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Care home residents 'not kept safe' from choking and epilepsy risks

Care home residents 'not kept safe' from choking and epilepsy risks

19 May 2022

A damning report says care home residents were "not kept safe from risks" such as choking, constipation, epilepsy and challenging behaviour.

Volunteers needed to help with Pride event

Volunteers needed to help with Pride event

19 May 2022

Volunteers are desperately needed to help put together a Pride event after Covid left organisers in the lurch.

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'We love it here' - the verdict on Kent's award-winning beaches

'We love it here' - the verdict on Kent's award-winning beaches

19 May 2022

Kent tourist's have revealed how they feel about some of the county's award winning seasides.

MP slams traffic lights plan for roundabout

MP slams traffic lights plan for roundabout

18 May 2022

An MP has hit out at plans for traffic lights at a gridlocked roundabout to cope with a new housing estate saying they will create more traffic chaos.

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Historic clock tower returns to town centre

Historic clock tower returns to town centre

18 May 2022

A 102-year-old clock tower is 'back where it belongs' after a seven-month refurbishment in time for the Queen's jubilee.

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Jake Daniels coming out is 'massive for future of football'

Jake Daniels coming out is 'massive for future of football'

17 May 2022

A bisexual Kent footballer believes having an openly gay professional player will change the game for the next generation.

Inmate threw hot water over guard and beat him with kettle

Inmate threw hot water over guard and beat him with kettle

17 May 2022

An inmate at a Kent prison threw hot water over a guard before beating him with a kettle because he was upset at prison conditions.

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Motorbike crash closes main road

Motorbike crash closes main road

16 May 2022

Rush hour traffic was delayed after a crash involving a car and a motorbike shut a road between two towns.

Street votes for housing development potentially divisive

Street votes for housing development potentially divisive

16 May 2022

Plans to introduce 'street votes' on house extensions could lead to tensions between neighbours, according to the leader of one council.

Huge estate planned for narrow country lane

Huge estate planned for narrow country lane

16 May 2022

Residents are fuming after discovering an estate of 650 houses is planned for fields behind their homes.

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Mystery holes appear in Kent park

Mystery holes appear in Kent park

16 May 2022

Bosses are scratching their heads after a series of mystery holes have begun appearing across a Kent coastal park.

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Kent paralympian wins gold in Slovenia

Kent paralympian wins gold in Slovenia

15 May 2022

Table tennis paralympian Will Bayley has won gold in Slovenia.

Care home death was an 'accident'

Care home death was an 'accident'

15 May 2022

Coroner rules death of a man with learning difficulties after a fall at an 'inadequate' care home was an accident.

'Bland' micropub plans for high street inn slammed

'Bland' micropub plans for high street inn slammed

14 May 2022

Plans to transform a run down high street inn into flats and a micropub have hit a wall.

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Prolific burglar sent to prison again

Prolific burglar sent to prison again

13 May 2022

A prolific criminal who was caught on CCTV targetting a property and pleaded guilty to burglary after making off with a pint of milk has been jailed.

Kent beaches given Blue Flag and Seaside Award

Kent beaches given Blue Flag and Seaside Award

13 May 2022

More than 10 beaches in Kent have been recognised for their cleanliness and facilities offered to visitors.

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A day in the life of an 'angel'

A day in the life of an 'angel'

12 May 2022

To mark International Nurses' Day, our reporter visited one of the county's biggest hospitals to spend time on a busy ward.

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Homeless man's van torched after freak boot fair accident

Homeless man's van torched after freak boot fair accident

12 May 2022

Callous 'scumbags' have stolen and torched a van belonging to a veteran campaigner for the homeless while he was in hospital.

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'Van man' fined for fleet of 'eyesores'

'Van man' fined for fleet of 'eyesores'

11 May 2022

A man has been found guilty of parking multiple “abandoned and dangerous” vehicles across a town.

Police offer worried residents a chance to talk

Police offer worried residents a chance to talk

11 May 2022

Police officers have set up a meeting with residents following a burglary in a bungalow where a woman was attacked.

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