due to appear via virtual link at Medway Magistrates’ Court

Snow scene

A Level 3 cold alert is in place until Monday and snow is forecast between 6pm Friday and 10am Saturday

County Hall

Some £108m needs to be slashed from the local authority’s spending

Amber Rudd, home secretary

The home secretary was responding to a call from Faversham MP Helen Whately for other councils to take responsibility


Everything you need to know about our rising costs

Nigel Farage in Thanet after the 2015 general election, with Chris Wells in the background

The former party leader, who lived in Kent until recently, said the Ukip-controlled authority was “paving the way to successful local government improvement and reform”


Six residents in total required the attention of ambulance crews after breathing in smoke

Knuckleduster knives police found at Abbott's home

Simon Abbott, 22, has been jailed for nearly six years for his offences

The derailed freight train Pic: Network Rail

Southeastern passengers faced lengthy delays at the end of January


Thanet District Council is leading the project which will train staff to identify and help resolve ‘trigger points’ in individuals’ lives

Jennifer Gardens, Margate

The pair appeared in court after ignoring notices from the council to improve the property


Council leader Chris Wells confirmed the news at a public event over the weekend

Lacey Absalom

22-year-old Lacey Absalom pretended to be befriend the man in his 60s

Picture: Kent 999s/@Will_S1992

The smash happened in the early hours of this morning in Belgrave Road

Matthew Scott

An average household bill for 2017/18 has been set at £157.15, representing an increase of 3.3 per cent

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