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'Let them apply from safety'

23 June 2021
'Let them apply from safety'

Campaigners have used the anniversary of a mass tragedy to demand asylum seekers are allowed to apply in France to enter the UK.

Helicopter lands to launch Lifejacket Library in memory of Lucas

23 June 2021
Helicopter lands to launch Lifejacket Library in memory of Lucas

A six year-old boy who drowned in a river has left a lifesaving legacy as his dad launched a lifejacket library scheme at his school.

Get revved up for the weekend with these seven super events

23 June 2021
Get revved up for the weekend with these seven super events

From a motorbike jumble, to wartime-themed fun, and live music to getting back to nature, we've found seven events across Kent to try this weekend.

Put some colour into your weekend

23 June 2021
Put some colour into your weekend

Join a 5k colour run this weekend to raise funds for a charity that makes dreams come true - or just head along for some outdoor fun.

Show homes the next step in progress

22 June 2021
Show homes the next step in progress

Two three bedroomed houses are available for public viewing as a development of 264 homes presses on.

Time is running out to apply to stay

22 June 2021
Time is running out to apply to stay

European citizens living in Kent have just over a week left to apply to stay in Britain with full rights after Brexit.

Helicopter dismantles huge old pylons in the air

22 June 2021
Helicopter dismantles huge old pylons in the air

A helicopter moved old pylons through the sky for the final stages of a project that passes high voltage electricity between Kent and Belgium.

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Iconic Goodyear blimp to fly over Kent

21 June 2021
Iconic Goodyear blimp to fly over Kent

The iconic Goodyear blimp will be looping its way across Kent this week for the first time in 10 years.

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Will council say 'I do' to wedding venue?

21 June 2021
Will council say 'I do' to wedding venue?

The owners of an 18th century property have applied to hold 30 weddings there a year.

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Face masks - the new litter

21 June 2021
Face masks - the new litter

Discarded face masks have become increasingly common during the pandemic and one group of volunteers found 117 during a rubbish clear-up.

First look inside new cross-Channel ferry

21 June 2021
First look inside new cross-Channel ferry

Irish Ferries launches on the Dover to Calais route later this month - here's what to expect.

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£3m campaign for Dame Vera Lynn statue on White Cliffs

18 June 2021
£3m campaign for Dame Vera Lynn statue on White Cliffs

A £3million fundraising appeal has been launched to pay for a lasting memorial to Dame Vera Lynn on the White Cliffs of Dover.

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Dame Vera Lynn's name memorialised at White Cliffs

18 June 2021
Dame Vera Lynn's name memorialised at White Cliffs

The forces sweetheart now has two parts of the White Cliffs of Dover named after her to mark the first anniversary of her death.

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The weekend's must see art work in Open Studios event

17 June 2021
The weekend's must see art work in Open Studios event

Pottery, paintings, prints and mosaics are among the pieces on show by 37 artists in their own creative spaces this weekend and next.

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Deliveroo set to launch in three towns

17 June 2021
Deliveroo set to launch in three towns

Food delivery giant Deliveroo is looking for riders and eateries to partner with ahead of its launch in three Kent seaside towns.

The best storm pictures from last night

17 June 2021
The best storm pictures from last night

If thunder and lightning kept you up last night, these stunning photos show you what was going on in the sky.

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For new bike routes follow the map

17 June 2021
For new bike routes follow the map

A project to encourage more cycle tourism has produced maps to show people how to get around on foot and bike.

Kids picture competition dazzles Countryfile's Richard Taylor-Jones

16 June 2021
Kids picture competition dazzles Countryfile's Richard Taylor-Jones

Lockdown brought about a reconnection with nature for these kids who took part in a picture competition which wowed a wildlife TV personality.

On the trail of things to do this weekend

16 June 2021
On the trail of things to do this weekend

From colourful art trails to blooming gardens and bargain hunting, we've found five things to get out and do this weekend across Kent.

Racehorse bet boosts landlady memorial fund

15 June 2021
Racehorse bet boosts landlady memorial fund

Pub customers have raked in hundreds of pounds after placing bets in the late landlady's memory - on a horse with the same name.

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