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Pothole repairs and improvement plans for the A21 in Kent, junctions on the M4, the M23 Gatwick and the A27 Chichester bypass announced.
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Kent Police are appealing for witnesses after a fatal crash in Dartford.
A pedestrian, thought to be in his 80's, is reported to have been hit by a car on Park Road.
Sadly, he was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver of the car was taken to Darent Valley Hospital with minor injuries.
Detective Sergeant Scott Lynch, of the Serious Collision Investigation Unit at Kent Police said, ‘I would urge anyone who witnessed the collision and has not yet spoken to an officer to get in touch as you might have information that could help with our investigation.
"I would also ask anyone who saw the car or the man, who was described as using a walking stick and wearing a flat cap, prior to the collision to contact the Serious Collision Investigation Unit.’
Any witnesses should contact DS Scott Lynch on 01622 798538.
A missing woman from the Dartford area has been found safe and well following a search by Kent Police officers.
Sarah Rothery was last seen at Darent Valley Hospital at 3am yesterday morning where she was due to be treated for an injury to her arm.
Kent Police said she has now been located and they would like to thank all those who assisted with the search.
Kent Police are asking for the public's help in trying to find a vulnerable missing woman from Dartford.
Sarah Rothery was last seen at Darenth Valley Hospital at 3am this Saturday morning where she was due to be treated for an injury to her arm.
It is thought she left hospital without getting treatment and officers are concerned for her welfare.
The 47-year-old has been described as white, of slim build and with brown eyes.
The hospital's CCTV caught her last known movements, showing her to be wearing a black tracksuit jacket, with a white top, black jeans and white shoes.
Anyone who knows where Sarah might be is asked to call Kent Police on 101, quoting 21-0201.
– DC Kerry Thompson
A young man was subjected to a terrifying attack when he was out enjoying his evening. We have followed a number of lines of enquiries, including reviewing CCTV footage, and as a result have released an image of a man we would like to talk to in connection with this incident.I would urge anyone who recognises this man to contact police as he may have information that could help with our enquiries.
Detectives investigating an assault in Dartford have released a CCTV image of a man they would like to talk to.
Police have carried out enquiries after receiving a report that a man suffered serious injuries after being kicked in the head and then punched just after 2.30am on Saturday 22 March.
Detectives investigating an assault in Dartford have released a CCTV image of a man they would like to talk to. It follows a report that a man suffered serious injuries after being kicked in the head and then punched just after 2.30am on Saturday 22 March in Air and Breathe nightclub.
DC Kerry Thompson said, "A young man was subjected to a terrifying attack when he was out enjoying his evening. We have followed a number of lines of enquiries, including reviewing CCTV footage.
"As a result have released an image of a man we would like to talk to in connection with this incident. I would urge anyone who recognises this man to contact police as he may have information that could help with our enquiries."
Detectives want to question this man after two alleged incidents of sexual assault on the train from Dartford to London. One happened on April 14 at around 5pm; the other in February on the same train, the 16:39 service.
Police say the 37-year-old victim in the latest incident was travelling in one of the front carriages, having boarded at Lewisham. When touched, she confronted the man and he walked off down the train, leaving at Welling. The earlier incident also saw him leave at Welling.
Anyone with information is asked to contact British Transport Police on 0800 40 50 40 or text 61016, quoting SSUB/B4 of 17/04/14. Information can also be passed to the independent charityCrimestoppers on 0800 555 111
The QE2 bridge at Dartford will be closed tonight from 8pm until 10am tomorrow morning whilst work is being carried. Road users will be directed to use the east bore of the tunnel to continue their journey.
Now, if you pay a visit to the Orchard Theatre in Dartford this weekend, you might find it a bit chilly. The theatre's stage has been converted into an ice rink, to host a group of world renowned Russian ice skaters. Andrea Thomas reports.
These were the scenes at Dartford this morning on the day that pollution and smog across the south east is predicted to hit dangerous levels. Experts have warned that anyone suffering the effects, including sore eyes, coughs and sore throats, should cut down the amount of activity they take outside.