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Kent commuters face a difficult time as key London stations close. Stock image

MPs unite to fight for better train services

MPs are calling on the government to take action to ensure better train services and less overcrowding when the next Kent rail operator is announced.


Southern ordered to invest £13m

Southern trains operate in west Kent. Stock image

The owners of Southern Rail have been ordered to invest more than £13m after months of poor performance.


End of road for hopes lorry park will be built this year

The M20 lorry park site to ease Operation Stack traffic, near Stanford

A major lorry park will not be built this year, it's been revealed - as transport chiefs get set to disclose where others will be sited.


On board Saga's new boutique cruise ship

On board the Saga Spirit of Discovery

Kent holiday firm reveals the wall-to-wall luxury guests will enjoy on the Spirit of Discovery

Train passengers facing major disruption

Kent commuters face a difficult time as key London stations close. Stock image

Commuters are being warned of 'incredibly frustrating' journeys as several stations in London close for more than a week.


Government rules out axing rural stations

The consultation proposes cutting services to rural stations

The government has reassured commuters no rural stations will be axed - but cuts to services may still be on the cards.

Beadles bought by US retail giant

Beadles staff in Dartford celebrate the company's centenary in 2015

Group 1 Automotive snaps up one of Kent's biggest car dealerships

Kent's petrol prices 'not fair'

UK motorists pay the highest prices for petrol and diesel in the world

Retailers have been accused of 'blatant profiteering' despite prices at the pumps falling for the second month in a row.


Britain will get 'less-good Brexit deal'

Europa Logistics managing director Andrew Baxter

A year after the vote to leave the EU, one of Kent’s most prominent leave campaigners fears Britain cannot get the deal it wants.

Prices slashed in fuel price war

Fuel prices have suddenly fallen.

Fuel prices across the county are at a six month low as supermarkets battle to become the cheapest.


Kent event organisers step up security

Crowds at last year's Kent County Show

The person in charge of organising one of the county's biggest summer events says there will be extra security checks in light of national events.

Eurotunnel sells ships to DFDS

MyFerryLink was owned by Eurotunnel

Eurotunnel has finally completed the sale of two ships it operated during its MyFerryLink venture, which was ended abruptly by competition regulators.

Council asked to go back to the drawing board with car park plan

The proposed new multi-storey car park in Station Road West, Canterbury

A scheme for a £5 million new multi-storey car park to cater for the increase high speed rail users as been branded "ugly modern blocks" by objectors.


Bidders for south eastern rail franchise announced

A Southeastern train. Stock image

Four companies are competing to run Kent's rail service and the government says whoever wins must provide more spacious and reliable trains.


Plans for 300-truck lorry park revealed

Lorries parked in Poulton Close, Dover

People are invited to have their say on a proposed lorry park in Kent which aims to take up to 300 trucks off the road.


£30 million link-road plans unveiled

The outline plans will be opened up for public comments

An ambitious scheme has been drawn up to help a Kent crossing used by more than 20,000 vehicles a day cope with extra traffic from new housing.


Amsterdam trains to bypass Kent

Eurostar's new service to Amsterdam will not stop in Kent when it launches, according to KCC transport chiefs

A new Eurostar train service to Amsterdam will not stop at Kent stations - at least initially, according to county transport chiefs.


Manston reopening to include 'up to eight' night flights

A cargo night flight takes off from Manston airport. Picture: Simon Burchett

A team of investors have admitted they may need to operate up to eight cargo flights a night if their plans to reopen Manston airport are approved.


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