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'Some booked in for three weeks'

01 September 2020
'Some booked in for three weeks'

Diners have made the most of the government's Eat Out to Help Out scheme but it's come to an end.

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Record Store Day founder keeps shop closed on industry's biggest day

29 August 2020
Record Store Day founder keeps shop closed on industry's biggest day

As queues form outside vinyl shops for this year's Record Store Day, the man who brought it to the UK is keeping his doors closed.

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Breweries under threat, illegal rave crackdown and school term transport preparations

28 August 2020
Breweries under threat, illegal rave crackdown and school term transport preparations

Listen to the latest podcast for a round up of today's top stories.

Employers warned of work place Covid risk

27 August 2020
Employers warned of work place Covid risk

A professor is warning employers to make sure offices are Covid secure, despite the health secretary saying the risk of transmission is low.

Face coverings in schools, lorry smashes and cricket success

26 August 2020
Face coverings in schools, lorry smashes and cricket success

Listen to the latest podcast for a round up of today’s top stories.

‘I will make my pupils wear masks’

26 August 2020
‘I will make my pupils wear masks’

The founder of a multi-academy trust is making face masks mandatory in secondary schools, following another government U-turn.

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Head teacher confident school will be secure from virus

25 August 2020
Head teacher confident school will be secure from virus

A week before schools reopen, it is feared some parents won't send their children back because they are concerned they could catch coronavirus.

Teen given life sentence for murder

24 August 2020
Teen given life sentence for murder

A teenager has been given a life sentence after being found guilty for the murder of a man in Gillingham.

Government extends evictions ban

21 August 2020
Government extends evictions ban

The latest from the announcement that the evictions ban will be extended, and we hear from non-league footballs clubs that can play this weekend.

Students pick up GCSE results

20 August 2020
Students pick up GCSE results

We hear from pupils as they find out their marks, and discover why one teacher remains frustrated over this year's results fiasco.

Small boat people smuggler jailed

20 August 2020
Small boat people smuggler jailed

A Sudanese man has been jailed for smuggling himself and nine other people across the Channel and into the UK.

Weather warning for strong winds

20 August 2020
Weather warning for strong winds

The Met Office has issued a yellow warning for high winds.

Man wraps car in cellophane as payback for blocking driveway

20 August 2020
Man wraps car in cellophane as payback for blocking driveway

A dad-of-seven went to bizarre lengths to teach a neighbour a lesson, after they blocked his driveway with their car.

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'Urgent answers' demanded over care of asylum-seeking children

20 August 2020
'Urgent answers' demanded over care of asylum-seeking children

A charity calls for answers following 'extreme concern' for the welfare of unaccompanied asylum-seeking children left in Border Force care.

Asylum charities say death of Sudanese teen was 'avoidable'

19 August 2020
Asylum charities say death of Sudanese teen was 'avoidable'

We have reaction from charities across the county, after French authorities discovered the body next to the Channel.

Teen drowned while trying to reach UK

19 August 2020
Teen drowned while trying to reach UK

The body of a Sudanese boy who was trying to get to the UK has been found on a beach in France.

First-time buying after lockdown

19 August 2020
First-time buying after lockdown

Estate agents in Kent are being rushed off their feet as the demand for buying properties continues to soar after the coronavirus lockdown.

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Border Force to look after asylum-seeking children after council reaches limit

18 August 2020
Border Force to look after asylum-seeking children after council reaches limit

Hear a refugee charity react to the news that a council can no longer accept unaccompanied asylum-seeking children into its care.

KCC warned of asylum seeking children crisis years ago

18 August 2020
KCC warned of asylum seeking children crisis years ago

As KCC announces it can no longer support new arrivals of asylum-seeking children, we look back at the years of warnings to government.

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Reaction to A-Level and GCSE exam results U-turn

17 August 2020
Reaction to A-Level and GCSE exam results U-turn

Hear from an education law expert following the government announcement that grades will now be based on teacher predictions.

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