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Sadness as newborn lion cub dies

16 January 2021
Sadness as newborn lion cub dies

One of three baby lions born at a Kent animal park last week has passed away.

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Snow falls across Kent

16 January 2021
Snow falls across Kent

Parts of the county have woken up to the white stuff, with weather warnings in place for more to come.

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Grisly true crime drama being filmed in Kent

13 December 2020
Grisly true crime drama being filmed in Kent

A Channel 4 film crew has been shooting scenes for My Name is Lizzie, the true story about the 1992 murder of Rachel Nickell.

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TV company to close bridge for a second time

11 December 2020
TV company to close bridge for a second time

Producers rapped over the knuckles for forcing cyclists to use the Sheppey Crossing have been allowed back to finish shooting ITV thriller Too Close.

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Lights, cameras, action!

05 December 2020
Lights, cameras, action!

Bedgebury Pinetum's picture-perfect Christmas trail returns at last.

Charity to spread festive cheer with Santa visits

05 December 2020
Charity to spread festive cheer with Santa visits

A children’s charity is hoping to spread some festive cheer by offering socially-distanced doorstop visits from Santa and his elves.

Police probe 'Toilet of England' sign stunt

28 November 2020
Police probe 'Toilet of England' sign stunt

Officers are investigating reports of criminal damage after an anti-Brexit group stuck stickers on 26 road signs as part of a protest.

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Two casualties following crash

28 November 2020
Two casualties following crash

A road was shut for several hours due to a collision and fuel spillage.

Council offers cash towards new war memorial wall

20 November 2020
Council offers cash towards new war memorial wall

A council has set up a £250k fund for special projects and says some of the cash can be spent on building a new 'wall of names' at the war memorial.

'They see me as a big sister'

19 October 2020
'They see me as a big sister'

A 26-year-old woman from Kent is the legal guardian of 14 Tanzanian children, some from an orphanage which shut and others rescued from the streets.

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Man arrested after woman hit by car

18 October 2020
Man arrested after woman hit by car

Police investigating a road rage attack have detained a man on suspicion of assault.

First look at new special school

06 October 2020
First look at new special school

A special school which opened its doors last week is the second in two months.

Town's only theatre faces bankruptcy in six months

01 October 2020
Town's only theatre faces bankruptcy in six months

A huge bill for Covid-19 safety measures plus dwindling audiences could mean the final curtain for town's only theatre after nearly 40 years.

Rail disruption after points failure

20 September 2020
Rail disruption after points failure

Urgent repairs to railway equipment is set to cause delays all day.

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'Don't light fires on windy days'

20 September 2020
'Don't light fires on windy days'

The fire service has issued a warning after embers from an incinerator caused a garden fire.

Car bursts into flames after crash

20 September 2020
Car bursts into flames after crash

Fire crews were called to a vehicle alight on a motorway.

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Night time closures for main road

18 September 2020
Night time closures for main road

Drivers warned to prepare for three weeks of road works on busy route.

Blaze breaks out in wood

23 August 2020
Blaze breaks out in wood

Fire crews were called after flames were spotted coming from woodland.

Air ambulance called to motorbike crash

23 August 2020
Air ambulance called to motorbike crash

Police have shut a road and an air ambulance was called following a crash in a village.

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Man given first aid after pub fire

26 July 2020
Man given first aid after pub fire

A man had to be treated after breathing in smoke when a deep fat fryer caught alight in a pub kitchen.

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