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11 stunning photos of Kent in the sun

25 June 2020
11 stunning photos of Kent in the sun

As we reach the hottest day of the year, we look at some of the most beautiful snaps taken across the county.

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Airbnb cleaning rules 'just won't work'

25 June 2020
 Airbnb cleaning rules 'just won't work'

As holiday rentals are given the go-ahead from July 4, Airbnb hosts are concerned new cleaning measures will impact them financially.

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Travelodge rough sleeper accommodation extended

24 June 2020
Travelodge rough sleeper accommodation extended

A new cash injection from the government has extended temporary accommodation for rough sleepers.

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Kent reacts to news of lockdown easing

23 June 2020
Kent reacts to news of lockdown easing

The county has reacted to the relaxing of the two-metre rule and the reopening of businesses - and not everyone is happy.

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Kent's lockdown in numbers

23 June 2020
Kent's lockdown in numbers

As we hit three months since lockdown began, we look back at the numbers that defined life in Kent.

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Londoners ‘descend on Kent' amid bicycle boom

22 June 2020
Londoners ‘descend on Kent' amid bicycle boom

Bike sales have surged during the pandemic, resulting in stock shortages and month-long waits for repairs.

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Kent Test could be delayed

19 June 2020
Kent Test could be delayed

Pupils may have to wait until October to take the Kent Test this year, after Kent County Council announced a proposed delay.

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'It's crucial to our survival'

19 June 2020
'It's crucial to our survival'

Arts organisations have reacted to receiving emergency funding as lockdown continues to cripple the creative industries.

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Mum's turmoil over son's life-support ordeal

19 June 2020
Mum's turmoil over son's life-support ordeal

A mother has spoken of her family's emotional turmoil after her healthy son ended up on life support due to coronavirus.

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Birds found mutilated on beach

16 June 2020
Birds found mutilated on beach

A mum-of-two found a racing pigeon shot in the head and dead chickens in a tidal pool. Warning: Graphic photos which may be distressing.

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BAFTA winner joins anti-bullying film

16 June 2020
BAFTA winner joins anti-bullying film

An award-winning actress is co-producing a film highlighting the damaging effects of bullying.

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Fears of plastic boom in post-lockdown world

15 June 2020
Fears of plastic boom in post-lockdown world

As businesses try to protect customers from Covid-19, campaigners are concerned plastic waste could be on the rise – here's why.

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Can pantos survive the pandemic?

13 June 2020
Can pantos survive the pandemic?

Pantomime season could be under threat this year, as social distancing rules on and off stage prove difficult to follow.

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MP blasted for 'absurd' statue cemetery plans

12 June 2020
MP blasted for 'absurd' statue cemetery plans

An MP has been criticised for plans to create a 'statue cemetery' for controversial sculptures.

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'Busy bus' app comes to Kent

12 June 2020
'Busy bus' app comes to Kent

A travel firm has announced an app which will indicate how busy buses are, to help maintain social distancing rules.

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Outdoor seating fees waived for cafés and pubs

11 June 2020
Outdoor seating fees waived for cafés and pubs

Fees for outdoor furniture have been temporarily waived by a council, in a bid to support struggling businesses.

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'We'll have to turn people away'

10 June 2020
'We'll have to turn people away'

A pub owner is calling for quicker decisions on outdoor seating licences to help businesses survive.

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Could a 'statue cemetery' be coming to Kent?

10 June 2020
Could a 'statue cemetery' be coming to Kent?

An MP calls for a 'statue cemetery' as protesters target controversial sculptures across the UK.

'Toddlers have become anxious and withdrawn'

10 June 2020
'Toddlers have become anxious and withdrawn'

Parents are concerned social distancing is affecting their toddler's development and mental health.

Welcome to life after lockdown

09 June 2020
Welcome to life after lockdown

Booking in advance to go for a pint and red stickers if you've used the loo - just some of the steps Kent firms are taking to emerge from lockdown.

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