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Bottle washes up in Kent... from South Korea

The litter pickers at Shakespeare Beach. Picture: White Cliffs Countryside Partnership

15 November 2017

Litter collectors were left scratching their heads when they came across a bottle washed up on a beach... from 5,000 miles away.

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Reaction as lorry park plans are scrapped

Operation Stack causing queues on the M20

15 November 2017

There is plenty of reaction to the news the M20 lorry park plans have been ditched by the government.

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Lorry park plan axed

Computer images of the proposals for how the proposed M20 lorry park could look. Picture: Highways England

15 November 2017

Controversial plans for a huge lorry park off the M20 as a solution to Operation Stack have been dropped by the government.

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Campervan catches alight on motorway

Camper van on fire near Junction 10

15 November 2017

Firefighters were called to tackle a campervan blaze on the M20.

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Bright colours for Kelly's funeral

Kelly - funeral to celebrate her life. Picture: Kelly Turner Fundraising

15 November 2017

The family of a teenage girl who died of cancer have asked mourners not to dress in sombre black when they pay their last respects.

Unemployment hits coastal areas

Thanet, Dover, Shepway and Swale recorded rises in those on unemployment benefits

15 November 2017

Coastal communities saw a surge in people on out-of-work benefits in Kent last month as summer work came to an end.

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Woman dies in M20 lorry crash

The lorry ended up on its roof. Picture: Highways England.

15 November 2017

A female passenger has died after a lorry crashed and overturned on the M20.

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Book in for a lit festival

Sandra Howard will be at the Folkestone Book Festival

15 November 2017

Sixties celebrities, being a baroness and books: author Sandra Howard on her life as this year's Folkestone Book Festival gets set to launch.

Motorway reopens after lorry overturns

Queues on the M20

14 November 2017

The M20 has reopened after a lorry crashed and ended up on its roof.

Woman crushed between two cars

The incident happened outside Lympne village stores. Picture: Google

14 November 2017

A woman had to be taken to hospital after being left trapped between two cars outside a village post office and shop.

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Two hurt in head-on crash

Canterbury Road has been closed near Folkestone after a crash. Picture: Chloe-Jade Graham

14 November 2017

Police and ambulance crews were called after a head-on smash on a hill left two people hurt and one in hospital.

Kent's 'cruel puppy trade' warning

An image from a previous Dogs Trusts investigation into puppy smuggling

14 November 2017

An animal charity is calling for action to stop puppies being smuggled into the UK in horrific conditions so they can be sold for Christmas.

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Let there be festive lights

Lucas Farley and Jacob Park, both five, get into the festive spirit at West Malling last year. Picture: Andy Jones

14 November 2017

Christmas lights are starting to sparkle across the county. Make sure you grab a slice of the festive fun with our guide to switch-ons near you.

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Explosion during Remembrance parade

Smoke filled the pavement. Picture: Andy Payton

12 November 2017

An area has been cordoned off following an underground explosion during a Remembrance Sunday parade.

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Investors struggle to explain Saga

Saga chief executive Lance Batchelor at the company's headquarters in Enbrook Park, Sandgate

11 November 2017

In an exclusive interview, the boss of Saga talks about winning over shareholders, its tourism growth plans and why the firm is shielded from Brexit.

Lest we forget

People will pay their respects across the weekend

11 November 2017

People will turn out across Kent this weekend to remember the people who sacrificed their lives for our country.

Revealed: the top place to live in Kent

Oast Houses are a key part of the Kent skyline

10 November 2017

Research has revealed the number one spot to live in the whole county... and the list of worst places. Does your town feature?

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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.

A whole Stack of fear over prospect of ‘no-deal’

It is hoped a lorry park would mean Operation Stack could become a thing of the past

09 November 2017

After ministers threatened their European counterparts with no deal over Brexit, firms in Kent are sweating about the prospect of no trade agreement.

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Hendrix festival to celebrate links with town

Jimi Hendrix

09 November 2017

A weekend of entertainment is being laid on to honour one of the world's most famous musicians who frequently visited Kent.

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