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'Don't blame lorry drivers, blame the government'

16 December 2020
'Don't blame lorry drivers, blame the government'

From late-night noise to parking in and using lay-bys as loos, residents are fed up with HGV drivers - but is it their fault?

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Will MPs demand Boris Johnson's resignation in wake of no-deal?

14 December 2020
Will MPs demand Boris Johnson's resignation in wake of no-deal?

After a Kent MP said the Prime Minister should resign if he cannot secure a deal with the EU, will more follow in his footsteps?

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'Queue-skipping lorries creating noise nightmare are keeping my kids up'

14 December 2020
'Queue-skipping lorries creating noise nightmare are keeping my kids up'

Night-time beeping and 104 bottles of urine - life next to the A20 lorry queue is not all that pleasant for a young family.

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Kent's looming Brexit nightmare

12 December 2020
Kent's looming Brexit nightmare

From supply chain chaos to breakdowns galore, we look at the impact of congested roads on Kent's businesses after the UK leaves the EU.

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'Food poverty could triple this Christmas'

11 December 2020
'Food poverty could triple this Christmas'

A food charity is bracing for a surge in demand in the run up to the festive period, as families continue to struggle from the effects of Covid-19.

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Drive-in cinema and theatre plan for historic building

10 December 2020
Drive-in cinema and theatre plan for historic building

The towering shell of an historic structure could be repurposed as an open-air drive-in cinema and performance space in 2021.

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'Fishermen are the last of the hunters'

09 December 2020
'Fishermen are the last of the hunters'

A career skipper believes taking back UK waters could transform the fishing industry, as the UK and EU continue to grapple with the Brexit transition.

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Mass flu vaccines planned for school children before Christmas

08 December 2020
Mass flu vaccines planned for school children before Christmas

Thousands of children will be given flu vaccines after missing out earlier in the year due to school bubbles having to isolate from coronavirus.

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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