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One in five children also begin primary school overweight or obese

Town halls have been urged to avoid naming streets after people because they might one day be linked to inappropriate activities

Some 12 MPs wrote a six-page letter to rail minister Paul Maynard in response to a recent consultation

A motion put to the local authority claims doctors and nurses in north Kent are being “let down” by a lack of funding

Council leader Paul Carter will see his allowance soar by more than £6,000

He is calling for an expansion of the Unduly Lenient Sentencing scheme

Comprehensive Future wants to raise £10,000

It will be moving location though due to a short-term premise lease

A consultation is being launched by the government on Monday

Mr Johnson was writing in his monthly column for the Gravesend Reporter

The council announced the closures at the start of the year

Government requires all local authorities to outline specific future commitments and priorities

The scheme divided opinion among councillors when first proposed last year

Almost 21 per cent of the county’s population smoked in 2007, but that has now dropped to 15 per cent

Dartford MP Gareth Johnson said steps needed to be taken to help unlock “the huge amount of potential” in the Thames Gateway

The opposition Labour group on the council, however, still have fears over the project’s viability

The private event will take place next month

A number of non-selective head teachers wrote to Theresa May last year outlining opposition to the plans

The meetings had to be rescheduled due to the election

The government funding is to be spent on a number of winter A&E improvements after a dramatic spike in demand for services last year

KCC chiefs say they will make the case next year for the route to serve Ashford International

The number of appeals being heard at the schools is understood to have increased dramatically on last year

Meetings about community services, environment and housing have been cancelled since January

Some 27 candidates have sent an open letter to prime minister Theresa May and Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn

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