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Plans to restore Maunsell Forts off Kent coast

27 July 2021
Plans to restore Maunsell Forts off Kent coast

A major project is underway to prevent structures used in the Second World War off the coast of Kent from crumbling into the sea.

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Promising footballer breaks back in cliff fall

27 July 2021
Promising footballer breaks back in cliff fall

A talented 17-year-old with dreams of playing football professionally has been left paralysed from the waist down after falling from a cliff.

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'We will do better' - council's pledge to improve bin service

25 July 2021
'We will do better' - council's pledge to improve bin service

A council leader vows bin collections across a district will now begin to improve - six months after the launch of the authority’s new service.

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Trapped driver cut free after crash

25 July 2021
Trapped driver cut free after crash

A trapped driver was freed from their car following a late-night crash.

Emergency services called to motorbike and van crash

23 July 2021
Emergency services called to motorbike and van crash

A town centre has been sealed off following a crash between a van and a motorbike.

Three-car crash blocks busy main road

23 July 2021
Three-car crash blocks busy main road

A main road was blocked in both directions after a three-car crash near a branch of Lidl.

Shock at death of much-loved landlady aged 52

22 July 2021
Shock at death of much-loved landlady aged 52

One of Kent's longest-serving landladies will be remembered as a welcoming publican who made her pub “the best in the area”, loved ones say.

Lifeboat called in early hours to person in water

21 July 2021
Lifeboat called in early hours to person in water

A report of a person entering the sea in the early hours of the morning sparked a large emergency response.

New seafront bar and rooftop will 'turn rubbish into gold'

20 July 2021
New seafront bar and rooftop will 'turn rubbish into gold'

A Kent restaurateur is bidding to transform a derelict seafront eyesore that has sat empty for years into a boutique hotel with a rooftop bar.

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Concern as locked park delays paramedics for 30 minutes

17 July 2021
Concern as locked park delays paramedics for 30 minutes

Paramedics waited 30 minutes for park gates to be unlocked before they could move a patient into an air ambulance, it has been revealed.

The story behind Kent's abandoned holiday camp

17 July 2021
The story behind Kent's abandoned holiday camp

The eerie remains of a once-bustling holiday camp where revellers hold late-night parties would be the perfect setting for a horror film.

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Crash victim, 18, was 'incredible young man'

16 July 2021
Crash victim, 18, was 'incredible young man'

A talented teenage boy described as an inspiration, selfless, intelligent and kind died in a car crash as he travelled home from a cricket match.

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Kent's best beaches: The complete guide

14 July 2021
Kent's best beaches: The complete guide

Heading to the beach in Kent as the temperature rises? Here's your guide to the county's best.

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Beloved painted mouse set to pop up in Kent town

13 July 2021
Beloved painted mouse set to pop up in Kent town

An adorable hand-painted mouse created by an anonymous street artist is set to appear in a new location this summer.

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'I've lost the love of my life'

13 July 2021
'I've lost the love of my life'

The sudden death of a popular Kent journalist described as an 'absolute legend' has devastated his family and led to a flood of tributes

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Water firm named among worst for pollution

13 July 2021
Water firm named among worst for pollution

Southern Water has been branded the worst water company in the country for its environmental performance.

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Tesco and Co-op to shut early on Sunday

10 July 2021
Tesco and Co-op to shut early on Sunday

Dozens of supermarkets in Kent will be shutting early tomorrow evening ahead of England's clash with Italy in the Euro final.

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'This is not going to be a Wetherspoon'

10 July 2021
'This is not going to be a Wetherspoon'

Plans to host shows at a former cinema-turned antiques shop have been given the green light despite fears of anti-social behaviour.

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Bid to save club facing closure after 100 years

09 July 2021
Bid to save club facing closure after 100 years

A campaign has been launched to save a debt-ridden social club from closure after members were told it was to shut in its 100th year.

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Buzzing: Secret Drinker chills in a pub garden just yards from the sea

09 July 2021
Buzzing: Secret Drinker chills in a pub garden just yards from the sea

Our undercover reporter meets Harpo the hairball and a few other unwanted guests at a pub on the Kent coast.

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