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New junction on M20 near Ashford in Kent to be built

A new junction is to be built on the M20 near Ashford in Kent after the £104 million project was granted development consent. The new junction 10a will serve communities and businesses around Ashford and is designed to relieve pressure on the existing junction 10. Transport Secretary Chris Grayling announced the decision in a letter to the Planning Inspectorate on …

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Kent HGV parking trial could pose danger to drivers, RHA warns

Parking trials in Ashford in Kent, which see truck drivers facing the threat of being clamped if they park in certain places, could result in tired lorry drivers being forced to continue their journeys unsafely, according to the Road Haulage Association (RHA). Kent County Council and Ashford Borough Council’s new policy to clamp down on illegally parked HGVs came into …

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Councils join forces to clamp down on illegally parked HGVs

Kent County Council (KCC) and Ashford Borough Council (ABC) are joining forces to clamp down on illegally parked HGVs from the end of this month. The scheme, which will allow the authorities to clamp and fine drivers, has been developed by working with the Department for Transport (DfT). The DfT agreed to change the current clamping policy for HGVs so …

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