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Armed police lock down street after man ‘seen with gun’

14 December 2023
Armed police lock down street after man ‘seen with gun’

A man has been arrested after a street was locked down by armed police following reports of a person brandishing a gun in a block of flats.

Warning over site ‘waste tipping’ as island crackdown continues

14 December 2023
Warning over site ‘waste tipping’ as island crackdown continues

Further measures are being taken to stop illegal dumping along an island’s coastline.

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Success... sort of! Percy the Potato finally reaches destination

13 December 2023
Success... sort of! Percy the Potato finally reaches destination

Our test of Royal Mail’s delivery service has ended in success… albeit nine days later than promised.

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Delays after multi-vehicle crash on Blue Bell Hill

13 December 2023
Delays after multi-vehicle crash on Blue Bell Hill

Drivers are facing delays after a multi-vehicle crash on Blue Bell Hill.

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CCTV released after three hurt in town centre assaults

11 December 2023
CCTV released after three hurt in town centre assaults

Police want to speak to a man after three people were taken to hospital following assaults in a town centre.

‘I love my tree – sharing it with ill children made perfect sense’

11 December 2023
‘I love my tree – sharing it with ill children made perfect sense’

A 20ft fir tree has been donated to a children’s hospice in time for Christmas after its owner appealed for help to get it there.

Woman assaulted in attack near high street

08 December 2023
Woman assaulted in attack near high street

An image has been released of a man police believe can help their investigation into a town centre assault on a woman.

Village wall smashed by lorry amid calls for HGV ban

08 December 2023
Village wall smashed by lorry amid calls for HGV ban

There are fresh calls for lorries to be banned from using a main road after a HGV smashed into a village wall.

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Almost 14,000 toys donated to kmfm’s Give a Gift campaign

08 December 2023
Almost 14,000 toys donated to kmfm’s Give a Gift campaign

In partnership with Bargain Hunter UK, kmfm has brought joy to children across Kent this Christmas by collecting thousands of toys.

‘Communities and police will be picking up the pieces after youth cuts’

08 December 2023
‘Communities and police will be picking up the pieces after youth cuts’

Young people, youth club bosses and community leaders have voiced their opposition to ‘shortsighted’ funding cuts to children’s services.

Deputy leader of council resigns

07 December 2023
Deputy leader of council resigns

A senior councillor has stepped down from his role as deputy leader in a row over decision-making at a borough council.

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French firm picked to build Britain's ‘longest road tunnel’

07 December 2023
French firm picked to build Britain's ‘longest road tunnel’

A contractor has been chosen to help build a proposed multi-billion pound road and tunnel project linking Kent with Essex.

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Parts of school shut for two days after boiler failure

07 December 2023
Parts of school shut for two days after boiler failure

Teachers at a grammar school have told key stage three children to not attend classes for two days following a boiler failure.

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Major defence firm announces huge recruitment drive

05 December 2023
Major defence firm announces huge recruitment drive

One of Kent’s biggest employers and manufacturers for defence, aerospace, and security has opened up more than 90 early career roles.

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Child taken to hospital after being hit by car

05 December 2023
Child taken to hospital after being hit by car

All traffic was brought to stop after a child was knocked down by a car near a pub.

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Lorry driver strikes to ‘compromise’ Christmas deliveries

04 December 2023
Lorry driver strikes to ‘compromise’ Christmas deliveries

Union members are staging walkouts in a row over pay with their packaging company bosses which could see delays to big brand deliveries.

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Teachers to pause strikes called over pupil violence

04 December 2023
Teachers to pause strikes called over pupil violence

Teachers have called off industrial action after bosses promised to spend £500k on behaviour specialists and introduce five-day exclusions.

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Sweet shop owner was a ‘truly remarkable man’

03 December 2023
Sweet shop owner was a ‘truly remarkable man’

Tributes have been paid to the founder of a seafront sweet shop who died just days after his 70th birthday.

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Main road to close for filming

01 December 2023
Main road to close for filming

A busy main road is set to close again to allow for the filming of a driving sequence.

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Lucky listener wins £2k in kmfm ‘Cash for Christmas’ competition

01 December 2023
Lucky listener wins £2k in kmfm ‘Cash for Christmas’ competition

Only lucky kmfm listener has started the weekend £2,000 better off after winning big during a particularly festive breakfast show.

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