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Pupil banned from dying hair purple in memory of dad

25 September 2020
Pupil banned from dying hair purple in memory of dad

A teenage girl has launched a petition against her school after it banned her from dying her hair in memory of her father.

Fury as pupils miss lessons due to testing fiasco

24 September 2020
Fury as pupils miss lessons due to testing fiasco

Dozens of pupils are missing lessons because they have been unable to obtain coronavirus tests – prompting fears children could fall behind.

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'Dustmen took my bin - and said pick it up in Fiesta'

24 September 2020
'Dustmen took my bin - and said pick it up in Fiesta'

Refuse collectors drove off with a pensioner's wheelie bin - before telling her to retrieve it in the back of her car.

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'I will lose 30% of business to new Lidl'

22 September 2020
'I will lose 30% of business to new Lidl'

A shopkeeper who has traded in the town for more than a decade fears his takings will fall by almost a third when Lidl opens.

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Coastal grammar still on cards despite funding setback

19 September 2020
Coastal grammar still on cards despite funding setback

A head teacher and MP are refusing to give up hope of building a grammar school site on the coast – despite failing to secure funding.

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'I want families to have what we didn't... hope'

19 September 2020
'I want families to have what we didn't... hope'

The grandfather of a little boy who died from a rare brain tumour no child survives, has told how he is determined to raise awareness of the disease.

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Trust urges young people to 'Think Differently' with new video

18 September 2020
Trust urges young people to 'Think Differently' with new video

A charity has been working with the families of two Kent teens, who died after taking drugs, on a hard-hitting film as part of it's awareness project.

Flu jab every 60 seconds

18 September 2020
Flu jab every 60 seconds

Nurses racing to vaccinate patients against flu ahead of a feared second wave of Covid-19 administered one jab a minute at a special clinic.

'£150 charge to enter the sea'

18 September 2020
'£150 charge to enter the sea'

A council has sparked anger by unveiling plans to charge people to launch boats and jet skis off its seaside ramps.

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Kent seaside town named UK's top relocation hotspot

17 September 2020
Kent seaside town named UK's top relocation hotspot

The best coastal location to move to in the UK has seen a Kent seaside town ranked top.

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Red squirrel found dead after wildlife park fire

17 September 2020
Red squirrel found dead after wildlife park fire

An animal park has launched a fundraising appeal following a fire which left a squirrel dead and destroyed vital resources.

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School's bid to end road mayhem

16 September 2020
School's bid to end road mayhem

School bosses have unveiled plans for a parking shake-up to put an end to traffic chaos on surrounding roads.

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Dumped hamster narrowly escapes being crushed in bin lorry

16 September 2020
Dumped hamster narrowly escapes being crushed in bin lorry

A plucky hamster was seconds away from death before it was spotted scurrying around in the back of a dustbin lorry by eagle-eyed workers.

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Animal park fire caused by spark from log burner

15 September 2020
Animal park fire caused by spark from log burner

The director general of a wildlife park hit by a huge fire has spoken of the impact of the blaze - as it is confirmed it started accidentally.

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Fire breaks out at wildlife park

14 September 2020
Fire breaks out at wildlife park

A blaze took hold at a popular animal park that is home to more than 50 species of animals.

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'People will be asking: "where is the fair!"'

11 September 2020
'People will be asking: "where is the fair!"'

A travelling funfair has been told it can't open in a Kent Park because of new Covid guidelines, but it can still open at these towns...

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New council leader chosen as predecessor ousted

10 September 2020
New council leader chosen as predecessor ousted

Councillors have elected a new leader to take them forward through the financial aftermath of Covid-19.

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Reopening dates for swimming pools revealed

10 September 2020
Reopening dates for swimming pools revealed

The reopening dates of three council-owned swimming pools have finally been confirmed.

Fit and healthy man died after game of football

10 September 2020
Fit and healthy man died after game of football

A doting uncle who was a keen walker and weightlifter, died suddenly after playing a game of football with his nephews.

New Lidl store to open this month

10 September 2020
New Lidl store to open this month

Bosses at Lidl have finally revealed the opening date of a town's newest supermarket.

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