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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.

Scentsational: The pub with no ale, but wow what a smell

Scentsational: The pub with no ale, but wow what a smell

20 May 2022

Secret Drinker visits a swanky local with the sweetest smelling punters and boutique hotel rooms.

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Artist aims to draw every inch of capital

Artist aims to draw every inch of capital

20 May 2022

An artist has embarked on a life long challenge to draw London to preserve memories for future generations but admits he needs to step up his speed.

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New theatre plans to help cut surgery backlog

New theatre plans to help cut surgery backlog

18 May 2022

Plans to create an orthopaedic unit in a Kent hospital to tackle a backlog of surgical treatments have been described as "transformatory".

Pride events to be held almost every weekend this summer

Pride events to be held almost every weekend this summer

18 May 2022

A round-up of the biggest pride events this year, with six consecutive weekends of partying planned to end the summer.

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Three-vehicle crash closes busy road

Three-vehicle crash closes busy road

16 May 2022

A crash between a van and two cars has lead to a road being closed for five hours.

Medieval defences could thwart new homes plan

Medieval defences could thwart new homes plan

15 May 2022

Concerns over possible harm to a town's medieval military defences by new homes are set to be discussed to decide whether to allow plans to proceed.

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The neighbourhoods where Covid cases are rising

The neighbourhoods where Covid cases are rising

14 May 2022

Coronavirus infection rates have gone above the national average in nearly half of Kent's districts, but daily UK cases continue to fall.

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School's future 'in the balance' with housing estate plans

School's future 'in the balance' with housing estate plans

13 May 2022

A decision on plans to build a housing estate on school grounds in an attempt to ensure its survival will be decided next week.

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.

Field set for protection could get 250 homes instead

Field set for protection could get 250 homes instead

12 May 2022

A council leader has warned that nothing can stop housing development on a treasured green space after a 'dreadful decision' by planning inspectors.

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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

The Queen's Baton Relay is coming to Kent and here's where to see it

The Queen's Baton Relay is coming to Kent and here's where to see it

11 May 2022

The Queen's Baton Relay will take on a two-day tour of Kent this summer ahead of the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.

Kent's Japanese knotweed hotspots revealed

Kent's Japanese knotweed hotspots revealed

10 May 2022

The top six towns in Kent affected by one of the UK's most invasive plant species have been revealed.

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Police presence due to 'concerns for man's welfare'

Police presence due to 'concerns for man's welfare'

10 May 2022

Police were called to a high street after reports of concerns for a man's welfare inside a property.

Survivor walks to raise awareness of prostate cancer

Survivor walks to raise awareness of prostate cancer

10 May 2022

A charity walker aims to complete his 1,000km trek on his 74th birthday.

Big problems still for mobility scooter users

Big problems still for mobility scooter users

09 May 2022

The combination of a lack of dropped kerbs and pavement parking prevents a disabled man from travelling the 200 yards to his local shops.

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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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Old pub and offie sold at auction

Old pub and offie sold at auction

06 May 2022

Two buildings in a Kent town, including a former watering hole, have sold for more than their asking price at auction.

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.

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