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Marijke Hall

Marijke Hall joined the KM Group in 2016 as a reporter for the Kentish Gazette. In 2019 she became reporter for the Thanet Extra.

Baby died after mum turned away from busy labour ward

25 May 2022
Baby died after mum turned away from busy labour ward

An expert midwife has told an inquest a baby who lived for just 27 minutes would have survived if his mother had been admitted to hospital sooner.

Police chief vows to clamp down on 'lawless' town

24 May 2022
Police chief vows to clamp down on 'lawless' town

A police chief insists action is being taken to stamp out the violence and late-night disorder that has seen a town branded "lawless".

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Pizza shack and bar at trendy clifftop venue

21 May 2022
Pizza shack and bar at trendy clifftop venue

A new tap room and pizza shack have kicked off the reopening of a trendy summer seafront destination.

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Truck left hanging due to heavy skip

19 May 2022
Truck left hanging due to heavy skip

A rescue unit is assisting the driver of a skip lorry which tipped over backwards.

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Historic 'hidden' venue to be restored and reopened after 30 years

19 May 2022
Historic 'hidden' venue to be restored and reopened after 30 years

A Grade II listed building designed by Kent architect EW Pugin, is to be restored thanks to a £300k funding boost.

We tried going cash-only in Kent

14 May 2022
We tried going cash-only in Kent

Could you get by without paying for things via card or smartphone for a week? KentOnline put it to the test...

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Seaside theatre up for sale after failed community bid

12 May 2022
Seaside theatre up for sale after failed community bid

A seaside theatre has been put up for sale on the open market after a community bid to take it over was turned down.

Hollywood filming 'causing traffic mayhem'

09 May 2022
Hollywood filming 'causing traffic mayhem'

Frustrated motorists say roads are gridlocked due to main routes being shut for the filming of a new Sam Mendes blockbuster.

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Platinum Jubilee prom and tribute concert cancelled

06 May 2022
Platinum Jubilee prom and tribute concert cancelled

Organisers of a jubilee prom and tribute concert have taken the "difficult decision" to cancel the events.

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Full plans to transform former nightclub revealed

05 May 2022
Full plans to transform former nightclub revealed

Plans to convert a former Kent nightclub into an art centre and wedding venue have been submitted.

Axe throwing and urban pétanque coming to town

02 May 2022
Axe throwing and urban pétanque coming to town

A new activity complex will bring axe throwing, urban pétanque and "slap-up street food" to a Kent town.

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Little ballet stars rally round friend who battled cancer

28 April 2022
Little ballet stars rally round friend who battled cancer

Babyballet stars raise money for their friend who has battled cancer for more than half her life.

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Residents at risk of drowning in pond and falling out of windows

28 April 2022
Residents at risk of drowning in pond and falling out of windows

A nursing home has been put in special measures after concerns were raised over safeguarding.

Kate Moss in town for Tracey Emin's new exhibition

27 April 2022
Kate Moss in town for Tracey Emin's new exhibition

Iconic figures Kate Moss and Vivienne Westwood are among hundreds of people to have visited artist Tracey Emin's emotional new exhibition.

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'I couldn't stand back and watch her die'

27 April 2022
'I couldn't stand back and watch her die'

A disabled man has recalled the moment he went into a stormy sea to rescue his beloved dog before a brave passer-by saved them both.

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‘They looked at me in shock and horror... like I’d never walk again’

23 April 2022
‘They looked at me in shock and horror... like I’d never walk again’

A woman who broke her arm, shoulder, leg and every rib in a horrific crash is now proving the doubters wrong in the most monumental fashion.

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New homes next to SEN school will go ahead

21 April 2022
New homes next to SEN school will go ahead

A plan to build new homes next to the playground of a special educational needs school has been given the go ahead.

Concerns over 'unsanitary and inhumane' conditions at traveller site

21 April 2022
Concerns over 'unsanitary and inhumane' conditions at traveller site

Worried councillors say Portaloos are being left unemptied for weeks and people are falling ill with diarrhoea at a traveller site.

Woman in her 60s 'left for dead' after attack

21 April 2022
Woman in her 60s 'left for dead' after attack

A woman in her 60s is in hospital with serious head injuries after being found by a member of the public.

Crackdown on 'extreme littering' and beach thugs

14 April 2022
Crackdown on 'extreme littering' and beach thugs

A report has been published by a council setting out ways to tackle problems with rubbish on its award-winning beaches.

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