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Pools to reopen after £7.5m revamp

Pools to reopen after £7.5m revamp

Two swimming pools at a leisure centre will reopen after more than a year closed for multi-million pound refurbishment works.

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Flasher sexually assaulted nurse in drunken hospital rampage

Flasher sexually assaulted nurse in drunken hospital rampage

A pervert who exposed himself in an A&E department and grabbed a nurse's breast after downing vodka has been jailed for 30 months.

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Kent's monorail plan that never got off the ground

Kent's monorail plan that never got off the ground

In an ambitious bid to bring a 'wow factor' to a Kent town, bold plans for a monorail were once put together. Here, we look at why it never came off.

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Warrilow: Let's keep it clean

Warrilow: Let's keep it clean

Ashford boss Tommy Warrilow reckons keeping clean sheets on a regular basis will be vital if his side are to earn promotion this season.

£7.1m dementia-friendly housing opens

£7.1m dementia-friendly housing opens

A £7.1 million independent living scheme replacing old facilities has opened with care ready homes for older people.

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Cocaine found in car after police chase

Cocaine found in car after police chase

A man has been arrested after a stash of cocaine was found in a car after a high speed chase through the countryside.

Teen arrested at station

Teen arrested at station

A joint operation targeting violence and drug offences on the railways saw two people, including a teenage boy, arrested at a station.

Distillery plans backed by Rocksalt boss

Distillery plans backed by Rocksalt boss

Plans for a micro-distillery in a small village have been backed by the entrepreneur behind a successful restaurant and pub chain.

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Heartless thieves steal defib from village hub

Heartless thieves steal defib from village hub

Thieves have stolen a defibrillator from a village community hub.

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Town centre farm shop to reopen after renovations

Town centre farm shop to reopen after renovations

A farm shop which closed to allow changes to be made will reopen tomorrow selling fruit and veg before launching a new bakery.

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Woodland car park to finally reopen after 18 months

Woodland car park to finally reopen after 18 months

A car park which was closed in a bid to prevent anti-social behaviour in a woodland will reopen for the winter thanks to a community effort.

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Remembrance silence disturbed by parent's drink drive arrest

Remembrance silence disturbed by parent's drink drive arrest

A Remembrance Service was disrupted by police as they blew a whistle to stop a car seen driving past with a child stood up in the back.

Cyclist hit in head during underpass robbery

Cyclist hit in head during underpass robbery

A cyclist making his way through an underpass was set upon by two men in a violent robbery.

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Town's oldest family-run shop to close

Town's oldest family-run shop to close

A Kent town's oldest family-run shop is to close before Christmas after more than 100 years of trading.

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Truckers still getting lost on way to Brexit lorry park

Truckers still getting lost on way to Brexit lorry park

Almost a year after a post-Brexit lorry park opened, drivers are still getting stuck on village roads and tearing up verges trying to find it.

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Lorries destroyed in fire at truck stop

Lorries destroyed in fire at truck stop

Two lorries were engulfed in flames after a camping stove fire got out of control at a truck stop.

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Abandoned Post Office could become shared housing

Abandoned Post Office could become shared housing

Plans to convert a former Post Office into shared housing with two commercial units have been submitted to a council.

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'I enjoy painting in nude at Kent home'

'I enjoy painting in nude at Kent home'

Comedian Vic Reeves has told of his love and talent for painting, as well as his decision to paint in the nude at his Kent home.

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Cause of dad's fatal crash to remain mystery

Cause of dad's fatal crash to remain mystery

The cause of a biker's fatal crash will never be confirmed, an inquest has heard.

Woman raped in town centre car park

Woman raped in town centre car park

An attack on a woman in a car park opposite bus stops has resulted in an appeal for information from police.

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