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Chaos on roads as wild weather hits Kent

08 January 2022
Chaos on roads as wild weather hits Kent

There have been a number of crashes on Kent's roads this morning as heavy rain and strong winds hit the county.

Police helicopter joins search for person amid concerns for welfare

08 January 2022
Police helicopter joins search for person amid concerns for welfare

A police helicopter has assisted in a search following concerns for the welfare of a person.

Thieves stealing from cars on new-build estate

30 December 2021
Thieves stealing from cars on new-build estate

Police are investigating after items were stolen from cars in late-night raids at a housing development over the Christmas period.

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Former teacher's fitness app making £1m a year

20 December 2021
Former teacher's fitness app making £1m a year

A Kent vlogger with 2.1m YouTube subscribers has launched a new venture which is proving even more successful.

The grisly tale of the skull locked away in Kent vault

18 December 2021
The grisly tale of the skull locked away in Kent vault

Chopped off, parboiled and smuggled to Kent - this is the story behind the skull locked away in a vault for years.

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Flat shut down by police over drugs and anti-social behaviour

14 December 2021
Flat shut down by police over drugs and anti-social behaviour

Numerous complaints of drug misuse, excess noise and disturbances have led to a closure order being secured for a flat.

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Boy requires surgery after swallowing magnets

14 December 2021
Boy requires surgery after swallowing magnets

A dad is warning other parents not to buy toys with magnets after his son swallowed them and ended up requiring surgery.

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Is this Kent's most festive house?

12 December 2021
Is this Kent's most festive house?

A 67-year-old grandad has covered his house from floor to roof in Christmas lights for a cause very close to his heart.

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Where Omicron is spreading in Kent - and booster uptake is lowest

12 December 2021
Where Omicron is spreading in Kent - and booster uptake is lowest

New figures reveal where Omicron is spreading fastest in Kent and Medway - and which district has the lowest Covid booster jab uptake.

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Officers who shared WhatsApp pictures of murdered sisters jailed

06 December 2021
Officers who shared WhatsApp pictures of murdered sisters jailed

Two police officers who took "shameful" crime scene photos and described murdered sisters as "dead birds" on social media have been jailed.

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Plans for 900-pupil secondary school axed

06 December 2021
Plans for 900-pupil secondary school axed

Plans to build a new school have been scrapped for a second time - amid far lower than expected pupil numbers.

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'We're at risk of new Covid pingdemic'

29 November 2021
'We're at risk of new Covid pingdemic'

Tougher Covid rules set to be enforced in response to the Omicron variant could spark a new “pingdemic”, a Kent MP has warned.

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A magical family weekend in the West End

23 November 2021
A magical family weekend in the West End

From meeting Santa at Hamley's, to indulging in a Peter Rabbit afternoon tea, there are some things you can only do in the West End this Christmas.

A&E 'like warzone' as 158 left waiting 12 hours

18 November 2021
A&E 'like warzone' as 158 left waiting 12 hours

EXCLUSIVE: More than 150 people were left waiting 12 hours in A&E last month – as a Kent hospital trust comes under increasing pressure.

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How a Kent village lost all six of its pubs

15 November 2021
How a Kent village lost all six of its pubs

A village which was once homes to six different pubs now has none - with the last surviving inn set to be turned into a restaurant.

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Graffiti, shop signs and traffic 'blighting conservation zone'

12 November 2021
Graffiti, shop signs and traffic 'blighting conservation zone'

A review of a town's conservation area has highlighted issues such as traffic, graffiti and some shopfronts blighting historic settings.

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Classic pictures from Kent towns in the 1960s

06 November 2021
Classic pictures from Kent towns in the 1960s

These incredible photos from our archives show how the county was transformed during the Swinging Sixties.

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Teen asks to test-ride e-bike - and never returns

30 October 2021
Teen asks to test-ride e-bike - and never returns

Police are investigating after a teenager asked to test-ride an electric bike before paying and did not come back.

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The three Kent neighbourhoods with 40% not jabbed

30 October 2021
The three Kent neighbourhoods with 40% not jabbed

Latest figures show there are still some parts of the county where four in 10 people have not had the Covid vaccine.

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Pictures of river rescue drama as man pulled to safety

30 October 2021
Pictures of river rescue drama as man pulled to safety

A man was pulled to safety from a river during a dramatic rescue in the early hours of this morning.

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