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What you need to know about your General Election candidates

What you need to know about your General Election candidates

21 November 2019

Wonder who is standing to be your MP? Here is what we know about about seven of them.

Family affair for Kent band

Family affair for Kent band

21 November 2019

The next generation has taken over a family band which played in the 1970s and is now back on the road.

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Two top TV interviewers to turn the tables on each other

Two top TV interviewers to turn the tables on each other

21 November 2019

Paralympian Steve Brown, who presents Countryfile on BBC, is to take on veteran journalist Sir Martyn Lewis in a head-to-head session on Friday.

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Council workers trigger stranger danger warning

Council workers trigger stranger danger warning

21 November 2019

Council officers have inadvertently triggered a stranger danger warning at a primary school after approaching children after class.

Anger at Kent Test ban

Anger at Kent Test ban

21 November 2019

A decision to ban pupils from sitting the Kent Test in Catholic schools has sparked fury.

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'I blacked out from whisky at the age of eight'

'I blacked out from whisky at the age of eight'

20 November 2019

A former alcoholic and drug addict wants to remove the stigma of addiction and encourage people to get help.

First black woman bishop

First black woman bishop

19 November 2019

History has been made as Kent's newest bishop was formally welcomed into her new role.

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Two men assaulted in car park

Two men assaulted in car park

19 November 2019

Two men have reported being punched to the ground following in an attack in a car park.

Holidays from hell

Holidays from hell

19 November 2019

From natural disasters to terror attacks and freak accidents, we take a look at some of the worst vacations Kent residents have endured.

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'It was the wrong decision,' says Brexit mum

'It was the wrong decision,' says Brexit mum

18 November 2019

A Brexit Party election candidate says she "understands" why Nigel Farage stopped her from standing but says it was the "wrong decision."

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Lift rescue councillor to stand as MP

Lift rescue councillor to stand as MP

18 November 2019

A councillor who had to be rescued by firefighters when she got trapped in a lift is standing as MP.

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‘Routine screening service saved my life’

‘Routine screening service saved my life’

16 November 2019

A retired civil servant says she was lucky cancer was found early thanks to a routine screening check.

Grenade blown up 37 miles from where found

Grenade blown up 37 miles from where found

15 November 2019

Bomb disposal experts had to detonate a smoke grenade on farmland 37 miles away from where it was discovered.

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Homeowner chased burglar down street

Homeowner chased burglar down street

15 November 2019

A man was left "bewildered" after returning home to find a burglar riffling through his family's belongings.

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Bus 'hub' opening delayed again

Bus 'hub' opening delayed again

15 November 2019

The opening of a new bus ‘hub’ in Kent has been delayed once again.

General Election 2019 candidates for Sittingbourne and Sheppey

General Election 2019 candidates for Sittingbourne and Sheppey

14 November 2019

This is who you could vote for on December 12.

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Delays as lorry sheds its load

Delays as lorry sheds its load

14 November 2019

Motorists are facing delays after a lorry shed its load blocking part of a busy road.

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Sale of old school site gets go-ahead

Sale of old school site gets go-ahead

14 November 2019

Councillors have agreed to sell off a former adult education centre at a 'closed door' committee meeting.

Work underway for new school

Work underway for new school

14 November 2019

A school catering for children with special needs is being built as part of a housing development.

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Hands up who stole back-to-front clock!

Hands up who stole back-to-front clock!

13 November 2019

Mystery surrounds why a customer has walked off with a 'magic' clock from a coffee shop.

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