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Family shoot globetrotting disaster film in lockdown

02 July 2020
Family shoot globetrotting disaster film in lockdown

A family of film makers used lockdown to produce a drama imagining a worst-case scenario coronavirus world.

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Health boss plays down virus spike concerns

30 June 2020
Health boss plays down virus spike concerns

A health boss has spoken out against rumours that an area could see a large spike in cases.

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Pop up school hopes to prepare pupils for September

30 June 2020
Pop up school hopes to prepare pupils for September

A pop up school is planned to go live this summer, offering free online lessons to pupils across the county.

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'We cannot socially distance in secondary schools'

29 June 2020
'We cannot socially distance in secondary schools'

Head teachers across the county do not think secondary schools can return in September under social distancing measures.

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'Insulting and confusing' - the businesses still in lockdown

29 June 2020
'Insulting and confusing' - the businesses still in lockdown

As trades like pubs and restaurants prepare to reopen, other businesses have been left in the dark by the government about when they can do the same.

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'Nobody cares to police these idiots'

28 June 2020
'Nobody cares to police these idiots'

Boat owners are demanding action as they accuse 'reckless' jet skiers of endangering lives.

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Police Gypsy flag tweet defended

27 June 2020
Police Gypsy flag tweet defended

A councillor has said showing solidarity with communities helps save money, as police were criticised for supporting Gypsy Roma history month.

'I got banned from Glasto after row with Michael Eavis'

26 June 2020
'I got banned from Glasto after row with Michael Eavis'

A musician living in Kent recalls the outburst that got him banned from Glastonbury, as the festival reaches its landmark 50th anniversary.

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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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