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New funding prompts relaunch of mental health support group

The relaunch of a daytime mental health peer support group in Kent is hoped to alert more people to the service.

Storm forced total closure of Dartford bridge

Motorists faced huge disruption as one of Kent’s busiest highways was shut due to Storm Doris.


Reaction swings both ways to golf tournament’s return

Hotels may already be fully booked but some residents and businesses are sceptical about the return of The Open to Sandwich


Kent lashed by Storm Doris

The county is being battered by fierce gusts as Storm Doris sweeps across the country - with two bridges shut.


Massive rise in motorists driving whilst banned

More people have been caught getting behind the wheel while disqualified in the first eight weeks of the year than the whole of 2010, 2011 and 2012.


Black tie boost for Kelly fundraising

A formal-dress night has raised another £1,000 for cancer teenager Kelly Turner

Love letters inspire young film director's screenplay

An aspiring film director who created a short film based on his late great-grandparents’ love letters needs your votes to help him win an award.

1,000 extra tickets released for The Beast

An extra 1,000 tickets for the world’s largest inflatable obstacle course will be released later this week.

Inquest delays causing 'huge distress'

People living in parts of Kent have to wait more than nine months for answers after the unexpected death of a loved one due to a delay in inquests.


Thousands of 999 calls unanswered

Police in Kent have registered one of the biggest increases in the number of 'abandoned' emergency calls.


Appeal after car wrecks golf course

Police are hunting a vandal who drove a vehicle over a golf course, wrecking the grass.


Police helicopter scrambled after concerns for man

A man has been found safe and well after a police helicopter was scrambled to find him.

Open heading back to Sandwich

The 2020 Open golf Championship is to be staged at Royal St George's.


More signatures added to mental health petition

More support has been gleaned on a petition to review, change and improve mental health services in the district

Get set for sun, storms and wind

The county is set for a glorious start to the week - but it's likely to be a one-day wonder.


Dozens of ‘female genital mutilation’ cases in Kent

A children’s charity has criticised the lack of prosecutions of an illegal practice that leaves girls with lasting physical and emotional scars.


New £1 coin could cause havoc

Businesses that use vending machines are facing several major currency changes within 18 months.


Traffic clearing after crash

Traffic has started moving again on part of the London-bound stretch of the M20 after an accident.

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