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Seaside motorhome destroyed by mystery fire

Seaside motorhome destroyed by mystery fire

01 July 2022

A person was treated for smoke inhalation after a motorhome went up in flames. It is not not known what caused the blaze.

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Roadworks on A249 cancelled ahead of M2 weekend closure

Roadworks on A249 cancelled ahead of M2 weekend closure

29 June 2022

Extended road closures predicted to cause weekend chaos have now been cancelled.

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Surprise road closure causes traffic chaos on school run

Surprise road closure causes traffic chaos on school run

29 June 2022

School buses and commuters were caught in gridlock when contractors closed a main road 'without warning'.

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Man dies after being hit by lorry on A249

Man dies after being hit by lorry on A249

29 June 2022

Police want to hear from anyone with information after a man died on the A249.

Bomb ship landmark mast stay... for now at least

Bomb ship landmark mast stay... for now at least

29 June 2022

Plans to remove the masts from the wreck of the American munitions ship off the Kent coast have been pushed back.

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Seaside town faced with 'threat' of cement works

Seaside town faced with 'threat' of cement works

28 June 2022

Residents have launched a petition against cement works planned for their seaside town because of noise, health and pollution fears.

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Police hunt driver after runaway truck crashes into driveway

Police hunt driver after runaway truck crashes into driveway

27 June 2022

Police are searching for a driver after an out of control pick-up truck smashed through the front garden wall of a house.

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Sun and rain at Party in the Park

Sun and rain at Party in the Park

27 June 2022

It was third year lucky for one of Kent's family friendly music festivals despite a downpour towards the end.

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Traffic chaos feared from 10-week road closure

Traffic chaos feared from 10-week road closure

27 June 2022

Motorists are bracing themselves for a summer of traffic jams following a crucial road closure.

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Take Off tribute fest is grounded

Take Off tribute fest is grounded

25 June 2022

A music festival for tribute acts has had the plug pulled after failing to sell enough tickets.

New lift opens up theatre

New lift opens up theatre

24 June 2022

A new lift has opened up the upper floors of a Kent theatre and heritage to centre to those in wheelchairs for the first time.

Former animal rescue boss on 'cruelty' charges

Former animal rescue boss on 'cruelty' charges

24 June 2022

The former boss of a popular animal 'hospital' and rescue service is facing charges of causing unnecessary suffering to animals at his home.

Boost for hospital as emergency care unit is rated Good

Boost for hospital as emergency care unit is rated Good

24 June 2022

A hospital's urgent and emergency care has turned itself around and received a good CQC rating.

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Town's top music festival is back

Town's top music festival is back

24 June 2022

It's been two years since East 17 headlined there but now this town's Party In The Park is back.

Family's joy at help after £408 quote for Ed Sheeran gig parking

Family's joy at help after £408 quote for Ed Sheeran gig parking

23 June 2022

Lack of parking at Wembley amid the rail strike saw prices of private spaces rocket – but a plea to help a disabled fan, 18, get to the gig paid off.

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Chlorine shortage shuts children's seafront paddling pool

Chlorine shortage shuts children's seafront paddling pool

23 June 2022

A popular children's paddling pool just yards from a town's beach has been closed because of a national chlorine shortage.

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Picket lines across Kent on second day of rail strikes

Picket lines across Kent on second day of rail strikes

23 June 2022

Rail links to the Isle of Sheppey remain closed for a second day because of the national train strike.

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Fish and chips crisis: 'We've had to raise our prices by 23%'

Fish and chips crisis: 'We've had to raise our prices by 23%'

22 June 2022

Takeaways across the county are being forced to put up the price of a cod and chips supper as costs spiral.

Ambulance trust failed to act on bullying and harassment claims

Ambulance trust failed to act on bullying and harassment claims

22 June 2022

Ambulance bosses have been criticised for failing to act on complaints about bullying and inappropriate sexualised behaviour among its own staff.

Out of town shopping centre installs cameras to watch cars

Out of town shopping centre installs cameras to watch cars

21 June 2022

Retail park installs number plate recognition cameras to monitor shoppers' cars.

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