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Calls for pothole repairs to focus on residential and rural roads

Calls for pothole repairs to focus on residential and rural roads

13 October 2021

Road repairs must focus on residential and rural streets says the AA, as councils face £400m pothole blackhole.

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'Bullying, intimidation and humiliation' at council

'Bullying, intimidation and humiliation' at council

13 October 2021

A council has been accused of allowing a culture of bullying in a damning report.

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Arrests as Insulate Britain block the M25 and industrial estate

Arrests as Insulate Britain block the M25 and industrial estate

13 October 2021

Climate activists have once again blocked the M25 in what is there 13th action.

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Former Debenhams central to town revamp aims

Former Debenhams central to town revamp aims

13 October 2021

A former Debenhams store is being eyed up as part of a council's town centre regeneration plans after being awarded government funding.

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'Fracking could ease energy crisis' says Kent MP

'Fracking could ease energy crisis' says Kent MP

12 October 2021

The controversial process of extracting gas from rocks buried deep beneath the earth's surface could help solve the energy crisis, says a Kent MP.

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Tower blocks to be reclad over Grenfell fears

Tower blocks to be reclad over Grenfell fears

12 October 2021

As much as £4 million is to be spent re-cladding three high-rise residential blocks in the wake of the Grenfell Tower tragedy.

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'There will be no gritter driver shortage in Kent'

'There will be no gritter driver shortage in Kent'

12 October 2021

Kent's main gritting firm has reassured residents that there will be no shortage in drivers this winter.

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More than 20 sexual assault allegations made against Kent Police

More than 20 sexual assault allegations made against Kent Police

11 October 2021

More than 20 sexual assault allegations have been made against Kent Police officers in five years, data has revealed.

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Tories urge MP Rosie Duffield to defect over trans row

Tories urge MP Rosie Duffield to defect over trans row

08 October 2021

Tory whips have invited Rosie Duffield to join the Conservative Party after she voiced her views on transgender issues and her own online abuse.

'I'm not going anywhere' - leader defiant amid calls to quit

'I'm not going anywhere' - leader defiant amid calls to quit

08 October 2021

In a long week in politics, a council leader facing internal party division, U-turn over major vote and losing a flagship bid says he won't quit.

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'Boris' speech leaves you queasy and wondering what's to come'

'Boris' speech leaves you queasy and wondering what's to come'

08 October 2021

Our political editor takes a look back at this week's biggest stories, from levelling up to Strictly auditions.

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Councillor admits he didn't know city has World Heritage status

Councillor admits he didn't know city has World Heritage status

07 October 2021

A councillor caused a stir after admitting he didn't know Canterbury held World Heritage status - an accolade it has held since 1988.

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Protest planned over homes on dock site

Protest planned over homes on dock site

07 October 2021

Demonstrators are expected to gather tonight to protest plans to build thousands of new homes.

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'PM is political box-office entertainment'

'PM is political box-office entertainment'

06 October 2021

Our political editor Paul Francis takes a close look at what was and wasn't in Boris Johnson's party conference speech.

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'Say No to Lidsing' councillors are told

'Say No to Lidsing' councillors are told

06 October 2021

Councillors arriving at their Town Hall to discuss a borough's Local Plan Review were given a warm reception by protesters.

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Vote on blueprint for 27,000 homes ditched

Vote on blueprint for 27,000 homes ditched

06 October 2021

A council's leadership is under fire after pulling its "incomplete and flawed" blueprint for homes ahead of a crunch vote it was set to lose.

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Watch as Kent MP takes Gove for dance floor spin

Watch as Kent MP takes Gove for dance floor spin

06 October 2021

A Kent MP has taken Michael Gove for a dance floor spin at the Tory party conference.

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Council to act on unregulated HMO conversions

Council to act on unregulated HMO conversions

06 October 2021

A Labour motion to check the conversion of properties to Houses of Multiple Occupancy has found cross-party support.

What is COP26 and why does it matter?

What is COP26 and why does it matter?

05 October 2021

This is what COP26 - the world's biggest summit on climate change being hosted by the UK - hopes to achieve and why it is so important.

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What Priti Patel's speech means for Kent

What Priti Patel's speech means for Kent

05 October 2021

Priti Patel took aim at Insulate Britain protesters and announced an independent inquiry into Wayne Couzens during her conference speech.

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