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No inspection for three years at ‘inadequate’ school

No inspection for three years at ‘inadequate’ school

A school has not been inspected since it was given the lowest grading three years ago - but its new bosses are confident they’ve turned things around.

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Junior tennis players receive national recognition

Junior tennis players receive national recognition

Kent tennis was well represented at the LTA National Awards.

The day police shot murderer in Morrison's

The day police shot murderer in Morrison's

As a he walked into a supermarket waving a gun, only Tomas Uptas knew of the tragic discovery police would make hours later.

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War hero's badge found in field

War hero's badge found in field

A poignant lapel badge presented to a hero of the Great War has been discovered in a field.

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MP hits out in 'transphobia' war

MP hits out in 'transphobia' war

A Kent MP has been embroiled in an online war after being accused of transphobia.

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Pictures show spectacular NHS spitfire flypast

Pictures show spectacular NHS spitfire flypast

Pictures show a spectacular Second World War plane soaring over hospitals in Kent to thank the NHS.

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Nightclub to reopen with major changes

Nightclub to reopen with major changes

A hugely popular nightclub is set to reopen with social distance measures in place including no dancing and no bar service.

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Police called after girls followed

Police called after girls followed

Three children were followed by four adults after they were offered a lift.

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Drunken thug punched police officer as medics tried to help him

Drunken thug punched police officer as medics tried to help him

A yob punched a police officer in the face as they assisted paramedics who were trying to treat him.

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Fears for rural skyline as 5G mast rules relaxed

Fears for rural skyline as 5G mast rules relaxed

There are concerns a district's skyline could be “scarred by ugly masts” after the government relaxed restrictions to boost the 5G network.

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Denly ruled out of ODI series

Denly ruled out of ODI series

Kent's Joe Denly has been ruled out for the rest of England's one-day international series against Ireland after suffering back spasms in training.

Croquet returns to Polo Farm

Croquet returns to Polo Farm

Tournament croquet returned to Canterbury's Polo Farm in style with a nail-biting finish to Canterbury Club’s golf croquet mixed doubles finals.

Obesity fears as council pools stay shut

Obesity fears as council pools stay shut

There are fears residents will struggle to keep fit as no date has been set for the reopening of a district’s council-owned swimming pools.

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Six-week street food festival kicks off

Six-week street food festival kicks off

An outdoor market dubbed the 'most diverse and exciting street food ventures in Kent' launches for the first time today.

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£115m cinema, restaurant and shopping complex to open in 2021

£115m cinema, restaurant and shopping complex to open in 2021

Developers behind a £115 million leisure complex boasting a cinema, restaurants and shops say the new venue will open next summer.

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Kent eye final spot

Kent eye final spot

Bowling coach Simon Cook sees no reason why Kent shouldn’t be eyeing a place in the Bob Willis Trophy final this summer.

Billings leads England to win

Billings leads England to win

Kent skipper Sam Billings hit an unbeaten half-century to help England win their one-day international game against Ireland.

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Rouse to retire

Rouse to retire

Kent wicketkeeper-batsman Adam Rouse has announced he has made the decision to retire from professional sport.

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Lego sets stolen sparks CCTV appeal

Lego sets stolen sparks CCTV appeal

Police investigating the theft of Lego sets from a popular bargain shop have released an image of a woman they are trying to trace.

Newest hotel will have 'best view in Kent'

Newest hotel will have 'best view in Kent'

See the spectacular views that will greet diners at a rooftop restaurant as developers behind a 130-bed hotel celebrate a big milestone.

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