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'County lines drug dealing is as bad as you think'

02 December 2020
'County lines drug dealing is as bad as you think'

A youth worker and director's acclaimed county lines film hopes to educate and outrage communities across Kent.

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Will Kent's MPs vote against the government tonight?

01 December 2020
Will Kent's MPs vote against the government tonight?

Catch up with the podcasting team as they discuss the latest political developments across the county.

Could Tier 3 divide Kent?

01 December 2020
Could Tier 3 divide Kent?

The county's blanket tier three restrictions have divided MPs - could they also damage relationships between its communities?

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'Buy local this Black Friday'

27 November 2020
'Buy local this Black Friday'

Independent businesses are urging shoppers to go local during this year's retail event - in a year where they need more support than ever.

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Kent will be in Tier 3

26 November 2020
Kent will be in Tier 3

Kent will exit Lockdown 2 next week in Tier 3, as infection rates in parts of the county are among the worst in England.

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'New tiers unfairly punish pubs'

25 November 2020
'New tiers unfairly punish pubs'

Landlords have criticised the new tier system coming into force next week, saying it could disproportionately damage the hospitality industry.

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Council to open area's first 24-hour homeless shelter

16 November 2020
Council to open area's first 24-hour homeless shelter

The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has offered one council a 'golden opportunity' to drastically improve the lives of people who are homeless.

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'They're part of the family now'

15 November 2020
'They're part of the family now'

A husband and wife who fostered a child are encouraging others to do the same, as a charity reports a rise in children needing stable homes.

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'We arrived in America and people were singing our songs'

11 November 2020
'We arrived in America and people were singing our songs'

A musician from Kent has spoken of touring across the world in a band on the cusp of global success.

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Fear for homeless after taps removed from seafront

11 November 2020
Fear for homeless after taps removed from seafront

A woman who lives in a van has struck out at a council after she discovered public taps had been removed from a seafront.

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Staff shortage forces pupils to learn from home

09 November 2020
Staff shortage forces pupils to learn from home

Year 10 pupils at an academy are learning from home for a week, after several staff were directed to self isolate by the NHS Test and Trace app.

School bus Covid case sends pupils into isolation

09 November 2020
School bus Covid case sends pupils into isolation

Pupils from five schools are being told to self-isolate if they travelled to school on a bus last week, after a student tested positive for Covid-19.

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'People assume it's one group shouting at another'

08 November 2020
'People assume it's one group shouting at another'

As religious groups come together for Inter Faith Week, leaders across Kent speak about its power to bring people together.

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Charity shops doubled daily profits on final day before lockdown

06 November 2020
Charity shops doubled daily profits on final day before lockdown

A children's hospice charity saw record sales on the last day of trading before the national lockdown began.

Rogue barber banned from premises by landlord

06 November 2020
Rogue barber banned from premises by landlord

A barber who ignored lockdown rules and continued to trade has been shut out of his premises by his landlord.

Barber warned to 'immediately cease trading' by council

05 November 2020
Barber warned to 'immediately cease trading' by council

A barber who opened today and ignored lockdown rules has been visited by Kent Police and council staff.

'I'll only close if I'm very ill or dead'

05 November 2020
'I'll only close if I'm very ill or dead'

A barber refusing the national lockdown measures is fully booked with customers today, despite warnings of fines for breaching the rules.

'I will not stand down'

04 November 2020
'I will not stand down'

A barber refusing to close for lockdown has been warned of being handed fines by a visiting officer - but said he will still be opening.

Government urged to support rough sleepers during Lockdown 2

04 November 2020
Government urged to support rough sleepers during Lockdown 2

Organisations are urging the PM to announce measures to protect homeless people during the second national lockdown.

'Don't shop on Amazon'

03 November 2020
'Don't shop on Amazon'

As non-essential shop owners prepare to close, shoppers are being urged not to flock to online mega retailers to do their Christmas shopping.

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