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'I'm nearly halfway there'

'I'm nearly halfway there'

09 June 2022

A veteran is this week progressing through Kent in a 5,000-mile run around the coast of Britain for charity.

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Island celebrates clutch of top Jubilee awards

Island celebrates clutch of top Jubilee awards

09 June 2022

Sheppey is celebrating after receiving two coveted Queen's Award for Voluntary Service awards plus a Platinum Award from the Royal Voluntary Service.

‘Teaching has to be the best job in the world’

‘Teaching has to be the best job in the world’

09 June 2022

Meet Mr Allen who gave up a top job in catering to retrain as a teacher and is loving it.

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Hero cop nominated for national bravery award

Hero cop nominated for national bravery award

08 June 2022

A police officer who clambered under a lorry to help free a trapped and injured motorcyclist has been put forward for a national bravery award.

Puss left toothless after being bullied

Puss left toothless after being bullied

08 June 2022

A home is wanted for seven-year-old Stanley who had to have all his teeth removed after being bullied by bigger alley cats.

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Pool plans dropped from council's £20m regeneration bid

Pool plans dropped from council's £20m regeneration bid

08 June 2022

A council has dropped plans to include a new swimming pool in its bid for £20m of the government's levelling-up fund because it wasn't 'realistic'.

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Lorry crash causes traffic delays

Lorry crash causes traffic delays

07 June 2022

Two people have been taken to hospital after a crash involving a lorry closed the A249.

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Police release photo in search for ink thief

Police release photo in search for ink thief

07 June 2022

Police have issued two CCTV photos of a man they want to talk to following thefts of ink cartridges worth £2k from a supermarket.

Boris Johnson survives vote of no confidence

Boris Johnson survives vote of no confidence

06 June 2022

The Prime Minister has won the support of his MPs in a vote of no confidence.

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Veteran runner lights town's jubilee beacon

Veteran runner lights town's jubilee beacon

06 June 2022

Runner Mick Cattell, 75, was picked to take a burning torch to a town's beacon to set it on fire for the Queen's platinum jubilee.

New committee system is 'unfair'

New committee system is 'unfair'

05 June 2022

A council leader has dismissed complaints after a councillor slammed his new committee system as being 'unfair'.

We go inside the cancer trial 'caravan'

We go inside the cancer trial 'caravan'

04 June 2022

Thousands of Kent residents have been taking part in one of the world's biggest cancer trials. We sent our reporter to find out what it is all about.

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Belgium-bound yacht crew rescued

Belgium-bound yacht crew rescued

03 June 2022

Three people were rescued from a yacht and 'bedded down' for the night after their ship run aground nine miles off the Kent coast.

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Couple and baby evicted in cat row

Couple and baby evicted in cat row

03 June 2022

A couple with an 18-month-old toddler say they were evicted from their holiday park home after they complained park bosses had run over their cat.

Classic pictures from Kent nightclubs in the Noughties

Classic pictures from Kent nightclubs in the Noughties

02 June 2022

A look back at some of the very best nights out at the county's greatest clubs - and the D-list celebrities who joined the party.

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Living on the edge: Residents fear for homes two years after collapse

Living on the edge: Residents fear for homes two years after collapse

02 June 2022

Homeowners living metres from a cliff which partially collapsed two years ago fear it could happen again.

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How to celebrate The Queen's Platinum Jubilee

How to celebrate The Queen's Platinum Jubilee

01 June 2022

Round-up of events happening on the Isle of Sheppey over the next four days.

Generosi-tea! Struggling cafe owner overwhelmed by support.

Generosi-tea! Struggling cafe owner overwhelmed by support.

01 June 2022

Support is pouring in to help a cash-strapped tea rooms owner who admitted on TV he was sleeping in his cellar to save money.

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13% of Kent Police officers can't cover essential living costs

13% of Kent Police officers can't cover essential living costs

01 June 2022

A survey by the Police Federation has revealed that nearly half of officers are concerned about money.

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Council wins race against time to get bunting back in town

Council wins race against time to get bunting back in town

31 May 2022

A council slammed for taking down noisy bunting has replaced it with new flags just in time for The Queen's Platinum Jubilee celebrations.

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