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Victory for campaigners after Eurotunnel street lights near Folkestone saved from KCC switch-off

Contributed by editor on Aug 16, 2013 - 05:45 PM

Following a meeting with KCC Highways engineers, Sandgate Parish Councillor Tim Prater has been promised that streetlights at the A20 Eurotunnel service entrance near J12 of the M20 will be removed from light turn-off plans.

Local Speedwatch scheme set to make A260 Folkestone road safer through Densole

Contributed by editor on Aug 08, 2013 - 05:40 PM


The A260 Canterbury to Folkestone road through Densole could soon become slower and safer after Swingfield Parish Council signed up to the Speedwatch scheme.

Kent street lights switch off strategy wins support from road safety organisation

Contributed by editor on Aug 02, 2013 - 06:30 AM

The way Kent County Council is reviewing its street lighting, with a consultation into the switch off of street lamps across the county, has been backed by a number of high-profile groups ahead of the end of the consultative period.

Kent Highway's manager makes 3,500 mile charity dash to prevent road deaths in Eastern Europe - Photo

Contributed by editor on Jun 20, 2013 - 02:35 PM

A Kent Highways Manager will be swapping East Kent for Eastern Europe in a 3,500-mile charity dash to deliver potentially life-saving, high-visibility clothing to Moldova and Ukraine.

Prince praises Kent and Medway's 'impressive' road safety work

Contributed by editor on May 31, 2013 - 08:40 AM

His Royal Highness, Prince Michael of Kent praised the efforts being made to improve road safety in Kent when he made a pit stop in the county this week.

Ashford woman's story shows just how important wearing a seatbelt is - the hard way

Contributed by editor on Apr 04, 2013 - 04:45 PM

When will it click? Seatbelts save lives is the message in Kent County Council's annual seatbelt safety campaign.

Dover Road in Canterbury in top ten of fastest British speeding convictions in 2012

Contributed by editor on Mar 26, 2013 - 04:45 PM

Speeding Brits are treating our roads like race tracks, with drivers hitting speeds of up to 161mph in 2012, according to new research from the price comparison website,

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