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Former Kent student and professor wins Nobel Literature Prize

Former Kent student and professor wins Nobel Literature Prize

An acclaimed author who has spent years studying and teaching in Kent has been named winner of this year's Nobel Prize in Literature.

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Councillor admits he didn't know city has World Heritage status

Councillor admits he didn't know city has World Heritage status

A councillor caused a stir after admitting he didn't know Canterbury held World Heritage status - an accolade it has held since 1988.

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Theatregoers 'disgusted' to find venue shut 'without warning'

Theatregoers 'disgusted' to find venue shut 'without warning'

Dozens of theatregoers were left disappointed when they arrived for a much-anticipated to show to find the venue shut and in darkness.

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New school 'looks like prison'

New school 'looks like prison'

People living opposite a new school say their homes are now overshadowed by a three storey brick wall.

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Aldi to open new Kent store tomorrow

Aldi to open new Kent store tomorrow

A new branch of supermarket chain Aldi will be opening its doors to its first-ever customers tomorrow morning.

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Bottom-slapping detective given role overseeing sex offenders

Bottom-slapping detective given role overseeing sex offenders

A police officer who slapped a colleague on the bottom and called her a "naughty girl" has been put in charge of managing sex offenders.

Former teacher died of cancer 'after encountering asbestos at schools'

Former teacher died of cancer 'after encountering asbestos at schools'

A former teacher who 'made holes in walls and ceilings to hang classroom displays' died of an asbestos-related lung cancer.

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Fury over plans for UK's joint biggest solar farm

Fury over plans for UK's joint biggest solar farm

Residents are fighting plans to build what would be the UK’s joint largest solar farm on the outskirts of their village.

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Singh signs Kent deal

Singh signs Kent deal

Teenage seam bowler Jas Singh has penned his first professional contract with Kent.

Pensioner's secret stash of rare coins sells for £185k

Pensioner's secret stash of rare coins sells for £185k

A bidding war developed at the auction of a hidden collection of valuable coins belonging to a late pensioner.

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Woman begs activists to move so she can visit sick mother in hospital

Woman begs activists to move so she can visit sick mother in hospital

A tearful woman has been seen begging Insulate Britain campaigners to move off the road so she can reach her elderly mum in hospital.

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Woman begs activists to move so she can visit sick mother in hospital

Woman begs activists to move so she can visit sick mother in hospital

A tearful woman has been seen begging Insulate Britain campaigners to move of the road so she can reach her elderly mum in hospital.

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Conditions catch out Canterbury

Conditions catch out Canterbury

Canterbury failed to score a point as Dings Crusaders revelled in the rain.

Huge plans for 800-home estate spark traffic fears

Huge plans for 800-home estate spark traffic fears

A housebuilding giant is preparing plans to build a sprawling development on 150 acres of farmland - sparking fears of a big increase in congestion.

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The story of Kent's biggest theatre

The story of Kent's biggest theatre

Built during a recession and battling through a pandemic, the past 10 years at the county's premier venue have been full of highs and lows.

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Pedestrian dies after being hit by car on A2

Pedestrian dies after being hit by car on A2

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man in his 20s died when he was hit by a car on the A2 near Canterbury.

'Kent's cherries will be destroyed without 'ugly' polytunnels'

'Kent's cherries will be destroyed without 'ugly' polytunnels'

The biggest fruit producer in Kent wants to install polytunnels to protect its cherries which are being destroyed by the impact of climate change.

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The Kent teacher who won the London Marathon

The Kent teacher who won the London Marathon

A PE teacher from Kent remembers the day he won the London Marathon in an impressive time of two hours, nine minutes and 42 seconds.

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Footfall on 'thriving' high street close to pre-pandemic levels

Footfall on 'thriving' high street close to pre-pandemic levels

Business leaders say a popular shopping area has been 'thriving' since restrictions were lifted - with footfall figures edging closer to 2019 levels.

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'You need to sort your life out'

'You need to sort your life out'

A drug addict who led police on a high-speed car chase before crashing into a fence has been jailed and advised by a judge to 'sort your life out'.

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