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‘Plant a tree for everyone in district’

‘Plant a tree for everyone in district’

More than 160,000 trees should be planted as part of a drive to create “new forests” across the district, says a city councillor.

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Fire breaks out in field

Fire breaks out in field

Crews have been using beaters to tackle the flames at a field fire.

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Trains delayed after man found on tracks

Trains delayed after man found on tracks

Power to a railway line was turned off while police arrested a man on the tracks.

Homeless charity hit by data breach

Homeless charity hit by data breach

Supporters of a Kent charity for the vulnerable have had personal data illegally accessed.

Field fire destroys back garden

Field fire destroys back garden

Firefighters have tackled a blaze in a field of cut corn that spread to a large section of hedgerow as well as an outhouse.

Kent's 'most wanted' behind bars after chopper search

Kent's 'most wanted' behind bars after chopper search

A man added to Kent Police's most wanted list has been jailed after he was caught following a public appeal.

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'Tony will be missed by us all'

'Tony will be missed by us all'

Invicta East Kent Athletic Club has paid tribute to their inspirational coach Tony Piersall, who recently died.

Man carries out sex act in front of woman - twice

Man carries out sex act in front of woman - twice

A woman has spoken out to warn others after seeing a man perform sex acts in front of her on two occasions as she walked by a river.

Hall announces he's quitting City side

Hall announces he's quitting City side

Canterbury City joint-manager Josh Hall has left the club just seven months after being appointed.

Appeal to save two tiny bear cubs left by mum

Appeal to save two tiny bear cubs left by mum

A desperate appeal has been launched by a Kent discovery park to help rescue two tiny bear cubs abandoned by their mother and left to die.

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No laughing matter for panto dame Ben Roddy

No laughing matter for panto dame Ben Roddy

A leading panto dame says the cancellation of Kent's biggest show is a huge blow, but must be put in perspective.

Archbishop of Canterbury defends MP after 'transphobe' row

Archbishop of Canterbury defends MP after 'transphobe' row

The Archbishop of Canterbury has hit back at those trolling an MP after she was accused of transphobia.

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Calls for government to intervene at Covid-hit hospitals trust

Calls for government to intervene at Covid-hit hospitals trust

Hospital bosses have been accused of 'gross mismanagement' over the handling of Covid-19 - leading to calls for the government to intervene.

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'Kent's Banksy' sprays new artwork on derelict store

'Kent's Banksy' sprays new artwork on derelict store

A popular street artist who keeps his identity closely under wraps has struck again - with a new piece sprayed on a now-vacant Debenhams store.

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Woman's Covid-19 death in hospital 'struggling to contain' virus

Woman's Covid-19 death in hospital 'struggling to contain' virus

The family of a woman who died of Covid-19 after catching it in hospital claim her death could have been prevented 'had procedures been different'.

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Harry Potter fan battling cancer has magical time

Harry Potter fan battling cancer has magical time

A seven-year-old who has been battling leukaemia for three years was thrilled to attend an online party featuring appearances from Harry Potter stars.

Defeat motivates Canterbury champ

Defeat motivates Canterbury champ

Josh Bristow bowed out of the Men’s English Amateur Championship in the first of the knockout rounds.

Kent's biggest panto cancelled

Kent's biggest panto cancelled

Kent’s biggest pantomime has been cancelled for the first time amid uncertainty surrounding the reopening of theatres.

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Jobs threatened as sports firm collapses

Jobs threatened as sports firm collapses

A sports store has fallen into administration putting a number of jobs across the county at risk.

Jobs to go at cathedral

Jobs to go at cathedral

More than a sixth of Canterbury Cathedral's workforce have been granted voluntary redundancy as it grapples with huge financial losses.

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