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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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Dickens attraction to reopen after two-year closure

14 April 2022
Dickens attraction to reopen after two-year closure

An attraction celebrating author Charles Dickens is to reopen after being shut for two years.

'No one should see their child in the road covered in blood'

07 April 2022
'No one should see their child in the road covered in blood'

A mum is calling for a crossing on a 'dangerous' road after her son suffered a fractured skull when he was hit by a car as he walked home from school.

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Suspect arrested after cars broken into

31 March 2022
Suspect arrested after cars broken into

A man has been arrested after cars were broken into during the early hours of the morning.

First operator at luxury beachfront flats unveiled

31 March 2022
First operator at luxury beachfront flats unveiled

The developer behind a luxury seafront development has unveiled the first operator to take on one of the commercial units.

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First look inside new Clip 'n' Climb ahead of half-term

31 March 2022
First look inside new Clip 'n' Climb ahead of half-term

Hundreds of visitors attended the launch weekend of Kent's newest Clip 'n Climb centre.

'Neglected' historic building to become high-end hotel

28 March 2022
'Neglected' historic building to become high-end hotel

A run-down listed building in a seaside town is to be brought "back to to its former glory", say developers.

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Comedian forced to postpone Kent show tonight

24 March 2022
Comedian forced to postpone Kent show tonight

Stand-up star Josh Widdicombe has postponed one of his shows just hours before he was due to take to the stage.

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High street shut off as fire crews tackle blaze

24 March 2022
High street shut off as fire crews tackle blaze

Emergency services are at the scene of a fire in a busy high street.

New LGBTQ+ bar to open in Kent

24 March 2022
New LGBTQ+ bar to open in Kent

A new LGBTQ+ bar and community space is opening to create a venue where queer people can "be their true selves".

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Coroner calls for government action after boy's cliff fall

17 March 2022
Coroner calls for government action after boy's cliff fall

A coroner has published a Prevention of Future Deaths report after a disabled boy fell from a cliff following inadequate care from authorities.

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'I genuinely thought I was going to die'

17 March 2022
'I genuinely thought I was going to die'

A former Kent ambulance worker who has travelled to Ukraine to offer his help has described the moment his hotel was rocked by huge explosions.

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'If it wasn’t for them, Teddy wouldn’t be here'

11 March 2022
'If it wasn’t for them, Teddy wouldn’t be here'

A mum has thanked staff who have helped hundreds of women at risk of a premature birth safely have their babies.

Where to spot Flying Scotsman as it steams through Kent

11 March 2022
Where to spot Flying Scotsman as it steams through Kent

World famous steam locomotive the Flying Scotsman will be touring through Kent for a special one-day trip.

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Thousands back community bid for seafront theatre

11 March 2022
Thousands back community bid for seafront theatre

A petition calling for a seafront theatre to be transformed into an arts centre, with cinema and theatre has reached almost 4,500 signatures.

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Bid to keep 'stunning' seafront lights after film crews leave

11 March 2022
Bid to keep 'stunning' seafront lights after film crews leave

Calls are mounting for spectacular seafront lights put up for a star-studded movie to remain in a town permanently.

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Homes overlooking SEN school's playground set for green light

10 March 2022
Homes overlooking SEN school's playground set for green light

A plan for 38 homes next to a special educational needs school looks set for approval - despite previous proposals being quashed by a judge.

Community bid for seafront theatre rejected

04 March 2022
Community bid for seafront theatre rejected

A council has come under fire for turning down a community bid to take over and transform an empty theatre.

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