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Thousands owed council tax refunds

Thousands owed council tax refunds

19 December 2021

An investigation has revealed that thousands of Kent residents are owed a share of £5m in council tax refunds.

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Animal sanctuary wins planning reprieve as puppies dumped at gate

Animal sanctuary wins planning reprieve as puppies dumped at gate

19 December 2021

A Kent charity facing possible closure has won a stay of execution, the same week two shivering puppies were dumped at its gates.

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Bid to ban delivery drivers on mopeds from high street

Bid to ban delivery drivers on mopeds from high street

19 December 2021

There are calls to ban delivery riders from bombing along a high street on motorcycles or mopeds, amid fears there could be a “nasty accident”.

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Is it the beginning of the end for Boris?

Is it the beginning of the end for Boris?

17 December 2021

Our political editor takes a look at the national and local politics story affecting Kent this week.

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'Nightmare before Christmas' as rail commuters face record hike

'Nightmare before Christmas' as rail commuters face record hike

17 December 2021

An MP has slammed the biggest hike in train ticket prices in nearly a decade as "terrible news" for Kent commuters.

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'One more strike and he's out'

'One more strike and he's out'

17 December 2021

A Kent MP has told the Prime Minister that a heavy by-election defeat reflects the "very real anger felt by the electorate towards Downing Street".

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'You can't take pictures, but we've got croissants'

'You can't take pictures, but we've got croissants'

16 December 2021

When our reporter was invited to a press appearance with Boris Johnson in East Kent, he spent more time staring at pastries than the PM.

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Council meeting called off as covid rates climb

Council meeting called off as covid rates climb

16 December 2021

Kent County Council has called off a meeting amid spiralling covid rates.

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Removing Park and Ride branded 'catastrophic step backwards'

Removing Park and Ride branded 'catastrophic step backwards'

16 December 2021

A council's decision not to help Arriva fund a much loved Park and Ride forcing the company to end the service has been called in by councillors.

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'Why I joined Covid restrictions rebels'

'Why I joined Covid restrictions rebels'

15 December 2021

Five MPs in Kent joined last night's revolt on Covid restrictions – so far, just one has explained why.

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Five Kent MPs rebel in Covid passes vote

Five Kent MPs rebel in Covid passes vote

14 December 2021

Boris Johnson suffered his largest Tory rebellion as almost 100 MPs - including five from Kent - voted against Covid passes in England.

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New law will curb online abuse and harassment

New law will curb online abuse and harassment

14 December 2021

Here's everything you need to know about the government's new law that will crackdown on online harassment, abuse and cyberbullying.

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Villagers 'concerned' at parish council spending

Villagers 'concerned' at parish council spending

14 December 2021

A parish council has spent thousands on HR advice over the past year but says it can't reveal why.

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Kent MPs poised to rebel over latest Covid restrictions

Kent MPs poised to rebel over latest Covid restrictions

14 December 2021

Kent MPs are planning to defy the Prime Minister over new Covid restrictions as they vote on the measures.

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Two years in the job, but is the Prime Minister losing his grip?

Two years in the job, but is the Prime Minister losing his grip?

12 December 2021

Today marks two years since Boris Johnson won the keys to Downing Street, but is he losing his grip on power?

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Kent councillor chosen as Sir David Amess' would-be successor

Kent councillor chosen as Sir David Amess' would-be successor

11 December 2021

A Kent councillor and Tory candidate in the by-election to find Sir David Amess' successor has said she will “work tirelessly to carry on his legacy”.

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Disgraced ex-MP pictured near new London pad

Disgraced ex-MP pictured near new London pad

11 December 2021

An ex-Kent MP has been pictured near his new west London flat after being released from prison and telling a court of his financial troubles.

'When is a party not a party? Were Twiglets available?'

'When is a party not a party? Were Twiglets available?'

10 December 2021

Our political editor takes a look at the national and local politics story affecting Kent this week.

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Tonbridge and Malling just a shade less blue

Tonbridge and Malling just a shade less blue

10 December 2021

Voters in three by-elections yesterday returned candidates from three different political parties.

Local Plan deadline remains this Sunday

Local Plan deadline remains this Sunday

10 December 2021

A move to give the public more time to consider development proposals has failed.

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