A carer from Tunbridge Wells has been jailed for stealing £25,000 from vulnerable clients to fund his gambling addiction.
Kent Waste Recycling Centre
Plans for a new waste processing plant in countryside near Folkestone have been approved by Kent County Council, despite a campaign by people living near the proposed site.
More than 70 residents from Sellindge travelled by coach to County Hall in Maidstone to protest as councillors discussed the plans on Tuesday. They also handed over a petition, video and 39 page document setting out their case.
They say they are worried about smell, pollution and extra traffic to the area if the recycling centre is built on the Otterpool Quarry site on the A20 Ashford road in Sellindge.
Kent County Council says the centre will be on a brownfield site, and will help reduce landfill. It's proposed the site will deal with around 75,000 tonnes of waste from the East Kent area each year.
The plan still needs to be agreed by the Environment Agency. Local residents say they will continue their fight.
A man, who stabbed two people to death at a house in Canterbury in a row over a shower, has been found guilty of murder.
33-year-old slashed the face of the shopkeeper and punched the man's wife and daughter
20 year old admitted multiple offences against a child
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