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'I won't play into angry young black man stereotype'

04 June 2020
'I won't play into angry young black man stereotype'

A teenager staged a Black Lives Matter protest outside a police HQ, after being a victim of racial prejudice.

Blow for wind turbines plan

03 June 2020
Blow for wind turbines plan

Plans for dozens of new wind turbines off the coast of Kent have been blocked.

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Lockdown 'good for men's mental health'

31 May 2020
Lockdown 'good for men's mental health'

The founder of a men's mental health support group is seeing a positive side to lockdown.

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Staggering amount of plastic used during lockdown revealed

31 May 2020
Staggering amount of plastic used during lockdown revealed

An eco-campaigner is using lockdown to encourage people to think about the plastic they use - and has revealed a huge increase in the waste generated.

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Global vision for hangover cure juice

30 May 2020
Global vision for hangover cure juice

A young entrepreneur has hopes to break into the global market with a hangover cure pear juice.

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'Let a bit of wild into your life'

28 May 2020
'Let a bit of wild into your life'

A nature lover is trying to convince people to swap their clean lawns for a messy wildlife paradise.

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The Kent town which helped save thousands of soldiers

27 May 2020
The Kent town which helped save thousands of soldiers

It is now 80 years since a fleet of civilians risked their lives to rescue hundreds of thousands of troops from the clutches of the Germans.

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How our lives have changed during two months of lockdown

23 May 2020
How our lives have changed during two months of lockdown

As we mark two months since Kent went into lockdown, we look at all the ways the county has changed in light of the global pandemic.

'We can't force people off the beaches'

22 May 2020
'We can't force people off the beaches'

A police boss said his officers cannot enforce people socially distancing on packed bank holiday beaches.

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Holidaymaker forced to wait nine weeks for £4,000 refund

21 May 2020
Holidaymaker forced to wait nine weeks for £4,000 refund

Holidaymakers are furious after not receiving refund cash promised by a travel company.

'It's going to give so many more people the opportunity to live'

20 May 2020
'It's going to give so many more people the opportunity to live'

As organ donation laws change, a paramedic has revealed how she can only do her dream job thanks to a life-saving liver transplant.

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‘Virus testing could be reason for high infection rate’

19 May 2020
‘Virus testing could be reason for high infection rate’

Testing has been cited as the cause of an area having one of the highest coronavirus infection rates in England.

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'It can only be a malicious attack'

11 May 2020
'It can only be a malicious attack'

A tattoo artist has been accused of operating his business during lockdown, despite his premises being in the middle of a renovation.

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How Kent celebrated VE Day 75 years ago

08 May 2020
How Kent celebrated VE Day 75 years ago

Today marks 75 years since life in Britain changed forever.

Four emergency workers attacked after reports of man on tracks

07 May 2020
Four emergency workers attacked after reports of man on tracks

Police officers, a paramedic and a nurse were attacked after reports of a man on train tracks.

Police chief condemns lockdown flouters in Covid-19 fatality hotspot

07 May 2020
Police chief condemns lockdown flouters in Covid-19 fatality hotspot

A police boss has expressed his frustration at people ignoring lockdown in the worst-hit part of Kent for coronavirus deaths

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'There is no lockdown here'

06 May 2020
'There is no lockdown here'

Residents of a Covid-19 fatality hotspot say people ignoring lockdown could be to blame.

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'This increase is only the beginning'

01 May 2020
'This increase is only the beginning'

Food banks across the county react to the 'dreadful' surge in demand since lockdown began.

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Police chief warns public to stick to lockdown measures

01 May 2020
Police chief warns public to stick to lockdown measures

A police boss has reminded people why it is important to stick to lockdown measures, as PM announces an end to the coronavirus peak.

Excessive speeding offences almost double during lockdown

27 April 2020
Excessive speeding offences almost double during lockdown

Figures from police show a sharp increase in the number of high-end speeding offences being committed across the county.

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