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Village's incredible 'lockdown snake' becomes permanent fixture

25 September 2020
Village's incredible 'lockdown snake' becomes permanent fixture

An artwork made of hundreds of pebbles decorated by villagers during the lockdown has been turned into a permanent memorial to mark the pandemic.

Man arrested after double stabbing at holiday park

25 September 2020
Man arrested after double stabbing at holiday park

A man in his 30s has been arrested on suspicion of assault after two people were stabbed at a popular coastal caravan park.

'Dustmen took my bin - and said pick it up in Fiesta'

24 September 2020
'Dustmen took my bin - and said pick it up in Fiesta'

Refuse collectors drove off with a pensioner's wheelie bin - before telling her to retrieve it in the back of her car.

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Lucy, 16, took life on tracks as friend watched helplessly

24 September 2020
Lucy, 16, took life on tracks as friend watched helplessly

A “kind-hearted and beautiful” schoolgirl tragically took her own life at a railway station, an inquest has been told.

Town's plan for alternative Christmas lights switch-on

23 September 2020
Town's plan for alternative Christmas lights switch-on

An alternative Christmas lights event will allow people to mark the start of the festive season from the safety of their own gardens.

Road changes leave people scratching their heads

22 September 2020
Road changes leave people scratching their heads

Many have been left confused by a council's decision to alter a city centre street in hope of making social distancing easier.

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'Work from home if you can'

22 September 2020
'Work from home if you can'

New government restrictions are set to see pubs, bars and restaurants close at 10pm daily while people are urged to work from home wherever possible.

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Two stabbed at holiday park

21 September 2020
Two stabbed at holiday park

Police are investigating after two men were injured at a popular caravan park.

Freshers Week 'like no other' as students return

21 September 2020
Freshers Week 'like no other' as students return

Students arriving at our universities are facing an unusual start - with clubbing events cancelled and social distancing measures across campus.

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Truck swallowed by waves

16 September 2020
Truck swallowed by waves

Photos have emerged showing a black pick-up truck in the sea on the Kent coast.

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Animal park fire caused by spark from log burner

15 September 2020
Animal park fire caused by spark from log burner

The director general of a wildlife park hit by a huge fire has spoken of the impact of the blaze - as it is confirmed it started accidentally.

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Air ambulance lands at school following nearby incident

15 September 2020
Air ambulance lands at school following nearby incident

An air ambulance landed in a school playing field as medics responded to an incident at a nearby address.

Cafe offers free tea for breastfeeding mums

15 September 2020
Cafe offers free tea for breastfeeding mums

A coffee house has been praised for offering free tea and a welcoming space for mums who need to feed their babies while out and about.

Fire breaks out at wildlife park

14 September 2020
Fire breaks out at wildlife park

A blaze took hold at a popular animal park that is home to more than 50 species of animals.

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Warning after 'strange man' on footpath hurls abuse

14 September 2020
Warning after 'strange man' on footpath hurls abuse

A 23-year-old has warned others after a man approached her while she walked alone, before hurling abuse at her when she threatened to call the police.

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Family left living in hotel after losing everything in fire

14 September 2020
Family left living in hotel after losing everything in fire

A family who were forced to cancel their contents insurance while struggling financially due to the pandemic have lost everything in a blaze.

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Four vehicles crash on M2

13 September 2020
Four vehicles crash on M2

Emergency services have been at the scene of a four-vehicle crash which closed a motorway.

Men arrested on suspicion of rape as police tape off road

13 September 2020
Men arrested on suspicion of rape as police tape off road

Police investigating an alleged rape have arrested two men in their 20s, and have taped off a city centre street.

Gardener of Gogglebox couple takes over at Cathedral

13 September 2020
Gardener of Gogglebox couple takes over at Cathedral

A talented gardener who tends multi-award winning gardens owned by a Gogglebox couple is taking charge of Canterbury Cathedral's grounds.

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Person injured in A2 lorry and car crash

13 September 2020
Person injured in A2 lorry and car crash

Police, ambulance and fire services were called to a crash on the A2 in which one person was injured.

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