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Major new poll reveals which Kent seats Labour are set to win

Major new poll reveals which Kent seats Labour are set to win

30 March 2024

The Conservatives could be reduced to just six MPs in Kent at the General Election, a major new poll has found.

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Fears of Easter chaos on Kent’s roads as French tighten security checks

Fears of Easter chaos on Kent’s roads as French tighten security checks

26 March 2024

Holidaymakers are being warned to expect delays at the Port of Dover as they embark on Easter getaways this weekend.

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Kent farmers join tractor protest over ‘threat to food security’

Kent farmers join tractor protest over ‘threat to food security’

25 March 2024

Farmers are converging on Westminster for a tractor protest against “substandard imports and dishonest labelling”.

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Police improve 101 call waiting times

Police improve 101 call waiting times

24 March 2024

Kent’s police force has reduced its call waiting times from 15 minutes to 22 seconds for 101 non-emergency calls.

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More than £1 million for county’s walking, cycling and wheeling travel choices

More than £1 million for county’s walking, cycling and wheeling travel choices

23 March 2024

Kent County Council and Medway Council is getting funding from Active Travel England for new walking and cycling schemes.

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Your four-day guide to the Easter weekend

Your four-day guide to the Easter weekend

22 March 2024

We’ve got the whole bank holiday weekend covered, so all you need to do is take your pick and enjoy great family days out.

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'They may look cute, but treat with caution': What to do if you see a seal on the beach

'They may look cute, but treat with caution': What to do if you see a seal on the beach

21 March 2024

With adorable footage captured of a seal frolicking on the Kent coast, there is uncertainty over what to do if beachgoers come into contact with one.

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Safeguarding concerns as probation unit rated inadequate

Safeguarding concerns as probation unit rated inadequate

21 March 2024

Probation services across swathes of the county have been rated “inadequate” after inspectors found staff were overwhelmed and inexperienced.

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Kent Tory chair: ‘We’re going to lose and bringing back Boris wouldn’t help’

Kent Tory chair: ‘We’re going to lose and bringing back Boris wouldn’t help’

19 March 2024

The Conservatives are on course for defeat at the General Election, according to the chairman of the party’s constituency associations in Kent.

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Thousands of free tickets up for grabs to Kent’s top attractions

Thousands of free tickets up for grabs to Kent’s top attractions

19 March 2024

Enjoy free family days out, guided walking tours, wine and beer tastings and spa breaks as the Kent Big Weekend returns.

Enjoy the Easter holidays with fantastic days out

Enjoy the Easter holidays with fantastic days out

17 March 2024

This Easter break, you can enjoy outdoor adventures, egg hunts, Lego workshops, dinosaur trails and more. Here’s our top picks.

‘Cashless society just won't work!’

‘Cashless society just won't work!’

16 March 2024

Sainsbury’s shoppers in Kent were among those hit by technical problems today, with the supermarket unable to take contactless payments.

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Give volunteers a shout-out at the Kent Charity Awards

Give volunteers a shout-out at the Kent Charity Awards

15 March 2024

Nominations are now open for this year’s Kent Charity Awards, recognising the hard work of selfless people all over the county.

More than 500 animals trapped, mutilated and killed by litter in Kent

More than 500 animals trapped, mutilated and killed by litter in Kent

13 March 2024

The RSPCA has revealed Kent as having the third highest number of litter-related animal incidents, with 13,000 calls in the past four years.

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One third of county’s road closures ‘breaking the rules’

One third of county’s road closures ‘breaking the rules’

12 March 2024

An audit of Kent’s road closures has found several incidents where they were deemed unsafe and closed without work even starting.

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Mum wins £1,400 in kmfm’s ‘Who’s Got the Cash’

Mum wins £1,400 in kmfm’s ‘Who’s Got the Cash’

11 March 2024

One Kent mum guessed the celebrities correctly and became the first winner of kmfm’s Who’s Got the Cash competition.

The ‘astonishing’ drop in private school pupils getting into Kent grammars

The ‘astonishing’ drop in private school pupils getting into Kent grammars

11 March 2024

The percentage of children attending private schools passing the Kent Test has plummeted since before the pandemic, new figures reveal.

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What ever happened to Little Chef and its famous ‘Olympic breakfast’?

What ever happened to Little Chef and its famous ‘Olympic breakfast’?

10 March 2024

For nearly 60 years it was an staple of Kent’s motorways and A-roads – but what happened to Little Chef’s branches and what’s in their place today?

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‘My father warned me the job wasn’t for the faint-hearted’

‘My father warned me the job wasn’t for the faint-hearted’

08 March 2024

On International Women’s Day, reporter Nicola Jordan looks back on her 46-year career and what it was like as one of the only females in the newsroom.

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My Mum drawings to appear on KMTV

My Mum drawings to appear on KMTV

08 March 2024

Children from across Kent will be able to send their Mother’s Day messages to mum’s on kmfm and have their drawings broadcast on KMTV.

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