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Tories lose majority on borough council

Tories lose majority on borough council

The Conservatives no longer hold the majority over a borough council after losing two seats in the local elections.

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Police snub gym boss' knife offer despite more violence

Police snub gym boss' knife offer despite more violence

A gym owner's offer to install a knife amnesty bin has been rejected by police for the second time.

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School reveals new build plans

School reveals new build plans

A massive three-storey classroom and teaching block and sports hall extension plan has been submitted by a school.

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Police probe after suspicious house fire

Police probe after suspicious house fire

A fire which broke out at home is being treated as suspicious and an investigation has begun.

Road reopened after serious accident

Road reopened after serious accident

The A229 northbound is now open after earlier delays on the M20 following an incident.

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Bar closes after just six months

Bar closes after just six months

A bar at a new £467,000 food hall has left after less than six months but a new replacement is already lined up.

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Man charged with rape at nightclub

Man charged with rape at nightclub

A man has been charged with rape following an alleged attack at a nightclub.

Long delays after car fire near M20 junction

Long delays after car fire near M20 junction

A vehicle fire caused delays near the M20.

Stones duo to lift trophy together

Stones duo to lift trophy together

Gavin Hoyte and retiring club captain George Elokobi will lift the National South trophy together on a day of celebration at Maidstone.

Woman, 38, found dead after party

Woman, 38, found dead after party

A young fast food worker was discovered unresponsive after a night drinking with a friend.

£3.1m boost to help domestic abuse victims

£3.1m boost to help domestic abuse victims

Domestic abuse victims from Kent will receive more support over the next 12 months under multi-million pound plans.

Living Land returns for another year

Living Land returns for another year

Schoolchildren will learn a lot about farming and its processes this week as Living Land resumes for the first time since the pandemic.

Two new restaurants launch in town centre

Two new restaurants launch in town centre

The choice of where to eat in one Kent town is about to get a lot harder as two new eateries open.

Road closed for two more weeks

Road closed for two more weeks

A street shut since March is set to be off limits for another fortnight following a burst water main.

'Pointless' junction scheme approved

'Pointless' junction scheme approved

KCC has been condemned for its arrogance after refusing to send highways officers to explain its junction scheme.

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Accident temporarily closes section of A20

Accident temporarily closes section of A20

A bus has collided with railings, but fortunately there are no serious injuries.

Joyce Tapp has reached 100

Joyce Tapp has reached 100

The older sister of the charity campaigner Peggy Wood has celebrated her 100th birthday.

'Modest Dragon' jailed for 12 years

'Modest Dragon' jailed for 12 years

A criminal has been caught after police cracked an encrypted mobile phone platform used by drug gangs.

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Why is there no money for The Fountain Lane junction?

Why is there no money for The Fountain Lane junction?

We investigate where the Section 106 money collected from developers over the years has gone.

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Kent pupil gets standing ovation on Britain's Got Talent

Kent pupil gets standing ovation on Britain's Got Talent

An A-level pupil has shared what it took to wow Simon Cowell alongside their dance group, IMD Legion.

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