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Railway junction set for Easter rebuild

Railway junction set for Easter rebuild

06 April 2022

Rail passengers' Easter plans are set to be delayed as engineers plan a major rebuild of a junction.

'Vital' town centre bus service gets one-year reprieve

'Vital' town centre bus service gets one-year reprieve

04 April 2022

A bus route that was due to be axed later his month has been given a second chance after funding was pledged by a council.

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Drivers face 'avalanche' of wrongly issued fines warns RAC

Drivers face 'avalanche' of wrongly issued fines warns RAC

04 April 2022

The RAC says innocent drivers risk being sent wrongly-issued fines for offences inside yellow box junctions when councils get more powers in June.

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'Charging my electric car has become a nightmare'

'Charging my electric car has become a nightmare'

04 April 2022

A teacher has hit out at energy giant BP after a series of problems getting his new £21,000 electric vehicle charged.

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Highways boss says Op Brock has 'proved its worth'

Highways boss says Op Brock has 'proved its worth'

03 April 2022

Despite being branded 'shambolic' by fed-up motorists, the county's highways boss says Operation Brock has been a success this weekend.

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'Our town is a no-go zone - we can't leave the house'

'Our town is a no-go zone - we can't leave the house'

02 April 2022

Residents in Dover are unable to use the roads due to complete gridlock across the town as lorries heading for the port are held.

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Cycle lane plans scrapped after backlash

Cycle lane plans scrapped after backlash

01 April 2022

Proposals for a controversial cycle lane have been scrapped by a council after concerns from residents about a loss of parking.

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£2.6m roadworks end date finally confirmed

£2.6m roadworks end date finally confirmed

01 April 2022

After months of delays and traffic restrictions, a major road junction upgrade is finally set to end.

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P&O boss refuses to u-turn on sackings

P&O boss refuses to u-turn on sackings

29 March 2022

The P&O boss who told government he'd broken the law and would "do it all again" has refused to u-turn on the firm's shock sacking of 800 staff.

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Minimum wage plan to force P&O to rehire 800 staff

Minimum wage plan to force P&O to rehire 800 staff

28 March 2022

A plan to force ferry operators to pay minimum wage has been drawn up in an effort to make P&O rehire sacked staff.

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P&O talks with sacked staff collapse after 20 minutes

P&O talks with sacked staff collapse after 20 minutes

25 March 2022

Talks between P&O and staff made redundant collapsed soon after they began as a union called for a 'total boycott' of the firm.

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MP calls for in depth review of crossing plans

MP calls for in depth review of crossing plans

24 March 2022

An MP has called for an in depth review of plans for a multi-billion pound crossing project.

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Days of traffic misery at notorious roundabout

Days of traffic misery at notorious roundabout

24 March 2022

Drivers are facing lengthy delays after one of Kent's busiest junctions was reduced to one lane, causing tailbacks stretching for miles.

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Controversial e scooter trial extended by another eight months

Controversial e scooter trial extended by another eight months

24 March 2022

An electric scooter rental scheme that has been piloted in part of Kent has been extended until the end of November.

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Operation Brock activated on M20

Operation Brock activated on M20

21 March 2022

Operation Brock has now been deployed on the M20 in response to disruption caused by P&O.

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'People were glaring as if I was some sort of scooter hooligan'

'People were glaring as if I was some sort of scooter hooligan'

20 March 2022

As Kent's police chief calls for an end to e scooter trials, we look back at when a reporter took one of the controversial two-wheelers for a spin...

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New staff at ferry firm face 'poverty pay'

New staff at ferry firm face 'poverty pay'

20 March 2022

New P&O Ferries crew will be paid well below the minimum wage, a union has claimed.

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Lorry park plan to get nuisance HGVs off country lanes

Lorry park plan to get nuisance HGVs off country lanes

20 March 2022

One of the UK’s largest fresh produce companies is planning to create a lorry park at its Kent base.

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Covid travel restrictions no longer in place from today

Covid travel restrictions no longer in place from today

18 March 2022

Despite a rapid rise in coronavirus cases the UK's international travel restrictions are being dropped.

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'It's lovely, especially when you get a whiff of the smoke'

'It's lovely, especially when you get a whiff of the smoke'

17 March 2022

The world's most famous steam locomotive – Flying Scotsman – made a rare excursion to Kent and our reporter was among the lucky passengers on board.

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