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Problem roundabout upgrade is 'short-sighted'

Highways England's proposal for an upgrade Stockbury roundabout

20 September 2017

Plans for a £100 million upgrade of a notoriously busy junction have been described as “short-sighted in the extreme”.

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24-year-old crash victim named

Friends have paid tribute to Tom Greening

20 September 2017

Friends have paid tribute to a man who died after a crash involving a car and lorry.

How we defended our country

Re-enactors in Napoleonic soldier uniforms

20 September 2017

Unique Napoleonic fortifications were opened to the public for a weekend.

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Driver air-lifted to hospital after crash

The air ambulance landed in a nearby field. Picture: @cedricelf on Twitter

19 September 2017

Police, firefighters, paramedics and the air ambulance were called to a collision on a country road.

Man fights for life after serious crash

Police were called to the scene. Stock image.

19 September 2017

A road is likely to remain closed until midnight after a serious crash involving a car and a lorry left a man fighting for his life.

Temporary traffic lights cause road chaos

Stock image.

19 September 2017

Traffic lights at a key junction will operate for reduced times after causing long delays for motorists this morning.

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Family's tribute to tragic biker

Stephen Chapman

18 September 2017

The family of a motorcyclist found lying in the road after coming off his bike have paid tribute to a loving husband, father and grandfather.

M20 closures this week

The westbound M20 will be closed overnight this week. Stock picture.

18 September 2017

Closures overnight on the M20 this week will mean long diversions for drivers.

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Good news for train passengers

Southeastern is adding 68 carriages to its London-bound trains

18 September 2017

Dozens of extra carriages are being added to peak-time London trains as part of attempts to improve the experience for commuters.

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Trains halted after bridge strike

Trains will not be able to run on part of the line until repairs have been completed

16 September 2017

Services are unable to run on part of a popular Kent tourist attraction after a lorry hit a bridge.

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Motorcyclist stopped after speeding at 150mph

The motorcyclist was pulled over by the police's roads unit. Picture: @kentpoliceroads.

15 September 2017

A motorcyclist has been stopped after hurtling through a Kent village at speeds of up to 150mph - three times the speed limit.

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Smart motorway plans on display

Consultations about turning part of the M20 into a smart motorway open today. Stock picture

15 September 2017

Public exhibitions are being held to display plans to turn part of the M20 into a smart motorway.

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Dramatic pictures as pile-up causes chaos on M25

A fire broke out after the two lorries collided. Picture: Nicola Smith @nicb16183

14 September 2017

Ten miles of queues built up after a five-vehicle crash led to a car and a lorry bursting into flames.

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MPs pen joint plea to combine major motorway works

The M20 bridge collapsed after being struck by a lorry

14 September 2017

Two MPs have written to the chief executive of Highways England in a bid to merge major motorway works and footbridge installations.

Plan to cut speed limit to 30mph after villagers’ road safety pleas

Alkham Road, Temple Ewell, Dover

14 September 2017

A stretch of road plagued by accidents could have a sharp speed limit drop.

Air quality ‘worse than the capital’

Cars on the road contribute to the nitrogen dioxide emissions

14 September 2017

A study has revealed parts of Deal suffer worse air pollution than areas of central London.

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Delays clear after motorway crash

Stock image

14 September 2017

Drivers faced long delays after a crash on a Kent motorway.

Driver flees after traffic lights crash

Police were called. Stock image.

14 September 2017

Police are looking for a driver who fled the scene after his car ploughed into a set of traffic lights.

Queues clear after crash on A-road

The motorbike involved in the crash. Picture: Kent Police Roads.

14 September 2017

There were long queues after traffic was diverted off a busy A-road.

Motorway delays clear after pile-up

There are delays in the area. Stock picture.

14 September 2017

The were long delays on a Kent motorway following a crash involving two cars and two lorries.

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