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Thousands of police officers and staff 'not properly vetted'

Almost 6,000 police officers and staff have not undergone stricter background checks since 2006. Source: BBC News Kent

Dover Athletic 1-2 Gateshead

Gateshead record a first win in seven as Greg Olley scores four minutes into injury time to secure victory at Dover. Source: BBC News Kent

Coventry City 1-1 Gillingham

Tom Eaves scores a stoppage-time penalty, his 16th goal of the season, as Gillingham salvage a point away to Coventry. Source: BBC News Kent

Fleetwood Town 1-0 Charlton Athletic

Loan striker Ched Evans scores Fleetwood's winner against Charlton after missing out on a deadline-day move to Bolton. Source: BBC News Kent

Family pay tribute to Sheerness minibus crash woman

Eileen Murray, 77, a passenger in the minibus, died hours after the crash on 16 January. Source: BBC News Kent

Kent snow: Walderslade road shut as trees come down

Snowfall brings down more than 100 trees down in a Kent road as drivers abandon cars in freezing temperatures. Source: BBC News Kent

UK weather: Snow and ice still causing disruption

Freezing temperatures are continuing to disrupt travel and sports events, amid warnings of icy roads. Source: BBC News Kent

Provide sanitary products free in all hospitals, says doctors' union

The BMA says pads and tampons are a basic need and should be freely available to in-patients. Source: BBC News Kent

Ex-soldier jailed over Calais Jungle smuggling ring

Kyle Harris was arrested when Kurdish migrants from the Calais migrant camp were found in his car. Source: BBC News Kent

UK weather: Travel disruption continues with more snow expected

Friday evening rush hour commuters are warned that wintry conditions could disrupt their journeys. Source: BBC News Kent

Jury discharged in Wirral gas blast trial

A furniture shop owner had denied causing a blast which injured 81 people in order to claim insurance. Source: BBC News Kent

Father pays tribute to Margate twins found dead at Christmas

Samantha Ford is accused of murdering her toddler children Jake and Chloe on December 27. Source: BBC News Kent

Ebbsfleet United P-P Hartlepool United

Saturday's National League game between Ebbsfleet United and Hartlepool United is postponed. Source: BBC News Kent

Josh Parker: Charlton Athletic sign Gillingham striker on six-month deal

Charlton Athletic sign Antigua and Barbuda international forward Josh Parker on a permanent deal from Gillingham. Source: BBC News Kent

UK weather: Severe warning as heavy snow hits

Around 100 drivers are stuck on roads in Cornwall, and further travel disruption is expected. Source: BBC News Kent

Graham Burke: Gillingham sign Preston forward on loan until the end of the season

Gillingham sign Preston forward Graham Burke on loan until the end of the season. Source: BBC News Kent