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Water warning issued as demand reaches 'unprecedented demand'

Water warning issued as demand reaches 'unprecedented demand'

08 August 2020

People are being urged to save water for the crucial things, like hand washing and medical requirements.

Council blocks off beach for mobile homes

Council blocks off beach for mobile homes

08 August 2020

A council has installed concrete bollards on a popular Kent beach to stop mobile home owners from using it.

'Why is our island ignored?'

'Why is our island ignored?'

08 August 2020

As it bids to attract tourists Sheppey is reeling from a body blow - it's been snubbed in a list of Britain's best seaside towns.

Wayne Fontana and his brush with death in Kent

Wayne Fontana and his brush with death in Kent

07 August 2020

The death of 60s pop singer Wayne Fontana has brought back memories of the time he was rushed to hospital after appearing at a theatre four years ago.

Firefighters find cannabis farm

Firefighters find cannabis farm

07 August 2020

Firefighters unearthed a cannabis farm when they checked an industrial unit for fire damage as they tackled the blaze at a factory next door.

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Author turns beach rubbish into treasure

Author turns beach rubbish into treasure

07 August 2020

A new book by Lisa Woollett mixes tales of growing up in Kent with what she has found discarded on Britain's beaches.

The world firsts that happened in Kent

The world firsts that happened in Kent

07 August 2020

From flight to Miss World, we take a look back at world firsts which happened right here in Kent.

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'Villages and hamlets will vanish'

'Villages and hamlets will vanish'

06 August 2020

A Kent councillor in charge of planning has hit out at the government's plans to change the way applications will be considered.

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Prison officer had sexual relations with murderer

Prison officer had sexual relations with murderer

06 August 2020

A prison officer had a sexual relationship with an inmate who is serving a life sentence for murder.

Paddle boarder rescued from sea ordeal

Paddle boarder rescued from sea ordeal

06 August 2020

A woman in her 50s had to be rescued by a lifeboat crew after she found herself drifting out to sea.

'Crowdbuster' trains on standby as beaches set to pack-out

'Crowdbuster' trains on standby as beaches set to pack-out

06 August 2020

Southeastern is preparing for huge numbers of people heading to the coast as a heatwave hits Kent.

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Fire crews fight factory blaze for five hours

Fire crews fight factory blaze for five hours

06 August 2020

Four fire crews battled the dangers of gas cylinders, burning cars and oil when a factory went up in flames covering homes in acrid smoke.

Sailors to kayak 145 miles for Kent children's charity

Sailors to kayak 145 miles for Kent children's charity

05 August 2020

Sailors are swapping their state-of-the-art frigate for kayaks for a four-day endurance challenge to help seriously ill children.

Idling drivers could receive fines

Idling drivers could receive fines

05 August 2020

Plans have been approved to fine drivers if they leave their vehicle engines idling while not in use.

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Go glamping and sleep under the stars

Go glamping and sleep under the stars

05 August 2020

The temperature's rising, there's a meteor shower coming, and it's Global Sleep Under the Stars Night - here's where could glamp to enjoy all three.

Marooned circus rolling again

Marooned circus rolling again

05 August 2020

After months of being stuck in a field - plus a tragic accident involving the boss - Santus Circus is on the road again.

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Families advised to move after cliff collapse

Families advised to move after cliff collapse

04 August 2020

Cliff-top residents have been advised to move out as a council says it will not be able protect their homes from landslides.

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Heatwave to hit Kent with highs of 37C

Heatwave to hit Kent with highs of 37C

03 August 2020

Get ready for more sun! Temperatures are set to soar once more, with forecastors predicting figures well above 30C.

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First look at new special school

First look at new special school

02 August 2020

Pictures reveal a first look at a new special school which will start to teach youngsters from September.

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Teenage girl reported missing

Teenage girl reported missing

01 August 2020

The Met Police is asking people in Kent to help in the search for a missing teen.

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