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Sanitary towels and condoms strewn along nature reserve riverbank

28 July 2021
Sanitary towels and condoms strewn along nature reserve riverbank

The pressure in a sewerage system after heavy rainfalls has lifted the lid on a drain cover and left waste products strewn across a nature reserve.

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Road closure traffic blocks country lanes

28 July 2021
Road closure traffic blocks country lanes

Motorists are experiencing a third day of disruption, with another nine to go, after country lanes were blocked by traffic avoiding a road closure.

'I'm so angry' says theft victim

28 July 2021
'I'm so angry' says theft victim

A group of four women distracted a market shopper while stealing her wallet.

Home with a view of Churchill

27 July 2021
Home with a view of Churchill

Savills is marketing a property that has a view of Britain's wartime Prime Minister and a link to Lewis Carroll.

'Let's restore County Town's crown'

27 July 2021
'Let's restore County Town's crown'

A council leader has challenged colleagues to set political differences aside and join him in a race to take their town to the top.

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Driver was crushed by lorry after 'handbrake not applied properly'

26 July 2021
Driver was crushed by lorry after 'handbrake not applied properly'

An insufficiently applied handbrake caused a refuse truck to roll away crushing its driver, an inquest heard.

Village loses out on £469k after change to housing plan

26 July 2021
Village loses out on £469k after change to housing plan

A decision to increase affordable homes in a development means a village missing out on thousands of pounds to put towards school places.

Binman crushed to death by lorry was only on round due to staff shortages

23 July 2021
Binman crushed to death by lorry was only on round due to staff shortages

A supervisor had stepped in at the last minute to cover a shift when tragedy struck as he tried to stop his refuse truck rolling away.

Garden waste collections suspended

23 July 2021
Garden waste collections suspended

A shortage of HGV drivers is posing a threat to refuse collections with two councils taking mitigating action.

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Frantic activity to re-open town's nightclub

23 July 2021
Frantic activity to re-open town's nightclub

This is what clubbers can expect at a venue which is re-opening after suffering a huge fire days ago.

Police suspicions lead to drugs find

23 July 2021
Police suspicions lead to drugs find

A man has been arrested on suspicion of intent to supply Class A drugs.

The life and times of Paddy Ashdown

23 July 2021
The life and times of Paddy Ashdown

Two political figures - one national and one local - will be remembered at a free event tonight.

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What changes has Freedom Day brought to the town centre?

21 July 2021
What changes has Freedom Day brought to the town centre?

So 16 months on from the first lockdown, how different do our streets look?

'Vigilante' litter pickers only solution for mounting problem

21 July 2021
'Vigilante' litter pickers only solution for mounting problem

A businessman is calling on companies to step up to tackle the problem of littering in Kent by adopting their own areas to keep tidy.

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How Maidstone reacted to Freedom Day

19 July 2021
How Maidstone reacted to Freedom Day

As the wearing of masks ceased to be a legal requirement, our reporter went to see if residents of one town had cast them off.

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Rescue on cards for special needs farm?

19 July 2021
Rescue on cards for special needs farm?

A care agency has offered to save an under-threat farm used by adults with autism and disabilities for more than 100 years.

'Last I remember was having a kebab, then I was in the water'

18 July 2021
'Last I remember was having a kebab, then I was in the water'

A heroic neighbour sprung into action to save a young reveller from drowning after a night out.

New council leader is just 28

18 July 2021
New council leader is just 28

A newly elected council leader, aged in his 20s, has pledged 'nothing is off the table' in sorting a bin collection crisis.

'We're not speaking right now!'

12 July 2021
'We're not speaking right now!'

Italians living in Kent have spoken of their divided loyalties after watching the Euro 2020 final.

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Garden tools taken from outbuilding

12 July 2021
Garden tools taken from outbuilding

Police need help identifying two suspects caught on CCTV.

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