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Diocese of Rochester teams up with a number of credit unions to offer affordable loans

County Hall, Maidstone (photo: Arnaud Stephenson)

The council has already trimmed £433 million off its budget over the past five years

The chihuahua was found collapsed.

The RSPCA is appealing for information to find those responsible for the dog’s suffering.

Free childcare up for grabs

Monday, October 5, 2015
Children and a teacher in class

15 hours a week of free childcare and education is available to parents in Kent

The bar after

See before and after pictures here.

American Bald Eagle

Magnificent Helga was last seen flying into the distance from home at Groombridge Place, near Tunbridge Wells


New government laws come into force today

Partnership working to share home safety and health tips

The fire brigade and county council’s health services will work together to provide potentially life saving advice

A migrant in Calais and donated items

Fundraisers say those in ‘the jungle’ are becoming overwhelmed by the number of cars and vans dropping off supplies to the camp


Lanes were blocked in both directions after a crash between junctions four and five


The trust has been shortlisted in the Enhacing Care by Sharing Data and Information category in this year’s Health Service Journal awards

Stephen Anderson is wanted by police

Stephen Anderson was charged with fraud by false representation

County Hall, Maidstone (photo: Arnaud Stephenson)

Campaigners have revealed how much cash KCC invests in the sector and demands it withdraws

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National health award for Kent team

Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Doctor writing

KCC’s team were ‘highly commended’ for its work to improve patient care and the health and wellbeing of elderly residents


The Kent Medal, Certificate of Commendation, Certificate of Congratulation and Long Service and Good Conduct medals will be presented at Oakwood House on Tuesday

Kent Police

Awards ceremony takes place today to those who have gone above and beyond the line of duty

A dog

Dog owners can use the service at Tesco supermarket in Sheerness on October 10


Tricksters claim to ask about reporting a recent accident to the NHS

Seedlings from the Japanese birch seeds

Tree experts delighted following trip to Japan to collect seeds last year

Ice rink, Tunbridge Wells, Credit: ADY KERRY

Council says it has ‘listened to concerns and acted’

Street lights

Kent County Council encourage everyone to have their say

Police sirens

Paul Wadkin and Jason Gomez have been sentenced for the murder of Darren Flynn

University of Kent

The university has achieved its highest ever ranking and been shortlisted for the University of the Year Award


Motorists suffered long delays as queues stretched as long as eight miles but all lanes have now been re-opened


Earlier delays have now cleared


Motorists are advised to take extra care as driving conditions worsen

Bewl Water

Tunbridge Wells firm takes over the tourist hot-spot with deal set to be completed in January


Research by the Road Safety Foundation placed the A291 between Canterbury and Herne Bay among the UK’s most dangerous roads

Fire crew

Motorists are advised to take extra care as driving conditions worsen


A man has been arrested after a silver BMW smashed into two cars on Church Road

Ann Barnes, Kent PCC

Police and crime commissioner refuses to be drawn on her future plans after a turbulent term in office

Ann Barnes, Kent Police and Crime Commissioner

SPECIAL TWO-PART REPORT: Kent’s PCC Ann Barnes and police federation chief Ian Pointon on why the role should stay

Ann Barnes, police and crime commisisoner and Alan Pughsley, Kent Police chief constable

SPECIAL TWO-PART REPORT: Critics insist PCC has failed and Kent’s Ann Barnes has damaged role


The offenders used “innovative techniques” such as hollowed out car batteries to ship the drugs into England

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