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'The M20 is a lorry park - Op Brock's not working'

'The M20 is a lorry park - Op Brock's not working'

20 April 2022

A Kent MP who is also a government minister is calling for major changes to the way the county's motorway traffic is handled.

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Train fares slashed in Great British Rail Sale

Train fares slashed in Great British Rail Sale

19 April 2022

Discount tickets for journeys in Kent go on sale today in scheme which has been branded a 'gimmick' by the unions.

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Demands to scrap £250k bus subsidy to fix nightmare junction

Demands to scrap £250k bus subsidy to fix nightmare junction

16 April 2022

A proposed bus service as part of a housing development plan has been described as a 'white elephant' as councillors bid to redirect funding.

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Traffic management system is back

Traffic management system is back

15 April 2022

A traffic management scheme has been reinstated, just hours after motorway restrictions were eased.

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Town centre's £2.5 million bus hub to open

Town centre's £2.5 million bus hub to open

14 April 2022

A town centre's multi-million pound bus hub is set to launch this bank holiday weekend.

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Removal of roundabout postponed due to Op Brock

Removal of roundabout postponed due to Op Brock

14 April 2022

Six weeks of lane closures to allow for the removal of a busy roundabout have been postponed due to Operation Brock.

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Detained P&O ship fails second inspection

Detained P&O ship fails second inspection

13 April 2022

P&O's Pride of Kent - which previously failed a safety inspection - has now failed another inspection by the coastguard.

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Network Rail spend £2m removing graffiti from railway lines

Network Rail spend £2m removing graffiti from railway lines

12 April 2022

Tags are being removed and anti-graffiti paint is being utilised by Network Rail in an effort to "freshen up" the railways.

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Road closures to last three months

Road closures to last three months

12 April 2022

Work to instal a new gas mains for hundreds of homes is set to cause disruption for motorists with several roads shut for three months.

County council applies for powers to fine drivers for traffic offences

County council applies for powers to fine drivers for traffic offences

11 April 2022

Kent County Council is looking to catch drivers breaking traffic rules across the county but is starting in Maidstone, Dartford and Ashford first.

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Drive in a bus lane - get a fine

Drive in a bus lane - get a fine

11 April 2022

KCC is looking to catch drivers breaking traffic regulations across the county but starting in Maidstone, Dartford and Ashford.

Outrage over drastic cuts to village and school bus services

Outrage over drastic cuts to village and school bus services

11 April 2022

Stagecoach is set to slash 'vital' bus services - leaving some villages without transport and pupils forced to find alternative routes to school.

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P&O services to Calais remain suspended until Good Friday

P&O services to Calais remain suspended until Good Friday

10 April 2022

P&O Ferries has confirmed all services from Dover to Calais will remain suspended for another week.

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'Our lorries are losing £800 each in massive M20 queues'

'Our lorries are losing £800 each in massive M20 queues'

10 April 2022

Lorries in 25-hour queues to cross the Channel are each losing hundreds of pounds as their products go bad en-route to Europe, it has been claimed.

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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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Ninth day of traffic chaos causing nightmare for locals

Ninth day of traffic chaos causing nightmare for locals

09 April 2022

As we enter the ninth day of chaos on the roads in Kent, we speak to people living on the diversion route about how it is affecting them.

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Plans for 200-space lorry park thrown out

Plans for 200-space lorry park thrown out

07 April 2022

Proposals for a 200-space lorry parking area which would have taken trucks off the roads in Kent have been refused.

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79 vehicles sprung by anti-terror bollards

79 vehicles sprung by anti-terror bollards

07 April 2022

Bollards designed to prevent a terrorist attack are routinely catching out motorists impaled on the pop-up posts.

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Kent's traffic nightmare to last another TWO WEEKS

Kent's traffic nightmare to last another TWO WEEKS

07 April 2022

Severe delays are set to continue across Kent's road network until the end of April due to Operation Brock.

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Undertaker goes green with hybrid hearse

Undertaker goes green with hybrid hearse

07 April 2022

A Kent funeral director has taken delivery of a new fleet of 'green' vehicles worth £335,000 including a hybrid hearse and two limousines.

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