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County line drug dealer is jailed

County line drug dealer is jailed

A man running a county line drug operation has been jailed, after officers discovered uncut blocks of crack cocaine and heroin.

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Huge Eurotunnel queues for second time this week

Huge Eurotunnel queues for second time this week

Freight traffic is again stretching onto the M20, after huge queues triggered by Brexit trials earlier this week.

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Sellers launch online Christmas market

Sellers launch online Christmas market

Over 60 sellers have come together to launch an online Christmas market, and hope it will encourage people to forgo Amazon and shop local instead.

Wesley Shrubsole angling: Good time to catch some rays

Wesley Shrubsole angling: Good time to catch some rays

Our beaches continue to produce good numbers of rays in among the hordes of whiting.

Two men in court charged with conspiring to supply cocaine

Two men in court charged with conspiring to supply cocaine

Two men have been charged following an investigation by the Kent and Essex Serious Crime Directorate into the wholesale supply of cocaine.

More than 40 fined for trying to go on holiday

More than 40 fined for trying to go on holiday

More than 200 fines have been issued to people attempting to leave the country for a holiday, as well as people holding illegal house parties.

Beach hut waiting list closed due to high demand

Beach hut waiting list closed due to high demand

New wooden beach huts have been installed in a bid to rejuvenate a seafront and will be ready by next summer - but all have been allocated.

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Brexit trial creates lorry queue at Eurotunnel

Brexit trial creates lorry queue at Eurotunnel

Drivers were barred from entering the M20 as lorries queued for three miles to access Eurotunnel as post-Brexit boarding systems were trialled.

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'Massive areas have been completely destroyed'

'Massive areas have been completely destroyed'

A former Kent man has spoken of the horror of being caught in a hurricane.

Man dies in house fire

Man dies in house fire

A man has died after being found after a house fire.

Wesley Shrubsole angling: 'The freshwater crocodile'

Wesley Shrubsole angling: 'The freshwater crocodile'

This picture shows the last thing your pike bait sees before being swallowed whole!

Fire crews called to blaze near primary school

Fire crews called to blaze near primary school

Fire crews are investigating the cause of a house fire near a primary school.

Jo's sea challenge

Jo's sea challenge

A Folkestone woman will be spending a lot of time in the water between now and the new year.

Police search for missing pensioner

Police search for missing pensioner

Police are searching for a 69-year-old man who has been reported missing from his home for the past two weeks.

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Police called following disturbance at barracks

Police called following disturbance at barracks

Video footage shows police attending army barracks, which are being used to house people seeking asylum in the UK, following a disturbance

Fines given to 'blatant' rule breakers repeatedly trying to leave UK

Fines given to 'blatant' rule breakers repeatedly trying to leave UK

Police have issued £200 fines to 14 people who repeatedly attempted to leave Kent for Europe, despite the national lockdown.

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Arrest after 'offensive graffiti' appears on wall

Arrest after 'offensive graffiti' appears on wall

A man has been arrested on suspicion of criminal damage after 'offensive' graffiti was discovered sprawled on a wall.

Surgery shut after eight covid cases

Surgery shut after eight covid cases

A surgery that shut without warning had eight staff members test positive for coronavirus.

The Father of Science Fiction's love for Kent

The Father of Science Fiction's love for Kent

We take a look at the life and work of prolific writer HG Wells, who fell in love with a Kent seaside town.

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Fly tipping offences land two men in court

Fly tipping offences land two men in court

Two men have been prosecuted by a district council and subsequently fined over fly tipping offences.

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