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Kent remains badly hit by petrol crisis as Army brought in

Kent remains badly hit by petrol crisis as Army brought in

05 October 2021

The military is continuing to deliver fuel across Kent today as the county remains one of the worst hit parts of the country.

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Council shake up backed

Council shake up backed

05 October 2021

A council has set out its plans for a return to executive governance starting next May.

Housing wish list for Michael Gove

Housing wish list for Michael Gove

05 October 2021

As the brakes are put on housing reforms, we found out what some of our local councils want from the new minister.

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Sunak tried for optimism in gloomy backdrop

Sunak tried for optimism in gloomy backdrop

04 October 2021

Our political editor Paul Francis takes a look at what the Chancellor's speech at the Tory party conference means for Kent.

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Borough urged to enforce rules against leaving engines idling

Borough urged to enforce rules against leaving engines idling

04 October 2021

People are dying from pollution while a council does nothing, a Green campaigner has alleged.

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Will housing problems break the blue reign in Kent?

Will housing problems break the blue reign in Kent?

03 October 2021

As conservative members from across the country gather in Manchester, our political editor looks at what could ruin the Tory reign in Kent.

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Southern Water to splash out £2m improving town's creek

Southern Water to splash out £2m improving town's creek

02 October 2021

Company to invest £2m upgrading waste-water treatment plant after questions from town MP.

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Bid to shake up council elections fails

Bid to shake up council elections fails

01 October 2021

A motion on altering the way councillors are elected in a Kent borough, which could save £80k a year, has been defeated.

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Tour guides fear Brexit will kill businesses

Tour guides fear Brexit will kill businesses

01 October 2021

Businesspeople have told of their concerns a new post-Brexit passport policy will have an "enormous economic impact" upon Kent's tourism industry.

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£500m winter fund is an 'admission' current support isn't enough, say charities

£500m winter fund is an 'admission' current support isn't enough, say charities

30 September 2021

A £500m fund to help struggling families through winter is an 'admission' the country's benefits system can't support households, say charities.

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'Pub plan will redefine village's last 1,000 years of existence'

'Pub plan will redefine village's last 1,000 years of existence'

30 September 2021

Residents have hit out at plans to develop land around their village pub.

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Will Starmer's marathon speech win support in Kent?

Will Starmer's marathon speech win support in Kent?

29 September 2021

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer set out his vision for the Labour party in a 90-minute speech – but will it win support in true-blue Kent?

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The interviewer is interviewed

The interviewer is interviewed

29 September 2021

In a reversal of roles a former Government Minister will be asking questions of a radio broadcaster to raise funds for a village hall.

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'Inhumane' treatment of EU truckers will put them off coming back

'Inhumane' treatment of EU truckers will put them off coming back

28 September 2021

A Polish lorry driver has warned colleagues will not come to the UK's aid after their "inhumane" treatment last Christmas.

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£50m HQ plan scrapped thanks to pandemic

£50m HQ plan scrapped thanks to pandemic

28 September 2021

A costly plan to redevelop a redundant sorting office into new offices has fallen through with more housing on the cards instead.

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Car park to reopen with lower prices

Car park to reopen with lower prices

27 September 2021

A council has said it will reopen a town centre car park after it closed suddenly last week.

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'Not right to say only women have cervix' - Starmer

'Not right to say only women have cervix' - Starmer

26 September 2021

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has spoken out on a transgender row involving a Kent MP, stating it is 'not right' to say only women have a cervix.

90 beach huts get green light - but 20 more snubbed

90 beach huts get green light - but 20 more snubbed

25 September 2021

Almost 100 beach huts are set to be added to the coast - with councillors expecting them to give neglected parts of a town a much-needed boost.

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Can Labour break Kent's blue wall?

Can Labour break Kent's blue wall?

25 September 2021

As thousands of Labour party members head to Brighton, we take a look at what the party needs to do to get back on top.

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'If a politician insists something won't happen, it probably will'

'If a politician insists something won't happen, it probably will'

24 September 2021

Our political editor takes a look back at this week's biggest stories, from the energy crisis to Eurostar.

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