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Kent County Council is set to raise the minimum hourly wage for its workers to £8.10 from April.

Council taxpayers in Kent could be hit by a 4.99per cent increase in their bills from April, Kent County Council announced today.

County Hall has defended the decision, insisting it is legal, ethical and generates a good return

Admissions for the reception class are already open

It comes as KCC attempts to juggle a £4.5m overspend on caring for unaccompanied asylum seeking children

The defence minister admitted his behaviour, in the past, had fallen short of expected standards

The machines are known as the “crack cocaine” of gambling

The proposals will involve widening the A2 to junction 1 of the M2, near the village of Shorne

KCC grits over 2,500 miles of the county’s roads

The move comes following an agreement between Dartford Borough Council and the parish

KCC also had to shell out some £184,178 in compensation over the last year

The new councillor was elected last week

A consultation into the proposals launches today

He led them to overwhelming success in this year’s local elections

Europa Worldwide Group suggests some lorries should instead make the trip around the clockwise M25

The borough’s wards will have to shifted for the drop

Dartford’s MP writes his monthly column for the Gravesend Reporter

A new report has assessed the huge economic impact of HS1 since it began in 2007

Kent figures will play key role as more than 120,000 join protest calling for an end to Brexit

NHS England announced this week the county was one of 11 areas nationwide set to benefit from more GPs

Gemili was part of Great Britain’s gold medal-winning 4x100m relay team

The county has been selected as one of 11 areas to take part in an expansion of NHS England’s international recruitment

South East Local Enterprise Partnership has argued the case for large investment projects such as the Lower Thames Crossing

The village centre will also include a cafe and take-away outlets

MBNA Thames Clippers will offer the service free over four days next month

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