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Train service resumes following track vandalism

Train services were disrupted. Stock picture

15 October 2017

Commuters experienced disruption after vandals damaged a train line in Kent.

Delays after crash

There are delays in the area. Stock picture.

14 October 2017

Drivers are warned of delays following a collision on a busy route.

Unlicensed driver caught speeding at 100mph

Police stopped the driver. Stock picture.

14 October 2017

A reckless driver has been pulled over after being caught hurtling down the motorway at more than 100mph.

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Plans to reopen airport 'unlawful'

The last KLM passenger flight leaving Manston airport in 2014. Picture: Tony Flashman

12 October 2017

Plans to reopen an airport could be thrown out by the government because of a miscalculation over cargo flights, lawyers have claimed.

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Train damaged after hitting bike

Picture: @NetworkRailSE

11 October 2017

British Transport Police are investigating after a bike was dumped on a railway line.

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Delays clear on M2 after three separate crashes

Traffic is queuing on the M2.

11 October 2017

Traffic queues have eased on the M2 after three separate crashes.

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Hauliers dodging fines and ignoring rest periods

A Kent MP says UK lorry drivers are operating at a disadvantage

11 October 2017

British lorry drivers are operating at a disadvantage because their foreign counterparts are failing to follow the rules on our roads, says an MP.

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Biker seriously injured after crash with car

Police have been called to the crash scene. Stock pic

11 October 2017

Emergency crews have been called to deal with a serious crash involving a car and a motorbike.

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Pensioner dies after crash

The air ambulance was called

10 October 2017

An elderly woman has died in hospital after being seriously injured in a crash.

Council 'lobbying hard' for new HS1 stop

Shepway District Council wants Westenhanger station to become a regular high speed rail stop to service Otterpool Park

10 October 2017

The team developing a garden town in Kent are pressing government for a tiny railway station to become a stop on the high speed rail line.

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Crossing campaign branded 'ridiculous'

Delays at the Dartford Crossing. Stock image

10 October 2017

Proposals to ban oversized and hazardous goods vehicles from the Dartford Tunnel have been condemned as impractical by haulage groups.

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Mary Poppins gets stuck

Cor Blimey! Mary Poppins is marooned on Dead Man's Island. Picture: RNLI

10 October 2017

Two men had to be rescued when a yacht named after the children's favourite nanny ran aground on a forbidden island hidden by high tides.

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New ferry service could start soon

Port of Ramsgate Picture Paul Amos

09 October 2017

A Belgium mayor has disclosed there could soon be a freight ferry service from his country to a Kent port.

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Five taken to hospital after serious crash

The aftermath of the crash. Picture: Kent Police RPU.

09 October 2017

Five people have been taken to hospital - one with serious injuries - after a motorway crash left two vehicles on their side.

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Could a Kent haulage boss have the answer to beating the Dartford Crossing jams?

Dartford Crossing

09 October 2017

Sponsored editorial: New campaign calls for oversized and hazardous goods vehicles to be banned from the Dartford Crossing and sent round the M25.

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Police appeal after serious crash

Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a serious accident. Stock picture.

09 October 2017

Police want witnesses after a pensioner was rushed to a London hospital following a serious crash.

Town trials county’s first walk-in dump

Cllr Trevor Bond at the new pedestrian access at Deal Household Waste and Recycling Centre in Southwall Road, Deal

08 October 2017

A rubbish tip has become the first in the county to allow pedestrians to walk in and dispose of their household waste and recycling.

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Councillors voice one-way traffic and safety fears

Lorries in Middle Deal Road

06 October 2017

Plans to make a busy road one way could endanger cyclists, a councillor has claimed

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Truckers 'making people's lives hell'

Lorries parked at Coombe Valley Road, Dover

06 October 2017

A former mayor has launched a scathing attack on lorry drivers, accusing them of urinating in the streets and potentially blocking ambulances.

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Medieval bridge closure extended

Images of scaffolding being constructed at Teston Bridge so workmen can begin repairs after it was hit by a car. Pictures: Mike Mahoney.

05 October 2017

Repair works to a medieval bridge hit by a drink-driver will take another month to complete.

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