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The 10 Kent neighbourhoods with the most LGBTQ+ people

23 January 2023
The 10 Kent neighbourhoods with the most LGBTQ+ people

The Kent neighbourhoods with the highest proportions of LGBTQ+ people have been revealed for the first time.

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'I met my second husband at a widow support group - then he almost died too'

21 January 2023
'I met my second husband at a widow support group - then he almost died too'

A mum-of-three who found love after losing her husband in a diving accident, only to face tragedy again, is on a mission to help other young widows.

Opening date for district's first PureGym revealed

20 January 2023
Opening date for district's first PureGym revealed

A new 24/7 gym which promises state-of-the-art facilities is set to open next month.

'We've lost our pubs and now post office will go - everything's disappearing!'

17 January 2023
'We've lost our pubs and now post office will go - everything's disappearing!'

Plans to shut a village post office on a high street already rocked by closures are “heartbreaking for the people in the community”, residents say.

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Mum with 'heart of gold' leaves behind 'three beautiful girls'

15 January 2023
Mum with 'heart of gold' leaves behind 'three beautiful girls'

The parents of a young mother who tragically took her own life have paid tribute to their "generous and kind-hearted" daughter.

Baby Jesus stolen from crib outside church

11 January 2023
Baby Jesus stolen from crib outside church

A reverend is considering tying Jesus to his crib next year after the baby was stolen from a nativity scene outside a church.

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Motorbike crash blocks major rat-run

10 January 2023
Motorbike crash blocks major rat-run

A 17-year-old boy was thrown from his motorcycle after a collision with a car attempting to overtake.

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Official bid for town's first McDonald's

04 January 2023
Official bid for town's first McDonald's

Developers have officially launched a bid to build a McDonald's - as they move ahead with multi-million-pound plans to expand a shopping complex.

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'We're awash with student accommodation!'

01 January 2023
'We're awash with student accommodation!'

A development almost ten years in the making to build a student accommodation block has been greenlit in spite of residents' objections.

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Former noodle bar transformed into family-run Italian restaurant

31 December 2022
Former noodle bar transformed into family-run Italian restaurant

A family from London say they are bringing all the flavours of Italy to a former noodle bar - which they have spent £80,000 renovating.

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Fury as 'hooligans' steal books from library and set them alight

30 December 2022
Fury as 'hooligans' steal books from library and set them alight

Vandals who set fire to books - including a Harry Potter novel - stolen from a phone box library should be “ashamed of themselves”, say volunteers.

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Border Force officer suspected of being in UK illegally

29 December 2022
Border Force officer suspected of being in UK illegally

A Border Force officer arrested following an investigation in Kent is suspected of being in the country illegally, it has emerged.

'Bomb cyclone' to bring wet and windy weather to Kent

29 December 2022
'Bomb cyclone' to bring wet and windy weather to Kent

The deadly bomb cyclone that has sent temperatures plunging in the US will also cause Kent to experience wet and windy weather, the Met Office says.

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Kitchen fire forces popular pub to close

28 December 2022
Kitchen fire forces popular pub to close

A man had to be treated by paramedics after a fire started in a pub kitchen.

Plans lodged for 67-home estate on derelict farm

27 December 2022
Plans lodged for 67-home estate on derelict farm

The derelict remains of a listed farmhouse are set to be flattened to make way for a 67-home development.

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Stress and worry' for traders after window-smashing spree

22 December 2022
Stress and worry' for traders after window-smashing spree

Shop owners are desperate for information after a number of them had windows smashed.

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Kent MP calls for action against Clarkson

21 December 2022
Kent MP calls for action against Clarkson

A Kent MP has signed a letter calling for action against Jeremy Clarkson after his column on Meghan Markle received more than 20,000 complaints.

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Brazen thief steals Christmas gift left out for binmen

21 December 2022
Brazen thief steals Christmas gift left out for binmen

A woman who left Christmas gifts out for the binmen has described her outrage after CCTV captured a hooded yob stealing them.

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Banknotes featuring King Charles III revealed

20 December 2022
Banknotes featuring King Charles III revealed

New banknotes featuring images of King Charles III have been unveiled - and are set to be accepted at Kent retailers by the middle of 2024.

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Striking CGIs reveal ambitious plans for cricket ground

19 December 2022
Striking CGIs reveal ambitious plans for cricket ground

New images show what Kent County Cricket Club’s home ground could look like if their ambitious proposals are green-lit.

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