Alan Pughsley is set to become the next Chief Constable of Kent after being named as the preferred candidate by crime commissioner, Ann Barnes.
Mr Pughsley is currently the Deputy Chief Constable. His appointment will await confirmation from the Police and Crime Panel on December 20.
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Thursday's forecast for the west of the region
Thursday's weather for the east of the region
Amanda Houston has Thursday's weather forecast for the east of the Meridian region.