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by Paul Francis
17 August 2018

One nation... two names

One nation... two names

A new party set up by ex-Ukip leader Henry Bolton is in limbo... because its name is shared with an Islamic aid organisation.

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15 August 2018

Manston owners vow to carry on with their plans for the site after rival bidders secure chance to re-open airport

Manston owners vow to carry on with their plans for the site after rival bidders secure chance to re-open airport

Manston owners say that they welcome chance to put their case for site

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15 August 2018

Train fares to rise by 3.2%

Train fares to rise by 3.2%

Rail fares will rise by 3.2% next year, the Government has confirmed, causing dismay among commuters paying thousands of pounds for season tickets.

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14 August 2018

Crucial time for Manston airport fight

Crucial time for Manston airport fight

It's believed planners could soon decide whether to allow a consortium to make its bid to reopen Manston... at least as a cargo hub.

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14 August 2018

'New deal' for tenants in wake of Grenfell

'New deal' for tenants in wake of Grenfell

A government minister is due to deliver a "new" deal for social housing residents in Kent today - in the wake of the Grenfell tragedy.

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13 August 2018

How Kent would vote if Brexit referendum held today

How Kent would vote if Brexit referendum held today

New figures reveal how people would vote in every constituency in Kent if the EU referendum was held today.

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10 August 2018

The Brexit information lock down

The Brexit information lock down

Want to know about the government's Brexit contingency plans? Don't hold your breath

09 August 2018

Poorer pupils get just 83 Kent grammar places

Poorer pupils get just 83 Kent grammar places

Kent's poorer pupils are being offered a tiny fraction of the grammar school places available in Kent, it's been revealed.

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08 August 2018

Kent MP to stand trial

Kent MP to stand trial

MP Craig Mackinlay is to stand trial later this year facing charges related to election expenses.

07 August 2018

No end in sight for Eurostar train woes

No end in sight for Eurostar train woes

New hi-tech trains still can't stop at Ashford International station - four months after they were launched with a fanfare.

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07 August 2018

No deal Brexit 'poses security risks'

No deal Brexit 'poses security risks'

A "no deal" Brexit would pose potential risks to the county's security and hinder crime fighting, according to Kent's crime commissioner.

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07 August 2018

Health groups placed in 'special measures'

Health groups placed in 'special measures'

Four GP health organisations in east Kent have been placed in special measures after running up deficits of more than £30 million.

06 August 2018

New council job for paid-off chief

New council job for paid-off chief

A former Kent council boss who left her job with a six-figure pay-off is to take up a similar role with a London borough.

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29 July 2018

May 'must step aside' if Brexit deal fails, says MP

May 'must step aside' if Brexit deal fails, says MP

A Kent MP says the Prime Minister should step down if no Brexit deal is brokered.

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26 July 2018

Conservative party blocks council leader from standing at election

Conservative party blocks council leader from standing at election

A council leader won't be able to stand as Conservative candidate at the next election.

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25 July 2018

Test centres stretched by out-of-county pupils

Test centres stretched by out-of-county pupils

A record number of children from outside Kent have registered to take the 11-plus this year - stretching available test centres.

24 July 2018

No end in sight for Stack solution?

No end in sight for Stack solution?

A Kent MP is demanding to know if a solution to Operation Stack will be ready for Brext.

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20 July 2018

M26 Doomsday Brexit scenario

M26 Doomsday Brexit scenario

Two motorways in Kent could be used to hold hundreds of lorries as part of attempts to deal with potential gridlock.

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19 July 2018

Airport plans given fresh hope

Airport plans given fresh hope

Councillors have voted in a Local Plan which could pave the way for a new airport at Manston.

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19 July 2018

'Considerable work' needed on new Stack plan

'Considerable work' needed on new Stack plan

Plans for a new version of Operation Stack to avert Brexit gridlock in the county could face a race against time to be ready by next year.

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