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Will a Kent lorry park double in size?

Plans to double the size of a lorry park in Kent have been debated in Parliament.

Expansion to the site in Ashford would increase the existing three hundred spaces to six hundred. The move could reduce the problem of trucks parking in housing estates and lay-bys overnight.

Truckstop manager, Darren Smith, explains:

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Rail passengers at centre of ​new ​anti-terror campaign

Rail passengers are at ​the centre of a ​major ​new anti-terror campaign on the transport network.

Security staff at Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) who run Southern, Thameslink and Gatwick Express will be at stations from today advising commuters how best to spot suspicious activity and to report discarded bags. They're also advising on personal security and warning about pick pockets.

The campaign has been launched at Blackfriars and Brighton stations - before moving to key station​s​ across the network.

Tony Holland, GTR Security Manager, explains:

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