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Severe disruption: M20 Kent eastbound

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M20 Kent eastbound severe disruption, between J4 for A228 Castle Way Leybourne and J5 for A20.

M20 Kent - One lane blocked on M20 eastbound between J4, A228 (Leybourne) and J5, A20 (Aylesford), because of a break down. Traffic is coping well.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe accident: M25 London anti-clockwise

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M25 London anti-clockwise severe accident, from J29 for A127 Southend Arterial Road Romford to J28 for A12 Brentwood.

M25 London - Queues on M25 anticlockwise from J29, A127 (Romford) to J28, A12 (Brentwood), because of an accident earlier on. All lanes have been re-opened.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

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Chichester Observer: Shoplifting arrest at Chichester store

Crawley and Horley Observer: Crawley man, 28, jailed for 5 years for drug and driving offences

Mid Sussex Times: Two children ‘bitten by dog’ in Burgess Hill

Brighton & Hove News: Tenants too scared to report drug dealing at Brighton flats

Hastings Observer: Local girl to brave head shave in Hastings pub to help children battling cancer

Brighton & Hove Independent: Brighton Festival announces theme of 2020 Children’s Parade

Severe disruption: M25 London both ways

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M25 London both ways severe disruption, at J28 for A12 Brentwood.

M25 London - M25 exit slip road closed in both directions at J28, A12 (Brentwood), because of road management.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe disruption: M20 Kent westbound

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M20 Kent westbound severe disruption, at J7 for A249 Maidstone.

M20 Kent - One lane closed on M20 westbound at J7, A249 (Maidstone), because of a break down.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe accident: A12 Essex northbound

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A12 Essex northbound severe accident, from M25 J28 Brentwood to J12 A1023 Chelmsford Road Mountnessing.

A12 Essex - A12 closed and queues northbound from Brentwood in London to J12, A1023 (Mountnessing) in Essex, because of an accident and Involving a vehicle fire. Congestion to M25.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe disruption: M20 Kent westbound

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M20 Kent westbound severe disruption, between J6 for A229 Maidstone and J5 for A20.

M20 Kent - Two lanes closed and queues on M20 westbound between J6, A229 (Maidstone) and J5, A20 (Aylesford), because of emergency repairs. Congestion to J7 (Maidstone / Detling Hill).

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe accident: M25 Essex anti-clockwise

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M25 Essex anti-clockwise severe accident, at J30 for A13 Lakeside.

M25 Essex - One lane closed on M25 anticlockwise at J30, A13 (Lakeside), because of an accident involving two cars. Traffic is coping well.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe disruption: M20 Kent eastbound

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M20 Kent eastbound severe disruption, before J4 for A228 Castle Way Leybourne.

M20 Kent - One lane closed and queues on M20 eastbound before J4, A228 (Leybourne), because of a break down. Congestion to J3 (M26 Interchange). In the roadworks area.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe accident: M25 Kent anti-clockwise

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M25 Kent anti-clockwise severe accident, at J3 for M20 J1.

M25 Kent - M25 entry slip road closed and it's slow anticlockwise at J3, M20 J1 (Swanley Interchange), because of an accident.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe disruption: M25 Essex anti-clockwise

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M25 Essex anti-clockwise severe disruption, from J30 for A13 Lakeside to J29 for A127 Southend Arterial Road Romford.

M25 Essex - One lane closed on M25 anticlockwise from J30, A13 (Lakeside) to J29, A127 (Romford), because of a break down. Traffic is coping well.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Public's help wanted to support homeless in Barking

Local Democracy Reporting Service

Barking and Dagenham council is urging residents to report homeless people they see sleeping on the streets so they can be offered help before Christmas.

The council has put in place measures to support rough sleepers who wish to take up emergency accommodation throughout the colder months.

Once a rough sleeper is put in temporary accommodation they will be able stay there for the whole of winter, a council spokesman said.

Mark Fowler, Barking and Dagenham council’s director for community solutions said: “It is getting cold out there and we would rather no one is sleeping rough in these conditions.

“We are determined to reduce the number of people sleeping rough in the borough and we need your help to make sure they get all the support needed.”

Residents can report rough sleepers through the street link website and a support officer worker will be sent out to speak to them.

Severe congestion: A2 Kent westbound

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A2 Kent westbound severe congestion, between Henhurst Road Henhurst and M25 J2.

A2 Kent - Long delays and queues for seven miles on A2 westbound between Henhurst and Darenth Interchange. Travel time is 30 minutes.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe disruption: M20 Kent westbound

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M20 Kent westbound severe disruption, at J5 for A20.

M20 Kent - One lane blocked and queues on M20 westbound at J5, A20 (Aylesford), because of a break down.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe accident: M2 Kent westbound

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M2 Kent westbound severe accident, at J5 for A249 Sittingbourne.

