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All Kent's new secondary places created in best schools

13 July 2020
All Kent's new secondary places created in best schools

All new places created in Kent last year were at schools rated good and outstanding.

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Vast majority of revenge porn cases see no justice

11 July 2020
Vast majority of revenge porn cases see no justice

Cases of revenge porn rarely see offenders charged with almost half of them concluding with victims withdrawing support from investigations.

'We must do better to protect our children'

11 July 2020
'We must do better to protect our children'

The number of babies who are being vaccinated against deadly diseases has dropped between January and March which may be down to parents' anxieties.

The outdoor pools open tomorrow

10 July 2020
The outdoor pools open tomorrow

With weather expected to be relatively warm, will you be heading to one of Kent's outdoor pools this weekend?

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Development plans 'devastating for environment and local area'

10 July 2020
Development plans 'devastating for environment and local area'

Hundreds are opposing a proposal to build 75 new dwellings as they say it would impact the environment, road safety and access to local services.

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Abortions increase by 21% in less than 10 years

06 July 2020
Abortions increase by 21% in less than 10 years

More women in the county are having abortions than ever before, with the biggest rise coming among those aged 25 to 29, new figures show.

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Fewer pupils got their first-choice school this year

06 July 2020
Fewer pupils got their first-choice school this year

The percentage of children getting a place at their first-choice school is decreasing, with Kent behind the national average.

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One in four parents say schools fail to tackle bullies

06 July 2020
One in four parents say schools fail to tackle bullies

Almost 25% of parents whose child has been bullied in the county say their school did not deal with the situation quickly or effectively enough.

Hangover cures for the first post-lockdown night out

05 July 2020
Hangover cures for the first post-lockdown night out

With pubs reopening yesterday and many flocking back to their locals, here are some modern and historical hangover cures to get you though the day.

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Number who became British in Kent last year revealed

03 July 2020
Number who became British in Kent last year revealed

With the number of people gaining British citizenship slowly growing, many applicants this year feel left in limbo due to lockdown.

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Clap for Carers returns for NHS' birthday

03 July 2020
Clap for Carers returns for NHS' birthday

Clap for Carers is set to return this week to celebrate the 72nd birthday of the NHS - but will you be taking part?

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Revealed: Lockdown surge in speeding fines

01 July 2020
Revealed: Lockdown surge in speeding fines

Speeding increased drastically, figures released show, with the fastest driver in Kent clocked doing 137mph.

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In pictures: 100 days of lockdown

01 July 2020
In pictures: 100 days of lockdown

See some of the key moments from across Kent during lockdown.

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Winner of school talent show announced by kmfm

29 June 2020
Winner of school talent show announced by kmfm

The winner of a Maidstone primary school's virtual talent show was announced this morning on kmfm Breakfast.

The 'new-look' trip to a hairdressers

24 June 2020
The 'new-look' trip to a hairdressers

Coloured stickers and stylists in visors and gloves - just some of the ways an eagerly-awaited trip to the hairdressers is going to be different.

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'Windrush people still fear deportation'

22 June 2020
'Windrush people still fear deportation'

On the 72nd anniversary of the Windrush generation arriving in Britain there is 'still fear of deportation' claims one campaigner.

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Praise for children's hospices' work during pandemic

22 June 2020
Praise for children's hospices' work during pandemic

This week is children's hospice week, and there has never been a more important time to help their vital work.

The history behind Kent's statues

17 June 2020
The history behind Kent's statues

As the public debate on how we should reflect on our history rages on, we take a look at some of the stories behind statues in the county.

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Revealed: How much unemployment is up by in your town

16 June 2020
Revealed: How much unemployment is up by in your town

More than 15,000 more people are signed on last month than in April as the economic impact of lockdown on Kent continues to be felt.

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Topple Kitchener statue, campaigners demand

10 June 2020
Topple Kitchener statue, campaigners demand

A statue of one of the nation's most well-known generals should be removed due to his links to concentration camps, campaigners say.

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