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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.


Kent schools to start term without head teacher

Independent schools have been warned on coaching for the 11-plus. Stock image

04 September 2017

Kent County Council is set to discuss a recruitment crisis as 40 schools start term without a head teacher.


Kent remembers Princess Diana

Princess Diana outside the Heart of Kent Hospice, Aylesford, in 1992

31 August 2017

It is 20 years today since the 'people's princess' was tragically killed. We examine the imprint she left on people and organisations in the county.


Criminals applying for teaching jobs

Classroom scene. Picture: Thinkstock Image Library

30 August 2017

Hundreds of people with criminal records have applied for teaching jobs in Kent in the last two years, according to official figures.


Crackdown on hate crime in Kent

Transgender hate crimes are on the rise in Kent

25 August 2017

People guilty of hate crime are being given longer sentences, as figures show there were hundreds of offences in the months after the EU referendum.


Important changes to GCSE grading

The results are in for Kent and Medway's schools. Picture: Chris Davey

24 August 2017

Thousands of pupils pick up their GCSE exam results today amid fears of confusion among employers following a raft of changes to the results system.

Child neglect cases rocket by 70%

There were 410 cases of suspected child neglect in Kent last year

23 August 2017

A charity has called for government action following figures showing hundreds of youngsters in Kent have been living in danger.


Waiting over for thousands of students

Pupils will be checking their grades. Picture: Gary Browne

17 August 2017

As A-Level results day arrives a leading charity has warned school children are feeling increasing levels of stress.


Police 'mental health' sick days double

Police sick days for 'mental health' reasons have doubled in seven years

16 August 2017

Officers in Kent missed nearly 9,000 work days as a result of psychological issues, according to the latest figures.

Flood alert as heavy rain batters Kent

Cars carefully negotiate flood water in Darnley Road, Strood. Picture: Justine Church

09 August 2017

Parts of the county are at risk of flooding after more than 30mm of rainfall within 12 hours.


40% of ambulance staff bullied in past year

SECAmb library image

04 August 2017

An independent report into bullying at an ambulance trust has uncovered sexual harassment and grooming.


Prepare for motorway road closures

The road is closed because of a gas leak.

31 July 2017

A series of road and lane closures will be in place this week in Kent.


Broadband 'not up to speed'

GDPR will come into force in May next year

29 July 2017

A third of broadband connections in Kent are not reaching download speeds the consumer is paying for, according to a new report.



Experts say an invasion of wasps will hit Kent this summer. Picture: Getty Images

25 July 2017

A mild winter means record numbers of wasps are to due to invade Kent this summer.


Emergency services attend motorway crash

Stock image.

21 July 2017

Emergency services are attending a crash on the M20 following an accident this morning.

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