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Thousands of free tickets up for grabs to Kent’s top attractions

Thousands of free tickets up for grabs to Kent’s top attractions

19 March 2024

Enjoy free family days out, guided walking tours, wine and beer tastings and spa breaks as the Kent Big Weekend returns.

Enjoy the Easter holidays with fantastic days out

Enjoy the Easter holidays with fantastic days out

17 March 2024

This Easter break, you can enjoy outdoor adventures, egg hunts, Lego workshops, dinosaur trails and more. Here’s our top picks.

‘Cashless society just won't work!’

‘Cashless society just won't work!’

16 March 2024

Sainsbury’s shoppers in Kent were among those hit by technical problems today, with the supermarket unable to take contactless payments.

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Give volunteers a shout-out at the Kent Charity Awards

Give volunteers a shout-out at the Kent Charity Awards

15 March 2024

Nominations are now open for this year’s Kent Charity Awards, recognising the hard work of selfless people all over the county.

More than 500 animals trapped, mutilated and killed by litter in Kent

More than 500 animals trapped, mutilated and killed by litter in Kent

13 March 2024

The RSPCA has revealed Kent as having the third highest number of litter-related animal incidents, with 13,000 calls in the past four years.

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One third of county’s road closures ‘breaking the rules’

One third of county’s road closures ‘breaking the rules’

12 March 2024

An audit of Kent’s road closures has found several incidents where they were deemed unsafe and closed without work even starting.

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Mum wins £1,400 in kmfm’s ‘Who’s Got the Cash’

Mum wins £1,400 in kmfm’s ‘Who’s Got the Cash’

11 March 2024

One Kent mum guessed the celebrities correctly and became the first winner of kmfm’s Who’s Got the Cash competition.

The ‘astonishing’ drop in private school pupils getting into Kent grammars

The ‘astonishing’ drop in private school pupils getting into Kent grammars

11 March 2024

The percentage of children attending private schools passing the Kent Test has plummeted since before the pandemic, new figures reveal.

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What ever happened to Little Chef and its famous ‘Olympic breakfast’?

What ever happened to Little Chef and its famous ‘Olympic breakfast’?

10 March 2024

For nearly 60 years it was an staple of Kent’s motorways and A-roads – but what happened to Little Chef’s branches and what’s in their place today?

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‘My father warned me the job wasn’t for the faint-hearted’

‘My father warned me the job wasn’t for the faint-hearted’

08 March 2024

On International Women’s Day, reporter Nicola Jordan looks back on her 46-year career and what it was like as one of the only females in the newsroom.

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My Mum drawings to appear on KMTV

My Mum drawings to appear on KMTV

08 March 2024

Children from across Kent will be able to send their Mother’s Day messages to mum’s on kmfm and have their drawings broadcast on KMTV.

Kent worst place for XL bully thefts outside of London

Kent worst place for XL bully thefts outside of London

07 March 2024

New figures have revealed Kent to have the second highest reports of dog thefts in the UK.

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Reports of indecent exposure on trains rises by 62%

Reports of indecent exposure on trains rises by 62%

06 March 2024

Cases of indecent exposure on trains have risen by 62% over five years, worrying new figures show – with 11 incidents taking place in Kent.

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First planned M25 full daytime closure sparks traffic chaos fears

First planned M25 full daytime closure sparks traffic chaos fears

06 March 2024

In a move affecting millions, the M25 is set to have its first-ever planned full closure during the daytime.

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Kent council leaders urge government not to end hardship fund

Kent council leaders urge government not to end hardship fund

05 March 2024

Council leaders are pressing the government to continue to fund a scheme that offers crucial support to those struggling with their household bills.

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RNLI rescues caught on camera

RNLI rescues caught on camera

03 March 2024

From saving a man stranded in water for hours, to rescuing another from a sinking yacht, we look at some of the RNLI’s missions caught on camera.

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RNLI 200: Two centuries of lifesaving history in pictures

RNLI 200: Two centuries of lifesaving history in pictures

02 March 2024

The RNLI has been saving lives at sea for 200 years but it’s a story that started miles from the coast and instead inside the walls of a city pub.

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Papa Johns branches at risk as 50 restaurants set to close

Papa Johns branches at risk as 50 restaurants set to close

01 March 2024

The pizza chain has revealed plans to close about 50 takeaways in the UK which it said are not performing as well as others.

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‘If this continues we will not be able to sustain our future’

‘If this continues we will not be able to sustain our future’

01 March 2024

Councillors have warned next year could be ‘terminal’ for KCC’s finances, as a report finds half of councils are on the brink.

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Reports of dog attacks on rise as other crimes fall

Reports of dog attacks on rise as other crimes fall

01 March 2024

There has been a huge rise in the number of dog bites reported to Kent Police in the last few months, statistics show.

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