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A20 drivers spotted using hard shoulder after incident at Roundhill Tunnel in Folkestone near M20

Drivers on the A20 have been spotted using the hard shoulder to escape gridlocked traffic after an incident at the Roundhill Tunnel in Folkestone.
It happened at the entrance to the tunnel on the coastbound carriageway shortly after 6am.
An unhappy mot…

'Harry the Hippo': Stolen bronze ornament named after Duke of Sussex leaves staff upset at Chilstone garden centre in Langton Green, Tunbridge Wells

Garden centre staff have expressed their sadness after their favourite ornament named after Prince Harry was stolen during a break-in.
‘Harry the Hippo’ weighs almost three quarters of a tonne and is approximately 2m long.
The object was taken from the…

Public should 'report anything suspicious' after heavy hippo sculpture is stolen

The public have been urged to “keep their eyes open” after a large metal hippopotamus weighing the best part of a tonne was stolen from a garden statue business.
The two metre-long cast bronze sculpture was taken from Chilstone, near Tunbridge Wells, s…

'Trade will be fine' post Brexit

BOLTON West MP Chris Green has called for the end of “project fear” after assurances from the French port of Calais that there will be no extra checks on lorries if Britain leaves the EU without a deal in March.
Port boss Jean-Marc Puissesseau said tha…

Lorry drivers fined for using laptops on the M2 near Chatham

Two lorry drivers were stopped and fined for using laptop computers while driving within the space of an hour on the M2.
Kent Police’s Roads Policing Unit stopped the first lorry at around 1.15pm yesterday after it was spotted driving coastbound on the…