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'For goodness sake, this is a rural village!'

25 July 2021
'For goodness sake, this is a rural village!'

Angry villagers are opposing a plan for 30 new affordable homes amid fears it could spoil their views of the countryside.

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'Most desirable plot of land in the county' up for sale

15 July 2021
'Most desirable plot of land in the county' up for sale

With panoramic views over the English Channel, the exclusive Leas at Kingsdown is one of the most desirable locations to live in

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Face masks on Kent buses recommended but won't be enforced

14 July 2021
Face masks on Kent buses recommended but won't be enforced

Bus operators says face coverings will be a matter of personal choice from Monday - but are recommending passengers continue to do so.

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'I haven't been able to eat fish and chips since'

13 July 2021
'I haven't been able to eat fish and chips since'

A father and son have driven the length of the UK in an old van fuelled solely on old chip cooking oil.

Former motor garage to go under the hammer

12 July 2021
Former motor garage to go under the hammer

The site of a former motor dealers is being auctioned with a guide price of between £220,000 and £240,000.

Is Norman Kent's oldest sportsman?

10 July 2021
Is Norman Kent's oldest sportsman?

Norman Tilley may have been born just five years after the First World War, but he's still bowling them over on the greens of Kent.

'It was one of the worst things I've seen in my 20 years in the job'

07 July 2021
'It was one of the worst things I've seen in my 20 years in the job'

Doormen have told of the 'distressing' scenes after rushing to help a crowd of pedestrians knocked down by a car in a high street.

'Our home was gutted by fire - now we share a single bedroom'

07 July 2021
'Our home was gutted by fire - now we share a single bedroom'

A mum and her two children have been left sharing a single bedroom after a fire destroyed their council flat.

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Cameras on new £6m bin lorry fleet to tackle collection woes

06 July 2021
Cameras on new £6m bin lorry fleet to tackle collection woes

A local authority has splashed out more than £6 million on new bin lorries fitted with CCTV cameras to capture problems on their routes.

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Major Kent music festival cancelled

05 July 2021
Major Kent music festival cancelled

A music festival planned for the August Bank Holiday weekend has been cancelled by organisers who say the safety of people must come first.

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Huge sports chain to open first Kent store at Tesco site

05 July 2021
Huge sports chain to open first Kent store at Tesco site

One of the fastest-growing sports retailers is opening a 12,000 sq ft store in Kent.

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Job losses as shop downsizes amid 'ludicrous' parking charges

04 July 2021
Job losses as shop downsizes amid 'ludicrous' parking charges

The boss of a long-running family store who is being forced to downsize and make redundancies has blasted “ludicrous” parking charges.

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Burning invasive plant spreading in Kent

04 July 2021
Burning invasive plant spreading in Kent

Highways authorities are being urged to tackle the spread of potentially dangerous giant hogweed which can cause severe blistering and even scar.

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Disturbance leads to cannabis farm find

30 June 2021
Disturbance leads to cannabis farm find

Police discovered a cannabis farm in a house while attending a disturbance during the early hours of the morning.

OAP 'with guns' tasered by armed police

30 June 2021
OAP 'with guns' tasered by armed police

A pensioner was taken to hospital after being tasered by armed police, who descended on a road after reports of a disturbance involving firearms.

River boat tour closes over mooring row

28 June 2021
River boat tour closes over mooring row

The operators of a popular river tour have had to abandon ship following a dispute over its mooring.

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Apple TV filming in Kent confirmed amid Tom Cruise rumours

28 June 2021
Apple TV filming in Kent confirmed amid Tom Cruise rumours

Bosses have confirmed a streaming service has been filming in a seaside town, as rumours about a Hollywood megastar gripped social media.

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'It's easier to ship to South Korea than France'

27 June 2021
'It's easier to ship to South Korea than France'

A guitar maker to the stars says new Brexit trade rules are creating a major headache for his business.

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Knifeman attempts to rob victim in public loos

23 June 2021
Knifeman attempts to rob victim in public loos

Police are hunting a robber who threatened a man with a knife in public toilets and demanded his mobile phone.

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Another big bank announces branch closures

23 June 2021
Another big bank announces branch closures

A market town is set to lose another of its big banks, as Lloyds announces it is closing a town centre branch.

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