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Shock as 180 face redundancy

Around 180 jobs are at risk at a well-known boiler installation company as it tries to cut heavy losses.

Jean’s virtual headset shop becomes a reality

After testing out virtual reality headsets while on holiday, a mother-of-three took a chance on the new technology and set up her own business.

Delays after lorry hits railway bridge

Commuters faced disruption when a heavy goods vehicle smashed into a bridge.


Thousands of 999 calls unanswered

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


Science park set to expand

A business park, which employs more than 1,500 people, could be set to expand - creating a new link to the motorway.


'Queen of Benefits' and ex face sentence over car park thefts

The estranged partner of a mum-of-12 dubbed the 'Queen of Benefits' has admitted stealing cash from meters at car parks.

Jobless total reaches three-year high

Figures published on Wednesday revealed there were 1,705 jobseeker’s allowance claimants in the constituency in January.

Teenager arrested after town centre attack

Police say they have arrested an 18-year-old man after an assault outside a nightclub.

Lorry driver admits causing cyclist's death

A driver has admitted causing the death of an elderly cyclist who was hit by his lorry and dragged underneath it.

Couple in miraculous escape from crash

A man and a woman had a miraculous escape when their car overturned in a crash on a busy dual carriageway.


Missing boy found

A teenage boy who sparked a frantic search when he disappeared for more than 24 hours has been found.


Man's body found by police

Police were called to a property in a village where a man's body was found.

Cyclist involved in town centre crash

A woman has been taken to hospital after a town centre crash which led to buses being diverted.

National chains confirm store opening dates

Opening dates have been confirmed for two eargerly-awaited new stores that will create a jobs boost at a Kent retail park.


Council could double borrowing

Up to £60 million could be borrowed after councillors voted to double loans.


Fire crews tackle bungalow blaze

A chalet bungalow was destroyed in a fire.

Ryan follows his American dream

A former Kent schoolboy has achieved his goal of joining the US army.


Lounge fire leave man hospitalised

A man needed hospital treatment after a fire broke out at a house last night.

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