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Reaction to Corbyn's leadership victory - away from Parliament

Following a fierce battle within the Labour party Jeremy Corbyn has won the party's leadership election.

But while MP's have been very publicly fighting it out what do the region's campaigners and party members make of the party split?

And where does today's win for Corbyn leave local MP's who spoke out against him?

Sarah Saunders watched the results come in with Labour Party members in Lewes.

Shoppers stuck in carpark for hours due to roadworks

Fremlin Walk carpark in Maidstone Credit: Google Maps

Angry shoppers have been stuck inside Fremlin Walk car park in Kent for more than two hours because of roadworks on a nearby bridge.

Work on St Peter's Bridge in Maidstone has caused significant congestion on Fairmeadow, preventing cars from leaving the carpark.

Exit barriers have been opened in attempted to ease the problem.

Drivers waiting to get out have been tweeting their frustration:

Fremlin Walk has been assuring customers that it is doing all it can to get drivers out, but says the cause of the congestion is out of its control.

Kent County Council has previously warned motorists about possible delays during the works.


Man charged with attempted murder and arson in Kent

A man's been charged with attempted murder and arson in connection with an incident in Broadstairs on Wednesday.

James McDonald, 29, will appear in court tomorrow. Credit: ITV Meridian

Kent Police were called at 7.50am to an assault at Albion Road. Kent Fire and Rescue Service also attended the scene to extinguish a fire.

Three people were taken to hospital. A woman remains in a London hospital in a serious but stable condition after being treated for stab wounds. Two children who also received injuries have since been released.

James McDonald, 29, of no fixed address was today charged with attempted murder, grievous bodily harm and arson.

He is due to appear before Medway Magistrates Court via video link on Monday 26 September.

Concern grows for woman missing in Maidstone

Kelly Clive hasn't been seen since Tuesday Credit: Andy Cluve

Concern is growing for a woman from Kent who hasn't been seen in four days.

Kelly Clive, 48, was last seen in Maidstone at around 11am on 20 September.

Her son Andy says she suffers from multiple mental health issues as well as a number of other health problems.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Kent Police.

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