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More T Level options for students

13 January 2021
More T Level options for students

Colleges are preparing for the second wave of T Level qualifications available to students from this September.

We went shopping with £30 to show what children should be getting

12 January 2021
We went shopping with £30 to show what children should be getting

As pictures of woefully inadequate school meal packages circulate online, we went to Asda armed with £30 to show what children should be getting.

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Couple brought together by tragedies beat lockdown to wed

07 January 2021
Couple brought together by tragedies beat lockdown to wed

A couple who found happiness with each other after tragedy and the fear coronavirus would claim a life, got married hours before the new lockdown.

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How to join Christmas Jumper Day 2020

26 November 2020
How to join Christmas Jumper Day 2020

Despite coronavirus, one of the festive season's biggest fundraisers is going ahead. Here's how to get involved in Christmas Jumper Day 2020...

Overwhelming response to keyring giveaway

12 November 2020
Overwhelming response to keyring giveaway

Thousands of reflective keyrings are on their way to children across Kent thanks to the almighty success of this year's Be Bright Be Seen campaign.

Last posting dates for Christmas

11 November 2020
Last posting dates for Christmas

Want to make sure you don't miss the dates to get gifts and cards - and letters to Santa - in the post for Christmas? Here's the info you need:

Bistro launches takeaway service

09 November 2020
Bistro launches takeaway service

Sponsored Editorial: A new takeaway business The Meatball Company, launched by a Deal bistro, offers freshly prepared meals to enjoy at home

High street changes under summit spotlight

27 October 2020
High street changes under summit spotlight

Changes to Kent's high streets, accelerated by the coronavirus pandemic, will be among the topics discussed at the Kent and Medway Business Summit.

Stay indoors this Halloween say councils

27 October 2020
Stay indoors this Halloween say councils

Families in Kent and Medway are being urged to stay home and not trick or treat on Halloween, despite government rules allowing for celebrations.

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Free reflective keyrings to giveaway

19 October 2020
Free reflective keyrings to giveaway

We have a whopping 20,000 Be Bright Be Seen reflective keyrings to once again give away to help children be seen on Kent's roads this winter.

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Nervous wait for GCSE results

20 August 2020
Nervous wait for GCSE results

After a week of wrangling over A-levels, GCSE pupils are nervously awaiting the release of their results.

An exam year like no other

13 August 2020
An exam year like no other

A-level results are out today, but they're not based on exams - here's what to do if you don't get the grades you were hoping for.

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The Beach at Bluewater is back

23 July 2020
The Beach at Bluewater is back

Bluewater's popular summer attraction The Beach is reopening this weekend, with restrictions in place to meet the latest government guidelines.

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Kent Test delayed until October

22 July 2020
Kent Test delayed until October

The test, which is done by thousands of pupils, has been delayed by a month, Kent County Council has confirmed.

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Fears over September school bus plans

08 July 2020
Fears over September school bus plans

As applications open for Travel Saver passes, a Kent MP is demanding answers over pupil bus bubbles to avoid a 'secondary school transport crisis'.

New education guide launches for Kent and Medway

03 July 2020
New education guide launches for Kent and Medway

As schools plan for a full return to class in September, we've added a new section to our website to bring you the latest news and information.

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Christmas lights trail puts tickets on sale

25 June 2020
Christmas lights trail puts tickets on sale

Despite the scorching temperatures tickets for a Christmas lights trail are on sale - with proposed restrictions at the event because of coronavirus.

Leading boarding school to welcome day pupils

15 June 2020
Leading boarding school to welcome day pupils

Sponsored editorial: To help local families, a Kent school is the last all-girls' boarding school in the UK to move from full boarding only

Tell your grandchildren you miss them

18 May 2020
Tell your grandchildren you miss them

Earlier this month we asked for messages from grandchildren. But now it's the turn of Kent's grandparents to tell their families they're missing them.

First look at guidelines for primary schools

15 May 2020
First look at guidelines for primary schools

No sharing of toys or materials, supervised handwashing and no end-of-term traditions all feature in the latest guidelines for primary schools.

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