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'We must never get complacent'

'We must never get complacent'

As a review into the Church's handling of abuse resumes after Covid, The Bishop of Dover said leaders must resolve to learn, listen and change.

Man in his 20s dies in crash

Man in his 20s dies in crash

A man has died after a car hit a tree on the A2.

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More than 100,000 children living in poverty in Kent

More than 100,000 children living in poverty in Kent

The number of children living in poverty in the county has risen over the last five years, new data shows.

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Serious crash closes A2

Serious crash closes A2

The emergency services were called to the A2 after a car overturned.

Great-grandmother inspires Charlie's fundraising success

Great-grandmother inspires Charlie's fundraising success

A primary school boy has raised £500 for the Alzheimer's Society after getting his fellow pupils to dress in blue for a day.

Police hunt after man flashes teenage girl

Police hunt after man flashes teenage girl

Police are searching for a man who reportedly exposed himself to a teenage girl.

Cash appeal for homeless centre

Cash appeal for homeless centre

Fundraisers have set up a new appeal to help create a centre in their town to support homeless people.

Conduct probe after MPs lobbied senior judges

Conduct probe after MPs lobbied senior judges

Two Kent MPs are being investigated after using Commons' stationery while lobbying judges over a case involving a disgraced 'naughty Tory'.

People smuggling appeal victory casts doubt over prosecutions

People smuggling appeal victory casts doubt over prosecutions

The case of a migrant who was jailed for people smuggling only to have his conviction overturned at appeal has cast doubt over similar prosecutions.

Magic mushrooms seized after police raid

Magic mushrooms seized after police raid

Two people have been arrested and drugs, phones and cash seized after police swooped on a town centre property.

'Name new law after Julia', says MP

'Name new law after Julia', says MP

An MP says a new bill to help victims of domestic violence should be named after PCSO Julia James, who worked to help vulnerable women.

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The streets will refill

The streets will refill

After months of Covid-19 lockdown more restrictions are being lifted today, in a third easing of rules.

More than 300 suspected asylum seekers stopped at sea

More than 300 suspected asylum seekers stopped at sea

Hundreds of suspected asylum seekers have been intercepted by British and French authorities over two days.

Asylum seekers: seven rescues in six days

Asylum seekers: seven rescues in six days

The French have taken in 79 people suspected of trying to cross the Channel by small boats within a week.

Lorry driver caught with £1m worth of cocaine

Lorry driver caught with £1m worth of cocaine

A lorry driver who was stopped by Border Force officers has been jailed after attempting to smuggle 24kg of cocaine into Kent.

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Migration protest announced

Migration protest announced

A group protesting against illegal immigration has announced plans to demonstrate in Kent later this month.

'I can't set up my food wagon because lorries block lay-by'

'I can't set up my food wagon because lorries block lay-by'

A roadside food vendor says he sometimes can't get into the lay-by where he trades, because of dangerously parked lorries.

Stanzas on seats

Stanzas on seats

Lines of poetry have been placed on park benches as part of an arts project but also in time for Mental Health Awareness Week.

Piling the misery from bin chaos

Piling the misery from bin chaos

This rubbish was left uncollected for 25 days - even when a dustcart crew was nearby picking up other waste.

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Magical re-opening

Magical re-opening

A venue's first event after lockdown closure will be the showing of a Harry Potter movie, on the 20th anniversary of its release.

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