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Huge rise in border checks post-Brexit

Huge rise in border checks post-Brexit

12 March 2018

Brexit could mean a huge rise in trading standards checks at ports - from a couple of dozen to several hundred a year.

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Archbishop's film advice for Trump and Kim Jong Un

Archbishop's film advice for Trump and Kim Jong Un

12 March 2018

The North Korean and USA leaders should watch a film about nuclear war before meeting in May, says the Archbishop of Canterbury.

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Council's u-turn over 'dangerous parking plans'

Council's u-turn over 'dangerous parking plans'

10 March 2018

A council has u-turned after a public dressing down for putting "lives at risk" over parking plans in a popular tourist spot.

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A by-election win in Medway for Labour - what does it tell us?

A by-election win in Medway for Labour - what does it tell us?

10 March 2018

Labour's triumph in Rochester West was a shock even for the victorious party

'Parking plans are dangerous'

'Parking plans are dangerous'

09 March 2018

A council has been blasted for “putting lives at risk” by forcing beach-goers to cross a 40mph main road to buy parking tickets.

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Labour secures shock council by-election victory

Labour secures shock council by-election victory

09 March 2018

Alex Paterson is Medway’s latest councillor after securing the surprise result in the Rochester West by-election.

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Question Time - new panelist named

Question Time - new panelist named

08 March 2018

Three speakers have now been confirmed for an edition of Question Time in Kent.

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Councillors back dropping voting age to 16 - what do you think?

Councillors back dropping voting age to 16 - what do you think?

08 March 2018

Councillors gave overwhelming support to drop the minimum voting age to 16 at a public meeting last night - but what do you think?

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By-election after Kelly Tolhurst steps down

By-election after Kelly Tolhurst steps down

08 March 2018

Voters are heading to the polls today after an MP stepped down from her council role, sparking a by-election.

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Council to vote on petition to lower voting age

Council to vote on petition to lower voting age

07 March 2018

A council is meeting tonight for a vote on petitioning the Government to lower the voting age to 16.

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Huge rise in stalking and harassment offences

Huge rise in stalking and harassment offences

07 March 2018

Kent Police says it has seen a sharp rise in cases of stalking and harassment

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Ousted Ukip leader sets up new party

Ousted Ukip leader sets up new party

06 March 2018

The former leader of Ukip has set up a new party called OneNation, which vows to "campaign unceasingly for our full independence from the EU".

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Water boss grilled as thousands left high and dry

Water boss grilled as thousands left high and dry

05 March 2018

A water firm official was quizzed by councillors today over its handling of flooding which has left thousands without supplies.

Housing reforms will help solve shortage crisis, says PM

Housing reforms will help solve shortage crisis, says PM

05 March 2018

Developers will face action if they hoard land which has planning permission, Prime Minister Theresa May has warned.

Warning over house-building targets

Warning over house-building targets

04 March 2018

Councils could be stripped of their powers to decide how many houses are built in their area, the government is warning.

Rising fruit and veg prices

Rising fruit and veg prices

03 March 2018

A Kent MP says the cost of our shopping bills items could go up significantly if action is not taken ahead of Brexit.

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Four-way battle to be Labour election candidate in Dover and Deal

Four-way battle to be Labour election candidate in Dover and Deal

02 March 2018

All women shortlist for key Kent target seat

Ukip LOSES control of Thanet council

Ukip LOSES control of Thanet council

01 March 2018

The Conservatives have taken control of Thanet council - two years after they were ousted

There will be no post-Brexit lorry checks at Dover - transport secretary

There will be no post-Brexit lorry checks at Dover - transport secretary

01 March 2018

Popular political debate programme Question Time will be broadcast from Kent in two weeks.

Kent County Council urged to carry out Brexit impact assessment

Kent County Council urged to carry out Brexit impact assessment

01 March 2018

EU remain campaign group says Brexit will hit jobs and investment in county

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