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Green campaigner Emily Shirley

Developers accuse green campaigner of hypocrisy

The man behind a huge housing development has accused a green campaigner who opposed the scheme of hypocrisy after learning she runs a freight firm.

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Government silent on what plans it has to prevent post-Brexit gridlock in county

Operation Stack between Junction 9 and 10 of the M20. Picture: Gary Browne

Department for Transport refuses to disclose what measures will be needed to stop gridlock in Kent

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£4.5m plans approved despite spiritual retreat fears

The plans were approved this week

Bosses at a pottery company have had multi-million pound plans for a new warehouse approved - despite fears over the impact on a spiritual retreat.

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Upgraded section of A21 to open

Motorists should benefit from quicker journeys on part of the A21

A major project to turn a busy route into a dual carriageway has been completed.

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Problem roundabout upgrade is 'short-sighted'

Highways England's proposal for an upgrade Stockbury roundabout

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

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Warning Kent's roads 'heading for chaos'

Could could face "traffic chaos" if the government fails to reach a customs checks deal before Brexit

A deal must be reached about customs checks on both sides of the channel before Brexit to prevent a chaotic situation on our roads, says a politician.

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'Cheapskate' attempt to dredge sands

The Goodwin Sands. Picture: Ian Goodban

An MP has condemned plans to dig up iconic offshore sands to make way for a major port redevelopment.

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River services to ferry Londoners to resort

Developers hope the resort will be open - without the Paramount branding - in 2023

Theme park developers have signed an agreement with operators of river services up the Thames to carry passengers between London and the site in Kent.

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Decision finally due on new motorway junction

The junction 10 roundabout in Ashford. Picture: Ady Kerry

Transport bosses are set to finally decide on plans for a new motorway junction in Kent - about a decade after the proposals were first mooted.

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Good news for train passengers

Southeastern is adding 68 carriages to its London-bound trains

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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Smart motorway plans on display

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

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

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Brexit 'could lead to French Op Stack'

Scenes at Ashford like this were all too regular last year during the Operation Stack chaos. Picture: Andy Clark

Kent could be gridlocked by a French version of Operation Stack if customs checks aren't arranged before Brexit, a senior government official claims.

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High speed trains' economic impact revealed

HS1 launched a decade ago

The amount of money high speed rail services have added to the Kent economy has been uncovered in a study to mark the trains' 10 year anniversary.

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Firms could be asked to pay for lights at 'death trap' junction

Vehicles turning out of Barrey Road onto the A2070 dual carriageway

Council chiefs struggling to find £270,000 to pay for new traffic lights on a notorious junction could ask businesses and developers to help fund it.

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Businesses "crying out" for certainty over Brexit

Port of Dover chief executive Tim Waggott

More investment is needed in Kent's road network ahead of Brexit, says a prominent port boss.

Boat service into London launches

All aboard the new boat service to London

Commuters are swapping wheels for water as a new boat service from Kent into London launches today for a trial period.

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£30m dual carriageway plan faces public inquiry

An artist's impression of the new Chart Road. Picture courtesy of KCC Highways

A public inquiry will be held into a major multi-million pounds dual carriageway plan for a town centre.

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Plans for problem roundabout revealed

The Stockbury Roundabout

A notoriously busy junction is to get a £100 million upgrade to reduce congestion, improve journey times and boost economic growth.

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