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‘Whoever wins has the most monumental task ahead’

‘Whoever wins has the most monumental task ahead’

24 June 2024

Education in Kent is facing a crisis on a number of fronts - but how is each party promising to solve it at the general election?

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‘It's like rats in London - cocaine is everywhere in Kent'

‘It's like rats in London - cocaine is everywhere in Kent'

23 June 2024

A former addict claims cocaine use is rife in Kent - as shocking new figures reveal drug offences have soared 45% in the last five years.

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‘We're spending £3m on town centre - don't just sit at home and moan’

‘We're spending £3m on town centre - don't just sit at home and moan’

22 June 2024

Residents are being urged to “walk the walk” and support their high street amid claims council bosses only care about an out-of-town shopping centre.

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‘Refugees like me are human just like everyone else’

‘Refugees like me are human just like everyone else’

20 June 2024

With the election just two weeks away, we look at what the parties are promising on immigration - and speak to a refugee who now calls Kent home.

Death of distracted workman who fell down manhole was ‘tragic accident’

Death of distracted workman who fell down manhole was ‘tragic accident’

19 June 2024

An inquest has concluded a much-loved dad-of-two died in a tragic accident - but his family say they believe his death could have been avoided.

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Sophie's web: From Kent student to Queen's confidante

Sophie's web: From Kent student to Queen's confidante

19 June 2024

The remarkable tale of how the Countess of Wessex went from college in Kent to being one of the Queen's favourite family members.

We meet Russian family selling ‘one of Kent’s most secret estates’ for £6 million

We meet Russian family selling ‘one of Kent’s most secret estates’ for £6 million

19 June 2024

We take an exclusive look inside a spectacular but spooky mansion in an abandoned village - and speak to the owners about why they’re selling up.

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Why housebuilding in Kent will only accelerate after July 4

Why housebuilding in Kent will only accelerate after July 4

18 June 2024

We take an in-depth look at what the main parties are promising for housing and why it means no let up for the county - regardless of who wins.

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The story of the much-missed Kent shopping centre left abandoned for years

The story of the much-missed Kent shopping centre left abandoned for years

16 June 2024

In a bustling Kent seaside town lies a derelict abandoned shopping centre

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‘We’ve lived 400 years between us - and wouldn’t change a thing’

‘We’ve lived 400 years between us - and wouldn’t change a thing’

13 June 2024

An extraordinary milestone has been celebrated at a Kent nursing home where four residents have chalked up a combined 401 years.

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‘Heat is pouring out of the pipes - no wonder our bills are rising’

‘Heat is pouring out of the pipes - no wonder our bills are rising’

10 June 2024

People living in a new-build block of flats say its “inefficient” green energy system is making their bills much higher than they should be.

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Kent couple living with parents go viral - but how hard is it to buy your first home?

Kent couple living with parents go viral - but how hard is it to buy your first home?

10 June 2024

A married couple’s viral video about living with parents has highlighted how first-time buyers in Kent are struggling to get on the ladder.

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Why tactical voting could make all the difference in Kent at general election

Why tactical voting could make all the difference in Kent at general election

08 June 2024

Tactical voting could prove crucial in two Kent seats in July. We look at who could benefit - and why even Carol Vorderman thinks it’s a good idea.

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'There was a loud bang and the destroyer sank’ - Veterans remember D-Day 80 years on

'There was a loud bang and the destroyer sank’ - Veterans remember D-Day 80 years on

06 June 2024

On the 80th anniversary of D-Day, we speak to veterans about the part they played that morning - and look at Kent’s key role in duping the Nazis.

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Uni set for more redundancies as staff say ‘working here is a hellish nightmare’

Uni set for more redundancies as staff say ‘working here is a hellish nightmare’

06 June 2024

A debt-ridden university branded “a hellish nightmare” to work for is set to make further redundancies, KentOnline can reveal.

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Family still haunted by sickening gang attack that changed teen’s life forever

Family still haunted by sickening gang attack that changed teen’s life forever

05 June 2024

The family of a teenager beaten within an inch of his life say they are still traumatised by the horrifying attack five years on.

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The part of Kent where dozens can’t get grammar places - despite passing test

The part of Kent where dozens can’t get grammar places - despite passing test

05 June 2024

Rapid housebuilding means more than 80 pupils who passed the Kent Test have been left without a grammar in just one part of the county.

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‘There’s a lot more to do’: Verdict made on Labour’s first year in charge of council

‘There’s a lot more to do’: Verdict made on Labour’s first year in charge of council

29 May 2024

Last year Labour ended 20 years of Conservative rule at Medway Council. Political leaders of all stripes have given their verdict on what came next.

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Why Kent schoolchildren are being referred to terror watchdog

Why Kent schoolchildren are being referred to terror watchdog

28 May 2024

A rise in far-right ideology among schoolchildren - some as young as eight - has seen Kent’s anti-terror team become one of the busiest in the UK.

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The people and places at centre of latest London exodus

The people and places at centre of latest London exodus

27 May 2024

We take a look at the new housing estates changing the face of this part of Kent.

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