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Tory quest to find a new would-be MP in South Thanet

Tory quest to find a new would-be MP in South Thanet

12 June 2014

We need a Eurosceptic to head off UKIP challenge in key election target seat

Open studio invitation from artists

Open studio invitation from artists

07 June 2014

Kent artists are throwing open their doors to curious members of the public for South East Open Studios this month

Kent hit with weather warning as county put on flood alert

Kent hit with weather warning as county put on flood alert

06 June 2014

The Met Office has issued a weather warning for Kent as heavy downpours are expected to bring poor driving conditions and flooding.

Under-fire Barnes: 'I'll stand for next election'

Under-fire Barnes: 'I'll stand for next election'

06 June 2014

Beleaguered Kent police commissioner Ann Barnes has vowed to stand again - despite widespread criticism after a series of controversies.

Big rise in serious crashes on Kent's roads

Big rise in serious crashes on Kent's roads

06 June 2014

A big increase in the number of people killed or seriously injured on Kent's roads is being blamed on the huge Sheppey Crossing pile-up.

KentOnline winner gobsmacked at 'amazing' prize

KentOnline winner gobsmacked at 'amazing' prize

05 June 2014

A Kent woman thought she was being pranked when kmfm presenters told her she had won a range of prizes.

Barnes forced to delay holiday to face watchdog

Barnes forced to delay holiday to face watchdog

04 June 2014

Kent's crisis-hit police commissioner has been forced to delay a three-week holiday to appear before a committee where she faces a no-confidence vote.

Barnes to face watchdog over 'car crash' documentary

Barnes to face watchdog over 'car crash' documentary

03 June 2014

Crime commissioner Ann Barnes has been summoned before watchdogs to explain why she took part in a controversial TV documentary.

The Kent Special Constabulary has been given prestigious award by Her Majesty the Queen

The Kent Special Constabulary has been given prestigious award by Her Majesty the Queen

02 June 2014

The Kent Special Constabulary has been awarded the Queen's award for Voluntary Service in recognition of its service to residents in Kent.

Commissioner faces sky high protest over 'car crash' TV show

Commissioner faces sky high protest over 'car crash' TV show

30 May 2014

An aircraft has been circling police headquarters in Maidstone with a banner demanding the resignation of police commissioner Ann Barnes.

'Car crash police TV show damaging force's reputation'

'Car crash police TV show damaging force's reputation'

28 May 2014

The reputation of Kent Police is being damaged by a documentary on the county's commissioner to be shown on TV, according to officers.

UKIP to target Kent seats after Euro election storm

UKIP to target Kent seats after Euro election storm

26 May 2014

UKIP are preparing to contest several seats in Kent at the general election after storming to first place in the European polls on a historic night.

Voters head to European polls

Voters head to European polls

22 May 2014

People across Kent are going to the polls today to decide who should represent the region in the European Parliament.

'What IS my job?' Bumbling Barnes in 'car crash' TV show

'What IS my job?' Bumbling Barnes in 'car crash' TV show

19 May 2014

Kent police and crime commissioner Ann Barnes has been filmed struggling to explain what her job is - and even how to spell it - in a documentary.

Kent attacked for 'not having proud identity'

Kent attacked for 'not having proud identity'

28 April 2014

A column criticising Kent's lack of identity has likened a visit to a town to "an eternity having red-hot knitting needles" jammed under your nails.

Barnes fights back at claims of wasting money in office move

Barnes fights back at claims of wasting money in office move

28 April 2014

We put police commissioner Ann Barnes on the spot amid claims of diva-style behaviour and wasting funds on an office move. Here's what she said...

Re-think over street light switch-off in crime blackspots

Re-think over street light switch-off in crime blackspots

28 April 2014

A council is taking a second look at potential crime hotspots as it plans to switch off street lights across the county.

Under-fire school bus pass changes backed

Under-fire school bus pass changes backed

24 April 2014

Changes to the Kent Freedom Pass that will leave parents paying double for children's travel have been backed by councillors despite protests.

Eurotunnel plans to increase lorry capacity

Eurotunnel plans to increase lorry capacity

23 April 2014

Operation Stack could be a thing of the past amid plans to improve access to the Channel Tunnel and double the holding capacity for lorries.

School pupils as young as 10 caught with guns and knives

School pupils as young as 10 caught with guns and knives

23 April 2014

Children as young as 10 have been caught with guns, ammunition and knives in Kent schools, new police figures reveal.

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