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Mum following in late father's firefighting footsteps

21 June 2020
Mum following in late father's firefighting footsteps

A bodybuilder is following in her late father's footsteps by tackling fires and saving lives.

Seven fire engines battle thatched roof house blaze

20 June 2020
Seven fire engines battle thatched roof house blaze

A road was sealed off as seven fire engines battled a large house blaze close to the Kent coast.

High streets 'rammed' on first Saturday since stores reopened

20 June 2020
High streets 'rammed' on first Saturday since stores reopened

Shoppers have made the most of the nice weather and been on the hunt for deals on the first Saturday since non-essential stores were reopened.

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Fresh opening date for new Lidl

20 June 2020
Fresh opening date for new Lidl

The opening of a town’s newest supermarket has been pushed back by bosses, KentOnline can reveal.

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Controversial 800-home estate suffers setback

20 June 2020
Controversial 800-home estate suffers setback

Work on a £250m development on the outskirts of town has been set back by about two years following a series of delays.

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Queues as Laura Ashley store launches closing down sale

20 June 2020
Queues as Laura Ashley store launches closing down sale

Shoppers are lining the entrances to Laura Ashley stores as the chain launches its closing down sale.

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Arrests after concerns raised for vulnerable OAP

20 June 2020
Arrests after concerns raised for vulnerable OAP

Three arrests have been made after an elderly man paid out substantial sums of cash for sub-standard building work at his home.

Man spotted trying to sell knife at train station

20 June 2020
Man spotted trying to sell knife at train station

A large knife and drugs were seized after a man was spotted trying to sell a blade at a train station.

Angry jet skiers hit back

19 June 2020
Angry jet skiers hit back

Angry jet-skiers are urging a council to reopen a launching ramp and say sports enthusiasts are being punished for the actions of a minority.

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Drug-dealing teens jailed

17 June 2020
Drug-dealing teens jailed

A pair of teenage drug dealers described as persistent offenders by police have been jailed.

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450-home estate set for green light

17 June 2020
450-home estate set for green light

More than £3.5 million could be spent on GP surgery, school and library expansions – if plans for a 450-home estate are approved.

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Plaque to minstrel performer under review after campaign

12 June 2020
Plaque to minstrel performer under review after campaign

A seaside plaque commemorating the life of a well-known blackface minstrel is under review after campaigners called for it to be removed.

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Thug spits at man in 60s three times

12 June 2020
Thug spits at man in 60s three times

A man in his 60s was spat at three times by the same thug who broke his finger just days before.

Bandana-wearing man tried to lead boy, 12, away

12 June 2020
Bandana-wearing man tried to lead boy, 12, away

A probe has been launched after a bandana-wearing man tried to lead a boy away by the arm.

More than 200,000 people furloughed in Kent

12 June 2020
More than 200,000 people furloughed in Kent

Statistics show about 29% of the county's workforce are having their wages paid by the taxpayer.

Sisters stabbed to death in park

11 June 2020
Sisters stabbed to death in park

Church leaders have sent their condolences to a Kent couple whose daughters were discovered stabbed to death in a park.

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'Scruffy' thief poses as church helper to steal OAP's cash

11 June 2020
'Scruffy' thief poses as church helper to steal OAP's cash

A man posing as a member of a church stole a bag containing cash, cards, a mobile phone and passport from an elderly woman.

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Thug with 'nasty temper' jailed for knifing nightclub boss

11 June 2020
Thug with 'nasty temper' jailed for knifing nightclub boss

A man with a "nasty temper" and almost 50 offences to his name has been jailed for stabbing a nightclub owner in the stomach.

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Yobs lob tyres on train tracks

11 June 2020
Yobs lob tyres on train tracks

A train line was closed after trespassers dumped tyres along a stretch of tracks.

Decision 'soon' on delaying 11-plus exam

11 June 2020
Decision 'soon' on delaying 11-plus exam

A decision will soon be announced on a date for this year's Kent Test amid growing calls to delay it because of the coronavirus pandemic.

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