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10,000 contaminated oysters missing after raw sewage dump

10,000 contaminated oysters missing after raw sewage dump

07 July 2021

There are fears sewage dumped in the sea has had a serious effect on human health and contaminated thousands of oysters harvested off the Kent coast.

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Swale prepares for Euro 2020 semi-final

Swale prepares for Euro 2020 semi-final

07 July 2021

England fans have been showing their support for Gareth Southgate's men as they prepare for their crunch semi-final match.

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Opposition accuses council of U-turn over housing

Opposition accuses council of U-turn over housing

07 July 2021

Conservatives have accused coalition leaders of reneging on election promises to fight more housing plans. But planning boss denies the claim.

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Family to visit Netherlands as war hero’s plane is recovered

Family to visit Netherlands as war hero’s plane is recovered

07 July 2021

The family of an RAF gunner whose aircraft has been recovered more than 75 years after it vanished will finally visit the Netherlands.

Kent prepares for Euro 2020 semi-final

Kent prepares for Euro 2020 semi-final

07 July 2021

As England prepare to take on Denmark at Wembley fans in Kent have been getting ready for the crunch match.

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'By-election result is a warning shot for council'

'By-election result is a warning shot for council'

06 July 2021

A parish council fighting against hundreds of homes on its doorstep has warned politicians to listen to voters’ concerns or risk being ousted.

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Southern Water committed more than 6,000 sewage breaches

Southern Water committed more than 6,000 sewage breaches

06 July 2021

A water firm illegally pumped “enormous volumes” of raw sewage into Kent’s coast in a bid to make money, a court heard.

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Win a day trip to the coast

Win a day trip to the coast

06 July 2021

We've teamed up with Chalkwell Coaches to offer the chance to get away from it all and win a day trip for two to the coast.

Teacher searched for indecent images while planning lessons

Teacher searched for indecent images while planning lessons

05 July 2021

A former teacher who searched for indecent images of children while planning lessons has avoided jail.

This isn't just any cherry TV advert - it's an M&S cherry TV advert

This isn't just any cherry TV advert - it's an M&S cherry TV advert

05 July 2021

A film crew has been on a two-day shoot in darkest Kent to make an advert for cherries being grown on Sarah Neaves' family farm.

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Meet therapy donkeys Pedro and Poncho

Meet therapy donkeys Pedro and Poncho

04 July 2021

Interaction with donkeys is said to have a number of health benefits – that's why one part of Kent became home to Pedro and Poncho.

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The man who plunged 200ft down well – and was left there

The man who plunged 200ft down well – and was left there

04 July 2021

The shocking death of a father-of-two turned into a national scandal when no-one would pay to have his body recovered.

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CCTV appeal after excavator stolen

CCTV appeal after excavator stolen

02 July 2021

Police would like to speak to three men after a Samsung digger was reported stolen from a compound.

Family coach firm takes over from Arriva

Family coach firm takes over from Arriva

02 July 2021

A family-run coach company has won the contract to take over a community's bus network from transport giants Arriva.

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Super fan's book tribute to club legends

Super fan's book tribute to club legends

02 July 2021

What started out as fun on social media has led to the release of a popular book chronicling the key figures from a football club's history.

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Vicar’s 'word with God' after ditch drama

Vicar’s 'word with God' after ditch drama

01 July 2021

Praise the Lord, a priest had a lucky escape after his car was in collision with a lorry and ended up in a ditch.

Seven cars broken into over two nights

Seven cars broken into over two nights

30 June 2021

Police warn motorists to take care to remove valuables from parked vehicles after seven cars were broken into over two nights in one village.

It's all over for Lee Hurst - again

It's all over for Lee Hurst - again

30 June 2021

Twitter has suspended outspoken Kent comic Lee Hurst for his comments following an attack on England's chief medical officer Chris Whitty.

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Kent celebrates machine which does away with bell-ringers

Kent celebrates machine which does away with bell-ringers

30 June 2021

Four Kent churches celebrated the 200th anniversary of the Ellacombe Chimes which allow one person to ring all the bells in a church tower.

Island florist wins national competition

Island florist wins national competition

30 June 2021

A Kent florist has beaten more than 1,000 others across the country to win a national award for her shop.

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