M2 Kent - M2 partially blocked and it's slow westbound at J5, A249 (Sittingbourne), because of an accident.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe disruption: M20 Kent eastbound

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M20 Kent eastbound severe disruption, between J2 for A20 London Road and J3 for M26.

M20 Kent - One lane blocked on M20 eastbound between J2, A20 (Wrotham Brands Hatch Circuit) and J3 M26, because of a break down. Traffic is coping well.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe accident: A2 Kent eastbound

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A2 Kent eastbound severe accident, between M25 J2 and B255 Bean Lane.

A2 Kent - Temporary closure and queues on A2 eastbound in Dartford between Darenth Interchange and Bean Interchange, because of an accident.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe disruption: M25 Essex clockwise

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M25 Essex clockwise severe disruption, at J30 for A13 Lakeside.

M25 Essex - M25 lane closed on entry slip road clockwise at J30, A13 (Lakeside), because of a break down. Traffic is coping well.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe disruption: M20 Kent westbound

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M20 Kent westbound severe disruption, from J7 for A249 Maidstone to J6 for A229 Maidstone.

M20 Kent - Three lanes closed and queues on M20 westbound from J7, A249 (Maidstone) to J6, A229 (Maidstone), because of overrunning roadworks.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe accident: M25 Kent anti-clockwise

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M25 Kent anti-clockwise severe accident, from J1A for A206 to J31 for A1306 Lakeside.

M25 Kent - Two lanes closed on M25 Dartford Tunnel anticlockwise from J1a, A206 (Swanscombe) to J31, A1306 (Lakeside), because of an accident.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe disruption: M20 Kent westbound

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M20 Kent westbound severe disruption, at J5 for A20.

M20 Kent - One lane closed on M20 westbound at J5, A20 (Aylesford), because of a break down. Traffic is coping well.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe disruption: M20 Kent westbound

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M20 Kent westbound severe disruption, from J9 for A20 Fougeres Way to J8 for A20 Ashford Road Leeds Castle.

M20 Kent - One lane closed on M20 westbound from J9, A20 (Ashford) to J8, A20 (Leeds Castle), because of a break down. Traffic is coping well.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

BreakingGP guilty of 25 sexual offences against patients

Dr Manish Shah, 50, from Romford, has been found guilty at the Old Bailey of 25 sexual offences against six patients.

More soon.

Severe disruption: M20 Kent eastbound

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M20 Kent eastbound severe disruption, at J4 for A228 Castle Way Leybourne.

M20 Kent - One lane blocked on M20 eastbound at J4, A228 (Leybourne), because of a break down. Traffic is coping well.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Four charged with GBH after man dies in Golf Club fight

Four men have been charged with GBH after a 37-year-old died in a fight at a golf club.

Police were called to the venue in Fen Lane, Upminster, east London, at around 22:50 on Saturday, where they found a man being restrained.

The 37-year-old from Hornchurch in east London collapsed a short while later, and despite being given first aid and taken to hospital he died.

His family have been told.

Four men from Essex and Bedfordshire and aged between 24 and 58 were charged with grievous bodily harm and are due to appear at Barkingside Magistrates' Court later.

Severe disruption: M25 London anti-clockwise

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M25 London anti-clockwise severe disruption, at J28 for A12 Brentwood.

M25 London - One lane closed on M25 anticlockwise at J28, A12 (Brentwood), because of a break down. Traffic is coping well.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe disruption: M25 Kent anti-clockwise

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M25 Kent anti-clockwise severe disruption, from J5 for M26 to J4 for .

M25 Kent - One lane closed and queues on M25 anticlockwise from J5 M26 to J4, Orpington, because of a break down.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Car driver dies in tipper lorry crash

A man has died in a crash between a car and a tipper lorry in Halling near Snodland, Kent Police say.

The man in his 30s from the Aylesford area was driving a Ford Focus on the A228 towards Cuxton when his car crashed with a white Volvo tipper lorry heading in the opposite direction.

The crash happened at about 09:25 GMT on Monday, a police spokesman said.

His next of kin have been informed.

Despite a family and a career, this Canterbury man realised he was lonely
Mark Gaisford made a video about having no close friends and it went viral on social media.

Severe accident: A228 Kent both ways

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A228 Kent both ways severe accident, from Peters Bridge to Kent Road.

A228 Kent - A228 in Halling closed and queues in both directions from the Peters Bridge junction to the Kent Road junction, because of an accident involving three vehicles.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe disruption: M20 Kent westbound

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M20 Kent westbound severe disruption, at J9 for A20 Fougeres Way.

M20 Kent - M20 lane blocked on exit slip road westbound at J9, A20 (Ashford), because of a break down. Traffic is coping well.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe disruption: M25 London clockwise

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M25 London clockwise severe disruption, at J28 for A12 Brentwood.

M25 London - M25 lane closed on exit slip road clockwise at J28, A12 (Brentwood), because of a break down.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time