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Suspected arson at ground floor flat

Suspected arson at ground floor flat

24 March 2018

A road was closed while fire crews battled flames at a ground floor flat, which police say was started deliberately.

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Rising reports of abuse in social care

Rising reports of abuse in social care

23 March 2018

Allegations of abuse against vulnerable adults in Kent and Medway have risen by 77%, the latest figures show.

Councils raking in your cash

Councils raking in your cash

22 March 2018

Local authorities in Kent have collected hundreds of thousands in overpayments at car parks around the county as machines do not give change.

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Hundreds of pothole claims rejected

Hundreds of pothole claims rejected

14 March 2018

Kent County Council has been using a legal loophole to dismiss claims from motorists whose vehicles were damaged by poor road surfaces.

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Southeastern launches free wi-fi for passengers

Southeastern launches free wi-fi for passengers

06 March 2018

It might not exactly be on time... but the roll-out of free wi-fi across Southeastern's network has started.

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Mass school closures continue

Mass school closures continue

02 March 2018

More than 500 schools across Kent and Medway will remain shut today, with the threat of more bad weather hitting the county.

Snow and ice causes travel chaos

Snow and ice causes travel chaos

02 March 2018

We brought you live coverage as snow and ice continued to disrupt Kent, with cancelled trains, school closures and more than 150 road crashes.

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Trust in local press 'eclipsing social media'

Trust in local press 'eclipsing social media'

01 March 2018

Local press in print and digital is the most trusted source for news and information, way ahead of social media, according to new research.

Jobs at risk as Maplin enters administration

Jobs at risk as Maplin enters administration

28 February 2018

Electrical retailer Maplin, which has stores across Kent, has gone into administration.

Live: Here we snow again

Live: Here we snow again

28 February 2018

It might be starting to thaw, but Kent's freezing temperatures are still causing hazardous conditions. Follow our live updates for the latest news.

Live: Kent snow watch

Live: Kent snow watch

27 February 2018

Temperatures are due fall to -11C tonight after snow and icy conditions wreaked havoc across the county.

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Yellow weather warning for Kent

Yellow weather warning for Kent

22 February 2018

Icy conditions and snow are coming in time for the weekend.

Hundreds of parents prosecuted for child truancy

Hundreds of parents prosecuted for child truancy

15 February 2018

Hundreds of parents are being prosecuted for taking their children out of Kent and Medway schools without permission, new figures reveal.

Video: BMW thieves caught on camera

Video: BMW thieves caught on camera

07 February 2018

CCTV footage has revealed how brazen thieves disabled a car alarm and broke into a BMW to steal the dashboard computer and steering wheel.

Snow settles in Kent

Snow settles in Kent

07 February 2018

Parts of Kent have seen another blanket of snow on the ground.

KCC handed £4m cash boost

KCC handed £4m cash boost

06 February 2018

The government has released more funding to help ease the growing pressure on Kent's adult social care services.

Amber severe weather alert issued

Amber severe weather alert issued

06 February 2018

The Met Office has called a level three cold weather alert, meaning the elderly and vulnerable are at particular risk.

'We're stretched to breaking point'

'We're stretched to breaking point'

05 February 2018

A charity says it is struggling to cope as the number of homeless people in Kent has soared.

'Coldest week of winter' on its way

'Coldest week of winter' on its way

04 February 2018

The Met Office has warned people to brace themselves for a cold snap - with snow, ice and sleet forecast.

Consultation launched on stroke services

Consultation launched on stroke services

02 February 2018

A 10-week consultation has launched today following the announcement that three hyper acute stroke services will be created.

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