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Danger from Covid has not gone away

Danger from Covid has not gone away

08 August 2020

The Government is warned: 'We need to think ahead to what we will be breathing in once winter comes.'

Parts of Kent face water shortage in heat wave

Parts of Kent face water shortage in heat wave

08 August 2020

Parts of Kent could be left with no drinking water today unless customers immediately abandon using garden hoses and paddling pools.

'Loud crash' as restaurant wall collapses

'Loud crash' as restaurant wall collapses

07 August 2020

An investigation has been launched into why a wall of a restaurant building, owned by the council, collapsed.

Head of council survives leadership battle

Head of council survives leadership battle

07 August 2020

The leader of a council who fought to keep his position after uncertainty in his party has won a leadership battle.

Iggy comes home

Iggy comes home

07 August 2020

Visitors to the County Town are being welcomed by a sculpture of a dinosaur.

Secret Drinker: Blood, Sheps and beers

Secret Drinker: Blood, Sheps and beers

07 August 2020

Our undercover reporter finds out more about the family carving out a dynasty at one of Kent's oldest pubs

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Face mask rules for funerals

Face mask rules for funerals

07 August 2020

Fresh Government guidelines in force from tomorrow will require mourners to cover their faces at funerals.

The world firsts that happened in Kent

The world firsts that happened in Kent

07 August 2020

From flight to Miss World, we take a look back at world firsts which happened right here in Kent.

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Out of control bonfire leaves man with burns

Out of control bonfire leaves man with burns

06 August 2020

A man had to be treated for burns after a bonfire got out of control, which has prompted firefighters to issue a warning.

The quickest and slowest places to sell your home

The quickest and slowest places to sell your home

06 August 2020

Depending on where you live in Kent it can take anywhere between six weeks to more than a year to sell your home.

Families face weeks of being unable to afford food as charity referrals double

Families face weeks of being unable to afford food as charity referrals double

05 August 2020

A foodbank in a supposedly affluent area has paid up to £40,000 on supplies for households, as demand outstrips donations.

Villagers angry over grant of planning approval

Villagers angry over grant of planning approval

04 August 2020

Council promises new homes will be built using "dormouse avoidance measures."

Nicky takes to the skies to celebrate anniversary of life-saving surgery

Nicky takes to the skies to celebrate anniversary of life-saving surgery

03 August 2020

"I owe it to my donor to lead a full life," says kidney transplant mum.

150 not out: Kent's cricket grounds celebrated in landmark year

150 not out: Kent's cricket grounds celebrated in landmark year

01 August 2020

As county cricket resumes, a new book marking Kent's 150th anniversary celebrates the 18 grounds to host the game in the club's illustrious history.

Hospital boss goes the extra mile

Hospital boss goes the extra mile

31 July 2020

The chief executive of a hospital trust who raised £10k running a marathon for his colleagues is encouraging others to walk, run or cycle for charity.

Family park set to reopen

Family park set to reopen

31 July 2020

A popular family attraction, which has been closed throughout lockdown, is to reopen its doors to the public this weekend.

'My East End grandparents' tales of hop picking in Kent'

'My East End grandparents' tales of hop picking in Kent'

31 July 2020

From selling cheap cakes to pickers to wallpapering the inside of their tin-roofed huts, hop-picking trips really were the heydays for many Londoners.

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Councils hope to avoid local lockdowns

Councils hope to avoid local lockdowns

29 July 2020

Fresh powers to tackle Covid-19 outbreaks have been granted but there remain concerns over data guiding decision making.

'Pet owners aren't fully aware of the horrors of the countryside'

'Pet owners aren't fully aware of the horrors of the countryside'

29 July 2020

A dead dog found wrapped in a plastic bag is the latest in a series of animal atrocities discovered in a village.

Village campaigners take homes plan to court

Village campaigners take homes plan to court

29 July 2020

A judicial review has started into a controversial development residents have been fighting to oppose for years.

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