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‘Getting to tourist attraction is perilous - children have to walk on 40mph road’

‘Getting to tourist attraction is perilous - children have to walk on 40mph road’

17 April 2024

Visitors are being forced to brave a “perilous” walk along a busy road to a popular tourist attraction due to a lack of parking.

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Hoardings pulled down as hotel development stalls

Hoardings pulled down as hotel development stalls

17 April 2024

Developers behind plans for a 92-bed hotel have pulled down hoardings around the site as the project has been stalled by water quality issues.

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‘It’s 100 years old – but at this rate it won’t last another 25’

‘It’s 100 years old – but at this rate it won’t last another 25’

17 April 2024

As an iconic seafront bandstand plagued by structural issues turns 100, doubt has been cast over whether it will stand the test of time.

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Kent’s road schemes: A decade of big projects and promises

Kent’s road schemes: A decade of big projects and promises

17 April 2024

From Turbo roundabouts to the longest road tunnel in the UK, these are the huge road projects in Kent either underway or still waiting for approval.

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Churches 'hope for growth' with £3m revamp

Churches 'hope for growth' with £3m revamp

16 April 2024

Churches across the county are “hoping for growth” with a major £3.2 million revamp.

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Driver taken to hospital after smash in supermarket car park

Driver taken to hospital after smash in supermarket car park

16 April 2024

A driver has been taken to hospital after a crash in a supermarket car park.

Kent car park shuts for filming of popular ITV drama

Kent car park shuts for filming of popular ITV drama

16 April 2024

A town centre car park is set shut as film crews arrive for a long-awaited ITV drama.

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‘Doctor’s chance visit to gym saved my life’

‘Doctor’s chance visit to gym saved my life’

16 April 2024

A volunteer has credited a doctor’s chance visit to a hospital fitness centre with saving his life after suffering cardiac arrest.

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‘It’s been a tenner well spent’ - Fed-up dad takes matters into own hands to avoid bin chaos

‘It’s been a tenner well spent’ - Fed-up dad takes matters into own hands to avoid bin chaos

16 April 2024

A dad-of-three who said unemptied bins had become “nothing short of a nightmare” has resorted to paying for his rubbish to be taken away.

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CCTV captures ‘out of the blue’ moment cliff collapses onto car

CCTV captures ‘out of the blue’ moment cliff collapses onto car

16 April 2024

Video footage has captured the moment part of a chalk cliff collapsed and fell onto a car at a business estate.

Farm shop highly commended in ‘Rural Oscars’

Farm shop highly commended in ‘Rural Oscars’

16 April 2024

A farm shop that has struggled due to major roadworks has thanked it customers after it reached the finals of a regional awards scheme.

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Policeman gives woman in labour lift to hospital after crash

Policeman gives woman in labour lift to hospital after crash

16 April 2024

New parents have thanked a police officer for his help after he gave them a lift to hospital following a crash that blocked their road.

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Vets service for hard-up pet owners at risk of closure

Vets service for hard-up pet owners at risk of closure

16 April 2024

A vital subsidised veterinary service for hard-up pet owners is facing closure.

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Home Office bids for more parking spots as staff cars spill onto streets

Home Office bids for more parking spots as staff cars spill onto streets

16 April 2024

The Home Office is seeking 60 parking bays for staff dealing with asylum seekers, as their cars are spilling onto nearby streets.

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Kent woman becomes instant lottery millionaire

Kent woman becomes instant lottery millionaire

16 April 2024

The lucky winner plans to spend her National Lottery windfall on a new home.

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Town centre hotel that featured on TV put on market

Town centre hotel that featured on TV put on market

16 April 2024

A town centre’s only hotel, which featured on Channel Four’s Four in a Bed, is for sale.

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Pub becomes a plastic-free champion

Pub becomes a plastic-free champion

16 April 2024

A pub has become the first business to win a Plastic Free Champion Award after making three small changes.

Wagamama reveals opening date for shopping centre restaurant

Wagamama reveals opening date for shopping centre restaurant

16 April 2024

An award-winning food chain has announced when it will be opening its latest restaurant in the county.

Missing boy, 12, safely located

Missing boy, 12, safely located

16 April 2024

Police searching for a missing 12-year-old boy who was last seen yesterday morning say he has been found safe and well.

Dog’s emotional reunion after four months missing – but where had she been?

Dog’s emotional reunion after four months missing – but where had she been?

16 April 2024

A beloved dog has been reunited with her owner after four months missing – but mystery surrounds her time away from home.

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