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What Kent schoolkids wear after dark 'could mean the difference between life and death'

Contributed by editor on Oct 30, 2012 - 11:45 AM

School children across the county will shortly be donning their dance shoes to promote being 'bright and brilliant' to drivers at night-time.

Delight over 20mph speed limit shift for residential streets in Kent

Contributed by editor on Sep 17, 2012 - 04:55 PM

A Canterbury councillor has expressed his delight after Kent County Council (KCC) accepted a proposal to extend 20mph limits in some areas of the county.

Motorists warned not to drive to the speed limit on rural roads in Kent

Contributed by editor on Aug 07, 2012 - 08:50 AM

Motorists in Kent are being warned not to speed to the limit especially on country roads after it was revealed that more deaths occur in rural areas.

Two pronged attack on Kent County Council to cut speed limits on residential roads to 20mph

Contributed by editor on Jul 25, 2012 - 05:43 PM

Paul Carter, the leader of Kent County Council has been urged to follow the example of more than twenty UK local councils and take the need for slower residential speed limits seriously.

Dover primary pupils head up campaign for safe parking outside their school

Contributed by editor on Jul 11, 2012 - 06:55 AM

"Keep us safe and don’t park on the zigzag lines outside our school" was the clear message to motorists from pupils at a Dover primary school.

£200,000 boost to make cycling safer in Kent

Contributed by editor on Apr 17, 2012 - 06:55 AM

Cycling safety in Kent has received a boost after the county council was awarded £200,000 by the Department for Transport to expand its Bikeability Cycle training scheme.

Interactive speed sign sited on former main route between Canterbury and Folkestone

Contributed by editor on Mar 19, 2012 - 05:40 AM

An interactive speed sign is to be sited on the former main road between Canterbury and Folkestone.

Road safety barrier removal protest shows level of anger in Folkestone

Contributed by editor on Mar 14, 2012 - 03:30 AM

Dear Editor,

Despite very short notice over 30 people gathered outside the Sure Start Children's Centre in Dover Rd, Folkestone to protest at KCC Highways arbitrary removal of road safety barriers in the town.

Road safety barriers disappearing from Folkestone streets

Contributed by editor on Mar 13, 2012 - 12:05 AM

Dear Editor,

Last year Shepway Campaign Against All Cuts first highlighted the very risky proposals by KCC Highways to remove road safety barriers around the County.

Hawkinge Gatso snaps just 26 of 732 motorists speeding in Shepway - but camera will stay

Contributed by editor on Feb 03, 2012 - 03:10 PM

A total of 732 motorists were caught speeding by the five fixed speed cameras sited across Shepway in 2010 according to official figures just released.

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