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Soldier silhouettes to be installed on roundabout

Soldier silhouettes to be installed on roundabout

01 June 2020

A town's links with the First World War will be recognised when a number of soldier silhouettes are installed on a busy roundabout.

Renewed bid to bring Crossrail to Kent

Renewed bid to bring Crossrail to Kent

31 May 2020

Council leaders have reignited calls for Crossrail to be extended to north Kent.

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Trains halted after trespasser on railway line

Trains halted after trespasser on railway line

20 May 2020

Trains have been halted while emergency services deal with a trespasser on a railway line.

Airport's future still hangs in balance after decision day disappointment

Airport's future still hangs in balance after decision day disappointment

18 May 2020

Campaigners for and against the resumption of flights at a Kent airport have been left hanging by the transport secretary after no decision revealed.

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Driver fined after van load held down by 'thin cords'

Driver fined after van load held down by 'thin cords'

17 May 2020

A driver has been slapped with a fine after he was caught in an overloaded van which had been spotted leaving debris scattered across the road.

Train company urges people to avoid 'unnecessary journeys'

Train company urges people to avoid 'unnecessary journeys'

15 May 2020

A travel operator will increase the number and size of trains in service - but is urging people to only use them if "absolutely necessary".

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Lockdown sees Crossing journeys halved

Lockdown sees Crossing journeys halved

14 May 2020

Traffic volumes on the usually heavily congested crossing have more than halved since lockdown measures were introduced

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Close call as men and children dash across tracks

Close call as men and children dash across tracks

14 May 2020

CCTV footage reveals the moment two girls and two men dashed through a level crossing red light just seconds before a train passed through.

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New M20 junction 'still on the table'

New M20 junction 'still on the table'

30 April 2020

Council leaders say plans to build a new motorway junction between Ashford and Maidstone are still being considered despite previous setbacks.

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Halfords garages reopen for vehicle repairs

Halfords garages reopen for vehicle repairs

29 April 2020

Halfords has re-opened three garages today with comprehensive social distancing measures in place.

Final roadworks for regeneration

Final roadworks for regeneration

27 April 2020

A town centre regeneration project is nearing its end with the final set of roadworks due to be completed over the next few weeks.

Traffic lights destroyed by car crash

Traffic lights destroyed by car crash

26 April 2020

Police were called to the scene of an accident where traffic lights and a lamp post were knocked to the ground.

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Station partially shut due to vandalism

Station partially shut due to vandalism

26 April 2020

Part of a station has been forced to close after it was targeted by vandals.

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Cruise ships laid up at Port

Cruise ships laid up at Port

24 April 2020

Three rare visitors are on prolonged lay-up at the Port of Dover during the coronavirus outbreak.

Road chief's plan to 'banish rush hour forever'

Road chief's plan to 'banish rush hour forever'

22 April 2020

The councillor in charge of roads and transport for Kent has said he would like to see rush hour disappear following the coronavirus pandemic.

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New trains coming to Kent

New trains coming to Kent

21 April 2020

Southeastern has announced it will lease 30 extra trains from the South West Railway.

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More changes to bus timetables

More changes to bus timetables

17 April 2020

Extra changes come into force tomorrow as a bus firm tries to keep key routes going.

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31 photos capture Ashford from above

31 photos capture Ashford from above

08 April 2020

A series of aerial photographs have captured one Kent town's ever-changing look.

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Is this Kent's cheapest fuel?

Is this Kent's cheapest fuel?

06 April 2020

Petrol prices are as low as they have been for years as Covid-19 sees fuel value drop - but where in Kent can you find the cheapest place to fill up?

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Thousands give views on UK's longest road tunnel

Thousands give views on UK's longest road tunnel

04 April 2020

The latest round of consultation for views on the Lower Thames Crossing have closed but not before 6,000 people gave their views.

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