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Youngsters risk death after flouting river warning

Youngsters risk death after flouting river warning

A group of youngsters ignored warnings from firefighters as they played in the River Medway.

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Tulloch and Hall get Euro call

Tulloch and Hall get Euro call

Kent gymnasts Courtney Tulloch and James Hall have been selected for next month’s European Championships in Glasgow.

Closures and speed limits for county show

Closures and speed limits for county show

The Kent County Show starts today - read the essential traffic information for getting to and from Kent Showground.

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Chris hoping to land knockout blow

Chris hoping to land knockout blow

Pro boxing is back in Maidstone and home hero aims to be a bigger hit than usual.

KCC reveals Brexit 'shopping list'

KCC reveals Brexit 'shopping list'

Council chiefs are asking the government to pay for and run lorry parks and look to utilise more of Kent's ports after leaving the EU.

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New-look supermarket reopens

New-look supermarket reopens

Shoppers were able to return to a new-look Aldi today following refurbishment works

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Flasher exposes himself to child through window

Flasher exposes himself to child through window

Police are appealing for the public's help after a child saw a man exposing himself.

Road closed for emergency water works

Road closed for emergency water works

A busy road will be shut until next week for repairs to a leaking water pipe.

Probe finds RSPCA 'breached rules'

Probe finds RSPCA 'breached rules'

The animal charity had "concerning gaps in record keeping" after allowing a trustee to earn a salary and live rent-free at converted cattery.

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You will win the league

You will win the league

Maidstone United new boy George McLennan recalls his National League title triumph and why he's aiming high at the Gallagher.

Husband and wife jailed after vicious attack

Husband and wife jailed after vicious attack

The couple's 60-year-old victim was dragged from a taxi and repeatedly kicked and stamped on.

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Maidstone fixtures

Maidstone fixtures

Maidstone start the new National League season at home to Hartlepool on Saturday, August 4.

School put in 'lockdown' after bomb scare

School put in 'lockdown' after bomb scare

Pupils were held behind after a school went into lockdown.

'The mental scars will stay with him for a very long time'

'The mental scars will stay with him for a very long time'

Two criminals who bound and robbed their victim in a violent heroin dispute have been sentenced.

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Borough defends its action in row with Kent County Council

Borough defends its action in row with Kent County Council

After a week of silence, Maidstone council has now spoken out about why it is taking KCC to Judicial Review.

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Fire crews battle three-hour barn blaze

Fire crews battle three-hour barn blaze

Five fire engines responded to reports of a barn fire near Maidstone in the early hours.

Toddler's death inspires care worker career

Toddler's death inspires care worker career

A mum who lost a daughter to cancer is determined to help others going through the same trauma.

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Brexit blamed by fruit farmers for shortage of seasonal fruit pickers

Brexit blamed by fruit farmers for shortage of seasonal fruit pickers

Ministers urged to head off recruitment crisis on Kent's fruit farms

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Wimbledon fans to tuck into Kent strawberries

Wimbledon fans to tuck into Kent strawberries

Tennis lovers will enjoy Kent strawberries at this year's Wimbledon, starting today - and a huge amount is expected to be served.

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Permit holder’s fury as fines exceed £1,000

Permit holder’s fury as fines exceed £1,000

A homeowner says he is considering moving after being slapped with £1,000 in fines for parking near his own house.

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