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'Get into Britain' before Brexit

17 September 2019
'Get into Britain' before Brexit

Gangs have been encouraging migrants to come into the country before Britain leaves the EU.

Tour firms 'put off' visiting Kent by Brexit

16 September 2019
Tour firms 'put off' visiting Kent by Brexit

Concerns have been raised about the impact of Brexit on the county's tourism sector which employs 77,000 people.

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Couple slam council's restriction on garden salon

07 September 2019
Couple slam council's restriction on garden salon

A husband and wife have been forced to change their business idea after being refused planning permission.

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Customs stations will cause 'mayhem'

05 September 2019
Customs stations will cause 'mayhem'

Government plans for an extra three customs stations will cause "mayhem" in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

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Heated meeting on huge service failings

04 September 2019
Heated meeting on huge service failings

Councillors have clashed at a meeting held to discuss a damning report into an authority's poorly run children's services.

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Caravan park noise row

03 September 2019
Caravan park noise row

The building of an acoustic fence around a caravan park has been described as "vandalism".

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Pizza shop denied late night alcohol sale

27 August 2019
Pizza shop denied late night alcohol sale

A bid to open a pizza place that sells alcohol until 3am has been turned down.

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Social worker groped colleague

23 August 2019
Social worker groped colleague

A social worker has been suspended for a year for sexual misconduct after groping a colleague and making a comment about bread rolls.

Row over flats plan

23 August 2019
Row over flats plan

Planning committee chairman intervenes to prevent decision on tower block at Springfield.

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'We are not an amusement park'

23 August 2019
'We are not an amusement park'

The managing director of an adventure centre that's coming to a shopping centre next year has defended its plans.

'Ugly' flats plan ridiculed

04 August 2019
'Ugly' flats plan ridiculed

An industrial store is to be converted into nine flats despite strong criticism from councillors.

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'This is not fair on disabled users'

26 July 2019
'This is not fair on disabled users'

The cost of season ticket parking permits is to be increased across Kent’s country parks with blue badge holders suffering a 67% rise in price.

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Residents fear 'traffic nightmare' if school expands

20 July 2019
Residents fear 'traffic nightmare' if school expands

Residents have described the second phase of a school expansion as "crazy" and fear it will cause a 'traffic nightmare'.

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Council approves recycling centre, despite objections

18 July 2019
Council approves recycling centre, despite objections

A 35-year-old industrial unit will be turned into a new recycling centre after the proposal was given the go ahead.

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Roadworks cause 'unacceptable' traffic chaos

16 July 2019
Roadworks cause 'unacceptable' traffic chaos

Councillors have slammed Highways England for causing 'unacceptable' traffic chaos last weekend following the closure of a section of motorway.

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Bee report starts sexism row

14 July 2019
Bee report starts sexism row

A councillor has been accused of "everyday sexism" during his speech on an environmental report.

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Recycling plant expansion 'rubbish' for town

11 July 2019
Recycling plant expansion 'rubbish' for town

Fuming residents have slammed councillors after approving plans to expand a recycling centre amid concerns it will damage the town and environment.

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Recycling centre will operate for 24-hours on weekdays

08 July 2019
Recycling centre will operate for 24-hours on weekdays

A 35-year-old industrial unit could become a new recycling centre despite opposition from local groups.

Objections over revamping recycling centre

04 July 2019
Objections over revamping recycling centre

Dozens of objection letters have been sent to Kent County Council over a proposal to revamp a recycling centre.

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Secondary school wants to expand to meet pupil demand

04 July 2019
Secondary school wants to expand to meet pupil demand

An "outstanding" secondary school could expand despite opposition from a national public body over the potential loss of a sports field.

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