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'High-speed network needs more trains'

21 January 2020
'High-speed network needs more trains'

An MP says action is needed to stop the county's high-speed service becoming a victim of its own success.

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State of education in Kent revealed

21 January 2020
State of education in Kent revealed

Inspectors have issued a report outlining how well schools in the county are performing and it's a mixed-picture.

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Campaign to adorn White Cliffs with pro-EU banner

20 January 2020
Campaign to adorn White Cliffs with pro-EU banner

An anti-Big Ben Brexit bong movement wants to adorn the White Cliffs of Dover with a gigantic pro-EU banner — and it's smashed its fundraising target.

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'Big Ben bong campaign waste of money'

20 January 2020
'Big Ben bong campaign waste of money'

A woman who stood as a Brexit Party candidate has slammed the fundraising campaign to make Big Ben chime on the day the UK leaves the EU.

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'Plans for lorry parks in limbo'

18 January 2020
'Plans for lorry parks in limbo'

A Kent MP has called on the government to address concerns that long-standing plans for lorry parks in the county are in limbo.

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Manston decision delayed by 4 months

16 January 2020
Manston decision delayed by 4 months

The decision on the future of an airport which closed more than five years ago has been delayed by four months so more information can be gathered.

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Return of the Stack?

16 January 2020
Return of the Stack?

Operation Stack could be resurrected after the removal of the barriers from the M20.

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School travel pass cost due to rise again

14 January 2020
School travel pass cost due to rise again

Kent County Council is due to introduce another hike in the cost of Young Travel Saver pass.

School travel pass cost due to rise again

14 January 2020
School travel pass cost due to rise again

Kent County Council is due to introduce another hike in the cost of Young Travel Saver pass.

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Labour leadership race hots up

13 January 2020
Labour leadership race hots up

The battle to become Labour leader has seen 5 candidates reach the next stage — as party members in Kent have hit out at the lack of a hustings.

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What will happen in Kent politics in 2020?

11 January 2020
What will happen in Kent politics in 2020?

From Brexit to Manston, political editor Paul Francis gives his take on the main events set to take place this year.

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Renewed calls for Kent lorry park

10 January 2020
Renewed calls for Kent lorry park

MPs are pressing the government to come up with a permanent solution to prevent traffic chaos on the M20.

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Operation Brock costs taxpayers £35m

10 January 2020
Operation Brock costs taxpayers £35m

It was never fully implemented and is about to be stood down but the costs of Operation Brock is likely to rise further.

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'Harry and Meghan should be stripped of titles'

09 January 2020
'Harry and Meghan should be stripped of titles'

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle should be "stripped of their titles" according to a Kent county councillor.

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MPs unite to get M20 contraflow lifted

08 January 2020
MPs unite to get M20 contraflow lifted

A group of MPs have met with the transport minister to discuss removing the M20 contraflow.

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This is how much your council tax bill could go up by

06 January 2020
This is how much your council tax bill could go up by

Kent County Council has announced plans to rise tax again this year.

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The politics review of 2019

29 December 2019
The politics review of 2019

From Brexit to Boris via a racy gambling advert, our political editor Paul Francis reviews the year in Kent politics.

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What will Boris mean for Kent?

20 December 2019
What will Boris mean for Kent?

After his overwhelming victory we examine what is next for Boris Johnson and what a Conservative government will mean for Kent.

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MP's Christmas Carol-themed address

19 December 2019
MP's Christmas Carol-themed address

A Kent MP has delivered a Charles Dickens inspired address to the House of Commons on the day of the Queen's Speech.

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Labour chairman blasts victorious MP over 'campaign conduct'

19 December 2019
Labour chairman blasts victorious MP over 'campaign conduct'

An MP has faced strong criticism from her local association chairman, despite increasing her majority in Kent's only Labour seat.

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