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Fresh bid to flatten vandal-hit care home

Fresh bid to flatten vandal-hit care home

A developer wants to get on with demolishing a derelict former nursing home which has attracted vandalism and crime since it closed.

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Make the season null and void now

Make the season null and void now

The Isthmian League have told their members clubs that they favour ending the season immediately and declaring it null and void.

Aldi staff gathering 'should not have taken place', say bosses

Aldi staff gathering 'should not have taken place', say bosses

An after-hours party held at a branch of Aldi "should not have taken place", bosses have admitted.

Mystery of legendary pilot's tragic final flight

Mystery of legendary pilot's tragic final flight

The circumstances surrounding the death of a world-famous pilot off the Kent coast remain a mystery to this day.

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Microbrewery bid snubbed despite calls to 'kickstart' area

Microbrewery bid snubbed despite calls to 'kickstart' area

A firm wanting to build a microbrewery along a coastal stretch has been urged to add a bar to the scheme - after its plans were snubbed again.

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Town outbreaks force 10 staff off at GP surgery

Town outbreaks force 10 staff off at GP surgery

Leaders of a busy GP practice with 10 staff members in self-isolation because of Covid-19 say local infection rates remain 'stubbornly high'.

'Keep schools shut until teachers get vaccines'

'Keep schools shut until teachers get vaccines'

Schools should not be required to open in the new year until vaccines are made available for teachers, says a Kent MP.

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Manager regrets friendly match after contracting Covid-19

Manager regrets friendly match after contracting Covid-19

Herne Bay manager Ben Smith says it was the wrong decision to play a recent friendly and has since been battling the effects of Covid-19.

Appeal after man touches teen's leg

Appeal after man touches teen's leg

Police are appealing for witnesses after a teenage girl was touched on the leg by a man as she waited for a bus.

Boy arrested after spate of beach hut break-ins

Boy arrested after spate of beach hut break-ins

An arrest has been made after six beach huts were broken into during a spate of burglaries along the coast.

Thug spared jail for attack on council warden

Thug spared jail for attack on council warden

A thug who attacked a council officer and unleashed a barrage of abuse at three others has been spared jail.

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Covid-hit towns receive first batch of vaccines

Covid-hit towns receive first batch of vaccines

Elderly patients lined the entrance to a hospital as they became the first people in a Kent town to receive coronavirus jabs.

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'Boris should step down if he can't get Brexit deal'

'Boris should step down if he can't get Brexit deal'

The Prime Minister should resign if he is unable to secure a trade agreement with the European Union, says a Kent Tory MP.

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School closes after five year groups forced to isolate

School closes after five year groups forced to isolate

A Covid-hit secondary school will be closed until the new year, after hundreds of pupils were sent home to self-isolate.

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Fly-tippers caught out by CCTV ordered to pay up

Fly-tippers caught out by CCTV ordered to pay up

Four fly-tippers caught brazenly dumping a sofa and bed frame in a town centre have been ordered to fork out hundreds of pounds.

Worst-ever graffiti 'sparked by lockdown'

Worst-ever graffiti 'sparked by lockdown'

Graffiti has been spreading across a town since tough coronavirus restrictions were reintroduced, worried campaigners believe.

Brazen fly-tippers tracked down after search

Brazen fly-tippers tracked down after search

Shameless fly-tippers caught on CCTV dumping a sofa and bed frame in a town centre have already been tracked down.

Woman's purse snatched in Aldi

Woman's purse snatched in Aldi

A pensioner fell victim to a distraction thief in a supermarket.

Traveller site to treble in size

Traveller site to treble in size

Plans to treble the size of a traveller camp look set to be given the green light after receiving the backing of council planners.

Boy, 8, tried to save dying mum's life

Boy, 8, tried to save dying mum's life

A brave eight-year-old boy fought to save his mother’s life as she convulsed in a bathtub after accidentally overdosing on painkillers.

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