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Homelessness charity reveals man shot dead was ex-soldier

20 May 2016
Homelessness charity reveals man shot dead was ex-soldier

An ex-soldier who was refused a place on a council’s housing register was shot dead in his tent.

Teachers may strike over grammar's academy plan

19 May 2016
Teachers may strike over grammar's academy plan

Teachers at a leading grammar school are considering strike action over controversial plans to convert to an academy.

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City grammar's expansion plans roll on

18 May 2016
City grammar's expansion plans roll on

An 'outstanding'-rated grammar has announced a bid to open a new secondary on the site of a former school next door.

Newborn gorilla on critically endangered list

12 May 2016
Newborn gorilla on critically endangered list

Keepers at a famous Kent animal park have reported the successful birth of a critically endangered western lowland gorilla.

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Dad slams 'ludicrous' taxi decision

07 May 2016
Dad slams 'ludicrous' taxi decision

A schoolboy has been refused a bus pass by bureaucrats... who have offered to pay thousands on taxis instead.

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Chimpanzees stuck in US lab due to legal challenge

06 May 2016
Chimpanzees stuck in US lab due to legal challenge

Animal rights campaigners have challenged the transfer of eight chimps from a US laboratory to a Kent wildlife park.

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Pensioner jailed for ignoring order to stop begging

02 May 2016
Pensioner jailed for ignoring order to stop begging

A pensioner has been jailed for swigging alcohol and begging for loose change

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Stabbed mum 'lived for her three boys'

29 April 2016
Stabbed mum 'lived for her three boys'

A woman suspected to have been murdered alongside her partner has been described by her family as a free spirit with an infectious personality.

Grammar's academy plans face angry backlash

21 April 2016
Grammar's academy plans face angry backlash

A school's proposals to convert to academy status have prompted furious calls from parents to think again.

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Secondary closed due to lack of pupils could reopen in 2019

08 April 2016
Secondary closed due to lack of pupils could reopen in 2019

A defunct secondary school branded "no longer viable" could be resurrected as early as 2019.

Two more arrests in double murder probe

31 March 2016
Two more arrests in double murder probe

Two women aged 18 and 35 have been arrested by police investigating the suspected murder of a man and woman.

City's biggest ever planning application

24 March 2016
City's biggest ever planning application

Developers have lodged plans for a 4,000-home 'garden suburb' on the outskirts of historic Canterbury city centre.

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Going, going, gone!

23 March 2016
Going, going, gone!

Council contractors have bulldozed a family home built without planning permission.

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Club: 'We can't be responsible for vomit and urine'

20 March 2016
Club: 'We can't be responsible for vomit and urine'

A club seeking to extend its licence to 6am told a court it couldn't be blamed for every puddle of urine or pool of vomit.

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Report reveals fire spread concerns

09 March 2016
Report reveals fire spread concerns

Housing bosses say a report has identified "potential issues" with homes destroyed by a blaze which spread at rapid speed.

Students condemn council's 'NIMBY' housing law

29 February 2016
Students condemn council's 'NIMBY' housing law

New powers allowing a city council to rein in the spread of student housing are slammed by SU representatives.

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Hospitals trust faces growing debt crisis

28 February 2016
Hospitals trust faces growing debt crisis

East Kent’s hospitals trust is running at a £4 million-a-month shortfall and looks set to go to the government for a bailout.

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Gaping sink hole swallows front garden

21 February 2016
Gaping sink hole swallows front garden

'I woke up and thought vandals had stolen my tree', says mum-of-two with 10ft crater in her property.

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Scuffle ends walking football match within minutes

19 February 2016
Scuffle ends walking football match within minutes

A walking football match for the over 50s was called off as quick as it started as rival players clashed on the pitch.

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Security alert... over butter knife

19 February 2016
Security alert... over butter knife

A court interpreter sparked a security alert... when he turned up with his packed lunch.

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