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Hospital services to come under scrutiny

The Kent and Canterbury Hospital

27 October 2017

A packed public meeting is expected tomorrow when health campaigners will quiz hospital chiefs over "unacceptable" A&E waiting times.

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MP sorry over Russia Today interview

Rosie Duffield interviewed on Russia Today's News Thing. #newsthing

27 October 2017

A Labour MP has apologised to the LGBT+ community for appearing on a state-funded TV station dubbed 'Vladimir Putin’s propaganda channel'.

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Thief jailed after leaving glove at crime scene

Darren Rogers

26 October 2017

A bungling burglar is now starting five years behind bars after police traced him using his DNA.

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Teenager slashed in alleyway robbery

The teenager was attacked with a knife. Stock image.

26 October 2017

A 17-year-old boy was taken to hospital with knife wounds to his head and and arms after being attacked by a robber in an alleyway.

Driver faces long jail sentence for horror death crash

Joseph Bills

26 October 2017

A 22-year-old has admitted killing a cyclist while under the influence of drink and drugs - and then fleeing the scene.

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Kent's most hit rail bridges revealed

In March 2016 a skip lorry smashed into Kearsney bridge - Kent's most hit railway bridge

26 October 2017

The railway bridges most frequently hit by vehicles have been revealed - with three in Kent in the country's top 50.

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Workshop goes up in flames

Fire crews were called. Stock image

24 October 2017

Firefighters were called to deal with a blaze at a workshop.

Anger as swans found shot dead

The swans were found off Monkshill Road in Graveney. Picture: Instant Street View

24 October 2017

The RSPCA is backing a government review of airgun laws amid increasing attacks on animals.

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Man charged over pub stabbing

The Prince Albert pub in Whitstable

23 October 2017

A man has appeared at court charged with GBH and having a weapon after a stabbing in a pub.

One in five children start school overweight

Children are being spoiled by their grandparents, according to a study

23 October 2017

Startling figures have revealed almost a fifth of reception children are overweight, prompting a call for urgent action to tackle childhood obesity.

Brian blows over

A huge wave at Dover seafront from Storm Brian. Picture: Tony Flashman

22 October 2017

Kent has escaped severe damage from the violent Storm Brian, suffering just a few fallen trees.

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Storm Brian hits Kent

Waves batter the sea wall at Folkestone

21 October 2017

High winds and rain are battering the county as a predicted storm arrives in Kent.

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Grammar school to be demolished - against its wishes

The much-heralded wide corridors at Simon Langton Girls' School

21 October 2017

A Kent grammar will be pulled to the ground and replaced with a new school....but the head teacher is against the plans.

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Travel delays as Kent braced for Storm Brian

Storm Brian is set to lash Kent with strong winds. Picture: WX Charts

21 October 2017

Precautions are being taken ahead of the arrival of Storm Brian today.

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Man wanted for nine months arrested at dentists

Chopra and Associates dental surgery in Canterbury. Google Street View

20 October 2017

A 41-year-old hunted by police since January has today been arrested - at a dental surgery.

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Couple offer holiday home to Grenfell victims

Ian and Annabel Lichfield outside their holiday rental

19 October 2017

A couple horrified by the Grenfell Tower fire are offering victims of the inferno a free stay in their Kent holiday home.

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'Idiot mandarins' to blame for school's league table plunge

Simon Langton Boys' shunned the 'boring and insipid' standard English GCSE

19 October 2017

A grammar school says it will be forced to teach a 'boring and insipid' GCSE course to jump off the bottom of school league tables.

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Three cut from wreckage

Police have been called to the scene

18 October 2017

Three people were cut from wreckage and treated following a crash last night.

Music and mystery at the Canterbury Festival

The Canterbury Festival opening parade

18 October 2017

Gripping and ghoulish shows in honour of Halloween mix with walks, family-friendly fun and music and mystery at the Canterbury Festival.

Landmark windmill home is for sale

18 October 2017

On the market now is a landmark windmill which has peered out across the sea at Whitstable for 200 years.

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