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Spectacular views from town's tallest building

Spectacular views from town's tallest building

Check out these photos and video of a town captured from the 16th floor of a new tower block.

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Recovery driver on way to crash caught using mobile phone

Recovery driver on way to crash caught using mobile phone

Police spotted a recovery driver talking on his mobile phone while on the way to his next job - a crash scene.

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Missing man found after large scale search

Missing man found after large scale search

A man who went missing last night was found after a large search was launched involving police, a helicopter and search and rescue volunteers

First look at renovation plans for 1930s landmark

First look at renovation plans for 1930s landmark

Pictures show a £30m restoration project planned for a town centre landmark will feature a public square, new homes and commercial units.

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School trust announces new CEO

School trust announces new CEO

An education trust which oversees four schools has appointed a new chief executive to start in September.

Emu on the loose

Emu on the loose

A large, exotic bird has been spotted strutting along a road in front of traffic this morning.

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'This was singular battle in a long war'

'This was singular battle in a long war'

The battle over a huge housing scheme rages on, a councillor has said, as a developer plans to fight back.

'Hearing loss means face masks have left us completely isolated'

'Hearing loss means face masks have left us completely isolated'

A mother and daughter, who are both partially deaf, want masks with see-through panels to be made widely available to the public.

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Mental health patient dies after Covid-19 diagnosis

Mental health patient dies after Covid-19 diagnosis

A 55-year-old man passed away in hospital after testing positive for coronavirus, a coroner has heard.

Doubts £16.4m plan will keep town moving

Doubts £16.4m plan will keep town moving

Officers have recommended a council proceeds with a scheme to improve gridlocked roads, despite the overall negative outcome of a public consultation.

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'Let us play, Boris'

'Let us play, Boris'

A children's soft play centre invited families inside their closed premises in a bid to prove they can operate safely - amid fears many face closure.

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The team helping hospital patients get home quicker

The team helping hospital patients get home quicker

A council initiative has helped discharge 618 patients from hospital in the last year, a 22% increase on the year before.

Controversial recycling centre gets green light

Controversial recycling centre gets green light

Plans to build a recycling centre have been given the go ahead despite numerous objections.

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Pub reopens with complete new look

Pub reopens with complete new look

A town centre tavern is welcoming customers back after closing for a major refurbishment just before lockdown.

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'Someone was sick on our drive and there was rubbish everywhere'

'Someone was sick on our drive and there was rubbish everywhere'

Neighbours have spoken out after police shut down an illegal party in a residential street, sending 100 people home and seizing DJ equipment.

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Girl floored by punch in park from care home resident

Girl floored by punch in park from care home resident

A care home for people with disabilities has been spoken to by police after a resident on a day out punched a teenager in a park.

'I'm a triple threat, me'

'I'm a triple threat, me'

Meet the seven-year-old boy from Kent who wears Doc Martens, covers Madness and has made it through the first round of the Voice Kids.

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First look at £1m bus station upgrades

First look at £1m bus station upgrades

Long-held plans to upgrade a run down bus station have been given the go-ahead as councillors met to discuss the next stage of development.

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Voice contestant offers virtual singing lessons

Voice contestant offers virtual singing lessons

A 22-year-old who made it to the knockouts of the Voice wants to pass on her skills to other budding performers.

Face coverings in shops: Your questions answered

Face coverings in shops: Your questions answered

Do your kids need to wear them, where should you buy them and why are we only doing it now? All you need to know as face coverings become the law.

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