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All you need to know as vaccine administered in Kent

08 December 2020
All you need to know as vaccine administered in Kent

People in Kent are among the first in the world to receive the Covid vaccine - we break down everything you need to know about the rollout.

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'I haven't left the house alone for 18 months'

08 December 2020
'I haven't left the house alone for 18 months'

A PHD student is due to start treatment for multiple sclerosis today, but is not letting the illness stall her academic ambitions.

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'Pandemic has shown people benefit of community'

04 December 2020
'Pandemic has shown people benefit of community'

Residents are keeping the spirit of their community alive by sharing meals with their most vulnerable neighbours, as tier three restrictions continue.

Motorists swerve to avoid distressed man on busy road

04 December 2020
Motorists swerve to avoid distressed man on busy road

People travelling to work were forced to avoid a man in distress standing on the carriageway this morning, as falling snow made conditions worse.

'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.

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