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Traffic clearing after crash

The traffic camera showing London-bound queues. Picture: Highways England

16 February 2017

Traffic has started moving again on part of the London-bound stretch of the M20 after an accident.

Hate crime on the rise

Hate crime is on the increase. Picture: Getty Images

15 February 2017

The number of hate crime offences recorded by police in Kent has shot up.

Missing boy found

Missing from Sittingbourne

15 February 2017

A teenage boy who sparked a frantic search when he disappeared for more than 24 hours has been found.

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Suspects wanted for 70 high-value burglaries

Left, Lee Hearne and Matthew Bryan. Picture: Crimestoppers

14 February 2017

Crimestoppers is offering a £2,000 reward for information about two men believed to be involved in crimes across Kent.

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Police road warning as snow and sub-zero temperatures hit Kent

Residents in Singledge Lane, Whitfield, woke up to snow this morning. Picture: John Sheridan

11 February 2017

Some parts of Kent were hit by snow today - with drivers warned to take extra care on the roads.

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Council tax bills to rise 4%

Thousands of people in Kent struggle to pay their council tax bills: Stock image

09 February 2017

Kent representatives have backed a "high risk" budget, despite suggestions residents are being charged more for poorer services.

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Kent council tax rise vote

Council tax bills could go up by as much as £45 a year. Picture: Thinkstock

09 February 2017

Elected representatives are today expected to approve higher bills of just under 4%.

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VIDEO: Train derailment misery to last for rest of week

Work continues to recover the train

25 January 2017

Some train services in Kent are likely to be disrupted for the rest of the week after a train derailed.

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Freezing fog hits Kent

Andy Baker sent us this showing the M20 near Ashford

22 January 2017

Drivers are facing dangerous driving conditions this morning with patches of freezing fog across Kent.

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Prisoner on roof of a Kent jail

Unmarked vans seen at Sheppey prison. Stock photo

19 January 2017

Emergency response teams were called to an incident at a Sheppey prison.

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Travel disruption following snowfall

Traffic queuing on Detling Hill. Picture: @Ipswichjames

13 January 2017

There were delays on the roads and public transport following last night's snow.

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VIDEO: Snow swamps parts of Kent

Snow settling in Sevenoaks. Picture: @weather7oaks.

12 January 2017

Heavy rain across the county turned to sleet and snow.

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Train refurbishments on track

Southeastern train. Stock image.

12 January 2017

The project to refurbish a third of Southeastern’s entire rail fleet has hit a major milestone this month.

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VIDEO: Snow and flooding causes travel chaos

Traffic crawling on Blue Bell Hill. Picture by Karen Martin

12 January 2017

Snow and flooding has lead to chaotic scenes across Kent tonight.

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Power problem causes flickering lights

Lights have been flickering across Kent

12 January 2017

If your lights have been flickering tonight, this is the reason why.

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Explosions heard across the county

Fire: Missile under test at Shoeburyness. Picture QinetiQ

10 January 2017

Unusually loud gunfire and explosions have been heard across Kent today, with reports of windows rattling and houses vibrating.

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New Year travel disrupted over strikes

A Southern Rail train. Stock picture.

31 December 2016

Train users are advised to check before travel amid the latest 72 hour conductor strike on Southern

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High demand for New Year's Eve paramedics

SECAmb library image

31 December 2016

The trust is asking the public to think carefully about whether they need to call for an ambulance this New Year's weekend.

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Plan ahead for New Year rail journeys

Southeastern has chosen a supplier to install wifi on all trains. Stock image

30 December 2016

Revellers and passengers have been warned to plan ahead and to check their rail journeys ahead of a busy New Year weekend.

Burglar: 'Someone else was wearing my clothes'

Michael Smith has been jailed. Pic courtesy of Kent Police

02 December 2016

A burglar who claimed someone else was wearing his clothes and trainers while they broke into a house has been jailed.

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