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Footballer hit with six-game ban for offensive language

Footballer hit with six-game ban for offensive language

An exchange of insults between footballers has led to one being handed a six-game ban for using a reference to sexual orientation.

Harry Potter coin thief jailed

Harry Potter coin thief jailed

A brazen burglar who broke a bathroom window to enter a home and steal collectible coins and sentimental items has been jailed.

The mistake that cost resident almost £2k

The mistake that cost resident almost £2k

A householder who could have paid the council £27 to take away his rubbish ended up with a bill of almost £2,000 after it was found fly-tipped.

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Paxman praised by Ebbsfleet boss

Paxman praised by Ebbsfleet boss

Jack Paxman was given a new role in Ebbsfleet’s FA Cup tie at Leyton Orient – and came through with flying colours.

Drumming santas, camels and a Snow Queen to join Christmas countdown

Drumming santas, camels and a Snow Queen to join Christmas countdown

A Festival of Christmas lights will kick-start a series of festive events in Gravesham in the lead up to December 25.

Monthly award for Fleet manager

Monthly award for Fleet manager

Ebbsfleet boss Dennis Kutrieb has been named National League South manager of the month for October.

Port victim's partner dismissed by cops for being 'gay and unmarried'

Port victim's partner dismissed by cops for being 'gay and unmarried'

The partner of Stephen Port's youngest victim has claimed he was "pushed out" by police investigating his boyfriend's death because they were gay.

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Five days of roadworks start in town centre

Five days of roadworks start in town centre

Drivers are likely to face delays this week as gas engineers begin work in Gravesend.

Meet one of Britain's strongest disabled men

Meet one of Britain's strongest disabled men

One of Britain's strongest disabled men has talked about how he got into the sport, breaking a world record and the support from his gym.

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Three key moments in Fleet's FA Cup defeat at Orient

Three key moments in Fleet's FA Cup defeat at Orient

Ebbsfleet manager Dennis Kutrieb couldn’t hide his disappointment after their FA Cup exit at Leyton Orient on Saturday.

FA Cup report: Ebbsfleet knocked out by League 2 Leyton Orient

FA Cup report: Ebbsfleet knocked out by League 2 Leyton Orient

Ebbsfleet's FA Cup dream came to an end at League 2 Leyton Orient despite an excellent display from the visitors.

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Local businesses to help build £8bn tunnel

Local businesses to help build £8bn tunnel

Lower Thames Crossing bosses have pledged to spend £1 in every £3 with small and medium sized firms.

Takeaway Fireaway Pizza's opening date revealed

Takeaway Fireaway Pizza's opening date revealed

Pizza takeaway Fireaway has announced its opening date for the next branch.

Fireworks celebrate Diwali

Fireworks celebrate Diwali

Fireworks lit up the skies last night in the first of three evenings of displays.

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'He was too difficult so they gave up on his care'

'He was too difficult so they gave up on his care'

A man with dementia was branded "too difficult" by carers leaving his wife struggling to look after him.

Drugged up driver did 145mph with child on board

Drugged up driver did 145mph with child on board

Police say a driver tested positive for cocaine after speeding at over 145mph with a child in the car.

'I did not believe suicide note was written by my son'

'I did not believe suicide note was written by my son'

The father of a victim of serial killer Stephen Port has told jurors he never confirmed a suicide note found on his body was written by his son.

Fleet boss eyes FA Cup upset at Orient

Fleet boss eyes FA Cup upset at Orient

Ebbsfleet manager Dennis Kutrieb isn’t treating FA Cup opponents Leyton Orient any differently.

Man taken to hospital after 'digger accident' off the A2

Man taken to hospital after 'digger accident' off the A2

A man has been taken to hospital after an industrial accident involving a digger on a busy stretch of road under construction near the A2.

Police chief apologises for 'substandard' investigation

Police chief apologises for 'substandard' investigation

Police investigating the deaths of two gay men in near-identical circumstances should have engaged more with the LGBT community, an inquest has heard.

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