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Closure of newsagents and confectioners a sign of the times

Closure of newsagents and confectioners a sign of the times

But sweet-toothed customers will still be able to get their candy fix online.

Thug bit, slapped and throttled mother of his children

Thug bit, slapped and throttled mother of his children

A teenage mum was battered so hard by her boyfriend she looked like she had been in the ring with Mike Tyson, a court has heard.

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Mum fights off home intruders with toy car

Mum fights off home intruders with toy car

A mum has relived the moment she fended off intruders with a toy car... after they threatened her daughter at knifepoint in a traumatic raid.

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Sailor Hilary Lister dies aged 46

Sailor Hilary Lister dies aged 46

The first disabled woman to sail solo around Britain has died.

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'Chaos' as main route shut for emergency repairs

'Chaos' as main route shut for emergency repairs

A major road has been shut for more than 24 hours so Network Rail can out emergency repairs.

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Popular adult courses scrapped at uni

Popular adult courses scrapped at uni

Adult students have been left saddened after university bosses decided to ditch popular courses with immediate effect.

Walker: We've been brilliant in T20 Blast

Walker: We've been brilliant in T20 Blast

Matt Walker praised his players after Kent secured a home quarter-final in the T20 Blast

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'We're punished for sending children to grammar school'

'We're punished for sending children to grammar school'

An outraged father-of-three says he is having to unfairly pay £1,000 on bus passes just because his children go to grammar school.

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Kent secure home quarter-final

Kent secure home quarter-final

Kent Spitfires beat Essex by five wickets at Chelmsford

Cocktail bar offers taste of the Orient

Cocktail bar offers taste of the Orient

Get ready for burlesque shows, contortionists and magicians... coming to a new bar near you!

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Landlord's outrage as brewery ditches ‘English’ label

Landlord's outrage as brewery ditches ‘English’ label

An angry pub landlord is refusing to adopt a beer’s new branding after a brewery removed any mention of it being English from its label.

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MP: Should we scrap six-week summer break?

MP: Should we scrap six-week summer break?

A Kent MP has suggested that shortening school holidays could help families struggling to make ends meet.

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Billings delighted Kent reach T20 quarter-finals

Billings delighted Kent reach T20 quarter-finals

Sam Billings top scored in Kent's joint highest T20 total in their victory over Somerset on Thursday.

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Kent secure place in T20 Blast quarter-finals

Kent secure place in T20 Blast quarter-finals

Spitfires made it through to the last eight with a victory over Somerset

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Much-loved pallas cat dies

Much-loved pallas cat dies

Keepers at a wild animal park have paid tribute to a popular pallas cat who has died following advanced renal failure, aged 11.

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Mum and daughter found dead at home

Mum and daughter found dead at home

The bodies of a reclusive mum and daughter were discovered at their home after the alarm was raised by concerned neighbours.

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Kent's fate in their hands

Kent's fate in their hands

Kent know that one win from their final two games will see them qualify for the T20 knockout stages

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School faces closure after almost 100 years

School faces closure after almost 100 years

A primary school is facing closure because of financial difficulties - but a rescue package could save it.

Hospital campaigners denied a stand at K&C fair

Hospital campaigners denied a stand at K&C fair

League of Friends says it cannot be associated with a 'political' organisation.

Bid for sex club with bondage dungeon

Bid for sex club with bondage dungeon

The man behind hopes for an X-rated sex club branded 'inappropriate' says he is doing 'nothing illegal'.

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