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Hundreds of jobs to go in Asda closure

Hundreds of jobs to go in Asda closure

The supermarket giant has announced plans for a huge restructure which will see the closure of a warehouse in Kent.

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Pub regulars raise more than £9,000 for NHS staff

Pub regulars raise more than £9,000 for NHS staff

Friends and regulars of a pub have beaten their £1,000 fundraising target to support and feed frontline staff working during the pandemic.

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Solar panel sparks new-build roof blaze

Solar panel sparks new-build roof blaze

Fire crews have confirmed the cause of a blaze which ripped through a block of new build flats.

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'They weren't working out - they were fixing a leak!'

'They weren't working out - they were fixing a leak!'

A gym boss has branded police overzealous after three men were fined when officers were called to reports of men working out.

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Car abandoned after police chase

Car abandoned after police chase

Police are searching for a motorist who ditched their car down a country lane after speeding away from officers when requested to stop.

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Application made for toilet in Grade-II listed home

Application made for toilet in Grade-II listed home

Plans for internal and external alterations of a Grade-II listed building have been submitted.

Homes evacuated after new-build roof blaze

Homes evacuated after new-build roof blaze

Fire crews have been battling a blaze at a block of new homes in Kent's garden city.

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'I survived after the death of my child, I want to help other people in the same position'

'I survived after the death of my child, I want to help other people in the same position'

The mother of a boy who died 17 years ago is writing a series of books about her life and how she coped with grief.

New mums lift lid on Covid pregnancies

New mums lift lid on Covid pregnancies

Much has been made of whether children will suffer lasting damage after school disruption but what about Covid's impact on newborns and their parents?

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Housebuilders moving with the times

Housebuilders moving with the times

Show homes are being adapted on site of Kent's new Garden City as housebuilders respond to working from home trends brought on by the pandemic.

£1m station upgrade link tied into apartment plans

£1m station upgrade link tied into apartment plans

A developer has teamed up with the county's largest rail operator to offer station upgrades as part of plans for almost 200 new apartments.

Police called after travellers pitch up in car park

Police called after travellers pitch up in car park

At least seven caravans have been spotted in a town car park.

Appeal after alleyway mugging reports

Appeal after alleyway mugging reports

Police are appealing for witnesses to an attack in which a woman in her thirties is said to have been mugged by two men.

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Scones business lands Archbishop as a client

Scones business lands Archbishop as a client

A mum who started her own business delivering artisan scones after being placed on furlough during lockdown has landed some lofty clients.

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Teens arrested over mobile phone robbery claims

Teens arrested over mobile phone robbery claims

Three young men were taken into custody following reports of a robbery on a housing estate.

Covid fines issued after late-night car meet up

Covid fines issued after late-night car meet up

Police were called to break-up a "boy racers" meet after reports of more than 30 vehicles in attendance.

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Woman awarded £95k after surgery turned her foot black

Woman awarded £95k after surgery turned her foot black

A woman whose foot turned black after a surgeon allegedly used out of date techniques to treat her bunion has been awarded nearly £100k in damages.

Amazon confirms £205m 'Mega Shed' opening

Amazon confirms £205m 'Mega Shed' opening

A major online retailer has revealed it is behind one of the largest warehouses in Europe set to open later this year.

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Man charged after early-morning drug raid

Man charged after early-morning drug raid

A 32-year-old man is to appear in court after being charged with a drug offence after an early morning raid.

More help for children learning from home

More help for children learning from home

A second-hand retailer has donated nine laptops to a primary school after learning that some children weren’t able to access online classes.

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