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GP backs circuit-breaker as infection rate rises

GP backs circuit-breaker as infection rate rises

16 October 2020

As the infection rate continues to rise, a Kent GP is backing a temporary lockdown - while a head teacher warns it would be a "poor" move for schools.

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Sex pest stranger, 75, bombarded young women with calls

Sex pest stranger, 75, bombarded young women with calls

15 October 2020

EXCLUSIVE: A young woman has told how a married grandad targeted her with "graphic and abusive" phone calls.

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Heartbreak at death of baby Thea

Heartbreak at death of baby Thea

14 October 2020

The grieving parents of a baby girl say they were abandoned by East Kent Hospitals despite repeated pleas for help with her care.

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'I've received threats but will not be silenced'

'I've received threats but will not be silenced'

12 October 2020

An MP branded a "transphobe" after a row on Twitter is calling for "reasonable and respectable debate" after receiving a number of terrifying threats.

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Kent's hospitals then and now

Kent's hospitals then and now

12 October 2020

Take a look back in time and fast forward to the present as we go back into the archives to look at Kent's hospitals through the ages.

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'Nobody wants a 700ft turbine in their backyard'

'Nobody wants a 700ft turbine in their backyard'

12 October 2020

A clean energy entrepreneur plans to harness energy from wind generated by vehicles on our roads - an alternative to huge solar parks and turbines.

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Number of Covid hospital patients falls to nine

Number of Covid hospital patients falls to nine

11 October 2020

The number of Covid-19 patients in Kent hospitals has fallen to nine - despite cases more than doubling in a month.

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Making a serial killer's house a home

Making a serial killer's house a home

10 October 2020

EXCLUSIVE: A woman living in a council home where two girls were found buried in the garden has told how she's built a life in the 'house of horrors'.

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Thousands of crisis calls made during pandemic

Thousands of crisis calls made during pandemic

10 October 2020

On World Homeless Day, a charity reveals the difficult calls people had to make to its helpline as the pandemic tightened its grip.

Extinction Rebellion protest against Manston

Extinction Rebellion protest against Manston

09 October 2020

Extinction Rebellion (XR) has continued its campaign against the reopening of Manston airport with a socially-distanced protest near the airstrip.

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The story of the historic pub turned strip club

The story of the historic pub turned strip club

09 October 2020

From starting life as the Lilypot in the 17th Century to its final fling as a strip club - this Kent pub certainly had a lively history.

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Hospitals trust faces criminal charge over baby death

Hospitals trust faces criminal charge over baby death

09 October 2020

A Kent hospitals trust is being criminally prosecuted over the death of a baby boy in what is believed to be the first case of its kind.

Town to star in TV crime drama

Town to star in TV crime drama

08 October 2020

A star of Ricky Gervais' After Life will feature in a new crime drama being brought to TV for the first time based on a Kent author's books.

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53 firefighters now in Covid quarantine

53 firefighters now in Covid quarantine

07 October 2020

Dozens of firefighters and members of staff at Kent Fire and Rescue are currently self-isolating following a number of positive coronavirus tests.

Microbrewery bid sparks opposition from conservationists

Microbrewery bid sparks opposition from conservationists

07 October 2020

Conservationists believe plans to open a microbrewery should be snubbed amid fears it would prevent them from maintaining nearby flood defences.

Second 'transphobia' row sparks calls for party to expel MP

Second 'transphobia' row sparks calls for party to expel MP

06 October 2020

Campaigners are calling for an MP to be kicked out of her party after being embroiled in a second transphobia row in as many months.

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What's on this half term holidays

What's on this half term holidays

06 October 2020

Spooky woodland trails, storytelling and pumpkin carving are just some of what's on offer this half term in the run-up to Halloween. Here's our guide:

'I was drinking so much I spent £9k in 10 weeks'

'I was drinking so much I spent £9k in 10 weeks'

03 October 2020

A well-known man who was forced to sleep rough on the streets after years of battling alcoholism has told how he turned his life around.

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'This is what happens when you lock away a workaholic'

'This is what happens when you lock away a workaholic'

03 October 2020

MasterChef's Gregg Wallace has revealed the secrets to his body transformation as he coped with lockdown boredom and a recess from TV screens.

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Popular bookshop to reopen under new boss

Popular bookshop to reopen under new boss

02 October 2020

An independent bookshop which was at risk of permanent closure will be reopening under new leadership.

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