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World-first Emily nominated for top award

World-first Emily nominated for top award

16 May 2024

A healthcare worker who was the first person on the planet to perform her role has told of her pride at being shortlisted for a hospital award.

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Fears 134-home development would strain village services ‘beyond their limits’

Fears 134-home development would strain village services ‘beyond their limits’

15 May 2024

A housing development which could replace the site of a former social club has once again come under fire.

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‘He’d vowed never to talk about it - but doing so changed everything’

‘He’d vowed never to talk about it - but doing so changed everything’

15 May 2024

As the public inquiry into a national scandal is set to conclude, our reporter recalls the remarkable journey he went on with two of its victims.

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Relief as plans to reopen abandoned pharmacies revealed

Relief as plans to reopen abandoned pharmacies revealed

15 May 2024

Two pharmacies which closed last year, leaving thousands in the lurch, are set to reopen.

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New series featuring Harry Potter star filming in Kent

New series featuring Harry Potter star filming in Kent

15 May 2024

Camera crews are set to descend on the town for a new series telling the story of Indian activist Mahatma Gandhi.

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‘People feel horrible but they understand’: How virtual reality is helping people with dementia

‘People feel horrible but they understand’: How virtual reality is helping people with dementia

15 May 2024

To mark Dementia Action Week, KentOnline has visited a home care agency to see how it’s using virtual reality to help people living with dementia.

Town centre restaurant opens after £55k makeover

Town centre restaurant opens after £55k makeover

15 May 2024

New owners have spent thousands of pounds renovating a town centre Nepalese and Indian restaurant.

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Parish makes bargain land deal

Parish makes bargain land deal

15 May 2024

A plot of land extending to a tenth of an acre has been sold at auction for £1.

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High note for European friendship

High note for European friendship

15 May 2024

A choir from Kent has represented the UK at an event to celebrate Europe Day in France.

Dozens of historic firefighters’ helmets up for auction

Dozens of historic firefighters’ helmets up for auction

15 May 2024

More than 100 rare and historic firefighters’ helmets collected over 40 years are up for sale.

Calls for government to pay £10m to clear rubbish at Kent woodland

Calls for government to pay £10m to clear rubbish at Kent woodland

15 May 2024

The government is being urged to pay the full cost of clearing tonnes of dumped rubbish from a historic woodland in Kent.

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Indoor heated dog pool where XL Bullies are welcome

Indoor heated dog pool where XL Bullies are welcome

15 May 2024

A canine playground including Kent’s first indoor fun pool for dogs, plus a tricks studio, has opened.

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‘We’ve turned takeaway around - please give us a second chance’

‘We’ve turned takeaway around - please give us a second chance’

15 May 2024

A kebab takeaway boss says he is “over the moon” his shop has regained a five-star hygiene rating after inspectors found mould lacing its freezer.

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Body found in search for missing man, 66

Body found in search for missing man, 66

14 May 2024

A body has been found in the search for a man who was reported missing at the weekend.

Barber van stolen and stripped for parts

Barber van stolen and stripped for parts

14 May 2024

A van converted into a mobile barbershop was taken from its owner’s drive and found destroyed.

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Students’ moving walk in memory of lost classmates

Students’ moving walk in memory of lost classmates

14 May 2024

An entire school community turned out to raise thousands for charity in memory of two students who tragically passed away.

Arrest after two people injured in high street disturbance

Arrest after two people injured in high street disturbance

14 May 2024

Police are looking for witnesses after two people were taken to hospital following an assault.

£2.1m revamp of historic lakes given go-head after six years

£2.1m revamp of historic lakes given go-head after six years

14 May 2024

A much-loved green space is set to receive a multi-million pound revamp following a grant from the National Lottery.

Six charged in cocaine ring probe

Six charged in cocaine ring probe

14 May 2024

Members of a suspected cross-country crime gang have been charged following a number of raids.

Troops to march through town centre

Troops to march through town centre

14 May 2024

Parts of a town centre will be closed to traffic as soldiers parade to mark the appointment of a new mayor and council leader.

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