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Fines dodged for foreign cars, residents complain

A Czech Republic-registered car on double yellow lines, Dover High Street

30 November 2017

Drivers of non-British cars are able to avoid paying parking fines, it is feared.


Council to consult on axeing bus services

The future of buses services across Kent are under threat

30 November 2017

Councillors have agreed to consult on the fate of more than 70 bus services across Kent that could be reduced or axed.


Broken down coach delays traffic

Motorists are facing "severe delays"

29 November 2017

Part of a motorway was blocked for several hours due to a broken down vehicle.


Police stop 164 drivers

More than 160 speeding drivers were caught in the space of a week by police

29 November 2017

One motorist was caught doing 82mph in a 50mph zone as officers carried out a road safety campaign.


Major plans unveiled as Southeastern franchise launched

A Southeastern train. Picture: Southeastern

29 November 2017

Thousands of rail passengers are expected to benefit from more space, longer trains and more reliable journeys under plans announced today.


Road reopens after serious crash

Police were called to the scene. Stock photo

29 November 2017

One of Kent's busiest roads was shut for nearly 10 hours while police investigated the cause of an accident.

Confusion over cuts to bus services

School buses could be among those cut

28 November 2017

Transport officials have sought to clarify their position after a report showed more than 70 bus routes were deemed not commercially viable.


Collision causes delays

Stock image

28 November 2017

A motorway was partially blocked after a crash involving a car and lorry.


Three vehicles crash on motorway

Police were called. Stock image

28 November 2017

Rush-hour traffic was held up following an accident on the M2.

Flood heroine honoured with award

Andy Bord, CEO of FloodRe, Helen Grant MP, Geraldine Brown, Angela Gent – Yalding Parish Council Clerk, Therese Coffey MP – Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at DEFRA

28 November 2017

A councillor who worked tirelessly to deal with floods in her village while her own home was waterlogged has won a national award.

MP weighs in on train debate

Maidstone and Weald MP Helen Grant

28 November 2017

A train operator has incurred the wrath of a Kent MP after it was announced a new service's launch had been delayed.


Roadworks cause traffic chaos

Stock image

27 November 2017

Drivers faced delays of more than an hour at the Dartford crossing.


Weather alert: freezing temperatures

Kent County Council gritting lorries getting ready to do their stuff. Library image

25 November 2017

Gritting lorries will be out and about this evening as the temperature is forecast to plummet


Ice and signalling problems disrupting trains

Southeastern train. Stock image.

25 November 2017

Problems have been reported across the south east on the rail network.


County council responds in relief road spat

Traffic heading back to junction 7 of the M20. Picture: Simon Burchett.

24 November 2017

A county council has accused its borough rival of failing to secure developer contributions to a much needed relief road.

Bus users given chance to rate park and ride service

The Park and Ride site at Sittingbourne Road is to close

24 November 2017

Bus users are being given the opportunity to express their views on park and ride services.


Winner Fraiser has his name on front of lorry

Fraiser with the lorry that's been named after him

24 November 2017

A seven-year-old who has been battling ill health since the day he was born has had his name emblazoned across the front of a lorry.

Rail plans delayed

Maidstone East train station

22 November 2017

Plans for cross-London rail services from Kent have been delayed.


Safeguard cash to prevent Stack chaos, says MP

Operation Stack on the M20, July 2015

21 November 2017

The government is being urged to preserve £250 million in lorry parking money for reuse after the end of the Stanford plan.


'Once in a generation opportunity'

An artist's impression of the proposed tunnel

21 November 2017

Up to 6,000 jobs and huge economic benefits are in store for Kent with the building of the Lower Thames Crossing, said officials at a briefing.

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