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Great pubs with extra Christmas cheer

01 December 2019
Great pubs with extra Christmas cheer

Sponsored editorial: Christmas and pubs go hand in hand and that’s why we’ve picked out five of our favourite pubs to visit in Maidstone.

Man cut free after M25 crash

27 September 2019
Man cut free after M25 crash

Fire crews used hydraulic equipment to free a man from car which crashed on the M25 this morning.

Party wants election candidates...by 5pm today

06 September 2019
Party wants election candidates...by 5pm today

The Labour Party still needs to find 263 candidates before it can fight a General Election.

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X Factor star releases debut single

06 September 2019
X Factor star releases debut single

Songwriter Tamera Foster reveals she has never forgotten her Kent roots.

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Five-year-old praised for cleaning streets

24 August 2019
Five-year-old praised for cleaning streets

A youngster has received hundreds of nice words for picking up litter near a busy park.

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Smoking rate at seven-year low

23 July 2019
Smoking rate at seven-year low

The number of people smoking in the towns is at the lowest it's been for a few years, figures reveal.

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GP says mental health problems are increasing

14 July 2019
GP says mental health problems are increasing

A GP has given some tips to cope with mental health problems after saying he's seen problems increase.

'Surgeries should offer in-house gyms'

05 June 2019
'Surgeries should offer in-house gyms'

A doctor thinks that local GP surgeries should off in-house gyms to help patients get fit, rather than just prescriptions

Religious weddings drop to just 15%

14 April 2019
Religious weddings drop to just 15%

Fewer people are having religious weddings in one part of Kent.

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Mayor's 400th year of owning swans

22 March 2019
Mayor's 400th year of owning swans

This year marks a major landmark for the tradition.

Record-breaking My Mum weeks away

17 March 2019
Record-breaking My Mum weeks away

Our much-loved My Mum supplement is just weeks away so we've compiled a handy guide to when you can get it and if your child's school took part.

Exclusions soar as knife crime link drawn

15 March 2019
Exclusions soar as knife crime link drawn

Exclusions in Medway have jumped by 22% amid claims they are linked to the soaring number of knife offences in the county.

'Pet therapy can make you healthier'

22 February 2019
'Pet therapy can make you healthier'

Getting a dog can make you feel better emotionally, mentally and physically according to one doctor.

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Hundreds living with undiagnosed dementia

11 January 2019
Hundreds living with undiagnosed dementia

According to estimates by the NHS hundreds of people could be living with the illness undiagnosed.

Winning the peace?

08 January 2019
Winning the peace?

After opposing the First World War, Labour's first candidate in a Kent town faced a tough battle for his beliefs.

A year in cartoons

30 December 2018
A year in cartoons

Cartoonist Royston Robertson gives a review of his unique take on the biggest local stories of 2018.

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Santa's gut-busting schedule

20 December 2018
Santa's gut-busting schedule

Here's how much Santa is set to consume in just one part of Kent this Christmas.

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Arctic storm in market

10 December 2018
Arctic storm in market

An animatronic polar bear and an Arctic explorer from the frozen north enjoyed a day out in the comparatively balmy climes of Kent.

Drop in domestic abuse arrests

03 December 2018
Drop in domestic abuse arrests

Kent has seen a sharp rise in domestic abuse incidents in the past year but fewer people have been arrested.

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Anger as centre costs nearly double

02 December 2018
Anger as centre costs nearly double

Campaigners have hit out after the costs to build a controversial community centre drastically changed.

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