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'Spectacular' and 'terrible' QEII bridge turns 30

'Spectacular' and 'terrible' QEII bridge turns 30

27 October 2021

To mark the 30th anniversary of the Queen opening her namesake bridge at the Dartford Crossing we take look back at the history of the landmark.

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Free reflective keyrings up for grabs

Free reflective keyrings up for grabs

25 October 2021

We're giving away thousands of Be Bright Be Seen reflective keyrings to Kent children so they are visible to drivers during the darker winter days.

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Everything drivers need to know about new London emission zone charges

Everything drivers need to know about new London emission zone charges

25 October 2021

More drivers travelling into London will have to pay to do so from today, as the capital attempts to improve its air quality.

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Could you save £700 by changing the way you drive?

Could you save £700 by changing the way you drive?

22 October 2021

Motorists could save hundreds of pounds by changing how they drive, say experts, who suggest more thought must be given to environmental footprints.

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Passengers given green light to sue two rail operators

Passengers given green light to sue two rail operators

20 October 2021

Commuters in Kent who were overcharged by two rail companies could be entitled to a slice of £93m in compensation.

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'My parrot destroyed it' and other odd reasons why drivers need new log books

'My parrot destroyed it' and other odd reasons why drivers need new log books

20 October 2021

'My parrot destroyed it' are among the unusual reasons drivers have given the DVLA when asking for a replacement vehicle registration certificate.

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Eurostar rescue talks discussed joint UK-French intervention

Eurostar rescue talks discussed joint UK-French intervention

20 October 2021

The government discussed the idea of a rescue package for Eurostar after passenger numbers plummeted during the pandemic, an FOI has revealed.

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Crossing over railway remains closed

Crossing over railway remains closed

19 October 2021

A councillor has slammed Network Rail for making a crossing consultation difficult, but the company says it has been 'as open as possible'.

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280-tonne transformer move to close road

280-tonne transformer move to close road

19 October 2021

A road will be closed as specialists move a 280-tonne electricity transformer into position at a power station.

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Is it time to make the move to an all-electric car?

Is it time to make the move to an all-electric car?

19 October 2021

We take a look at the pros and cons of making the move – and ask if the infrastructure is there to support a surge in sales?

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Railway station drama after woman reported on the track

Railway station drama after woman reported on the track

18 October 2021

Police have arrested a woman after commuters reported her walking along the track

Next round of overnight A2 closures to begin

Next round of overnight A2 closures to begin

18 October 2021

The latest phase of overnight closures on the A2 kick off this week as part of works on a £112m junction upgrade.

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Lifts to give disabled passengers access to station

Lifts to give disabled passengers access to station

16 October 2021

Long-awaited plans for step-free access at a Kent railway station have been given the go-ahead.

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Overpass bid for motorway danger junction

Overpass bid for motorway danger junction

15 October 2021

Highways bosses are being urged to install a pedestrian and cycling bridge to avoid the dangers of them navigating a busy and dangerous junction.

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Insulate Britain channel Churchill as they suspend protests

Insulate Britain channel Churchill as they suspend protests

14 October 2021

Insulate Britain has hit pause on their motorway protests as they await a "meaningful" commitment from the Prime Minister.

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Drivers could face £100 fine after motorway camera upgrade

Drivers could face £100 fine after motorway camera upgrade

14 October 2021

Drivers flouting the law and driving in closed motorway lanes can now be picked up by new auto-detection cameras with fines and points for offenders.

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Calls for pothole repairs to focus on residential and rural roads

Calls for pothole repairs to focus on residential and rural roads

13 October 2021

Road repairs must focus on residential and rural streets says the AA, as councils face £400m pothole blackhole.

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Loss of parking for new cycle lanes 'will lead to mayhem'

Loss of parking for new cycle lanes 'will lead to mayhem'

11 October 2021

Proposals for a new cycle lane which would see the removal of parking spaces is causing major concerns with residents branding it a 'stupid idea'.

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Part of A20 to stay shut until December

Part of A20 to stay shut until December

11 October 2021

A section of the A20 has been closed in both directions and will remain shut until December, causing months of disruption for drivers.

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Teen spared prison over horror e scooter crash

Teen spared prison over horror e scooter crash

10 October 2021

A student who left a woman with a broken leg and arm after crashing his e scooter into her on a pavement has walked free from court.

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