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Bus driver shortage leaves passengers stranded

Bus driver shortage leaves passengers stranded

09 November 2021

Bus timetables are being decimated as more and more services are cancelled due to an ongoing national shortage of qualified drivers.

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Delays after truck hits railway bridge

Delays after truck hits railway bridge

08 November 2021

Train services were delayed after a lorry hit a railway bridge.

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Is this the worst road in Kent?

Is this the worst road in Kent?

08 November 2021

A busy town road is in such an awful state that people have warned anyone using it risks injury or damage to their vehicles.

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'Reopening rail lines could transform communities'

'Reopening rail lines could transform communities'

07 November 2021

A campaign group has published a report identifying a number of Kent railways lines it says should be reconnected to the national network.

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Council calls justification for airport expansion 'inadequate'

Council calls justification for airport expansion 'inadequate'

06 November 2021

A council has expressed its frustration at Gatwick Airport in a consultation over the possibility of a second runway.

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Controversial e scooter trial extended until March

Controversial e scooter trial extended until March

02 November 2021

A divisive trial e scooter rental scheme due to end yesterday has been extended by five months, sparking a mixed reaction.

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'Smart' motorway roll-out could stall over safety doubts

'Smart' motorway roll-out could stall over safety doubts

02 November 2021

A five-year moratorium on smart motorway schemes to allow for a proper assessment of their safety has been suggested and could lead to changes on M20.

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Sinkhole repairs to take another week

Sinkhole repairs to take another week

28 October 2021

A road will be closed for another five days prompting concerns about back-to-school traffic while a sinkhole is repaired.

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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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