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Pub glows blue for NHS

Pub glows blue for NHS

Despite being closed due to the pandemic, a rural inn has been lit up to honour NHS workers during the weekly Clap for Carers.

Charity launches free online mental health training

Charity launches free online mental health training

A new digital course will allow people to learn more about mental health and support others during the Covid-19 lockdown.

First virtual meeting to discuss 5,000 home development

First virtual meeting to discuss 5,000 home development

Campaigners have criticised the council for using the first virtual meeting to get a Garden Village development back on the agenda.

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Championship finale still set to be staged at Brands

Championship finale still set to be staged at Brands

A revised British Touring Car Championship calendar includes two dates at Kent’s Brands Hatch circuit.

421-home petition hits 850

421-home petition hits 850

A petition against plans to built 421 homes has been signed 850 times - with any decision on the proposals still up in the air.

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'Without them I might not be here today'

'Without them I might not be here today'

A man left hospital to a standing ovation after beating coronavirus.

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'He has everything Premier League teams have'

'He has everything Premier League teams have'

A dad spent thousands on turning his garden into a football training ground for his talented son.

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Asylum seekers housed at council-owned hotel

Asylum seekers housed at council-owned hotel

Unaccompanied asylum seeking children are being looked after at a council-owned manor house, as the usual accommodation fills up due to the pandemic.

Council launches appeal for £10,000 donations

Council launches appeal for £10,000 donations

A council has started a campaign to try and get more funding to organisations helping the most vulnerable during the pandemic.

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Nine men jailed for brawl which led to Andre Bent murder

Nine men jailed for brawl which led to Andre Bent murder

Nine men have been give custodial sentences for their part in a fight which saw a 21-year-old student stabbed to death.

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Donations pour in for ex-Gurkha

Donations pour in for ex-Gurkha

The community has rallied round a retired soldier whose family car was destroyed in a fire police are treating as a hate crime.

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Schoolgirl DJ gets kmfm set

Schoolgirl DJ gets kmfm set

A 10-year-old DJ has the chance to get an audience of thousands dancing when she kicks off Floorfiller Anthems tonight.

Help get free pizza to NHS

Help get free pizza to NHS

A volunteer has been working to support vulnerable people and healthcare workers during the pandemic - and needs help with her latest initiative.

Man in life-threatening condition after van overturned on M20

Man in life-threatening condition after van overturned on M20

A man is in hospital with life-threatening injuries after a van overturned, sending a large diesel spillage across the road.

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Second schoolgirl who sent message in bottle in 1979 has been found

Second schoolgirl who sent message in bottle in 1979 has been found

The second woman who wrote a message in a bottle in the 1970s which washed up in the Netherlands has been tracked down.

Kent swing singer wows Britain's Got Talent judges

Kent swing singer wows Britain's Got Talent judges

A 21-year-old garden centre worker got a standing ovation on a national talent show for his smooth, jazzy vocals.

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School improves with 'Good' Ofsted report

School improves with 'Good' Ofsted report

The headteacher has expressed her delight after her school received praise for its improvement across the board from government inspectors.

Man in hospital after falling in river

Man in hospital after falling in river

A man is recovering in hospital after police rescued him from the River Medway.

Victim begged attacker to stop as blood ran down her face

Victim begged attacker to stop as blood ran down her face

A domestic abuser has been put behind bars after hitting his girlfriend with a phone so hard it smashed.

The new app built to fight Covid-19

The new app built to fight Covid-19

An engineer from Maidstone has created a new app that anyone can use to help boost the supply of PPE to healthcare workers.

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