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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


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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

Kenneth Mockford

Kenneth Mockford abused his victims in Larkfield and near West Malling

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

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


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

Matthew Scott

Some 15 organisations have been given funding


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


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

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

Police have received reports of anti-social behaviour in West Malling

The order gives police powers to direct people to leave the locality

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

Danny Lucas, creator of LitterGram

Owner Danny Lucas has launched a #LOVEKENT #HATELITTER campaign on social media

Kent County Show review images. All Andy Archer

HRH The Duke of Kent was among those in attendance

Home Secretary Theresa May makes a statement outside the Palace of Westminster, in London, after she won 199 votes for the Conservative leadership. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday July 7, 2016. Andrea Leadsom took 84 votes and Michael Gove took 46, meaning the UK's next prime minister will be a woman. See PA story POLITICS Conservatives. Photo credit should read: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

Sir Roger Gale says she is up to “the greatest peacetime challenges since the 19th century” as Kent’s politicians have their say

Heavy showers and thunderstorms are being predicted

If storms hit the county it could cause problems on travel networks too, the Met Office warns


Alarming figures from Porchlight reveal young people are particularly suffering

An RSPCA animal collection officer (ACO) was called to Leybourne Lakes, West Malling in Kent last Wednesday

The RSPCA has warned that fishing litter poses a threat to wildlife

Southern Rail

It follows months of dispute between the rail firm and the RMT Union

Child asylum seeker

Kent is shouldering more than its fair share of unaccompanied asylum-seeking children

Kent County Show 2016

Speaking at the Kent County Show, Phil Hogan said “we all need to make the best of it”


All the latest details from Detling for the biggest event in the county’s calendar

Southern Rail

GTR confirmed more than 300 trains would still be cancelled starting from Monday

Roy Hodgson Photo: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire

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Junior Lowe

Junior Lowe was being pursued by officers on suspicion of driving while disqualified

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