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Hundreds pack platforms as rail chaos hits

09 November 2017

Passengers packed on to platforms for several hours after trains had to be cancelled, leaving people stranded in London and across Kent.

Kent's gamblers lose £35 million

30 October 2017

Restrictions are to be brought in to crackdown on fixed odds betting terminals dubbed the 'crack cocaine of gambling'.


Were you fooled by that pub tweet?

One of the pubs affected: the Belle and Lion in Sheerness on the Isle of Sheppey

27 October 2017

Pub chain hits back at spoof tweet which said staff were banned from wearing poppies.


Spooky theme for Ward Children's Awards

Brandon Bishop and Beetlejuice!

27 October 2017

Some of Kent's most inspirational youngsters have been recognised at the annual Ward and Partners Children's Awards.

Huge audience growth for kmfm

kmfm breakfast show presenters Garry and Laura

26 October 2017

The number of people listening to radio station kmfm has soared by 13,000, new figures have revealed.

Seventeen cars seized in police crackdown

Two cars about to be towed away. Picture: Kent Police

24 October 2017

Police have hailed the success of a week-long blitz against uninsured motorists.


Christmas misery for train commuters

Services are disrupted due to a signalling issue. Picture: Southeastern

24 October 2017

Anyone who's planning to travel to London around Christmas is being warned of disruption as work continues on a major project.


Great Storm claimed 22 lives

Alan Breeze sits among the damage at Brambles animal park in Herne Common, now Wildwood Images

13 October 2017

It's 30 years since 110mph winds caused havoc in Kent and beyond, destroying 15 million trees and creating damage costing £1 billion.


Don't forget to spend your last round pounds!

A fall in the value of the pound since the EU referendum has boosted exports

13 October 2017

People across Kent are preparing to ditch their old £1 coins with only days left before they are no longer legal tender.


Kent GP surgeries set to benefit from £4m cash injection

Stock picture of GP in a surgery with patient

12 October 2017

A new training scheme for GPs will see them offered £20,000 to take up posts in "hard to recruit areas", health secretary Jeremy Hunt has announced.

Migrant moths swooping on Kent

The Silver Striped Hawk Moth. Picture: Roger Wasley

12 October 2017

Nature lovers across the county are reporting sightings of a migrating moth coming to Kent from the continent.


Council facing £75 million black hole

Student finances are often tight

12 October 2017

Frontline services could be affected by budget cuts while Kent's main authority seeks to balance the books.


What would you do with £167 million?

The winning EuroMillions ticket was bought in Ashford

03 October 2017

A Kent EuroMillions lottery winner has spoken about how the win changed his life as a record jackpot is up for grabs.


Amputee racer takes first steps on charity walk

Billy Monger walks the pit lane at Brands Hatch. Picture: Mat Acton

01 October 2017

A teenager who lost both of his legs in a near-fatal crash during a motor race has completed a charity walk to thank those who saved his life


Seven things to make your weekend

The Medieval Mops Fair comes to Sitingbourne. Picture: Tony Stigle

29 September 2017

We've come up with seven spot-on ideas to try with the family this weekend.

RIP the Kent high street: How many of these shut-down shops do you remember?

21 September 2017

From Woolies to BHS, Blockbuster to Comet, take a trip down memory lane.


Warning Kent's roads 'heading for chaos'

Could could face "traffic chaos" if the government fails to reach a customs checks deal before Brexit

19 September 2017

A deal must be reached about customs checks on both sides of the channel before Brexit to prevent a chaotic situation on our roads, says a politician.


Good news for train passengers

Southeastern runs services across Kent

18 September 2017

Dozens of extra carriages are being added to peak-time London trains as part of attempts to improve the experience for commuters.


Teen arrested over Tube bombing

An 18-year-old man has been arrested in Kent in connection with the Parsons Green tube bombing

16 September 2017

An 18-year-old man has been arrested in Kent in connection with the Parsons Green Tube train attack

Travel delays as wind batters Kent

The QE II Bridge at Dartford

13 September 2017

There were travel delays after Kent was battered by Storm Aileen.

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