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Quarter of a million for grant fund

Quarter of a million for grant fund

21 May 2022

Community groups can from now until June apply for sums from a £260,000 pot in a special council fund.

50s film screening will kickstart festival

50s film screening will kickstart festival

20 May 2022

A screening of 50s film The Girl Can't Help It will launch a new, three-day music festival taking place in Kent.

'Bring back our blood tests'

'Bring back our blood tests'

19 May 2022

Nearly all asked in a local consultation, have demanded a return of phlebotomy services to their town hospital.

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Historic bus waiting room transformed into coffee and cocktail bar

Historic bus waiting room transformed into coffee and cocktail bar

18 May 2022

A 100-year-old former bus waiting room will open as a coffee bar, serving hot drinks in the day and wine and cocktails in the evening.

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Classic cars on display at motor show

Classic cars on display at motor show

14 May 2022

Hundreds of cars will be on display at a Classic Motor Show being held this month, where rock bank Toploader will perform.

Will pub saved by villagers ever reopen again?

Will pub saved by villagers ever reopen again?

14 May 2022

The future of a historic village pub saved from redevelopment through a community buy-out now hangs in the balance after the business failed.

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Dad struck down by rare illness after Covid

Dad struck down by rare illness after Covid

13 May 2022

A "fit and healthy" man was left totally paralysed and unable to breathe after being struck down by a rare illness after he contracted Covid.

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P&O ferry's rescue boats didn't work

P&O ferry's rescue boats didn't work

12 May 2022

A record number of deficiencies were discovered on P&O Ferries' Pride of Kent during safety inspections.

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11 gigs and concerts not to miss for the Queen's Platinum Jubilee weekend

11 gigs and concerts not to miss for the Queen's Platinum Jubilee weekend

12 May 2022

From tribute bands to international DJs, here's the best live music in Kent over the four-day celebration

Four people taken to hospital after crash near wildlife park

Four people taken to hospital after crash near wildlife park

09 May 2022

A woman has been airlifted to hospital in a serious condition after a multi-vehicle crash near a popular zoo.

Bishop Rose finally receives MBE

Bishop Rose finally receives MBE

09 May 2022

The Bishop of Dover has finally received her MBE, following a two year delay due to the pandemic.

Regatta returns after three years

Regatta returns after three years

06 May 2022

A seafront and harbour regatta is back for the first time since 2019 after the end of pandemic restrictions.

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Water buffalo brought into nature reserve

Water buffalo brought into nature reserve

06 May 2022

Water buffaloes have been brought onto open land to help keep ditches clear, a task that usually needs machinery.

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Jobs bounceback after pandemic

Jobs bounceback after pandemic

04 May 2022

Statistics show unemployment falling back to the levels before coronavirus and in some cases going down even lower.

Town raises flag in support of Ukraine

Town raises flag in support of Ukraine

04 May 2022

The national flag of Ukraine has been raised in the centre of a town as a symbol of support.

Is Deal really Kent's best seaside town... and Herne Bay the worst?

Is Deal really Kent's best seaside town... and Herne Bay the worst?

30 April 2022

A ranking of Kent's best seaside destinations has thrown up controversial results - leading locals to defend their own beloved towns.

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Sacked P&O staff queue at jobs fair

Sacked P&O staff queue at jobs fair

27 April 2022

Hundreds attended a recruitment fair, which offered new opportunities for P&O employees who lost their jobs last month.

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Health chiefs probe 'credibility' of ‘super’ hospital plans for city

Health chiefs probe 'credibility' of ‘super’ hospital plans for city

27 April 2022

Controversial plans to transform hospital services in east Kent are being reviewed by NHS leaders.

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Train cleaners start 11-day strike

Train cleaners start 11-day strike

26 April 2022

Staff responsible for cleaning trains operating across the county are walking out in a dispute over pay and conditions.

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Councillor resigns over 'social media abuse'

Councillor resigns over 'social media abuse'

24 April 2022

A councillor has resigned after only two months 'to protect her mental health and her family' after a 'campaign of abuse' on social media.

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