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New café and bakery giving young people a chance

New café and bakery giving young people a chance

Young adults with learning disabilities have opened a new business where they can gain the skills needed to move from education to employment.

Thousands hit by power cut

Thousands hit by power cut

It is believed a fault on the underground network is responsible for a power outage which has affected several thousand properties.

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Legal action over missed garden collections

Legal action over missed garden collections

A council owes nearly £150,000 to subscribers over missed bin collections, as it emerges one resident is taking legal action against the authority.

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Three in hospital after four-car M20 crash

Three in hospital after four-car M20 crash

Three people were taken to hospital after four cars were involved in an accident on the motorway.

How to vote in the Cute Kids Competition

How to vote in the Cute Kids Competition

It is almost time to vote in our annual Cute Kids Competition, with entries included in next week's paper.

Council plans eco-homes on former school site

Council plans eco-homes on former school site

Plans for 30 new homes which will use technology to become zero-carbon once occupied have been drawn up by a council's in-house team.

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Cugley hoping to plot FA Cup upset

Cugley hoping to plot FA Cup upset

Folkestone manager Neil Cugley is eyeing an FA Cup upset away to Eastleigh - despite admitting he was initially disappointed with the draw.

Popular live music pub to close

Popular live music pub to close

The landlord and landlady of a much-loved venue have announced it will close down at the end of the year.

Toddler's alleged killer 'bragged about lawyer' as she fought for life

Toddler's alleged killer 'bragged about lawyer' as she fought for life

A careworker accused of killing a three-year-old girl after she refused to eat her lunch told her mum "I'm going down for this", a court has heard.

Man in rooftop stand-off with police appears in court

Man in rooftop stand-off with police appears in court

A man who stayed on a roof for nine hours after a disturbance has pleaded guilty to three charges including criminal damage.

Staff say 'it is all about money' at 'inadequate' care home

Staff say 'it is all about money' at 'inadequate' care home

An inspection into a Kent care home has revealed numerous problems with safety, leadership and care.

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Skate park opening delayed yet again

Skate park opening delayed yet again

Covid and Brexit are blamed for the latest delay to the opening of a multi-storey urban sports park which was due to open this month.

Christmas market coming to popular tourist spot

Christmas market coming to popular tourist spot

Plans have emerged for new 'festive destination' for Kent, which will include a Christmas market, music performances and films.

'The proposals would have a serious impact on trade'

'The proposals would have a serious impact on trade'

Public meetings have been called to discuss controversial plans for cycle lanes some believe are a threat to businesses.

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FA Trophy draw

FA Trophy draw

The draw has been made for the third qualifying round of the FA Trophy.

Police probe after pair attacked in Sainsbury's car park

Police probe after pair attacked in Sainsbury's car park

A police investigation is underway after two people were allegedly assaulted by a man and a woman in a supermarket car park.

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Arrest after nine-hour roof stand-off

Arrest after nine-hour roof stand-off

A man has been arrested after allegedly assaulting two women before climbing onto a roof and staying there for nine hours.

Delight at opening of Nepalese community centre

Delight at opening of Nepalese community centre

A community which grew up around a town's army base now has its own dedicated centre for Gurkha veterans and their families.

Plasterer walks free after Euro final racist Facebook rant

Plasterer walks free after Euro final racist Facebook rant

A plasterer has been given a suspended prison sentence after posting a racist video directed at England players following their Euro 2020 defeat.

Careworker accused of killing girl, 3, after she refused to eat lunch

Careworker accused of killing girl, 3, after she refused to eat lunch

A careworker has gone on trial accused of killing a three-year-old girl after she refused to eat her lunch.

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