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Primary school offers sent to thousands of families

School pupils. Stock picture

16 April 2014

Nearly 20,000 pupils across Kent and Medway will hear where they are likely to start primary school this September.

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Barnes accused after police press office takeover move

Kent's Police and Crime Commissioner Ann Barnes

14 April 2014

Kent police commissioner Ann Barnes has come under fire after it emerged force press officers are to now come under her direct control.

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Kent's marathon miracle workers

Last year's London Marathon

13 April 2014

Fireman Sam, a three-legged runner and a 64-year-old doing her first marathon... meet some of the Kent entrants in this year's London race.

Violent villain jailed after concealing gun in a bin bag

Loft carried out an armed raid on William Hill bookmakers

11 April 2014

An armed robber who terrified staff at two robberies in one night told them: "It's nearly Christmas - I need to feed my kids."

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Thousands of children's health 'at risk' near polluted schools

Air pollution fears

09 April 2014

Kent's pollution blackspots have been revealed... amid claims thousands of pupils' health is at risk from dangerous emissions.

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Big drop in people cycling to work across Kent

The number of people regularly cycling to work Kent has dropped dramatically

08 April 2014

The proportion of people regularly cycling to work in Kent has plummeted by a fifth - sparking calls for more bike-friendly roads across the county.

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'Cling film death' - two men to stand trial

Police and Forensic officers outside the flat in East Street, Tower Hamlets, Dover

08 April 2014

Two men charged with the manslaughter of a chef found wrapped in cling film are to stand trial.

Do you know a community hero?

The home was said to be short-staffed. Stock picture.

06 April 2014

Now's your chance to thank a community nurse, therapist or health professional who's made a difference to your family's lives.

Revealed: Kent's poorest homes face £120 council tax hike

Could council merger save you money on your bills?

04 April 2014

Some of Kent's poorest households face paying up to £120 more in council tax this year, an analysis by KentOnline has revealed.

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Call for low emission zone to tackle killer air pollution

Air pollution fears

03 April 2014

A low emission zone could tackle Kent's air pollution, it has been claimed after the county was hit with the highest possible levels.

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Fur flies after disabled war veteran told to leave seaside pub

Mark Newton outside Herne Bay Clock Tower with his cat Smudge.

03 April 2014

A disabled veteran who is travelling 11,000 miles around Britain on a mobility scooter was told to leave a pub... because of his cats.

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Kent suffers severe weather pollution warning

Kent's pollution map - the purple areas are of very high pollution, with red marked as high. Graphic: Ashley Austen

02 April 2014

Parts of Kent have been warned of the highest levels of pollution possible - with asthma sufferers urged to take extra care.

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Fears for bereaved as police help for murder victims' families axed

Kent police commissioner Ann Barnes

02 April 2014

Kent's police commissioner has criticised plans to scrap specialist support to help the families of some murder victims deal with their trauma.

Foreign truckers forced to pay to use our roads

Foreign lorries will have to pay a levy

01 April 2014

Non-British truckers are being forced to pay a levy to drive through Kent and into the UK from today.

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Kent to benefit from trains cash windfall

Mr Balfour was concerned about an upcoming court appearance over travelling on a train without a ticket. Stock picture

31 March 2014

Train passengers are to get a new station, faster routes and better signalling as a multi-billion pounds spend for the region is announced.

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There's so much MORE to your new-look KentOnline

KentOnline's audience has grown by 15% in the past year

28 March 2014

Love your new KentOnline? Find out how much more there is to your county-wide website.

How to keep mum sweet on Mother's Day

The National Trust's Scotney Castle

24 March 2014

Say a great big Thank You to your mum this Sunday with an unforgettable Mother's Day at one of Kent’s loveliest spots.

This year's First World War anniversary celebrations 2014 in Kent

The First World War archive is now online

21 March 2014

Events marking the 100th anniversary of the Great War are running throughout the county all year. Find out what's happening near you...

Police fined £100k for 'damaging' security gaffe

Police left sensitive tapes and information in a disused station

19 March 2014

Kent Police has been fined after documents and tapes containing 'extremely sensitive and confidential information' were left in a disused station.

Speeding car clue to blaze at derelict pub

Dousing the remaining flames

18 March 2014

A car heard speeding from the site of a pub fire in Ashford has led police to conclude that arsonists may have been responsible for setting the blaze.

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