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Air ambulance called to two-car crash

01 December 2020
Air ambulance called to two-car crash

A busy main route has been closed in both directions after a crash which also saw the air ambulance land at the scene.

Appeal for funds to help remember loving dad, 35

01 December 2020
Appeal for funds to help remember loving dad, 35

A fundraiser has been launched to create a memorial for a loving dad-of-five who died at a supermarket.

Testing boost could move Kent out of Tier 3, says Hancock

30 November 2020
Testing boost could move Kent out of Tier 3, says Hancock

A ramping up of coronavirus tests across the country could see Kent move out of tier three, ministers believe.

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‘My heart sinks for residents forced out by holiday homes’

28 November 2020
‘My heart sinks for residents forced out by holiday homes’

Residents are being forced out of a popular sea-side town by a growing number of holiday lets, a councillor claims.

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100 new beach huts to cash in on Covid staycation boom

27 November 2020
100 new beach huts to cash in on Covid staycation boom

More than 100 new beach huts could be built along the coast - with council bosses hoping to raise £2 million from the sales.

New crematorium ‘would end long journeys for mourners’

27 November 2020
New crematorium ‘would end long journeys for mourners’

Plans to build a town’s first crematorium have been revealed – as developers claim it will prevent mourners from travelling miles to attend services.

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Cathedral’s treatment of zero-hours staff ‘not very Christian’

26 November 2020
Cathedral’s treatment of zero-hours staff ‘not very Christian’

Canterbury Cathedral has been accused of acting in an un-Christian way by showing the door to several workers on zero-hours contracts.

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Flower Power bike stolen

25 November 2020
Flower Power bike stolen

Brazen thieves have made off with a brightly coloured bike adorned with petals and plants in the middle of a city.

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'I wouldn’t have moved here if I knew of hideous mast plans'

24 November 2020
'I wouldn’t have moved here if I knew of hideous mast plans'

A bid to erect a 5G mast the height of four double-decker buses has been launched – prompting fears the “monstrosity” will ruin a leafy road.

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Third of school isolating as head warns of weekly Covid cases

23 November 2020
Third of school isolating as head warns of weekly Covid cases

A Kent head teacher believes new coronavirus cases at his school could become a weekly occurrence.

Kent music venue at risk of closure

22 November 2020
Kent music venue at risk of closure

The owners of a popular music venue are in a race against time to raise enough funds to prevent the cash-strapped business from closing.

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‘Covid left me in 23-day coma and with PTSD - but I won't be beaten'

21 November 2020
‘Covid left me in 23-day coma and with PTSD - but I won't be beaten'

A dad left battling coronavirus in hospital for 95 days has spoken about its effects - as the phenomenon of Long Covid spreads across Kent.

Floodgates closed as wind forecast sparks concern

19 November 2020
Floodgates closed as wind forecast sparks concern

Strong winds along the coast have prompted local authority bosses to close a number of floodgates amid fears of high tides.

Sainsbury's collapse victim was doting dad-of-five

19 November 2020
Sainsbury's collapse victim was doting dad-of-five

A 35-year-old family man will be remembered as a loveable joker with a bubbly character following his tragic death at a supermarket.

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Four arrests after man and woman attacked by gang

18 November 2020
Four arrests after man and woman attacked by gang

Four people have been arrested after a man and woman were assaulted in a street robbery.

Crash fears as lockdown sparks woodland visitor rise

18 November 2020
Crash fears as lockdown sparks woodland visitor rise

A spike in trips to woodland has seen scores of motorists leave their cars along a road dubbed “accident alley” – prompting fears of a fatal crash.

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Hapless thieves in high-vis jackets steal tree

17 November 2020
Hapless thieves in high-vis jackets steal tree

Two thieves sporting luminous yellow tore a bright red tree from a pot outside a home - before dumping it in a bin.

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260 pupils sent home to self-isolate

17 November 2020
260 pupils sent home to self-isolate

School bosses have sent home 260 pupils to self-isolate after a child tested positive for Covid-19.

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Man in 30s died after collapsing at supermarket

16 November 2020
Man in 30s died after collapsing at supermarket

A man in his 30s tragically died after collapsing at a supermarket, emergency services have confirmed.

'I've been spat on and told to get cancer - but I'm proud of what I do'

14 November 2020
'I've been spat on and told to get cancer - but I'm proud of what I do'

One of Kent's biggest developers has spoken openly about being trolled and his undeserved reputation as a money-grabber in an in-depth interview.

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