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Man living in woods committed first ever crime out of desperation

Man living in woods committed first ever crime out of desperation

17 February 2024

A young man living in the woods without a tent or sleeping bag turned to crime for the first time during a “horrific few months” in his life.

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Shocked motorist drives over sinkhole near primary school

Shocked motorist drives over sinkhole near primary school

16 February 2024

A motorist was caught off guard after driving over a sinkhole that has opened up near a school.

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Two-day beer festival to be held in Cathedral grounds

Two-day beer festival to be held in Cathedral grounds

16 February 2024

A two-day beer festival is set to be held in the grounds of cash-strapped Canterbury Cathedral.

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‘Impressive, full of history and tasteful throughout! But it was just boring...’

‘Impressive, full of history and tasteful throughout! But it was just boring...’

16 February 2024

It all falls a bit flat for Secret Drinker as he heads to a pub in the city with stacks of rave reviews

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Students offered £300 amid fallout of sexual misconduct claims against professor

Students offered £300 amid fallout of sexual misconduct claims against professor

15 February 2024

Students who had complaints upheld against a professor accused of sexual misconduct were offered £300 payments amid the fallout of the investigation.

Police hunt suspects after dead swan discovered with head injuries

Police hunt suspects after dead swan discovered with head injuries

15 February 2024

Police are hunting suspects after a swan was found dead having sustained serious head injuries.

Strictly’s Giovanni Pernice to perform at three Kent venues

Strictly’s Giovanni Pernice to perform at three Kent venues

15 February 2024

The glitterball champion and world-class dancer will return to the county with his new tour, Let Me Entertain You.

Four-vehicle crash closes M2

Four-vehicle crash closes M2

14 February 2024

A motorway has been reopened after an accident involving a number of vehicles but there are still delays of more than an hour on the approach.

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Fixing NHS finances ‘like trying to boil the ocean’

Fixing NHS finances ‘like trying to boil the ocean’

14 February 2024

The hospital trust boss in charge of managing its finances says he is expecting to go over budget by a further £50m initial projections.

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'We've got no choice but to hike parking charges'

'We've got no choice but to hike parking charges'

14 February 2024

Leading councillors at a cash-strapped Kent authority say they have been left with “no choice” but to impose parking charge hikes.

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City centre restaurant closes after a decade

City centre restaurant closes after a decade

14 February 2024

A bistro known for its fish and chips and gluten-free offerings has unexpectedly closed.

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‘Please don’t jail me - I want to look after my guinea pigs’

‘Please don’t jail me - I want to look after my guinea pigs’

14 February 2024

A thug who smacked his girlfriend's head against a bath revealed his “softer side” when a judge was told he wanted to return home to his guinea pigs.

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Rare country home of former Kent MP on market for £2.5m

Rare country home of former Kent MP on market for £2.5m

13 February 2024

An “outstanding and rare” country home once owned by a Kent MP has been put up for sale for the first time in more than 170 years.

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‘We will continue to fight boozy cathedral raves’

‘We will continue to fight boozy cathedral raves’

13 February 2024

Angry Christians have pledged to continue fighting after their campaign against boozy parties in Canterbury Cathedral fell on deaf ears.

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Bluetongue control zone to be lifted in Kent

Bluetongue control zone to be lifted in Kent

13 February 2024

A control zone set up in Kent following an outbreak of bluetongue is set to be lifted in the coming days.

‘How our dads created Bagpuss in a disused Kent cow shed’

‘How our dads created Bagpuss in a disused Kent cow shed’

12 February 2024

We spoke to the children of Bagpuss’ creators as today marks the 50th anniversary of the iconic cat hitting our TV screens.

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Man cleared of stalking as new video ‘undermines’ ex-girlfriend’s claims

Man cleared of stalking as new video ‘undermines’ ex-girlfriend’s claims

12 February 2024

A man shed tears when he was formally cleared of stalking his ex-girlfriend after a video filmed on his phone helped to "undermine" her accusations.

Village with no pavements has plea for 20mph zone rejected

Village with no pavements has plea for 20mph zone rejected

10 February 2024

A plea for a 20mph zone in a village with no pavements has been rejected by Kent Council Council, which says it’s “inappropriate and not feasible”.

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Uncertainty for Kent stores as The Body Shop goes into administration

Uncertainty for Kent stores as The Body Shop goes into administration

10 February 2024

Kent could be set to lose yet another long-running national brand as cosmetic and skincare chain The Body Shop calls in administrators.

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Kent’s newest National Garden Scheme gardens

Kent’s newest National Garden Scheme gardens

10 February 2024

The voluntary scheme, which gives the public exclusive access to private gardens, has revealed 10 new locations for this year.

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