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Government 'committed to building lorry park'

Operation Stack between Junction 9 and 10 of the M20. Picture: Gary Browne

31 January 2018

The transport secretary says the government is committed to building a lorry park in Kent to deal with issues caused by Operation Stack.

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Beautiful ballet beamed live by the Bolshoi

The Lady of the Camellias will be performed by the Bolshoi Ballet

30 January 2018

Watch world class dance company, the Bolshoi Ballet, without leaving Kent this weekend as their performance is screened live in cinemas locally.

'They've stolen his pride and joy'

Ashley with his bike.

30 January 2018

A mum has appealed for help to track down the "low-life scum" who stole her autistic son's bicycle from a special school's bike shed.

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Woman trapped in overturned car

Road closed. Stock image

30 January 2018

Emergency crews worked to free a woman trapped in her car after it crashed and overturned.

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Domestic abuser found hanged in his cell

Hause was found dead in his cell at HMP Chelmsford

30 January 2018

A thug who stamped on his disabled partner's head and committed "serious and sustained" abuse against another victim has been found dead in prison.

Trial of semi-automated lorries could come to Kent

M20 near Charing

29 January 2018

Trials involving convoys of semi-automated lorries controlled by a lead vehicle could take place along stretches of a Kent motorway.

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Man suffers head injury in group attack at club

Police still want to identify this man from CCTV footage. Picture courtesy of Kent Police

29 January 2018

A man was taken to hospital with a head injury after being attacked and robbed by a group of men at a town centre club.

Application for £150m lorry park and homes

Aerial view of the Waterbrook site in Ashford

29 January 2018

Developers have submitted a planning application for a multi-million pound lorry park and houses set to create hundreds of jobs.

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A magical night for Harry Potter fans

Daniel Radcliffe as a young Harry Potter Picture: Warner Brothers

29 January 2018

The magic lives on, as Harry Potter fans of all ages celebrate Harry Potter night. Here’s some of the ways you can celebrate across Kent.

Historic sheds could house model railway centre

29 January 2018

Bosses behind bold plans for a model train centre have revealed they could open in dilapidated engine sheds on an historic railway works.

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'Someone will be killed'

Mr Staddon fears somebody will be killed. Picture: Barry Goodwin

28 January 2018

Angry neighbours say it is only a matter of time before someone is killed if drivers keep going the wrong way up a one-way road.

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Car hits central reservation

Stock picture

28 January 2018

Police were called after part of the M20 was blocked by a crash.

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Future of former card shop revealed

A Metro Bank will move into the former Clintons shop

27 January 2018

A new business will move into a former town centre card shop about six months after it closed.

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Ice Maidens create Antarctica record

The Ice Maidens in Antarctica

26 January 2018

A woman who grew up in Kent helped create history as she braved temperatures of -56C on a trek to the South Pole.

Shakespeare's Globe's curtain up in Kent

And they're off! The Chilham Chase will follow the Shakespeare performances Picture: Paul Amos

26 January 2018

Shakespeare's Globe has announced it will launch its international tour in the county.

Got a spare £1.75m?

26 January 2018

A lavish mansion is still for sale five years after it was put on the market - but it is now being offered at a cut price.

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Witness appeal over stolen trailer

The trailer that was stolen. Credit: Kent Police

25 January 2018

Police are appealing for witnesses after a trailer was stolen overnight.

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Yoga teacher found dead at rehab centre

25 January 2018

A woman was found dead in her room by a shocked nurse just hours after checking into a drug and alcohol rehabilitation centre.

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MP calls for start to third crossing works

The original artist's impression of the proposed tunnel at Option C of the Lower Thames Crossing

24 January 2018

A Kent MP has called on the government to start building the third Thames Crossing, saying it would give the economy a boost.

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VIDEO: Police station future revealed

Ashford Police Station is set for a multi-million pound upgrade

24 January 2018

The Police and Crime Commissioner has unveiled multi-million pound plans to save a town's crumbling police station.

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