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'From horrors of Kabul to safety of Kent hotel'

'From horrors of Kabul to safety of Kent hotel'

15 September 2021

A man who fled Afghanistan with his family speaks of being welcomed by the people of Kent, his fears for loved ones at home and the future he faces.

'Plan B' could see return of masks and vaccine passports

'Plan B' could see return of masks and vaccine passports

14 September 2021

The Health Secretary has set out a 'plan b' if his blueprint to life with Covid does not work.

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Dozens fined for illegal parking outside schools

Dozens fined for illegal parking outside schools

14 September 2021

Newly installed CCTV cameras outside schools saw more than 70 parents slapped with fines.

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Councils to be paid £20k per Afghan refugee they take in

Councils to be paid £20k per Afghan refugee they take in

14 September 2021

The Home Office has set out its funding package for councils which take in refugees from Afghanistan and says more offers of accommodation are needed.

Universal Credit cut explained - as charities warn working families will be hit hardest

Universal Credit cut explained - as charities warn working families will be hit hardest

14 September 2021

Working families may be left struggling to pay for food and heating when Universal Credit is cut. But what is the reduction and why is it happening?

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Huge business park for village is on the way

Huge business park for village is on the way

14 September 2021

Councillors give unanimous approval to a scheme despite its location in a flood zone.

'Dummy' planning decision error happened before

'Dummy' planning decision error happened before

11 September 2021

A council left red-faced after a junior official accidentally published 'dummy' planning decisions has suffered a similar error before.

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'Boris seems to have more fixes on his plate than Bob the Builder'

'Boris seems to have more fixes on his plate than Bob the Builder'

10 September 2021

With the problem of social care reforms chief on the agenda the Prime Minister said there was whole load of things needed fixing.

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Can the UK push back boats in the Channel?

Can the UK push back boats in the Channel?

10 September 2021

Any attempt to push back boats would endanger lives and be in breach of the law, say refugee groups, but the UK government disagrees.

MP and gay council leader clash in 'transphobia' row

MP and gay council leader clash in 'transphobia' row

10 September 2021

An MP has hit back after an openly gay council leader criticised her for liking tweets described as "transphobic".

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Babies and children among asylum seekers making crossing

Babies and children among asylum seekers making crossing

08 September 2021

Babies and children have been among asylum seekers making the crossing to Dover today.

From stunning harbour to 'apocalyptic' high street

From stunning harbour to 'apocalyptic' high street

08 September 2021

A survey has revealed a split in how locals view their town, with a "beautiful" harbour just feet from a "dirty, unsafe and neglected" high street.

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'Stop using wildly inappropriate barracks'

'Stop using wildly inappropriate barracks'

07 September 2021

The government has been told to stop using a controversial barracks to house asylum seekers.

What is care tax increase and what will it mean for me?

What is care tax increase and what will it mean for me?

07 September 2021

Boris Johnson has abandoned a manifesto pledge not to raise taxes in a controversial move to fund social care reform.

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Live: Is Kent facing an October firebreak lockdown?

Live: Is Kent facing an October firebreak lockdown?

07 September 2021

With Covid cases rising could a short, sharp lockdown and longer half term break be needed? Reports suggest the government is considering it.

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'If the French won’t stop the small boats then we need to'

'If the French won’t stop the small boats then we need to'

07 September 2021

An MP has demanded tougher action on asylum seekers crossing the Channel and has accused the French of waving them through with a "cheery Bon Voyage".

'Raab's large gaps of knowledge on Afghanistan exposed'

'Raab's large gaps of knowledge on Afghanistan exposed'

03 September 2021

Political Editor Paul Francis gives his run down on an intense week in politics.

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'Intelligence failings have increased terror threat in UK'

'Intelligence failings have increased terror threat in UK'

03 September 2021

An ex-army intelligence officer from Kent says the government's failure to act on warnings about the Taliban takeover has seen the terror threat rise.

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Woman forced to stay in care home 'lost valuable time with partner'

Woman forced to stay in care home 'lost valuable time with partner'

02 September 2021

A couple lost valuable time together after Kent County Council placed one partner in a care home against her wishes, a watchdog has found.

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Renewed bid for depot at former golf club draws huge opposition

Renewed bid for depot at former golf club draws huge opposition

01 September 2021

A highly controversial bid to renew the use of a former golf course as a council contractor's depot has been met with scores of angry responses.

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