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District's chronic council housing shortage

11 October 2015
District's chronic council housing shortage

The council plans to radically increase social housing stock as waiting list hits 2,500 mark - with just home 25 sitting empty.

Manston negotiations on the rocks

11 October 2015
Manston negotiations on the rocks

US investor keen to take on airport accuses council leader of 'throwing roadblocks in front of us'.

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Farmer trampled by herd of cows is put into a coma

11 October 2015
Farmer trampled by herd of cows is put into a coma

A farmer has been placed in an induced coma after being trampled by a herd of cows on her 76th birthday.

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City’s student population now 40,000 – double 10 years ago

10 October 2015
City’s student population now 40,000 – double 10 years ago

Canterbury's population of students has mushroomed in recent years - with both welcome and unwelcome consequences.

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Parking firm contract reviewed after 'faking scandal'

10 October 2015
Parking firm contract reviewed after 'faking scandal'

A parking firm which operates in Kent is embroiled in a scandal over faked time stamps - which wrongly targeted legal parkers.

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Woman’s foul-mouthed lesbian abortion rant in Harvester

06 October 2015
Woman’s foul-mouthed lesbian abortion rant in Harvester

A 45-year-old woman swore at customers in a family restaurant and told one she was a lesbian and should have aborted her children.

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New laws to curb spread of student housing

01 October 2015
New laws to curb spread of student housing

Special new powers have been approved by councillors to force landlords to seek planning permission before turning homes into student accommodation.

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Uni's £150m transformation plans revealed

29 September 2015
Uni's £150m transformation plans revealed

Visions for remodeling of a city centre university include a new square, landmark buildings and thoroughfare linking historic sites.

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Take a look around city's first £1m flat

28 September 2015
Take a look around city's first £1m flat

Penthouse apartments with panoramic views in a city's most expensive block of flats were snapped up before building even started.

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Seafront flats plan for snooker club

27 September 2015
Seafront flats plan for snooker club

Developers hope to demolish a beachfront snooker and pool club to make way for luxury apartments and a new wine bar.

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Giant windfarm plans shelved

23 September 2015
Giant windfarm plans shelved

A power company has suspended proposals for onshore turbines three times the height of Nelson's Column.

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Experts won’t track me down, vows GP on TV show

20 September 2015
Experts won’t track me down, vows GP on TV show

A Kent doctor ditched his credit card and mobile phone to pose as a fugitive being tracked down by expert hunters.

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Hundreds of new homes for golf club site

15 September 2015
Hundreds of new homes for golf club site

A developer has won planning permission for 572 homes and sports facilities on a 100 acre plot.

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Grammar submits ambitious expansion plans

14 September 2015
Grammar submits ambitious expansion plans

A Canterbury school hopes to turn its current layout 'back-to-front' to provide a new hall, canteen, classrooms and entrance.

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Rejected by art college – now his work is world famous

13 September 2015
Rejected by art college – now his work is world famous

Striking underwater sculptures are attracting worldwide acclaim for this art college reject and ex-graffiti artist.

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Technology trailblazers take to stage

07 September 2015
Technology trailblazers take to stage

The advantages and disadvantages of living in a digital age will be explored at the Digibury conference hosted by comedian Robin Ince.

Europe must unite over refugee crisis, Archbishop urges

04 September 2015
Europe must unite over refugee crisis, Archbishop urges

Justin Welby has described his heartbreak after harrowing images of a drowned child have circulated around the world.

Farmer unrepentant after shooting family pet dead

21 August 2015
Farmer unrepentant after shooting family pet dead

A farmer who shot dead a family dog seen chasing his livestock says he aimed to kill - and would do it again in an instant. Warning: graphic image.

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Scrap GCSEs, says grammar school head

20 August 2015
Scrap GCSEs, says grammar school head

'Assessing youngsters at 16 is like 'declaring the score in a football match after 77 minutes - then playing the rest of the game.'

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Queen guitarist WON'T be king of the 'castle'

19 August 2015
Queen guitarist WON'T be king of the 'castle'

A manor house touted as a future home for Queen guitarist Brian May looks set to become a hotel instead.

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