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Foreign truckers forced to pay to use our roads

Foreign lorries will have to pay a levy

01 April 2014

Non-British truckers are being forced to pay a levy to drive through Kent and into the UK from today.


Kent to benefit from trains cash windfall

Mr Balfour was concerned about an upcoming court appearance over travelling on a train without a ticket. Stock picture

31 March 2014

Train passengers are to get a new station, faster routes and better signalling as a multi-billion pounds spend for the region is announced.


There's so much MORE to your new-look KentOnline

KentOnline's audience has grown by 15% in the past year

28 March 2014

Love your new KentOnline? Find out how much more there is to your county-wide website.

How to keep mum sweet on Mother's Day

The National Trust's Scotney Castle

24 March 2014

Say a great big Thank You to your mum this Sunday with an unforgettable Mother's Day at one of Kent’s loveliest spots.

This year's First World War anniversary celebrations 2014 in Kent

The First World War archive is now online

21 March 2014

Events marking the 100th anniversary of the Great War are running throughout the county all year. Find out what's happening near you...

Police fined £100k for 'damaging' security gaffe

Police left sensitive tapes and information in a disused station

19 March 2014

Kent Police has been fined after documents and tapes containing 'extremely sensitive and confidential information' were left in a disused station.

Speeding car clue to blaze at derelict pub

Dousing the remaining flames

18 March 2014

A car heard speeding from the site of a pub fire in Ashford has led police to conclude that arsonists may have been responsible for setting the blaze.

Man taken to hospital after fire breaks out in kitchen

Kent Fire and Rescue Services attended. Stock image

15 March 2014

A man was taken to hospital and another treated at the scene after fire broke out at a maisonette.

Update: Man released on bail after report of 'serious sexual assault'

Police officers taped off the scene at St Mary's Gardens in Canterbury

15 March 2014

A man arrested after an alleged serious sexual assault on a young woman in a city park has been released on bail.

Winners revealed at Taste of Kent Awards

Taste of Kent Awards, 2014

14 March 2014

The winners of the 10th Taste of Kent Awards are announced, in a celebration of the many flavours of today's Garden of England.

Saturday nights have just got a whole lot better

Dave Pearce joins kmfm this week

28 February 2014

Former Radio 1 DJ Dave Pearce to present a new Saturday night dance music show on kmfm.

Huge audience growth for KentOnline

KentOnline has grown its audience by nearly 94%

26 February 2014

This website has seen its audience grow by nearly 94% in the last year, figures out today reveal.

The Book Thief (12A)

Liesel (Sophie Nelisse) and Rudy (Nico Liersch), in The Book Thief. Picture: PA Photo/Fox UK Film

26 February 2014

Sophie Nelisse, Geoffrey Rush, Emily Watson, Ben Schnetzer, Nico Liersch, Rainer Bock, Barbara Auer, Levin Liam, Heike Makatsch & voice of Roger Allam

Major road networks to shut down for works

M20 library picture.

24 February 2014

Motorists can expect delays and road closures this week - as key sections of a motorway and A-road are shut overnight.

Insurers urged to show old premiums

Parents are facing stiff penalties

20 February 2014

Campaigners are urging insurers to show last year's premium alongside any renewal quote they give to prompt people to shop around for a better deal

Sales team at Bluewater

A typical Ward Homes development

20 February 2014

Shoppers at Bluewater can visit a pop-up information centre by Ward Homes this weekend

High and dry days out

Deer at the Knole

20 February 2014

Want to get the dog and the family out on a walk, but flooded fields are putting you off? Helen Geraghty found some lofty spots for a stroll.

Huge expansion of wind farm dropped

One of 175 wind turbines that make up Phase 1 of the London Array wind farm off north Kent

19 February 2014

Bosses at the world's largest wind farm off the north Kent coast have today revealed a huge expansion will not go ahead.

Seasons eatings

The Meopham farmers market. Sandra Woodfall sells jam, preserves & chutneys

19 February 2014

Farmers’ markets are booming, as families discover there are alternatives to the food on supermarket shelves

Southeastern ranked one of worst train companies by passengers

Services are affected. Stock picture.

17 February 2014

Almost two-thirds of Southeastern passengers are unhappy with the rail service because of delays and cramped conditions, a survey reveals today.

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