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'I can't set up my food wagon because lorries block lay-by'

'I can't set up my food wagon because lorries block lay-by'

14 May 2021

A roadside food vendor says he sometimes can't get into the lay-by where he trades, because of dangerously parked lorries.

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Piling the misery from bin chaos

Piling the misery from bin chaos

13 May 2021

This rubbish was left uncollected for 25 days - even when a dustcart crew was nearby picking up other waste.

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Five ways Kent is changing the world

Five ways Kent is changing the world

12 May 2021

From life-saving drug discovery to 6G technology, our county has its fair share of people striving to make the planet a better place.

It's Binday Bingo! Residents brand collections 'disgrace'

It's Binday Bingo! Residents brand collections 'disgrace'

12 May 2021

Red-faced council officials have apologised over chaos caused by a change in bin collection days, with residents calling the debacle "binday bingo".

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Stay safe as freedom comes

Stay safe as freedom comes

11 May 2021

New town centre signs tell people to continue guarding against coronavirus as the third stage of lockdown easing approaches.

Flower displays put out in 'message of hope'

Flower displays put out in 'message of hope'

11 May 2021

A group would usually mark National Flower Arranging Day by putting displays in public places. This year they altered their approach.

Homeless strategy up for discussion

Homeless strategy up for discussion

11 May 2021

A way to keep people off the streets is to be discussed and includes an increase in council-owned accommodation instead of relying on B&Bs.

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Shakespeare trail highlights links to Sandwich

Shakespeare trail highlights links to Sandwich

10 May 2021

Monologues and roses posted around a Kent town could lead to a digitised project to celebrate links to history and theatre from anywhere in the world.

Women's group's gesture for Julia

Women's group's gesture for Julia

10 May 2021

An organisation highlighting the safety of women have also placed tributes for PCSO Julia James as her murder case continues.

Rare turtle dove pictured in garden

Rare turtle dove pictured in garden

10 May 2021

A lesser spotted bird which faces extinction has been photographed in the garden of a man in a Kent village.

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Full results from local election

Full results from local election

07 May 2021

You've had your vote: Now the results are coming in revealing who will represent district on the county council.

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Road blocked after car and motorbike collide

Road blocked after car and motorbike collide

06 May 2021

A motorcyclist has been taken to hospital with leg injuries after a crash with a car on a busy road.

Fast track to normality

Fast track to normality

06 May 2021

Train services throughout Kent are regrowing as we make further progress out of the coronavirus lockdown.

New Travelodge to open 'in time for summer'

New Travelodge to open 'in time for summer'

04 May 2021

A new hotel is set to open bringing 20 new jobs in time for an expected surge in staycations this summer.

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New date for Kent Mining Musuem opening

New date for Kent Mining Musuem opening

30 April 2021

Work is set to resume on the stalled Kent Mining Museum project on the grounds of a former coal mine thanks to £1.2m from the National Lottery.

Fundraising fit for a hero

Fundraising fit for a hero

29 April 2021

A restaurant is joining a campaign for charity on what would be Captain Sir Tom Moore's 101st birthday.

Make a sweeping change

Make a sweeping change

28 April 2021

A Kent council is urging people to join a national litter clearing campaign, which begins next month.

PCSO's death a murder investigation

PCSO's death a murder investigation

27 April 2021

A woman found dead in a field near a hamlet was a PCSO and her death is the subject of a murder inquiry, police have confirmed.

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Escape to the county: Kent's quirkiest B&Bs

Escape to the county: Kent's quirkiest B&Bs

26 April 2021

If you're looking to get away without leaving Kent, we've found six staycations and overnight stays from quirky b&bs to converted high school buses.

Council houses: 25% of smoke detectors are unchecked

Council houses: 25% of smoke detectors are unchecked

25 April 2021

Hundreds of homes owned by a council have not had their fire alarms checked and if they havem they don't have the paperwork to prove it

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