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Students told to apply for loans before A-level results day

03 August 2021
Students told to apply for loans before A-level results day

With A-level results out in a week, the Student Loans Company is urging students to get finance applications in, even if plans remain unclear.

Council to demand meeting with Southern Water over sewage scandal

03 August 2021
Council to demand meeting with Southern Water over sewage scandal

A Kent council is demanding a meeting with Southern Water after it was found to have dumped 21 billion litres of raw sewage off the Kent coast.

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Allotment consultation halted after internet fraud claims

03 August 2021
Allotment consultation halted after internet fraud claims

An ongoing allotment dispute has now seen a consultation ended after IP addresses from around the world were allegedly used during the voting process.

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Could Tom Daley inspire us to dive into knitting?

02 August 2021
Could Tom Daley inspire us to dive into knitting?

For years diver Tom Daley has inspired others to try his sport. But after the Tokyo Olympics will he have persuaded us to all try a different hobby?

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Households face biggest rise to energy bills for a decade

02 August 2021
Households face biggest rise to energy bills for a decade

The cost of energy bills may rocket, if Friday's increase to the energy price cap goes ahead, but there are concerns for lower income families too.

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Tributes to marshal killed in crash at Brands Hatch

02 August 2021
Tributes to marshal killed in crash at Brands Hatch

Tributes have been paid to a marshal after he was hit by a car and killed at a motorsport racing event.

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'As I stood behind bride I heard gunfire'

02 August 2021
'As I stood behind bride I heard gunfire'

A father has recalled the day his daughter got married during the Battle of Britain, while bombs were falling and gunfire was rattling off close by.

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£6 entry fee introduced at popular gardens

31 July 2021
£6 entry fee introduced at popular gardens

Public gardens which were formerly free to enter have reopened after 18 months of closure - but admission will now cost you.

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'I loved it all except the bad weather, dogs and broken letterboxes'

31 July 2021
'I loved it all except the bad weather, dogs and broken letterboxes'

A postie who has retired after delivering mail for 50 years has been reminiscing on his time working for Royal Mail.

Mother devastated after son dies 42 days after cancer diagnosis

30 July 2021
Mother devastated after son dies 42 days after cancer diagnosis

The family of a 30 year old man who died soon after being diagnosed with an aggressive brain tumour are raising money in his memory.

Motorcyclist dies after crash

30 July 2021
Motorcyclist dies after crash

A motorcyclist has died of his injuries almost two weeks after his bike was in collision with a car.

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Former soldier cleared of causing mum's death in crash

30 July 2021
Former soldier cleared of causing mum's death in crash

A former Gurkha soldier who served in the Falklands war has been cleared of causing the death of his mother following a head-on collision.

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Kent towns named sunniest in UK

30 July 2021
Kent towns named sunniest in UK

Three Kent towns have been named by the Met Office as the sunniest in the UK thanks to a yearly average of 720 hours of sunshine.

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15 people treated after chemical leak

30 July 2021
15 people treated after chemical leak

An emergency response saw part of an industrial estate cordoned off as police, ambulance and the fire service treated people after a leak.

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A devastating mystery that remains unsolved to this day

30 July 2021
A devastating mystery that remains unsolved to this day

Twenty years ago today Phil Kerton stepped off a plane and received a number of panicked voicemail messages....his life would never be the same again.

'I just felt like giving up'

30 July 2021
'I just felt like giving up'

A cyclist whose injuries after colliding with a lorry became infected is embroiled in a six-week treatment saga leaving him 'mentally drained'.

Police 'left woman to lead rape investigation against father by herself'

29 July 2021
Police 'left woman to lead rape investigation against father by herself'

A woman left to "lead a rape investigation herself" when her father fled to South Africa has been awarded damages by police she says failed her.

Prize-winning garden boasts pub and Love Island pit

29 July 2021
Prize-winning garden boasts pub and Love Island pit

A Love Island-inspired fire pit and their very own garden pub have helped a couple win a £1,000 competition.

Aerial photos display Kent's stunning summer mazes

29 July 2021
Aerial photos display Kent's stunning summer mazes

Get lost in one of Kent's intricate maize mazes this summer, which have once again opened for the summer, each with its own unique theme.

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Cut-price summer activities announced for Swale

29 July 2021
Cut-price summer activities announced for Swale

Many youngsters in the borough will be able to take part in cut-price activities this summer thanks to a new council programme.

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