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'We can stop a repeat of Grenfell'

22 July 2021
'We can stop a repeat of Grenfell'

A company deliberately set a lounge and bedroom alight to show the importance of flame retardant cladding.

What we know so far about the Lambda variant found in the UK

13 July 2021
What we know so far about the Lambda variant found in the UK

Cases of the Lambda variant have been found in the UK. With concerns it could be more transmissable, here's all you need to know about its arrival:

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'Don't buy' warning for popular children's sun cream

06 July 2021
'Don't buy' warning for popular children's sun cream

Two well-known sun creams, including one made for children, have failed Which? tests leading to a warning for shoppers to avoid them this summer.

Girl, 11, behind world-changing wind-powered car

30 June 2021
Girl, 11, behind world-changing wind-powered car

At just 11 years old, Annabelle Sapoor is being praised for her bold design of an electric car that doesn't even have to be charged.

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MP demands change to protect cliff-top homes

17 June 2021
MP demands change to protect cliff-top homes

An MP has called on the government to scrap a designation that prevents anti-erosion measures being put along a crumbling cliff.

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Hydrogen plant dubbed ‘UK first’ to be built by next year

03 June 2021
Hydrogen plant dubbed ‘UK first’ to be built by next year

Construction work on a hydrogen plant is finally set to begin after Covid pushed the plans behind schedule.

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Celestial wonders seen in our skies

01 June 2021
Celestial wonders seen in our skies

From comets to eclipses, a look to the heavens has delivered some remarkable sights over the years.

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Five ways Kent is changing the world

12 May 2021
Five ways Kent is changing the world

From life-saving drug discovery to 6G technology, our county has its fair share of people striving to make the planet a better place.

Psychologists' signs help cut pollution at crossings

01 April 2021
Psychologists' signs help cut pollution at crossings

Carefully worded road signs have helped 'significantly' cut pollution by reducing engine idling at busy railway crossings, a study has found.

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'I'm going on hunger strike to stop climate change'

25 March 2021
'I'm going on hunger strike to stop climate change'

With the future of our world threatened by the effects of global warming, one Canterbury student is taking drastic measures to get the message across.

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Next coastal flood defence works announced

24 March 2021
Next coastal flood defence works announced

A section of Kent's coastline has been selected for future coastal flood defence improvements.

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Chinese and Russian cyber hackers target KCC computers

03 March 2021
Chinese and Russian cyber hackers target KCC computers

There were 76 million attempts to steal data from Kent County Council's computers during just three months last year, councillors have been told.

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Meteor races across night sky

01 March 2021
Meteor races across night sky

Footage captures the dramatic moment a fireball lights up parts of Kent as a meteor raced across the night sky.

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20-metre 5G mast planned for housing estate

04 February 2021
20-metre 5G mast planned for housing estate

A 20-metre telecomms tower could be built metres from a community playground.

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Inside the tech used by new border command cell

02 February 2021
Inside the tech used by new border command cell

A James Bond-style unmanned speed boat is among the new technology being deployed by Border Force in its fight against people smuggling gangs.

'Up to 1 in 3 people in Kent have caught Covid'

07 January 2021
'Up to 1 in 3 people in Kent have caught Covid'

EXCLUSIVE: Almost one in three people in Kent could have already had coronavirus, scientists have estimated.

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How and when to see the ‘Christmas Star’

14 December 2020
How and when to see the ‘Christmas Star’

The 'Christmas star' will be seen for the first time in 800 years this winter.

Council will be 'King Canute' in crumbling cliffs saga

21 November 2020
Council will be 'King Canute' in crumbling cliffs saga

A council has decided to take on the Environment Agency in a last-ditch bid to save cliffs which keep falling into the sea.

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Dad gets green light for 'last hope' cancer treatment

28 September 2020
Dad gets green light for 'last hope' cancer treatment

A father who raised £100,000 for his "last hope" cancer treatment in Israel will fly out this week after getting the green light from doctors.

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Wartime missile crater to be excavated

19 September 2020
Wartime missile crater to be excavated

The landing site of a rocket launched during an attack on Britain during the Second World War is to be excavated by archaeologists.

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