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Ambitious plans for old Primark site revealed

Ambitious plans for old Primark site revealed

25 September 2020

A community group has unveiled images of how a former Primark building might look as a national cultural centre.

Village's incredible 'lockdown snake' becomes permanent fixture

Village's incredible 'lockdown snake' becomes permanent fixture

25 September 2020

An artwork made of hundreds of pebbles decorated by villagers during the lockdown has been turned into a permanent memorial to mark the pandemic.

Trick-or-treat?

Trick-or-treat?

25 September 2020

There is still lots of confusion over guidelines for trick-or-treaters so one mum has come up with another way to keep spirits up.

Pupil banned from dying hair purple in memory of dad

Pupil banned from dying hair purple in memory of dad

25 September 2020

A teenage girl has launched a petition against her school after it banned her from dying her hair in memory of her father.

'Being mayor was one of the proudest times of her life'

'Being mayor was one of the proudest times of her life'

23 September 2020

Tributes have been paid to a former mayor whose family say her tenure was 'one of the proudest times of her life'.

'We won't be palmed off with cafe toilets'

'We won't be palmed off with cafe toilets'

23 September 2020

Residents say they won't be 'palmed of with half-measures' as they launch a petition for more public toilets to be installed in their town.

Care home's plan for pop-up pub in garden

Care home's plan for pop-up pub in garden

23 September 2020

As a care home faces up to a locked-down winter it has revealed its plans for a pop-up pub where relatives and residents can safely meet.

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Gove to speak on Brexit plan as 7,000-lorry queue fears grow

Gove to speak on Brexit plan as 7,000-lorry queue fears grow

23 September 2020

As fears grow about lorry havoc in Kent, Michael Gove will address the House of Commons on the government’s preparations.

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Two arrests following attempted 'child abduction' outside school

Two arrests following attempted 'child abduction' outside school

23 September 2020

Police have arrested two people but no charges have been brought following an attempted 'child abduction' near a primary school.

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Do people follow the coronavirus rules?

Do people follow the coronavirus rules?

23 September 2020

With a raft of new measures introduced, we looked at how well the people of Maidstone follow the coronavirus rules already in place.

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'They are absolute scum of the earth'

'They are absolute scum of the earth'

23 September 2020

A 79-year-old who was robbed after being targeted by two men posing as police officers, hasn’t been able to return to his home since the incident.

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Covid can't stop assisted living pair tying the knot

Covid can't stop assisted living pair tying the knot

22 September 2020

A couple who moved in together as lockdown took hold have married, with a socially distanced service and ceremony.

Electrical fault sparked huge industrial blaze

Electrical fault sparked huge industrial blaze

22 September 2020

A huge industrial fire that burned for three days was started by an electrical fault.

Memories 'undimmed' at 31st anniversary service of IRA bombing

Memories 'undimmed' at 31st anniversary service of IRA bombing

22 September 2020

Memories of an IRA bombing which killed 11 Royal Marine musicians were "undimmed" by a smaller, socially distanced remembrance service.

'We remained apart but together made a difference'

'We remained apart but together made a difference'

21 September 2020

More than £5,000 and counting has been raised in a socially distanced sponsored walk for Breast Cancer Now.

Police find cocaine hidden in gas canister

Police find cocaine hidden in gas canister

21 September 2020

A 26-year-old man has been charged with a drugs offence after officers discovered 13 kilos of cocaine inside a gas canister.

Controversy as funfair goes ahead

Controversy as funfair goes ahead

21 September 2020

A funfair with rides and attractions which was held in a town park has caused a stir as people question whether it should have been allowed.

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Officers seize drugs following stop and search of man

Officers seize drugs following stop and search of man

21 September 2020

A stop and search of a man suspected to be drug dealing led police to seize a quantity of heroin and crack cocaine.

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Year 2 child tests positive for Covid-19

Year 2 child tests positive for Covid-19

21 September 2020

A schoolchild in Year 2 has tested positive for Covid-19 prompting their year group to be told not to attend class.

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Grammar school confirms pupil has Covid-19

Grammar school confirms pupil has Covid-19

21 September 2020

An entire year group at a Kent grammar school has been told it must work from home today after a pupil tested positive for Covid-19.

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