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Newton Road CCTV

The incident happened last month

Titanic exhibition

It was only the exhibition’s second opening in the UK and its first in Kent


The RMT and Southern Rail both abandoned talks to reach an agreement

Kent Police

The oldest case is the remains of a male believed to be aged between 30 and 50 found washed ashore at Lydd-on-Sea back in 1971

Team GB squad group as they arrive at Heathrow Terminal 5. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday August 23, 2016. Team GB arrive back in the UK after finishing second in Rio 2016 Olympic medal table, surpassing their London 2012 medal haul. Photo credit should read: Steve Parsons/PA Wire

Sports minister and Chatham MP Tracey Crouch said local athletes “made us all so proud and will go on to inspire future generations”

Petrol pump

FairFuelUK is widely accredited with stopping more than £57 billion of fuel duty being levied on businesses and the public since 2011


Statistics show the county bucks the national trend towards safer roads

Doctor writing

A major route to Tunbridge Wells Hospital in Pembury is undergoing major roadworks from this week, which has led to concerns about patient safety

George Cohen. Photo: Christophe95

He will be joined by local MP Greg Clark at Langton Green CSA on September 3

A-level results day

A record number of teenagers will be heading into higher education this year

Tim Farron, leader of the Liberal Democrats

Liberal Democrat leader writes exclusively for us

Tunbridge Wells Hospital at Pembury

Highways England has announced the start of the next phase of the A21 dualling

Nigel Farage

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Abused child

The funding comes from Kent’s police and crime commissioner Matthew Scott


Politicians and campaigners believe it would be unfair for commuters to pay more for their tickets

Summer's here

Temperatures set to soar...and then drop as rain and thunder sweeps in


The strike is scheduled to take place from Monday to Friday


Keith Taylor, Green MEP, says it is ‘tantamount to bribery’

File photo dated 04/08/16 of Jeremy Corbyn and Owen Smith during the first Labour Leadership debate at the All Nations Centre, Cardiff. Labour is failing to provide a

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Coco the dog had to be put down by vets, due to her skin condition, which her owners allowed to progress

A man and a woman were sentenced at Sevenoaks Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday

Leeds Castle

Locations used in the production included Canterbury, Maidstone river path and County Hall, Leeds Castle, Aylesford, and The Historic Dockyard Chatham

Diane James

Mrs James was educated at Rochester Grammar School and is now believed to be the front-runner

Operation Stack

The Tunbridge Wells-based Freight Transport Association is calling on the Jungle camp to be moved away from the port to protect drivers


Southern has come under intense scrutiny in recent weeks following a row with the RMT union and a reduced timetable

Back in May it was reported that Locate in Kent helped to bring 46 companies to the region between April 2015 and 2016

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A look at some of the county’s women who have achieved great things


Secamb chiefs deny suggestions it is the start of a merger with South Central but it is understood such a move may not be off the table in future

Unaccompanied asylum seeking children

The Home Affairs Select Committee wants to see Navy resources used to make up for the shortfall in Border Force vessels in operation

Matthew Scott

Kent’s police and crime commissioner attended his first governance board meeting alongside the chief constable this week

Cycling protest

Campaigners will visit arms factory throughout the county this weekend

Christian Brodie, chairman of South East Local Enterprise Partnership

The South East Local Enterprise Partnership says government funding will be supported by private investment for projects that will create thousands of jobs and homes


Crime of this nature was broadly static at a national level, however

Adam Gemili and Dina Asher Smith from the National Indoor Championships

We speak to the man who has coached both Adam Gemili and Dina Asher-Smith

Parish Council Chairman Matthew Webb at the proposed sites for a lorry park off the M20 to cater for Operation Stack

Unsung and under appreciated, a special report into the county’s third tier of government

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