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Rugby club’s ‘future secured’ after clubhouse plans approved

10 November 2023
Rugby club’s ‘future secured’ after clubhouse plans approved

State-of-the-art facilities for a rugby club have been given the green light as part of a controversial development.

Aldi announces opening date of £9m store

09 November 2023
Aldi announces opening date of £9m store

A discount supermarket has revealed when it will open a new out-of-town branch that will create up to 40 new jobs.

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‘Parking charge increases are another nail in the coffin for town traders’

09 November 2023
‘Parking charge increases are another nail in the coffin for town traders’

High Street business owners say plans to increase rates in the busiest car parks could put off shoppers.

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Whistling postman raises over £7k despite broken collar bone

08 November 2023
Whistling postman raises over £7k despite broken collar bone

A town-centre charity fundraiser, who has raised more than £320,000 in 27 years, has added £7,600 to the total despite multiple obstacles.

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Tributes paid to town ‘character’ after sudden death

08 November 2023
Tributes paid to town ‘character’ after sudden death

Tributes have flooded in for a ‘popular’ biker known for sitting in a high street with his three-legged dog Lucy..

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Cockroach infestation closes high street restaurant

07 November 2023
Cockroach infestation closes high street restaurant

A Mexican restaurant has been forced to shut after the discovery of a “widespread, live active cockroach infestation”.

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Kent's first refuge for male and LGBTQ+ domestic abuse victims opens

06 November 2023
Kent's first refuge for male and LGBTQ+ domestic abuse victims opens

A domestic abuse charity hopes to fill the “gap in support” for men and LGBTQ+ people who still live with the stigma of being victims.

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Football club’s ‘shed end’ destroyed in storm

06 November 2023
Football club’s ‘shed end’ destroyed in storm

A football club are appealing for help to replace their “shed end” after it was destroyed in Storm Ciaran.

‘We were sold a dream’ – but it’s more of a war with rats

05 November 2023
‘We were sold a dream’ – but it’s more of a war with rats

Villagers are angry as what was supposed to be an attractive focal point of their estate is in fact “a breeding ground for rats”.

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Children's charity opens new state-of-the-art flats and living spaces

02 November 2023
Children's charity opens new state-of-the-art flats and living spaces

A new building that will have multiple uses has been officially opened after being built opposite a charity’s Kent headquarters.

‘We buried mum ourselves, and saved thousands’

02 November 2023
‘We buried mum ourselves, and saved thousands’

A family shunned a traditional funeral to give their mum a DIY send-off at a snip of the price, taking her on her last journey in their VW camper.

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Hospital set to receive multi-million-pound centre

31 October 2023
Hospital set to receive multi-million-pound centre

A new multi-million-pound diagnostic centre is to offer patients scans and tests closer to home in one area of Kent.

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Western-styled pub to be turned into house

28 October 2023
Western-styled pub to be turned into house

A watering hole that welcomed punters for 20 years and even featured on the big screen is set to become a family home.

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Town plagued by anti-social behaviour to get extra CCTV

27 October 2023
Town plagued by anti-social behaviour to get extra CCTV

Four parts of Kent are set to get a share of £900k to help make their town centres safer, with marshalls, CCTV and better lighting.

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Primary school damaged by ‘heartbreaking’ fire to remain closed

27 October 2023
Primary school damaged by ‘heartbreaking’ fire to remain closed

A primary school will remain closed for the “immediate future” after a fire ripped through the building causing extensive damage.

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Broken down vehicle adds to delays after lorry fire

27 October 2023
Broken down vehicle adds to delays after lorry fire

Drivers are facing ongoing delays on the M2 as work continues to repair the road following a fire.

Fly-tipper ordered to pay thousands after ignoring £400 fine

26 October 2023
Fly-tipper ordered to pay thousands after ignoring £400 fine

A man who was caught fly-tipping waste and furniture has been ordered to pay thousands of pounds in fines after ignoring the original penalty.

Delays continue on M2 after huge lorry fire

26 October 2023
Delays continue on M2 after huge lorry fire

Traffic is queuing for four miles as the clean-up following the massive blaze continues.

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Delays after crash on A-road

25 October 2023
Delays after crash on A-road

Three lanes out of four were closed on a main road after a multi-vehicle crash saw traffic back up for four miles.

Balaclava-clad bikers terrorising estate

25 October 2023
Balaclava-clad bikers terrorising estate

Residents fear it is only a matter of time before someone is hurt by ‘dangerous’ bikers who tear down pavements near a primary school.

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