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'Drag is our war mask'

09 March 2020
'Drag is our war mask'

Miss Drag UK finalists Victoria Carriage and Sir Vyx talk make-up tips and the importance of drag queens as LGBT role models.

Kent's forgotten historical women

08 March 2020
Kent's forgotten historical women

To mark International Women's Day, KentOnline looks back at the women who shaped the county but are often overlooked in the history books.

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Thug threatened to torch vehicle with people inside

06 March 2020
Thug threatened to torch vehicle with people inside

A 22-year-old who threatened to set a car alight after dousing it in petrol with four people inside has been locked up.

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Four police planes added to fleet

05 March 2020
Four police planes added to fleet

It is hoped new planes will quicken police response times in Kent, particularly in remote areas.

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60 roads closed amid flood chaos

05 March 2020
60 roads closed amid flood chaos

Flood alerts remain in force today following heavy rainfall, with 60 roads closed across the county.

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MP's advice after Flybe collapse

05 March 2020
MP's advice after Flybe collapse

Travellers left stranded after the Flybe airline collapsed have been issued advice by a Kent MP.

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Latest results from magistrates courts

04 March 2020
Latest results from magistrates courts

In recent magistrates cases, a woman admits to carrying a weapon in and another pleaded guilty to eight offences and was locked up for 28 weeks.

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Britain's fastest woman is Barbie's new 'Shero'

03 March 2020
Britain's fastest woman is Barbie's new 'Shero'

For International Woman's Day, Orpington running champion Dina Asher-Smith is honoured as a Barbie doll, which she hopes will tackle the 'Dream Gap'.

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The misfortunes of Kent's floating restaurant

26 February 2020
The misfortunes of Kent's floating restaurant

A floating restaurant which has gone up in flames has been plagued by bad luck since it opened - we look back at its troubled history.

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'I don't want to die before something is done'

25 February 2020
'I don't want to die before something is done'

A woman with a rare incurable disease says an NHS "postcode lottery" has left her having to sell her possessions to fund her treatment.

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Fleeing domestic abuse 'doesn't feel worth it'

24 February 2020
Fleeing domestic abuse 'doesn't feel worth it'

After two years a victim of domestic violence faces a choice between homelessness and her abusive ex if a council decides she is 'not homeless'.

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'I had to trade my dignity for freedom'

24 February 2020
'I had to trade my dignity for freedom'

Here's how a woman ended up losing her home and nearly all of her belongings just to escape domestic abuse.

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Victims fleeing abuse told 'go home'

24 February 2020
Victims fleeing abuse told 'go home'

Women trying to escape domestic abuse face being made homeless as councils are "refusing" to house them.

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A look back on The Great Storm of 1987

20 February 2020
A look back on The Great Storm of 1987

With the recent disruption of Storm Ciara and Storm Dennis, we look back on the chaos caused by The Great Storm of 1987.

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Benefits claims up by 950 in a month

18 February 2020
Benefits claims up by 950 in a month

The number of people claiming benefits in Kent has now risen for the 18th month in a row.

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Watch cheetahs' first steps in to wild

11 February 2020
Watch cheetahs' first steps in to wild

The moment Kent-born cheetahs Saba and Nairo are released into South Africa has been shared by the charity.

'We shouldn't need gay bars'

08 February 2020
'We shouldn't need gay bars'

In honour of LGBT History Month, owners of two gay bars say although they shouldn't be needed, some have become centres of advice for parents.

'Gang members aren't the only ones carrying knives'

04 February 2020
'Gang members aren't the only ones carrying knives'

On this week's podcast, Matt Simms of Unique Kickboxing talks about people carrying knives to defend themselves and says gang is an unhelpful term.

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Kent reacts to Brexit Day

31 January 2020
Kent reacts to Brexit Day

With the UK's time in the EU coming to a close tonight, this is how people in Kent are reacting to the day of celebrations.

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The woman fighting drugs gangs with cartoons

31 January 2020
The woman fighting drugs gangs with cartoons

Cartoons created by a Kent-woman are helping fight county lines gangs and child grooming - here's how.

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