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Farmers and Kent's gritters prepared to roll into action when bad weather strikes

Contributed by editor on Oct 20, 2011 - 10:40 AM

Kent’s winter service fleet is now on standby to begin salting if icy conditions threaten the county’s roads.


No record temperature for Folkestone - but you wouldn't have thought it (Photo)

Contributed by editor on Oct 02, 2011 - 09:56 AM

Whilst the north of Kent saw some of the hottest temperatures ever recorded, the comparatively cooler South Coast beaches in the county were also packed with sun seekers yesterday (1 October)


Folkestone racecourse abandons race to save water

Contributed by editor on May 20, 2011 - 08:55 AM

The recent dry spell has hit next Thursday's card at Folkestone which will be missing a two mile handicap in a bid to conserve water.


KCC Highways boss puts councillors and MPs in the picture over low salt supplies (Poster)

Contributed by editor on Dec 24, 2010 - 09:10 AM

In a message to Councillors and MPs, KCC Cabinet Member for Environment, Highways and Waste, Nick Chard has admitted that this winter has been one of the most severe on record and this has resulted in demand outstripping supply for salt across the country.


Kent travel update - roads remain icy and treacherous report Police

Contributed by editor on Dec 19, 2010 - 09:04 AM

Kent Police is advising motorists to avoid travelling unless absolutely necessary following heavy snowfall across the county on Saturday.


'Hundreds' of cars stuck in snow at bottom of Hawkinge Hill

Contributed by editor on Dec 18, 2010 - 05:18 PM

Many motorists have abandoned their cars at the bottom of Spitfire Way after heavy snowfall this afternoon made it impossible to drive up Spitfire Way to Hawkinge (18 December).


Keeping Kent going in the snow

Contributed by editor on Dec 04, 2010 - 09:05 AM

During the difficult ice and snow conditions, Kent County Council (KCC) has been working with colleagues from many organisations to keep services running and help people in need.


Ice alert tonight for Kent with sleet, snow and freezing rain

Contributed by editor on Dec 03, 2010 - 04:46 PM

Kent Highways have issued a warning of icy roads across the county this evening and into the morning.