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'We should be ready for more traffic hell this summer'

'We should be ready for more traffic hell this summer'

09 April 2022

The county's senior highways manager fears the travel chaos in Kent will hit again in the summer if changes are not made.

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Security concerns over post-Brexit customs checks in Kent

Security concerns over post-Brexit customs checks in Kent

09 February 2022

Smugglers could take advantage of post-Brexit arrangements and offload goods in Kent before official customs checks, a watchdog has warned.

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Lost lorry drivers 'wreaking havoc' in residential street

Lost lorry drivers 'wreaking havoc' in residential street

03 February 2022

Neighbours who have had their cars damaged by HGV drivers getting stuck down residential roads are calling for better signs to stop them getting lost.

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MP steps in human poo in layby on Brexit trip to Kent

MP steps in human poo in layby on Brexit trip to Kent

28 January 2022

An MP on a trip to Kent experienced the traffic difficulties post Brexit first-hand when he stepped in human poo in a layby.

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More of this mess? New Brexit checks could make queues even worse

More of this mess? New Brexit checks could make queues even worse

28 January 2022

A port boss warns there could be more traffic gridlock in his town if problems from new European border rules aren't prevented.

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M20 to close overnight as year of Op Brock works begin

M20 to close overnight as year of Op Brock works begin

28 January 2022

Highways bosses will start a year of works on the M20 tonight as they move the Operation Brock barrier away from the hard shoulder.

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Brexit, roadworks and fewer ferries an unholy trinity in Dover

Brexit, roadworks and fewer ferries an unholy trinity in Dover

25 January 2022

Dover TAP has been used 12 times in 18 days with Brexit, roadworks and less ferries combining to cause traffic chaos.

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Dover TAP: Councillor demands more is done for residents

Dover TAP: Councillor demands more is done for residents

24 January 2022

A councillor is demanding that more is done to help residents in Dover against the disruption of backed-up lorries.

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'No cameras have been turned off'

'No cameras have been turned off'

21 January 2022

National Highways denies traffic cameras showing M20 lorry queues were deliberately switched off after Twitter storm.

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A year of disruption as M20 Op Brock barrier to move

A year of disruption as M20 Op Brock barrier to move

13 January 2022

The moveable barrier currently stored on the hard shoulder of the M20 will be shifted to the central reservation – sparking a year of disruption.

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Twitter video slip-up shines light on Brexit fruit crisis

Twitter video slip-up shines light on Brexit fruit crisis

06 January 2022

A video shared on Twitter may not have been quite as it seemed - but it sheds light on a problem which is set to continue in 2022.

Calls for Brexit minister to visit village blighted by lorries

Calls for Brexit minister to visit village blighted by lorries

02 January 2022

A councillor is calling for the new Brexit minister to visit a village after another truck driver got lost trying to find a lorry park.

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Europe's largest truck stop 'will solve town's lorry parking crisis'

Europe's largest truck stop 'will solve town's lorry parking crisis'

03 December 2021

Lorry drivers will start using Europe's largest truck stop in Kent next week – and bosses hope it will put an end to illegal HGV parking in one town.

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Truckers still getting lost on way to Brexit lorry park

Truckers still getting lost on way to Brexit lorry park

14 November 2021

Almost a year after a post-Brexit lorry park opened, drivers are still getting stuck on village roads and tearing up verges trying to find it.

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'French are throwing their teddy out the pram'

'French are throwing their teddy out the pram'

28 October 2021

French authorities have been accused of "throwing their teddy out the pram" after a UK boat was detained in a worsening row over fishing rights.

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French customs' delays could cause port gridlock

French customs' delays could cause port gridlock

26 October 2021

A Kent port could once again be the focus of frustrating delays for freight in the run-up to Christmas, it has been warned.

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Why are gas prices rising, what does it mean for me and will it ruin Christmas?

Why are gas prices rising, what does it mean for me and will it ruin Christmas?

20 September 2021

A perfect storm has seen gas prices surge in recent weeks - here's what's behind the issue and what it means for the public.

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Waste water release rules relaxed over chemical shortage caused by Brexit

Waste water release rules relaxed over chemical shortage caused by Brexit

08 September 2021

Partially-treated waste water could be released into rivers and seas because of a chemical shortage caused by Brexit.

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How the aftermath of Brexit is starting to affect Kent

How the aftermath of Brexit is starting to affect Kent

08 September 2021

Empty shelves, medicines delayed, jobs going unfilled - is this the sting in Brexit's tale?

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Huge Brexit lorry park was approved despite fears over environment

Huge Brexit lorry park was approved despite fears over environment

30 August 2021

A 66-acre post-Brexit lorry park was approved despite fears it could harm swathes of countryside, increase air pollution and disturb residents nearby.

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