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Battery-charged bus in north Kent could become permanent depending on trial

Battery-charged bus in north Kent could become permanent depending on trial

16 May 2018

County transport chiefs upbeat after electric bus trial in Dartford

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Revealing Brexit border plans 'not in public interest'

Revealing Brexit border plans 'not in public interest'

16 May 2018

The government is under fire for refusing to disclose details of how Brexit could impact on Kent - because it would not be in the public interest.

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Video: Students press for second Brexit referendum

Video: Students press for second Brexit referendum

14 May 2018

Kent students have joined others from dozens of other universities calling on MPs to hold a second Brexit referendum.

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MP's election expenses trial delayed

MP's election expenses trial delayed

14 May 2018

The trial of Conservative MP Craig Mackinlay over alleged false election expenses has been delayed for legal reasons.

Thousands left without superfast broadband

Thousands left without superfast broadband

10 May 2018

More than 30,000 homes will not have access to superfast internet once Kent County Council finishes installing fibre optic cables.

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Gills deal should not be political football says chairman

Gills deal should not be political football says chairman

10 May 2018

Gillingham FC chairman Paul Scally has attacked a Labour councillor following criticism of the club's new sponsorship deal with Medway Council.

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Councils are still using Kent to "off-load" hundreds of vulnerable children, report shows

Councils are still using Kent to "off-load" hundreds of vulnerable children, report shows

10 May 2018

Thanet and Swale are hotspots for councils placing at risk children in Kent

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Council's £630k pay-offs to ex-staff

Council's £630k pay-offs to ex-staff

09 May 2018

'Hush money' totalling more than £630,000 has been paid to silence ex-council staff in five years, an investigation has found.

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Ex-Kent MP rapped by parliamentary watchdog

Ex-Kent MP rapped by parliamentary watchdog

08 May 2018

Officials have rebuked a former MP for failing to declare a job with a security firm.

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Emergency alarms offline for six hours

Emergency alarms offline for six hours

07 May 2018

A council's response to a failure of emergency alarms worn by thousands of vulnerable people has been described as "incredibly slow and chaotic".

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Tributes to veteran councillor remembered for helping people

Tributes to veteran councillor remembered for helping people

30 April 2018

Tributes have been paid to a veteran councillor who has died seven weeks after suffering a stroke.

Home Secretary 'made a mistake'

Home Secretary 'made a mistake'

30 April 2018

A Kent MP and former immigration minister said Amber Rudd was left with no option but to quit as Home Secretary in the wake of the Windrush scandal.

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Mixed views to Trump's visit

Mixed views to Trump's visit

27 April 2018

There is talk of the US president being kept away from London amid plans for mass protests, but what do people in Kent think?

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MPs to probe Brexit impact on lorries

MPs to probe Brexit impact on lorries

26 April 2018

The impact of Brexit on freight traffic is to be investigated by MPs amid concerns Kent could be regularly gridlocked after next March.

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Council investments in spotlight after £15m losses

Council investments in spotlight after £15m losses

25 April 2018

County councillors have called for a report on the authority's investment in companies after it was revealed they have made large losses.

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Ex-Ukip chair's crackers expenses claim

Ex-Ukip chair's crackers expenses claim

25 April 2018

A Ukip constituency branch is being sued by its former chairman over unpaid expenses – including a remembrance wreath and a packet of cream crackers.

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Councillors hit back at house builder's tactics

Councillors hit back at house builder's tactics

24 April 2018

Plans for up to 122 homes on green belt land have been rejected by a council after being branded "unacceptable".

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MP's solicitor says police have not interviewed his client over rape claim

MP's solicitor says police have not interviewed his client over rape claim

22 April 2018

A solicitor acting for an MP has issued a statement responding to reports in the national media

Fur robe row mayor welcomes velvet regalia

Fur robe row mayor welcomes velvet regalia

19 April 2018

A council has shelled out £1,000 for a mayoral robe made with fake fur, following backlash from animal rights groups.

Sunday parking charges victory

Sunday parking charges victory

16 April 2018

A council has agreed to scrap proposals for Sunday car parking charges at all sites excluding one.

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