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'Explosion' after truck spotted alight

20 November 2021
'Explosion' after truck spotted alight

Watch the moment a truck caught fire at the side of a motorway.

Murder probe launched after man dies following attack

20 November 2021
Murder probe launched after man dies following attack

Police are investigating after a man wounded in a town centre assault died from his injuries.

Poignant letters from the Front for Remembrance Sunday

14 November 2021
Poignant letters from the Front for Remembrance Sunday

As we prepare to stand in silence at 11am, this moving selection of letters from the Front remind us why we should never forget.

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Town team boss named volunteer of the year

08 November 2021
Town team boss named volunteer of the year

Every little helps as Tesco store names the winners in its community awards.

Depraved killer 'called escort for sex' hours after disposing of body

23 October 2021
Depraved killer 'called escort for sex' hours after disposing of body

Sarah Everard's murderer reportedly contacted a call girl the same day he took his family to the woods where her body was hidden.

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Work starts on making bomb ship 'safe'

20 October 2021
Work starts on making bomb ship 'safe'

Experts are reported to have begun searching seabed for explosives spilled from wreck of munitions ship SS Richard Montgomery.

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Do Kent parents support jabs for children aged 12-15?

04 September 2021
Do Kent parents support jabs for children aged 12-15?

A poll of KentOnline readers has revealed where people in the county stand on Covid vaccinations for children.

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Dinghy blown two miles out to sea

14 August 2021
Dinghy blown two miles out to sea

Two people had to be rescued by the RNLI after getting into trouble off a Kent beach.

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Long delays on M25

14 August 2021
Long delays on M25

Severe traffic congestion was causing problems for drivers trying to get out of Kent today.

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Rail line to close for weekend

23 July 2021
Rail line to close for weekend

No trains will run along a major railway route in the county as preparation work is carried out ahead of a scheme to prevent landslips.

PM's isolation U-turn after backlash

18 July 2021
PM's isolation U-turn after backlash

Kent readers reacted with dismay to plans for Boris Johnson and Rishi Sunak to dodge quarantine after they were contacted by Test and Trace.

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Dog left in hot car 'for three hours'

06 June 2021
Dog left in hot car 'for three hours'

Police were called to rescue a pet left in vehicle on one of the warmest days of the year so far.

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The days of knitted swimwear, grubby towels and freezing cold water

06 June 2021
The days of knitted swimwear, grubby towels and freezing cold water

We remember a popular, but freezing cold, open air pool in Kent - and the humiliation of the woollen costumes patrons of the time had to wear.

Looking back to mill community's first baby

23 May 2021
Looking back to mill community's first baby

We look back to 1926 when the birth of a mill community's first baby made history and sparked widespread celebrations.

When shops were shops

15 May 2021
When shops were shops

Memories of bacon slicers, cheese cut with a wire, butter patted into shape with wooden paddles and sugar weighed into blue paper bags.

Shelter's storytime therapy for scaredy cats

03 May 2021
Shelter's storytime therapy for scaredy cats

RSPCA carers are reading books to a group of moggies rescued from a Kent home in a bid to improve their confidence around people.

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Arrest after woman raped in alleyway

03 May 2021
Arrest after woman raped in alleyway

Police are appealing for information as part of an investigation into a sex attack.

Animal park to finally reopen doors

02 April 2021
Animal park to finally reopen doors

A popular animal reserve is now taking bookings for when lockdown relaxes.

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New 'pantry' can feed a family for under £10

21 March 2021
New 'pantry' can feed a family for under £10

There's a new type of 'food bank' where you can sign up to get enough to feed yourself for £3.50 a week including fresh vegetables and meat.

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Sex offender caught with indecent images

05 March 2021
Sex offender caught with indecent images

A pervert being monitored by police continued to access "appalling" images of children.

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