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Peter Tatchell's LGBT 'transphobia' row

16 February 2016
Peter Tatchell's LGBT 'transphobia' row

A renowned rights activist has appeared in Kent and denied supporting controversial remarks about transgender people.

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Night of the living LED...

15 February 2016
Night of the living LED...

Plans to replace Kent's street lamps with LEDS have come under fire from critics who claim the pale blue light will make them look like zombies.

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Horror blaze sparks council call for sprinklers

15 February 2016
Horror blaze sparks council call for sprinklers

A local authority will lobby government for changes in the law following a fire which obliterated 15 homes at frightening speed.

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Kent artist creates haunting migrant sculptures

13 February 2016
Kent artist creates haunting migrant sculptures

The migrant crisis in the Mediterranean is the subject of the latest sculpture by Kent artist Jason deCaires Taylor.

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Kent hospital bosses back Hunt on junior doctors

11 February 2016
Kent hospital bosses back Hunt on junior doctors

The chief executives of two Kent hospitals trusts have appeared on a list of 20 supporting a new controversial contract for junior doctors.

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Will father shot by police face charges?

05 February 2016
Will father shot by police face charges?

A father shot by police during an armed stand-off a year ago will shortly find out if he is to face charges, according to the CPS.

Unis pump £1.6bn into south east economy

04 February 2016
Unis pump £1.6bn into south east economy

Latest financial analysis suggests two universities are worth hundreds of millions to their district.

Developer wins nod for 400 homes by Thanet Way

04 February 2016
Developer wins nod for 400 homes by Thanet Way

Council chiefs approve controversial plans for housing development on green space.

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Golf club to extend millionaires’ row

04 February 2016
Golf club to extend millionaires’ row

New clubhouse dream kept alive after council chiefs approve plans for three houses.

City strip club set for move

02 February 2016
City strip club set for move

Planning permission is expected to be given tonight for 20 flats on the site of a strip club - with bosses having high hopes for a new site nearby.

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Animal park mourns gorilla's death

01 February 2016
Animal park mourns gorilla's death

A 54-year-old gorilla popular with visitors to Howletts zoo has died from a suspected stroke.

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'I can pull trust out of special measures'

28 January 2016
'I can pull trust out of special measures'

In his first interview, the new chief executive of a troubled health trust says he can turn its fortunes around.

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Driver's payout after parking fine damaged car

28 January 2016
Driver's payout after parking fine damaged car

A council was forced to pay compensation to a motorist after the adhesive on a parking ticket damaged his windscreen.

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Hospital trust seeks £100k spin doctor

22 January 2016
Hospital trust seeks £100k spin doctor

A hospital trust needs a £100,000-a-year spin doctor to sugar-coat "difficult decisions" in the coming months. Interested?

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Plans for leafy estate and supermarket on city's outskirts

17 January 2016
Plans for leafy estate and supermarket on city's outskirts

A bold proposal to build 250 homes, a food store and a medical centre will 'reverse the fortunes' of a former colliery village, a developer claims.

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Family warned to leave mouldy council 'house of horrors'

08 January 2016
Family warned to leave mouldy council 'house of horrors'

An elderly couple suffering illnesses due to toxic mould contaminating their decaying council house have been told by an expert to leave immediately.

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Grammar's ambitious £11m expansion approved

05 January 2016
Grammar's ambitious £11m expansion approved

A school has won planning permission to extend and overhaul its site to create new grammar places.

City's largest housing scheme in decades

05 January 2016
City's largest housing scheme in decades

Developers have won approval for a 750-home estate marking a housing boom set to see 17,000 properties built.

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'Tax on the sick' - hospitals' £3.25m from parking

22 December 2015
'Tax on the sick' - hospitals' £3.25m from parking

Hospitals trust is one of the highest earners in the country in terms of parking revenue.

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Cheers – a murderer's smile after he is freed

18 December 2015
Cheers – a murderer's smile after he is freed

With drinks held high, Merrick Rogers - who brutally murdered a young mum in a park - flashes a grin for the camera after his release from prison.

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