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Prison staff to go on strike over 'failure to address Covid concerns'

22 June 2021
Prison staff to go on strike over 'failure to address Covid concerns'

Hundreds of prison workers are set to strike in protest against a dispute over health and safety to deliver classes in prison during the pandemic.

Graffiti tagger bragged on Facebook

22 June 2021
Graffiti tagger bragged on Facebook

A man who was caught on CCTV spraying a symbol all over a town has been jailed after pleading guilty to 20 counts of criminal damage.

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Clear instructions over bodies left in bushes, forensics expert tells court

21 June 2021
Clear instructions over bodies left in bushes, forensics expert tells court

A court has heard how instructions were given that no-one should enter bushes containing the bodies of two sisters as the scene was guarded overnight.

Masked robber who held shop staff at knifepoint is jailed

21 June 2021
Masked robber who held shop staff at knifepoint is jailed

A masked and hooded thief who terrified shop staff by threatening them with a knife has been jailed for eight years.

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Improvised armoury found in inmate's cell

21 June 2021
Improvised armoury found in inmate's cell

A convict was found with improvised knives and mobile phones in prison after a sharp-eyed deputy governor spotted a line running between two cells.

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Neighbour banned from going near couple after homophobic ordeal

20 June 2021
Neighbour banned from going near couple after homophobic ordeal

The police have said more could have been done to help a gay couple targeted by a neighbour who threatened and abused them.

Porn addict jailed over illegal images

19 June 2021
Porn addict jailed over illegal images

A man found with hundreds of illegal images on his laptop and who told a court he was seeking help for an addiction to pornography has been jailed.

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Carer swiped thousands from dementia couple's bank account

19 June 2021
Carer swiped thousands from dementia couple's bank account

A 29-year-old mum has pleaded guilty after £12,000 was stolen from the bank account of a vulnerable couple she was caring for.

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Carer conned disabled client out of £10k

18 June 2021
Carer conned disabled client out of £10k

A carer who conned her disabled client out of £10,000 after winning her trust has avoided jail.

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Hotel guest pushed to death in row over cigarette butts

18 June 2021
Hotel guest pushed to death in row over cigarette butts

A court has been shown the tragic final moments in the life of an ex-soldier who was pushed to his death on the steps of a hotel.

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Man in court over Sasha Johnson shooting

18 June 2021
Man in court over Sasha Johnson shooting

A Kent man has appeared in court charged with taking part in a murder plot after a prominent Black Lives Matter campaigner was shot at a party.

'Predator' claimed he was sleepwalking after sex assault on teen

18 June 2021
'Predator' claimed he was sleepwalking after sex assault on teen

A paedophile sniffed six lines of cocaine and drank ten pints of cider before molesting his victim as she slept.

Kent man charged over Sasha Johnson shooting

17 June 2021
Kent man charged over Sasha Johnson shooting

Detectives investigating the shooting of a black equal rights activist have charged a man from Kent over a murder plot.

Paedophile paramedic snared after travelling to meet girl for sex

17 June 2021
Paedophile paramedic snared after travelling to meet girl for sex

A paramedic who travelled to a supermarket to meet a girl for sex only to be confronted by police officers has been jailed.

Paedophile attacked child and shared images

17 June 2021
Paedophile attacked child and shared images

A paedophile who filmed himself attacking a child claimed he had no idea where vile images of abuse had appeared from and blamed cocaine binges.

Man charged with shop thefts in seven towns

17 June 2021
Man charged with shop thefts in seven towns

A man is due to appear in court charged with alleged burglaries at shops across north and west Kent in the past two years.

Four arrests after stabbing

16 June 2021
Four arrests after stabbing

Four people have been arrested after a man was taken to hospital with stab wounds.

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£7m tax fraudster ordered to repay millions

16 June 2021
£7m tax fraudster ordered to repay millions

A former tax officer who stole almost £7 million from pay packets has been ordered to repay cash or face more time behind bars.

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Roofer pocketed £100k from pensioner for shoddy work

16 June 2021
Roofer pocketed £100k from pensioner for shoddy work

A crooked roofer who ripped off a trusting pensioner and pocketed about £100k for shoddy repair work, has been locked up.

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'My brother was excited for trip – he now needs 24/7 care'

16 June 2021
'My brother was excited for trip – he now needs 24/7 care'

The family of a teenager left severely brain-damaged after a brutal gang attack have told of the heartbreaking impact on his and their lives.

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