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The cost of living support grants: How much will I get and how?

The cost of living support grants: How much will I get and how?

26 May 2022

Here is what the Chancellor Rishi Sunak's £15bn cost-of-living support package means for you.

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Leader to step down after 24 years on council

Leader to step down after 24 years on council

26 May 2022

A long-serving councillor is to retire after more than two decades in the job.

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All households to get £400 amid cost of living crisis

All households to get £400 amid cost of living crisis

26 May 2022

All households will get £400 as Rishi Sunak caved in to pressure and applied a windfall tax on energy companies' soaring profits.

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Council's deputy leader ordered to apologise

Council's deputy leader ordered to apologise

26 May 2022

War of words in planning meeting ends with council's new deputy leader being ordered to 'say sorry' to two rivals.

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Home Office accused of cover up over dumped dinghies

Home Office accused of cover up over dumped dinghies

26 May 2022

The government has refused to disclose how much it has spent on storing boats used by criminal gangs to ferry asylum seekers across the Channel.

PM's fate in hands of MPs after 'partygate' report published

PM's fate in hands of MPs after 'partygate' report published

25 May 2022

Our political editor Paul Francis gives his take on the Sue Gray report and what it means for the under fire Prime Minister.

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'It will be impossible to forget him'

'It will be impossible to forget him'

25 May 2022

Tributes have been paid following the death of an "iconic" ex-mayor who was a member of a town council for nearly 40 years.

'Demand for pothole repairs has virtually disappeared'

'Demand for pothole repairs has virtually disappeared'

24 May 2022

KCC's roads boss says the county's roads are in a better condition than they have ever been in his 25 years as a member of the authority.

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Former PM faces pupils' questions

Former PM faces pupils' questions

24 May 2022

As Boris Johnson faces some tough questions amid partygate, a former Prime Minister has been quizzed by school pupils.

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Kent gin spotted at Downing Street lockdown party

Kent gin spotted at Downing Street lockdown party

24 May 2022

The director of Copper Rivet Distillery says Dockyard Gin was on the table at a controversial gathering attended by Boris Johnson.

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Kent MP says PM must quit

Kent MP says PM must quit

24 May 2022

A picture of the Prime Minister toasting at a lockdown-busting leaving do should result in his resignation, says one Kent MP.

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£1.1m plans to make toxic landfill site safe

£1.1m plans to make toxic landfill site safe

23 May 2022

Urgent works look set to go ahead at a derelict dump which has sparked health concerns.

Councillors vote to give themselves 'obscene' pay rise

Councillors vote to give themselves 'obscene' pay rise

23 May 2022

Taxpayers in a Kent borough face having to fork out an extra £124,000 in councillor allowances, as one pledges to give his to a food bank.

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End of academies feud but not Boris

End of academies feud but not Boris

22 May 2022

Our political editor Paul Francis gives his take on the week in politics.

'You could tell I was the commonest person in the Commons'

'You could tell I was the commonest person in the Commons'

21 May 2022

Self-confessed politics nerd Melissa Todd put on her best frock for a trip to Westminster but found people gliding away "as if I were radioactive".

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Staff at lorry park to be redeployed amid post-Brexit delays

Staff at lorry park to be redeployed amid post-Brexit delays

17 May 2022

Staff at a brexit lorry park could have to be redeployed amid ongoing delays to border controls.

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Coalition deal 'reached' to run council

Coalition deal 'reached' to run council

16 May 2022

Discussions at the weekend are set to have hammered out details about the future running of a borough council after Conservatives lost control.

Council members to stand down

Council members to stand down

16 May 2022

Four Labour group councillors have announced they will not be seeking re-election.

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'Reaction to food bank picture over-the-top'

'Reaction to food bank picture over-the-top'

15 May 2022

Our political editor Paul Francis gives his take on the week in politics.

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First asylum seekers to be sent to Rwanda 'within fortnight'

First asylum seekers to be sent to Rwanda 'within fortnight'

14 May 2022

The Prime Minister says the first 50 asylum seekers will be deported later this month under a controversial new immigration policy.

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