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Households face biggest rise to energy bills for a decade

Households face biggest rise to energy bills for a decade

02 August 2021

The cost of energy bills may rocket, if Friday's increase to the energy price cap goes ahead, but there are concerns for lower income families too.

Tributes to marshal killed in crash at Brands Hatch

Tributes to marshal killed in crash at Brands Hatch

02 August 2021

Tributes have been paid to a marshal after he was hit by a car and killed at a motorsport racing event.

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'As I stood behind bride I heard gunfire'

'As I stood behind bride I heard gunfire'

02 August 2021

A father has recalled the day his daughter got married during the Battle of Britain, while bombs were falling and gunfire was rattling off close by.

£6 entry fee introduced at popular gardens

£6 entry fee introduced at popular gardens

31 July 2021

Public gardens which were formerly free to enter have reopened after 18 months of closure - but admission will now cost you.

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'I loved it all except the bad weather, dogs and broken letterboxes'

'I loved it all except the bad weather, dogs and broken letterboxes'

31 July 2021

A postie who has retired after delivering mail for 50 years has been reminiscing on his time working for Royal Mail.

Mother devastated after son dies 42 days after cancer diagnosis

Mother devastated after son dies 42 days after cancer diagnosis

30 July 2021

The family of a 30 year old man who died soon after being diagnosed with an aggressive brain tumour are raising money in his memory.

Motorcyclist dies after crash

Motorcyclist dies after crash

30 July 2021

A motorcyclist has died of his injuries almost two weeks after his bike was in collision with a car.

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Former soldier cleared of causing mum's death in crash

Former soldier cleared of causing mum's death in crash

30 July 2021

A former Gurkha soldier who served in the Falklands war has been cleared of causing the death of his mother following a head-on collision.

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Kent towns named sunniest in UK

Kent towns named sunniest in UK

30 July 2021

Three Kent towns have been named by the Met Office as the sunniest in the UK thanks to a yearly average of 720 hours of sunshine.

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15 people treated after chemical leak

15 people treated after chemical leak

30 July 2021

An emergency response saw part of an industrial estate cordoned off as police, ambulance and the fire service treated people after a leak.

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A devastating mystery that remains unsolved to this day

A devastating mystery that remains unsolved to this day

30 July 2021

Twenty years ago today Phil Kerton stepped off a plane and received a number of panicked voicemail messages....his life would never be the same again.

'I just felt like giving up'

'I just felt like giving up'

30 July 2021

A cyclist whose injuries after colliding with a lorry became infected is embroiled in a six-week treatment saga leaving him 'mentally drained'.

Police 'left woman to lead rape investigation against father by herself'

Police 'left woman to lead rape investigation against father by herself'

29 July 2021

A woman left to "lead a rape investigation herself" when her father fled to South Africa has been awarded damages by police she says failed her.

Prize-winning garden boasts pub and Love Island pit

Prize-winning garden boasts pub and Love Island pit

29 July 2021

A Love Island-inspired fire pit and their very own garden pub have helped a couple win a £1,000 competition.

Aerial photos display Kent's stunning summer mazes

Aerial photos display Kent's stunning summer mazes

29 July 2021

Get lost in one of Kent's intricate maize mazes this summer, which have once again opened for the summer, each with its own unique theme.

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Cut-price summer activities announced for Swale

Cut-price summer activities announced for Swale

29 July 2021

Many youngsters in the borough will be able to take part in cut-price activities this summer thanks to a new council programme.

£50k appeal to fund 15ft statue at harbour

£50k appeal to fund 15ft statue at harbour

28 July 2021

Organisers behind a festival celebrating 200 years of the town's royal connections hope the King George IV statue will be unveiled by royalty.

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Kent footballer 'overwhelmed' by support after coming out

Kent footballer 'overwhelmed' by support after coming out

28 July 2021

A footballer who decided to tell his teammates he was bisexual says he has been overwhelmed by the support he's received.

Sanitary towels and condoms strewn along nature reserve riverbank

Sanitary towels and condoms strewn along nature reserve riverbank

28 July 2021

The pressure in a sewerage system after heavy rainfalls has lifted the lid on a drain cover and left waste products strewn across a nature reserve.

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Holidaymakers warned to check passports after travel confusion

Holidaymakers warned to check passports after travel confusion

28 July 2021

Travellers are being reminded to check passports are valid following confusion with post-Brexit rules and the government's own passport checker.

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