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'Dustmen took my bin - and said pick it up in Fiesta'

'Dustmen took my bin - and said pick it up in Fiesta'

24 September 2020

Refuse collectors drove off with a pensioner's wheelie bin - before telling her to retrieve it in the back of her car.

Tragic death on tracks of Lucy, 16

Tragic death on tracks of Lucy, 16

24 September 2020

A“kind-hearted and beautiful” schoolgirl tragically took her own life at a railway station, an inquest has been told.

Uni students test positive for Covid-19 days after return

Uni students test positive for Covid-19 days after return

23 September 2020

Two students at the University of Kent have tested positive for Covid-19 three days after the start of a new term.

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Covid-19 testing station set up on seafront

Covid-19 testing station set up on seafront

23 September 2020

A temporary coronavirus testing station has been set up in a car park on the seafront next to a sandpit, amusement park and ice cream kiosk.

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Two mile queues after level crossing fault

Two mile queues after level crossing fault

23 September 2020

Drivers were stuck in long tailbacks for several hours due to a fault with a level crossing barrier.

Debut author bags world record book and movie deal

Debut author bags world record book and movie deal

23 September 2020

A writer who is just 28, is living the dream after securing a seven-figure book deal and a movie contract with Sony Pictures for a fantasy series.

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Attempted murder charge after woman stabbed

Attempted murder charge after woman stabbed

22 September 2020

A man is due to appear in court after being charged with attempted murder after a young woman was stabbed.

Road changes leave people scratching their heads

Road changes leave people scratching their heads

22 September 2020

Many have been left confused by a council's decision to alter a city centre street in hope of making social distancing easier.

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Woman seriously injured with stab wounds in 'disturbance'

Woman seriously injured with stab wounds in 'disturbance'

21 September 2020

A man in his 20s has been arrested after a woman was rushed to a London hospital with stab wounds.

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Freshers Week 'like no other' as students return

Freshers Week 'like no other' as students return

21 September 2020

Students arriving at our universities are facing an unusual start - with clubbing events cancelled and social distancing measures across campus.

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Who really wrote the Ingoldsby Legends?

Who really wrote the Ingoldsby Legends?

21 September 2020

Kent's strangest folk tales were recorded by Thomas Ingoldsby in the Ingoldsby Legends. But who was this mysterious friend of Charles Dickens?

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'Don't light fires on windy days'

'Don't light fires on windy days'

20 September 2020

The fire service has issued a warning after embers from an incinerator caused a garden fire.

Car bursts into flames after crash

Car bursts into flames after crash

20 September 2020

Fire crews were called to a vehicle alight on a motorway.

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‘We need speed camera to catch reckless drivers’

‘We need speed camera to catch reckless drivers’

20 September 2020

Residents are calling for a speed camera to be installed on a road dubbed one of Britain’s most dangerous - amid ongoing safety revamps.

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Coastal grammar still on cards despite funding setback

Coastal grammar still on cards despite funding setback

19 September 2020

A head teacher and MP are refusing to give up hope of building a grammar school site on the coast – despite failing to secure funding.

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Families facing eviction given more time

Families facing eviction given more time

18 September 2020

Tenants who face losing their homes have been offered a further six months to find a new place to live - if they face "hardship".

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Epilepsy forces school head to retire

Epilepsy forces school head to retire

18 September 2020

A head teacher is stepping down from her role at a secondary school due to a recent recurrence of her epilepsy.

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Police descend on high street after 'punch-up'

Police descend on high street after 'punch-up'

18 September 2020

Five police cars have been called to a high street after staff from a nearby chip shop had to break up a fight.

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Plumber feeling flush after van sign proves hit

Plumber feeling flush after van sign proves hit

18 September 2020

A plumbing firm says business has flooded in since it started using quirky van signage.

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‘Eyesore’ 5G mast set to tower over homes

‘Eyesore’ 5G mast set to tower over homes

18 September 2020

A 15-metre tall "eyesore" 5G phone mast is set to be put up and some furious residents say it is enough to make them think about moving.

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