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Police 'growing increasingly concerned' for missing man

19 January 2021
Police 'growing increasingly concerned' for missing man

Concern is growing for a missing man who was last seen yesterday morning.

15,000 sign petition against chicken farm

19 January 2021
15,000 sign petition against chicken farm

Thousands of people have signed a petition calling for plans for a giant chicken farm to be rejected by a council.

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Theatre 'saved' after public outcry

19 January 2021
Theatre 'saved' after public outcry

A council U-turn on the future of a popular town centre theatre looks to have secured the venue's immediate future.

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Mining firm seeks increase in HGV limits

18 January 2021
Mining firm seeks increase in HGV limits

An application has been made to increase the number of lorry movements permitted each day at a busy quarry.

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Hospitals remain under severe strain

18 January 2021
Hospitals remain under severe strain

Despite falling case rates, critical care capacity at some Kent hospitals remains under severe pressure due to volume of Covid patients.

Teenage BMX rider dies in hospital

15 January 2021
Teenage BMX rider dies in hospital

A teenage cyclist who was involved in a collision with a car at a junction has died in hospital.

Spike in police testing positive for Covid-19

14 January 2021
Spike in police testing positive for Covid-19

The number of Kent Police employees testing positive for the coronavirus has leapt - but the force says it still has enough manpower to cope.

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Number seeking housing help doubles in two years

14 January 2021
Number seeking housing help doubles in two years

A council is facing a dramatic increase in the number of homeless people seeking assistance and a route into affordable accommodation.

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Two suspected drug dealers charged

13 January 2021
Two suspected drug dealers charged

A pair of suspected drug dealers are due to appear in court after police searched two properties.

'Opportunist thief' targets sheds

12 January 2021
'Opportunist thief' targets sheds

Police are warning residents to be vigilant after a number of outbuildings were burgled in a spate of break-ins.

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More symptom-free test sites to open

12 January 2021
More symptom-free test sites to open

Five more sites are to open across the county as health authorities try to isolate the asymptomatic spreaders of Covid-19.

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Destination uncertain for post-pandemic railway

11 January 2021
Destination uncertain for post-pandemic railway

We visit Kent's five least-used stations in one day and ask what the future holds for the rail network in 2021 and beyond.

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'Worries for survival have increased'

08 January 2021
'Worries for survival have increased'

Constant uncertainty in the face of changing Covid-19 restrictions leaves local businesses with a headache.

No seatbelt leads to jail for dealer

08 January 2021
No seatbelt leads to jail for dealer

A cocaine and cannabis dealer has been jailed after police pulled him over for not wearing a seatbelt.

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£1m upgrade for traveller sites likened to 'Glastonbury after 15 days'

08 January 2021
£1m upgrade for traveller sites likened to 'Glastonbury after 15 days'

A council committee has approved plans to go ahead with long overdue improvement works at two gypsy and traveller sites.

Suspected shoplifter to appear in court

06 January 2021
Suspected shoplifter to appear in court

A man has been charged with two counts of theft after cosmetics worth more than £400 were allegedly stolen.

'He was the life and soul'

05 January 2021
'He was the life and soul'

Tributes have been paid to popular amateur sportsman who died on Boxing Day following a brain tumour.

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Equine escapees held by police

05 January 2021
Equine escapees held by police

Four horses are now in police custody after being found running free on a main road.

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Sorrow at bus driver's Covid-19 death

04 January 2021
Sorrow at bus driver's Covid-19 death

The daughter of a much-loved driver who died from coronavirus has urged others to stay home and take the threat seriously.

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Boyfriend's moving tribute following partner's death

31 December 2020
Boyfriend's moving tribute following partner's death

A woman who died on Christmas Eve has been described by her partner as someone who spread 'love and happiness' every day.

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