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Family say grandfather was 'just a number' to hospital staff

19 October 2021
Family say grandfather was 'just a number' to hospital staff

The family of a grandfather who passed away after contracting Covid-19 at a Kent hospital say the care he received 'wasn't adequate'.

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Car smashes into back of historic guildhall

19 October 2021
Car smashes into back of historic guildhall

Police are hunting a man and a woman after a stolen car crashed into back of a town's guildhall in the middle of the night.

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Bomb ship could detonate and cause tsunami, Sky drama predicts

19 October 2021
Bomb ship could detonate and cause tsunami, Sky drama predicts

A new Sky drama has predicted that an infamous 'bomb ship' off the Kent coastline could detonate and cause a huge tsunami.

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Man struck over head and attacked in bar

18 October 2021
Man struck over head and attacked in bar

A man was attacked and struck over the back of the head and punched and kicked as he lay on the floor of a nightclub.

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Blow to Wheelabrator expansion

18 October 2021
Blow to Wheelabrator expansion

The High Court has ruled a company cannot increase the capacity of its waste incinerator plant saying expansion could lead to less being recycled.

Supermarkets and volunteers tackle £20 Universal Credit cut

18 October 2021
Supermarkets and volunteers tackle £20 Universal Credit cut

A supermarket has launched Pick Up Packs to help families in need and a community has launched a mobile shop in a converted double-decker bus.

Determined to get answers after brother's death at 41

18 October 2021
Determined to get answers after brother's death at 41

Sister of dead man describes what it was like living in a care home which was later rated 'inadequate'.

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Inside the doomsday bunker built as Kent's last hope

18 October 2021
Inside the doomsday bunker built as Kent's last hope

In the event of nuclear war a concrete bunker below a park in Gravesend was all that stood between doomsday and the future of civilisation in Kent.

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Oasis where nature lives with relics of industrial past

17 October 2021
Oasis where nature lives with relics of industrial past

Kent is home to Elmley, the only family-owned and managed farm in the UK to be a National Nature Reserve. Here's what we made of it...

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Free parking plans stalled

16 October 2021
Free parking plans stalled

A plan to make parking free on Saturdays in Swale’s town centres has been shot down.

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Burglars 'wheeled away goods in a shopping trolley'

15 October 2021
Burglars 'wheeled away goods in a shopping trolley'

The hunt is on for a man and a woman after a vape store was raided in the early hours and £4k of goods was stolen.

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Firefighters tackle cargo ship blaze at docks

15 October 2021
Firefighters tackle cargo ship blaze at docks

Five fire engines, a technical rescue unit and the fire service's inflatable boat were sent to tackle a ship blaze.

Work starts on motorway junction

14 October 2021
Work starts on motorway junction

Diggers have begun preparation work for a £92m revamp of one of Kent's busiest motorway junctions.

Woman and three men hunted after paint attack on car and house

14 October 2021
Woman and three men hunted after paint attack on car and house

Police have released CCTV photos of three men and a woman they want to talk to following a spate of paint and vandal attacks on a car and house.

First Class out this month

14 October 2021
First Class out this month

If you know a child who started school in September don't miss your chance to grab a copy of this fantastic keepsake supplement.

Big sister scales peak as thanks for ‘saving family’

14 October 2021
Big sister scales peak as thanks for ‘saving family’

A 15-year-old girl took on a charity trek up the highest mountain in Wales for her little brother who beat cancer.

Pregnant Covid survivor: 'I was one of the lucky ones'

13 October 2021
Pregnant Covid survivor: 'I was one of the lucky ones'

Expectant women are being urged to get a Covid vaccination as soon as possible.

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65ft phone mast plans are ‘too close’ to homes

13 October 2021
65ft phone mast plans are ‘too close’ to homes

Plans have been put forward for a 5G phone mast in a residential street - which would be equivalent to almost five stacked double decker buses.

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Petition set up after crash chaos

11 October 2021
Petition set up after crash chaos

A petition has been set up for another route to part of Kent after a serious accident led to drivers being stranded by a seven-hour road closure.

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Film is for the outsider in us all

10 October 2021
Film is for the outsider in us all

A woman who struggled with her sexuality growing up in Kent has written and directed a short film celebrating the act of coming out to inspire others.

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