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Dance floor 'removed' as club reopens as bar

15 August 2020
Dance floor 'removed' as club reopens as bar

A nightclub's dance floor has been temporarily removed as bosses prepare to reopen the town centre venue as a bar.

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'Lorry park shows unfortunate consequences of Brexit'

15 August 2020
'Lorry park shows unfortunate consequences of Brexit'

Campaigners say a 2,000-truck lorry park highlights the "unfortunate consequences of Brexit" - as dozens of protesters demonstrated against the site.

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Seafront disturbance sparks bid to stop unruly behaviour

15 August 2020
Seafront disturbance sparks bid to stop unruly behaviour

Rowdy beachgoers will be moved on or arrested as part of a bid to combat anti-social behaviour along a seafront stretch.

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Casino shuts permanently after heavy lockdown losses

14 August 2020
Casino shuts permanently after heavy lockdown losses

A casino on the coast has been closed for good as the cash-strapped firm running the site racked up heavy losses during lockdown.

An A-level results day like no other

13 August 2020
An A-level results day like no other

Secondary school bosses say uncertainty continues to hang over A-level results as teenagers across the district receive their grades.

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Oil spill as car crashes into parked vehicles

13 August 2020
Oil spill as car crashes into parked vehicles

Oil has been spilled along a busy route after a car crashed into a line of parked vehicles.

Man in face mask robs store at knifepoint

11 August 2020
Man in face mask robs store at knifepoint

A mask-wearing robber stole cigarettes from a branch of Tesco Express after threatening an employee with a knife.

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Devastation as homes flooded by burst water main

11 August 2020
Devastation as homes flooded by burst water main

Residents fear they will not be able to return to their homes for several months after a number of properties were flooded by a burst water main.

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MP 'should apologise' for cervix tweet

10 August 2020
MP 'should apologise' for cervix tweet

An MP at the centre of a transphobia row has been urged to apologise by campaigners after she said "only women have a cervix”.

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Crews battle campfire blaze

10 August 2020
Crews battle campfire blaze

A blaze in the middle of woodland has prompted a warning to campers urging them to remain vigilant when putting out fires.

‘Plant a tree for everyone in district’

09 August 2020
‘Plant a tree for everyone in district’

More than 160,000 trees should be planted as part of a drive to create “new forests” across the district, says a city councillor.

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New Kent home for bear cubs saved from poachers

07 August 2020
New Kent home for bear cubs saved from poachers

A pair of bear cubs rescued from poachers and predators after being abandoned by their mother are set to arrive in Kent.

'Please stop me trimming these bushes'

06 August 2020
'Please stop me trimming these bushes'

A karate instructor has been trimming the hedges surrounding road signs in his area for the last 20 years – despite being urged not to by the council.

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GBH charge after air ambulance called to town centre attack

05 August 2020
GBH charge after air ambulance called to town centre attack

A man has been charged after a person was injured in a town centre attack.

'People look disgusted as I inject my diabetic toddler'

05 August 2020
'People look disgusted as I inject my diabetic toddler'

A mum has highlighted the ignorance of some people towards Type 1 diabetes as she looks to raise awareness of its prevalence in toddlers.

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Kent's biggest panto cancelled

03 August 2020
Kent's biggest panto cancelled

Kent’s biggest pantomime has been cancelled for the first time amid uncertainty surrounding the reopening of theatres.

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Jobs threatened as sports firm collapses

03 August 2020
Jobs threatened as sports firm collapses

A sports store has fallen into administration putting a number of jobs across the county at risk.

No inspection for three years at ‘inadequate’ school

03 August 2020
No inspection for three years at ‘inadequate’ school

A school has not been inspected since it was given the lowest grading three years ago - but its new bosses are confident they’ve turned things around.

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The glory days of Kent's piers and what they look like now

30 July 2020
The glory days of Kent's piers and what they look like now

We take you through the tales of death, visiting presidents, financial strife and destruction that litter the histories of the county's piers.

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School head: 'Why shouldn't children wear masks?'

29 July 2020
School head: 'Why shouldn't children wear masks?'

A head teacher says guidance stating staff and children do not need to wear masks in schools does not make sense.

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