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Three unsafe care homes shut down after 'distressing' revelations

Three unsafe care homes shut down after 'distressing' revelations

Three failing Kent care homes branded unsafe have been shut down after inspectors discovered evidence of abuse at the sites.

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900-home 'concrete slum' approved as Gove overrules council

900-home 'concrete slum' approved as Gove overrules council

Housing Secretary Michael Gove has overturned a council's decision to reject what will be a Kent town's largest development.

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School bus 'knife terror' sparks three arrests

School bus 'knife terror' sparks three arrests

Witnesses say a reported disturbance on a school bus left one woman covered in blood - with support now being offered to traumatised pupils.

Drug dealer crashed car during police chase

Drug dealer crashed car during police chase

A heroin dealer who crashed her car and mounted the pavement while trying to flee police has been put behind bars.

Passengers set for bus chaos as drivers announce strikes

Passengers set for bus chaos as drivers announce strikes

Bus services are expected to grind to a halt as union bosses reveal scores of drivers from two Kent depots are set to strike over pay.

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Tycoon's £150k plan for empty seafront restaurant

Tycoon's £150k plan for empty seafront restaurant

A restaurateur has unveiled plans to transform a vacant seafront venue into a new eatery - which he hopes will feature a rooftop terrace.

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Teen asks to test-ride e-bike - and never returns

Teen asks to test-ride e-bike - and never returns

Police are investigating after a teenager asked to test-ride an electric bike before paying and did not come back.

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Warning after OAP steps on razor blade wedged in pavement

Warning after OAP steps on razor blade wedged in pavement

An elderly woman is warning people to stay vigilant after she stepped on a blade she fears was embedded in a high street pavement maliciously.

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Bay call for fans' backing

Bay call for fans' backing

Manager Ben Smith is calling on Herne Bay’s supporters to flock to Winch’s Field in their numbers - after an off-the-field blow.

Toy shop's Nazi police costume branded 'insensitive'

Toy shop's Nazi police costume branded 'insensitive'

A toy and fancy dress shop has refused to take a Gestapo uniform off sale despite complaints from the Jewish community.

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Chickens' lucky escape as hawk lands in garden

Chickens' lucky escape as hawk lands in garden

A couple were stunned to find a huge raptor perched on a chicken run in their back garden - with its eagle eye on an easy meal.

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'Punches fly' in high street brawl

'Punches fly' in high street brawl

Witnesses have told how violence erupted in a four-man fight outside Iceland this morning.

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‘Downsizers’ from London snap up new homes at bus depot site

‘Downsizers’ from London snap up new homes at bus depot site

A fifth of the properties at a development being built at a former bus depot have already been bought, say bosses.

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1,000 people in battle to buy new beach huts

1,000 people in battle to buy new beach huts

There is expected to be fierce competition between potential buyers looking to snap up a new beach hut in a Kent town.

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You ain't seen nothing yet!

You ain't seen nothing yet!

Herne Bay boss Ben Smith says his team have yet to hit their stride this season.

Man's life saved after suffering stroke alone on boat at sea

Man's life saved after suffering stroke alone on boat at sea

A man was taken to hospital with a suspected stroke after rescue teams were called to a motorboat.

'We retired here for peace and quiet, not a constant disco'

'We retired here for peace and quiet, not a constant disco'

Neighbours have hit out plans for a holiday park to gain permission to play amplified music - yet the site's owner has defended the proposal.

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Opening date for town's first crematorium revealed

Opening date for town's first crematorium revealed

A Kent town’s first crematorium could start to hold services as early as next year, developers have revealed.

Lifts to give disabled passengers access to station

Lifts to give disabled passengers access to station

Long-awaited plans for step-free access at a Kent railway station have been given the go-ahead.

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We'll give as good as we get

We'll give as good as we get

Ben Smith says his Herne Bay side are hoping to give early pacesetters Haywards Heath a run for their money when the two teams meet this weekend.

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