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'Radical project' to tackle knife crime in troubled town centre

28 June 2022
'Radical project' to tackle knife crime in troubled town centre

A project aiming to reduce knife crime has been launched after a gym owner's bid to host an amnesty bin for weapons was turned down by police.

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Pensioners targeted by thieves at Waitrose

24 June 2022
Pensioners targeted by thieves at Waitrose

A man and a woman, both in their 80s, had their bank cards stolen in separate thefts at a town centre supermarket.

Red Arrows wow crowds in Kent

24 June 2022
Red Arrows wow crowds in Kent

The RAF's display team delighted fans who caught a glimpse of the iconic jets as they flew over the county today.

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Amazon Fresh: the future of shopping?

23 June 2022
Amazon Fresh: the future of shopping?

As the second store for Amazon Fresh opened in the UK in a Kent town, we went to check it out and see what fellow shoppers thought.

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Fish and chips crisis: 'We've had to raise our prices by 23%'

22 June 2022
Fish and chips crisis: 'We've had to raise our prices by 23%'

Takeaways across the county are being forced to put up the price of a cod and chips supper as costs spiral.

'Mum has just days to live but there's therapy that could save her'

17 June 2022
'Mum has just days to live but there's therapy that could save her'

Heartbroken daughters are in a race against time to raise £80k for treatment for their 'strong, amazing' mother who has a rare cancer.

Police appeal to find missing woman

16 June 2022
Police appeal to find missing woman

An appeal has been launched to find a missing woman who may have travelled north.

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Teenagers charged after goods stolen from Boots

14 June 2022
Teenagers charged after goods stolen from Boots

Three teenagers have been charged after £10,000 worth of cosmetic goods were stolen from Boots.

Delays on M25 after crash and broken down lorry

14 June 2022
Delays on M25 after crash and broken down lorry

There were long delays on the M25 after a crash and a lorry broke down on the carriageway.

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'I hate them, it's total carnage'

14 June 2022
'I hate them, it's total carnage'

Shoppers have blasted a supermarket's move to convert almost all of its tills to self-checkout machines - but which is better? Take our poll.

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Scores of shoppers refunded in retail park ticket fiasco

11 June 2022
Scores of shoppers refunded in retail park ticket fiasco

A council leader was forced to step in after a parking firm dished out £50 fines to people who visited its car park on consecutive days.

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Man denies rape at nightclub

11 June 2022
Man denies rape at nightclub

A man is set to go on trial for rape following an alleged attack at a nightclub.

Long delays after van fire

10 June 2022
Long delays after van fire

Bus services were disrupted and long queues formed after a van burst into flames on a main road.

Road partially closed after void opens up

10 June 2022
Road partially closed after void opens up

Temporary traffic lights have been installed along a main road while engineers work to repair a hole in the ground.

'I can't imagine what terrorism threat we'd have here'

01 June 2022
'I can't imagine what terrorism threat we'd have here'

Councillor were puzzled to find heavy-duty anti-vehicle gates had been permanently installed in a Kent town centre.

Fathers fought sons at town's bloodiest battle

01 June 2022
Fathers fought sons at town's bloodiest battle

Now bustling with shoppers and fluttering with bunting 373 years ago today the streets of Maidstone were awash with blood.

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Homes evacuated after 'bomb find'

29 May 2022
Homes evacuated after 'bomb find'

Neighbours' homes were evacuated after the discovery of a suspected bomb in a quiet cul-de-sac.

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Long traffic queues build at port

29 May 2022
Long traffic queues build at port

Motorists have suffered long delays again today as queues of holidaymakers built on major roads into Dover.

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Crews rescue pair on stranded yacht

29 May 2022
Crews rescue pair on stranded yacht

Lifeboat crews were called to rescue two people after their yacht suffered engine failure.

Trespasser leads to delays and cancellations

28 May 2022
Trespasser leads to delays and cancellations

Delays are expected after a trespasser was spotted on the railway line as trains begin to return to normal service.

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