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Swale prepares for Euro 2020 final

11 July 2021
Swale prepares for Euro 2020 final

England fans in Sittingbourne and Sheppey have been showing their support for Gareth Southgate's men ahead of their final match against Italy.

Mencap members' Three Lions singalong

10 July 2021
Mencap members' Three Lions singalong

Members of a East Kent Mencap resource centre have backed England's footballers with their version of Three Lions.

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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Dentist plans for Kent nightclub

10 July 2021
Dentist plans for Kent nightclub

Part of a Kent nightclub and former holiday camp could bite the dust if a dentist gets his teeth into it. Did you ever visit Warners and Layzells?

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Lookalikes enjoy England's glory

10 July 2021
Lookalikes enjoy England's glory

For two football lookalikes from Kent, Euro 2020 has meant the chance to be in the spotlight and might even kick-start a new career.

Lorry sheds load at busy roundabout

09 July 2021
Lorry sheds load at busy roundabout

Police have coned-off a lane at a busy roundabout after a lorry shed part of its load and planks of wood crashed onto the road.

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Iconic clock tower leaving town for a while

08 July 2021
Iconic clock tower leaving town for a while

A Kent town will be without its iconic clock tower this summer as it travels more than 185 miles to be repaired.

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10,000 contaminated oysters missing after raw sewage dump

07 July 2021
10,000 contaminated oysters missing after raw sewage dump

There are fears sewage dumped in the sea has had a serious effect on human health and contaminated thousands of oysters harvested off the Kent coast.

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Swale prepares for Euro 2020 semi-final

07 July 2021
Swale prepares for Euro 2020 semi-final

England fans have been showing their support for Gareth Southgate's men as they prepare for their crunch semi-final match.

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How to learn to swim with a piece of rope

07 July 2021
How to learn to swim with a piece of rope

A swimming teacher is using a length of rope to get her pupils used to the water. Here's how...

Opposition accuses council of U-turn over housing

07 July 2021
Opposition accuses council of U-turn over housing

Conservatives have accused coalition leaders of reneging on election promises to fight more housing plans. But planning boss denies the claim.

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Kent prepares for Euro 2020 semi-final

07 July 2021
Kent prepares for Euro 2020 semi-final

As England prepare to take on Denmark at Wembley fans in Kent have been getting ready for the crunch match.

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‘Keep key route open for the holiday season’

06 July 2021
‘Keep key route open for the holiday season’

An MP is urging road bosses to postpone the closure of a busy route until the height of the holiday season is over.

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Southern Water committed more than 6,000 sewage breaches

06 July 2021
Southern Water committed more than 6,000 sewage breaches

A water firm illegally pumped “enormous volumes” of raw sewage into Kent’s coast in a bid to make money, a court heard.

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We track down the UK's biggest scorpion colony

05 July 2021
We track down the UK's biggest scorpion colony

A huge colony of 15,000 tiny scorpions has set up home in the crumbling walls of an old dockyard in Kent.

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Meet therapy donkeys Pedro and Poncho

04 July 2021
Meet therapy donkeys Pedro and Poncho

Interaction with donkeys is said to have a number of health benefits – that's why one part of Kent became home to Pedro and Poncho.

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The man who plunged 200ft down well – and was left there

04 July 2021
The man who plunged 200ft down well – and was left there

The shocking death of a father-of-two turned into a national scandal when no-one would pay to have his body recovered.

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1,000 years in prison sentences handed to violent thieves

03 July 2021
1,000 years in prison sentences handed to violent thieves

Two men who brandished knives and threatened staff at an arcade are among several criminals to be sentenced by a single police team.

A look back as Sheppey Crossing turns 15

03 July 2021
A look back as Sheppey Crossing turns 15

July 3, 2006 was the day motorists had been waiting years for and the bridge has since had a huge effect on many.

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Extra jail time for prisoner over serious assault

02 July 2021
Extra jail time for prisoner over serious assault

A convict who used an improvised weapon to seriously injure an inmate will now spend even more time behind bars.

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