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Flight around Kent

Jon takes friends for a tour of Kent.  Flying over Maidstone, Leeds Castle, Canterbury, Herne Bay, and the QE2 Bridge.    

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£50m Solution for Operation Stack

Around £50 million would be needed to build a network of lorry parks big enough to cope with disruptions at Kent’s ports, the county council says. At the moment, lorries unable to cross the...

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Brighton & Hove Parking Prices Rise

Plans by Brighton and Hove Council to double the cost of parking in parts of the city have come in for severe criticism. The proposed changes will be voted on by the council on...

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E-cigarette warning after spate of explosions

Kent Fire and Rescue Service is working with businesses selling e-cigarettes, to warn customers that the devices can cause a fire, if incorrectly charged. More than a hundred e-cigarettes have exploded or caught fire...

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London Bridge train disruption

Kent commuters faced their first day of three years of disruption this morning, with a major shake up of train services into London coming into effect. Jon Hunt reports on the morning commute. Post...

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2015 Rail Fare Increases

Jon Hunt reports live on the annual increase in rail fares, speaks to passengers and rail firm Southeastern. Post by BBC South East Today.

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Unscrupulous Dog Breeders

Jon Hunt reports on the case of an unscrupulous dog breeder from Kent, and the cost and sadness faced by one Gravesend customer. Post by BBC South East Today.

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Behind the scenes video

Reporter Jon Hunt is manhandled in the South East Today studio while preparing to go live.  This video has no audio.