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Jobcentre opens in former River Island store

Jobcentre opens in former River Island store

A large shopping centre unit has been filled by a jobseeker support branch - but only temporarily.

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Hostel plan unveiled for £1.5m guest house

Hostel plan unveiled for £1.5m guest house

A young adult support charity hopes to convert an award-winning guest house into its Kent headquarters and accommodation.

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Missing man is found

Missing man is found

Police who were searching for a missing man who was last seen walking barefoot say he has now been found.

Pizza takeaway could open in former sweet shop

Pizza takeaway could open in former sweet shop

A takeaway pizza brand is hoping to take over an empty high street unit and open its seventh Kent branch.

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How do we save Kent's town centres?

How do we save Kent's town centres?

As town centres continue to flounder and try desperately to recover from the pandemic, an expert looks at the future of the county's high streets.

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Photos reveal rooftop terrace at riverside homes

Photos reveal rooftop terrace at riverside homes

New images reveal the open-plan, rooftop terraces which top a huge housing scheme in Kent.

New cafe brings 'slice of Cyprus' to town centre

New cafe brings 'slice of Cyprus' to town centre

A prominent town centre unit has been filled by a Cyprus cafe offering a wide array of Mediterranean food and drinks.

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Haunted pub gets new lease of life

Haunted pub gets new lease of life

The new owners of one of Britain's most haunted pubs are determined to distance it from the spooky legends.

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The Range set to fill empty John Lewis store

The Range set to fill empty John Lewis store

An abandoned John Lewis store is set to become home to The Range, creating 95 jobs.

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Sewage smell at development so bad children gag at dinner

Sewage smell at development so bad children gag at dinner

A gag-inducing sewage smell and damp in a newly built home are among a long list of issues for residents at a 300-home development.

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Reopening of leisure centre pools still weeks away

Reopening of leisure centre pools still weeks away

It remains unclear when a popular leisure centre will welcome visitors back to its pools following a £7.5m refurbishment.

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Son plunders £95k from dying mother’s bank account

Son plunders £95k from dying mother’s bank account

A son took £95,000 from his dying mother’s bank to fund a lavish lifestyle and squander on a new girlfriend.

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Woman arrested after reports of assault in early hours

Woman arrested after reports of assault in early hours

A 35-year-old woman has been detained by police who are investigating a suspected assault.

Construction milestone for world-class dance studio

Construction milestone for world-class dance studio

A multi-million pound dance facility will open next spring, with building work well underway.

40 homes planned for popular equestrian centre

40 homes planned for popular equestrian centre

A long-running riding school will close if plans for 40 new homes and commercial units are approved.

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'Roundabout Banksy' identity finally revealed

'Roundabout Banksy' identity finally revealed

A mysterious artist known as 'Roundabout Banksy' is a 51-year-old former welder, it has been revealed.

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Man with 'number of weapons' shot by armed police

Man with 'number of weapons' shot by armed police

A man was shot with a non-lethal round before being detained by police after armed officers were called to a residential street.

King of the carps: The story of Kent's 'celebrity' fish

King of the carps: The story of Kent's 'celebrity' fish

A look back at the life of the huge 'one-off' fish which captured the imagination of anglers worldwide.

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Fun day to raise cash for explosion victims

Fun day to raise cash for explosion victims

Organisers of a family fun day hope people will turn out this weekend to support those left seriously injured in a huge gas explosion.

Inside the abandoned nightclub that could become 60 flats

Inside the abandoned nightclub that could become 60 flats

KentOnline has enjoyed an exclusive tour of a long-abandoned flour mill and nightclub that could become 60 'high-quality' flats.

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