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Family coach firm takes over from Arriva

02 July 2021
Family coach firm takes over from Arriva

A family-run coach company has won the contract to take over a community's bus network from transport giants Arriva.

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The parts of Kent to see the biggest rise in Covid cases

01 July 2021
The parts of Kent to see the biggest rise in Covid cases

Covid-19 cases are rising across Kent but hospital admissions remain low.

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The £500 million company made on Sheppey

01 July 2021
The £500 million company made on Sheppey

A cosmetics brand based in Kent is set to join the London stock market in a move that could value it at as much as £500million.

Mum was surrogate for her infertile cousin

01 July 2021
Mum was surrogate for her infertile cousin

A Kent mum who was a surrogate for her cousin, who is like a sister to her, has won a competition of kindness.

It's all over for Lee Hurst - again

30 June 2021
It's all over for Lee Hurst - again

Twitter has suspended outspoken Kent comic Lee Hurst for his comments following an attack on England's chief medical officer Chris Whitty.

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Island florist wins national competition

30 June 2021
Island florist wins national competition

A Kent florist has beaten more than 1,000 others across the country to win a national award for her shop.

Mum refuses to shave off son's 'inappropriate' Ronaldo cut

30 June 2021
Mum refuses to shave off son's 'inappropriate' Ronaldo cut

A defiant parent is saying she won't change her son's haircut, after his school objected to the footie-inspired trim.

Flood warning issued for parts of Kent

29 June 2021
Flood warning issued for parts of Kent

Residents on the Isle of Sheppey have been warned to stay alert as the Environment Agency issues flood warnings.

Kent school where mobiles are already banned

29 June 2021
Kent school where mobiles are already banned

Education Secretary Gavin Williamson wants mobiles banned from classrooms but one head says her secondary has already been phone-free for four years.

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Twitter fury as Kent comic 'supports' Chris Whitty thugs

29 June 2021
Twitter fury as Kent comic 'supports' Chris Whitty thugs

Comedian Lee Hurst has caused fury on Twitter after apparently supporting the yobs who attacked the Government's chief medical officer Chris Whitty.

Organisers pull the plug on music festival

29 June 2021
Organisers pull the plug on music festival

An outside music festival has been axed at the last minute after organisers couldn't guarantee there would be no dancing or singing.

Fire drama on board yacht

28 June 2021
Fire drama on board yacht

A man who got into trouble after a fire on board a yacht was rescued in the early hours.

Fire crew called to beach fire

27 June 2021
Fire crew called to beach fire

A fire on one of Kent's beach fronts caused panic among visitors after a bin was destroyed.

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Funeral of 'best mayor'

26 June 2021
Funeral of 'best mayor'

Flags flew at half mast for the councillor dubbed the 'best mayor' by one of her colleagues.

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Bookkeeper swindled firm out of £50k to fund gambling

26 June 2021
Bookkeeper swindled firm out of £50k to fund gambling

A family say it will take years to recover after their business was defrauded by someone they trusted.

End of an era as Covid test centre closes

25 June 2021
End of an era as Covid test centre closes

It's the start of the end as health bosses close one their first Covid asymptomatic test centres after 28,000 tests.

Paedophile had 43,000 images of children

25 June 2021
Paedophile had 43,000 images of children

A 50-year-old sex offender from Kent who pictures of children and animal porn has been jailed.

Campervan and motorhome owners told to drive on

25 June 2021
Campervan and motorhome owners told to drive on

A council has issued threats to campervan and motorhome owners to stop parking at the seaside overnight.

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'We need more houses but in the right places'

24 June 2021
'We need more houses but in the right places'

As plans to speed up house building across the country are revealed, our political editor Paul Francis looks at what it means for Kent.

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Fight to keep 'life-saving' pay phone

24 June 2021
Fight to keep 'life-saving' pay phone

'Lives could be put at risk if village payphone is removed'

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