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Mum told of son's death by phone

11 May 2018
Mum told of son's death by phone

The heartbroken family of a dad-of-one who took his own life is calling for a change in police procedure after being told of his death by telephone.

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Inquest told teen died after cocktail of drugs

09 May 2018
Inquest told teen died after cocktail of drugs

A 19-year-old student was found dead at a caravan park after overdosing on a lethal combination of drugs, an inquest heard.

Restaurant vows to get tough after closure threat

08 May 2018
Restaurant vows to get tough after closure threat

Restaurant bosses have been threatened with closure after failing to produce CCTV of a mass brawl.

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Emergency alarms offline for six hours

07 May 2018
Emergency alarms offline for six hours

A council's response to a failure of emergency alarms worn by thousands of vulnerable people has been described as "incredibly slow and chaotic".

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Mum's agony at son’s ‘spur of moment’ suicide

04 May 2018
Mum's agony at son’s ‘spur of moment’ suicide

A heartbroken mum has paid tribute to her son after he was found dead at his home following a row with his partner.

Office block cost taxpayers staggering £8m

02 May 2018
Office block cost taxpayers staggering £8m

Council bosses paid a huge sum for a landmark office block and its surrounding land, which they plan to turn into a new Commercial Quarter.

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Speed limit of 40mph here to stay

01 May 2018
Speed limit of 40mph here to stay

A 40mph limit which is rarely respected by motorists will stay in place until a multimillion-pound motorway junction opens in 2019.

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Fish and chip shop gets hygiene battering

30 April 2018
Fish and chip shop gets hygiene battering

Health inspectors say they may take legal action against a popular fish and chip shop if it does not improve its food hygiene.

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Landlord offers reward after attack on pensioners

28 April 2018
Landlord offers reward after attack on pensioners

A property tycoon has offered a £1,000 reward for information leading to a prosecution after thugs attacked pensioners at a 70th birthday party.

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Council was unaware of 'regrettable' 32-week closure

25 April 2018
Council was unaware of 'regrettable' 32-week closure

Frustrated transport chiefs say they were not told a busy road would be closed for 32 weeks, sparking eight months of traffic chaos.

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Arrest after knife threat in food store

25 April 2018
Arrest after knife threat in food store

Police rushed to a town centre food store after a shop worker was allegedly threatened with a knife.

Arrest after three 'attacks' in one day

22 April 2018
Arrest after three 'attacks' in one day

Police have arrested a boy on suspicion of assault and robbery following three alleged attacks in one day.

Car fire sparks lane closure on motorway

22 April 2018
Car fire sparks lane closure on motorway

Police have closed a lane on a motorway after a car caught alight.

Living the high life...

21 April 2018
Living the high life...

Shocked passers-by spotted a man sunbathing precariously on the edge of a landmark nine-storey building.

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Plans still on for giant store despite losses

21 April 2018
Plans still on for giant store despite losses

Retail bosses reporting losses of £97million say plans to open their first purpose-built store in Kent are still on track.

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Horror smash driver fails to show for court hearing

20 April 2018
Horror smash driver fails to show for court hearing

A warrant has been issued for the arrest of a French lorry driver suspected of causing a multi-vehicle crash on the M20.

Violent yobs punch pensioners at party

20 April 2018
Violent yobs punch pensioners at party

A rampaging mob burst into a 70th birthday party leaving guests with swollen noses, black eyes and cut faces.

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Car bursts into flames on motorway

20 April 2018
Car bursts into flames on motorway

Police were forced to close one lane of a motorway after a car burst into flames on the hard shoulder.

One-star kebab shop cleans up its act

19 April 2018
One-star kebab shop cleans up its act

A town centre kebab shop which scored a food hygiene rating of one at the end of last year has now been given five stars.

Long wait for £3.2m park fund decision

18 April 2018
Long wait for £3.2m park fund decision

Bosses behind plans for a multimillion-pound park investment will have to wait more than a year to find out if their bid is successful.

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