Ms Widdecombe, who retired as Maidstone MP in 2010, said she would still vote Conservative in the local elections.
A reformed gang member is helping warn Kent children about the dangers of knife crime.
A biker was killed in a crash with a car on a route popular with motorcyclists.
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Gareth Roderick's 100 not out leads Gloucestershire to a six-wicket win that extends Kent's losing start in the One-Day Cup.
Relegated Bradford end a run of seven defeats by drawing with Gillingham, who virtually secure League One survival with the point.
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