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First brewery in 80 years

James Hayward and Charlie Venner toast the opening

16 January 2018

A part of Kent without a brewery since the 1930s now has one as part of attempts to preserve the industry.

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Pigott on Dons move

Joe Pigott comes on for his final Maidstone appearance Picture: Steve Terrell

15 January 2018

Joe Pigott says he's gutted to leave Maidstone but had to think of his career after signing for AFC Wimbledon.

Armed police search home for gun

Police at the junction of Elms Vale Road and Folkestone Road

13 January 2018

Firearms officers and sniffer dogs descended on a home in a three-hour search for a suspected handgun.

Don't exercise 'too hard'

12 January 2018

Experts have warned of the dangers of overtraining at the gym.

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Kent reacts to Trump's cancelled visit

Donald Trump

12 January 2018

The US President has revealed he will not be visiting London to open his country's new embassy.

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Earn recognition with business awards

The winners take to the stage at the KEiBA gala dinner in 2017

11 January 2018

Great staff morale and a top notch profile are part of the prize package for companies which enter the most prestigious business awards in Kent.

Plastic bag tax for small shops

10 January 2018

Smaller shops will be forced to charge customers for plastic bags as part of measures to protect the environment.

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Animals donated to school's farm

09 January 2018

The Queen's aide in Kent has given a school farm, which was hit by a winter break-in, chickens to help get it back up and running.

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All you need to know about 'Divorce Day'

08 January 2018

Financial concerns are one of the biggest concerns for people as they split from their partners.

Kent's gender pay gap

Six good causes have benefitted. Picture: iStock.com

08 January 2018

The difference between how much some firms pay male and female employees in the county has been revealed.

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Energy drink sale restrictions

08 January 2018

One of the biggest supermarkets in the country is to stop selling high-caffeine drinks to children aged under 16.

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Retailers vow to tackle acid attacks

08 January 2018

Some of the country's biggest retailers have introduced measures to restrict the sale of corrosive substances to young people.

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No smoking fines issued

Drivers could face a £50 fine if caught. Picture: The Lung Foundation.

05 January 2018

Smoking in cars with children became illegal in 2015 but police in Kent have yet to issue a single fine for the offence.

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Farmers reject Gove subsidy claim

Farmland growing potatoes and strawberries

05 January 2018

Farmers in Kent have opposed comments in a speech by Environment Secretary Michael Gove that "unjust" European subsidies favour large landowners.

Video: Passengers' shock as row erupts on busy train

The argument was captured by another commuter. Picture: Muhammad Muzamil

08 December 2017

Footage has emerged of an argument between two commuters where one was reportedly called a 'white idiot'.

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Poet Laureate visits Kent theatre

Poet Lemn Sissay

07 December 2017

A Kent Poet Laureate has been busy planning Christmas events and activities for one of the county's cities.

Time's Person of the Year revealed

07 December 2017

An American magazine has published the names of the people it has named as its Person of the Year.

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Vigil held for drowning victim

Ben Savage

07 December 2017

A poignant event has taken place on the first anniversary of the tragic death of a teenager who fell into a river.

Anti-social behaviour drops in Kent

07 December 2017

Almost all parts of the county have seen a reduction in the amount of anti-social behaviour, according to a new report.

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Violent outbursts against medical staff

Attacks against medical staff have been condemned

07 December 2017

Police were called to deal with incidents at medical facilities in Kent more than 6,000 times, according to newly released figures.

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