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Our guide to a marvellous May half term

Our guide to a marvellous May half term

21 May 2022

Whether it's arts and crafts activities, nature trails or wildlife walks, we've got lots of ideas to keep your kids busy this half term.

Traffic hell as cars stuck in nine-mile queues on M25

Traffic hell as cars stuck in nine-mile queues on M25

19 May 2022

Motorists are being held in queues stretching for nine miles after a lorry broke down on one of Kent's busiest motorways.

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Disqualified driver caught fly-tipping

Disqualified driver caught fly-tipping

18 May 2022

A man found guilty of five fly-tipping offences has been ordered to do 160 hours of unpaid work and pay over £3,000 in costs.

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Crews called after bonfire spreads to sheds

Crews called after bonfire spreads to sheds

18 May 2022

Fire crews were called after a garden bonfire spread to nearby sheds and fencing.

Paedophile jailed after years of child abuse

Paedophile jailed after years of child abuse

17 May 2022

A sex offender who abused victims between 2005 and 2013, has been sent to prison, as police described him as an 'appalling man'.

Work begins on £13m health hub

Work begins on £13m health hub

16 May 2022

Work on a new £13.5 million medical practice, that plans to include a GP practice, a minor injury unit, x-ray services, has started.

Police rescue dog from hot car

Police rescue dog from hot car

14 May 2022

A dog that was left in a car in 23 degree heat has been rescued by police officers.

People facing two-year wait for a guide dog

People facing two-year wait for a guide dog

13 May 2022

A sight-loss charity has launched a recruitment drive for volunteers to help raise puppies amid a shortage.

Pink Floyd tribute cancel Kent show after singer 'rushed to hospital'

Pink Floyd tribute cancel Kent show after singer 'rushed to hospital'

12 May 2022

A Pink Floyd tribute band has been forced to postpone its upcoming concerts after a band member was rushed to hospital with life-threatening symptoms.

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

Britain's oldest homeowner, 106, bought semi for £800

Britain's oldest homeowner, 106, bought semi for £800

11 May 2022

Britain's oldest homeowner bought her three-bed semi for £800 in 1945 and still lives there at 106.

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Woman cut free from car after crash

Woman cut free from car after crash

10 May 2022

A woman had to be cut free from her vehicle and taken to hospital after a crash involving two vehicles shut a busy main road during the school run.

'It's happy hour again': Pop star funds free drinks

'It's happy hour again': Pop star funds free drinks

09 May 2022

Beautiful South star Paul Heaton has put money behind the bar at one Kent pub as he encourages punters to celebrate his birthday with a free drink.

IdentiKent: Is new homes fury down to design?

IdentiKent: Is new homes fury down to design?

08 May 2022

We cast a critical eye of over 15 Kent housing sites and learn how Local Design Codes might be the answer to everyone's problems.

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Kent's first Amazon Fresh store set to open

Kent's first Amazon Fresh store set to open

07 May 2022

The county's first Amazon Fresh checkout-free grocery store is coming to a commuter town.

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Where to see the Queen's Jubilee Flypast in Kent

Where to see the Queen's Jubilee Flypast in Kent

07 May 2022

Parts of Kent will get to view fighter jets and military aircraft during the Queen's Jubilee Flypast.

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Officers 'attacked' after railway station disturbance

Officers 'attacked' after railway station disturbance

07 May 2022

A man is accused of attacking four police officers and hurling racist abuse at one of them following an alleged disturbance outside a railway station.

Villagers fear licence will lead to noise pollution

Villagers fear licence will lead to noise pollution

04 May 2022

A glamping site aiming for a late-night festival licence has split residents’ opinion over noise in a village.

Five-year gender clinic wait causing 'mental health crisis'

Five-year gender clinic wait causing 'mental health crisis'

03 May 2022

Gender-diverse people now have to wait five years for initial gender clinic appointment, sparking fears the mental health impact is being overlooked.

'The special needs system is a bottomless pit'

'The special needs system is a bottomless pit'

28 April 2022

An investigation has found special needs and disability funding in Kent has reached a £103m cash deficit and parents are losing faith in the system.

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