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'I turn angry, troubled young men into good people'

25 January 2020
'I turn angry, troubled young men into good people'

As figures reveal a rise in knife crime, we find out what combat clubs are doing to reduce attacks and change youngsters' lives for the better.

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Cartoon character to fight county lines in schools

24 January 2020
Cartoon character to fight county lines in schools

A cartoon character has been deployed in primary schools by police fighting county lines drug dealing.

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Crime falls for the first time in four years

23 January 2020
Crime falls for the first time in four years

Kent has seen a drop of 6,160 in recorded crimes, making the county one of only four areas in England and Wales to have achieved the feat.

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Unemployment rises for 17th month in a row

21 January 2020
Unemployment rises for 17th month in a row

Almost three times more men claimed benefits than women last month in Kent, with the largest number of claims being made by those aged 25 and 49.

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Schools to offer free sanitary products

20 January 2020
Schools to offer free sanitary products

Schools are now able to offer free sanitary products to students to help tackle period poverty.

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Kent independent shops leading anti-plastic charge

18 January 2020
Kent independent shops leading anti-plastic charge

An environmental campaign is helping small businesses cut down their plastic waste and big corporations are starting to take note.

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Why IS it quite so hard to shop plastic-free?

18 January 2020
Why IS it quite so hard to shop plastic-free?

Shops are under pressure from customers to be more environmentally-friendly - so why IS there still quite so much plastic on our shelves?

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Rogue landlords fund 'nowhere near enough'

03 January 2020
Rogue landlords fund 'nowhere near enough'

A war chest set up to help fight criminal landlords in Kent could actually let down tenants, say industry experts.

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Crackdown on criminal landlords

03 January 2020
Crackdown on criminal landlords

A £340,000 war chest to help fight criminal landlords will be split between several Kent councils.

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Mixed-sex civil partnerships: Your questions answered

31 December 2019
Mixed-sex civil partnerships: Your questions answered

Mixed-sex couples are getting their fist civil partnerships today. However, there seems to be many questions around it, so we answered them for you.

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Couple one of first to enter mixed civil partnership

31 December 2019
Couple one of first to enter mixed civil partnership

A councillor and his partner of 17 years will be one of the first couples in the country to enter into a mixed-sex civil partnership.

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Family 'devastated' after 6 pups and mother stolen

30 December 2019
Family 'devastated' after 6 pups and mother stolen

An animal lover is pleading for the safe return of his daschund and her pups after they were stolen from his home just before Christmas.

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What is Christmas like for rough sleepers?

23 December 2019
What is Christmas like for rough sleepers?

With Christmas well on it’s way, we sent Sophie Bird to speak to someone sleeping rough to see what the festive season is like for him.

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Kent tops abandoned pets chart

17 December 2019
Kent tops abandoned pets chart

Last Christmas the highest number of pets abandoned in the south east were found in Kent — here's how you can help this year.

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'Volunteering helps others and my loneliness'

16 December 2019
'Volunteering helps others and my loneliness'

Being part of a loneliness campaign is even making the volunteers less lonely as they open up about how it has helped them.

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Couple get hotel stay in Paris as xmas surprise

13 December 2019
Couple get hotel stay in Paris as xmas surprise

kmfm is on day five of Make Someone's Christmas and today a couple who lost their baby at six months were given a hotel break in Paris.

Labour reflect on General Election loss

13 December 2019
Labour reflect on General Election loss

Labour party candidates and councillors speak out after losing the election and some say they want new leader.

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Youngsters show off their creativity

09 December 2019
Youngsters show off their creativity

Children have been learning to create their own world and express themselves with the help of art.

What is it like to be a first-time voter?

02 December 2019
What is it like to be a first-time voter?

The battle for youth votes is held online and parties are getting clever with it. However, a good social media page does not cure political fatigue.

What can young people do?

02 December 2019
What can young people do?

Medway Youth Council show what young people can do - bring people together, discuss difficult issues and fight climate change.

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