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Free haircuts offered to homeless

04 August 2021
Free haircuts offered to homeless

A Kent hairdresser is teaming up with a charity to give homeless people in the borough free haircuts once a month.

Family's heartbreak after cat mauled by dog and left to die

03 August 2021
Family's heartbreak after cat mauled by dog and left to die

A heartbroken family whose cat was mauled by a dog have hit out at its owners for leaving their beloved pet to die in the street.

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Council to demand meeting with Southern Water over sewage scandal

03 August 2021
Council to demand meeting with Southern Water over sewage scandal

A Kent council is demanding a meeting with Southern Water after it was found to have dumped 21 billion litres of raw sewage off the Kent coast.

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Former soldier cleared of causing mum's death in crash

30 July 2021
Former soldier cleared of causing mum's death in crash

A former Gurkha soldier who served in the Falklands war has been cleared of causing the death of his mother following a head-on collision.

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15 people treated after chemical leak

30 July 2021
15 people treated after chemical leak

An emergency response saw part of an industrial estate cordoned off as police, ambulance and the fire service treated people after a leak.

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Cut-price summer activities announced for Swale

29 July 2021
Cut-price summer activities announced for Swale

Many youngsters in the borough will be able to take part in cut-price activities this summer thanks to a new council programme.

RNLI boss defends rescuing asylum seekers at sea

28 July 2021
RNLI boss defends rescuing asylum seekers at sea

The chief executive of a lifeboat charity says it is doing the right thing by rescuing asylum seekers at sea after volunteers have been heckled.

Beach patrols to stop cockle-picking

27 July 2021
Beach patrols to stop cockle-picking

Shores in part of Kent will be patrolled this summer as the council looks to clamp down on illegal shellfish harvesting.

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Man cut from car after crash

27 July 2021
Man cut from car after crash

Emergency services had to rescue a man from his car after it became wedged against a tree following a crash.

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Teenage girl stabbed '50 to 60 times'

26 July 2021
Teenage girl stabbed '50 to 60 times'

A court has heard claims a young girl was stabbed multiple times as a 16-year-old boy appears before magistrates charged with attempted murder.

Brewery destroyed by fire after lightning strike

26 July 2021
Brewery destroyed by fire after lightning strike

A barn that was home to a brewery has burned to the ground after being struck by lightning.

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Multi-vehicle crash causing long delays on M25

26 July 2021
Multi-vehicle crash causing long delays on M25

An early morning crash involving a lorry, two vans and two cars is causing traffic chaos.

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Grandad takes on 10km for 90th birthday

22 July 2021
Grandad takes on 10km for 90th birthday

A veteran marathon runner who has completed 29 in his life took on a 10km challenge with his family to celebrate his 90th birthday.

What's it like getting a haircut from Kent's best barber?

21 July 2021
What's it like getting a haircut from Kent's best barber?

After coming third in a national competition which saw hundreds enter, one men's stylist from Kent scooped £10,000.

Borough still cautious despite 'Freedom Day'

20 July 2021
Borough still cautious despite 'Freedom Day'

As people prepared for the government's lifting of Covid-19 restrictions, some towns in a Kent borough were much more cautious than expected.

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Kitten which was fighting for its life now on the mend

17 July 2021
Kitten which was fighting for its life now on the mend

A 10-week-old kitten was left fighting for his life after being found with a fractured leg and maggot-infested wound at the base of his tail.

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Motorcyclist airlifted to hospital after crash

16 July 2021
Motorcyclist airlifted to hospital after crash

A collision involving a motorbike and a van resulted in the biker being airlifted to hospital with serious injuries.

Mums set up own Year 6 prom after school's is cancelled

16 July 2021
Mums set up own Year 6 prom after school's is cancelled

Three mums have saved the day by organising a Year 6 prom for their children at a school in Kent.

Get green fingered and help charity

13 July 2021
Get green fingered and help charity

A lifeboat rescue charity is calling on Kent's coastal residents to get gardening for charity.

260 pupils sent home to isolate

12 July 2021
260 pupils sent home to isolate

A Kent school has had to send home 260 pupils after a handful of confirmed Covid cases.

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