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Huge housing plan turned down amid £165k developer fightback warning

Huge housing plan turned down amid £165k developer fightback warning

Councillors turned down a scheme for more than 400 homes for the third and final time, despite costly warnings from officials.

New recruits celebrated during parade with a difference

New recruits celebrated during parade with a difference

A passing out ceremony welcoming new officers to Kent Police has this year taken place with a few socially distanced changes.

Great-grandmother turns 100

Great-grandmother turns 100

A woman who celebrated her honeymoon on VE Day after the second world war is now marking her 100th birthday.

'I'm still suffering from Covid-19 five months on'

'I'm still suffering from Covid-19 five months on'

A mum is still battling the long-term effects of coronavirus, five months after she developed symptoms.

Devastated pet owner's plea to find stolen sibling ferrets

Devastated pet owner's plea to find stolen sibling ferrets

The owner of two pet ferrets – who are brother and sister – says thieves entered her garden and swiped the animals from their hutch.

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How courts are running with social distancing

How courts are running with social distancing

This is how Kent's criminal courts are operating with Covid-19 restrictions in place.

Arrest after armed police and helicopter deployed

Arrest after armed police and helicopter deployed

A man suffered hand injuries following a suspected attack which sparked an armed police response.

Pub responds to social distancing concerns

Pub responds to social distancing concerns

A pub has responded to concerns raised about social distancing among revellers after queues of people were seen outside.

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Drive-in festival series cancelled

Drive-in festival series cancelled

A drive-in festival series that was due to kick off in Kent later this month has been cancelled.

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Dad's heartbreak at son's last 999 call

Dad's heartbreak at son's last 999 call

A grieving father has described the devastation he feels knowing his son asked police to pick him up, hours before he took his own life.

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Sought after defender joins the Stones

Sought after defender joins the Stones

Maidstone United’s second signing of the day hopes to be part of something special.

Striker hoping to make the Gallagher rock

Striker hoping to make the Gallagher rock

Maidstone United have brought in a vastly experienced striker as their first addition of the summer.

Man found dead by busy road

Man found dead by busy road

A newsagent employee discovered a man's body on his way to work.

Man found dead in woodland

Man found dead in woodland

Emergency services were called to woodlands after a man's body was discovered.

Watch: Kent County Show through the years

Watch: Kent County Show through the years

Discover the history of the time-honoured agricultural event which has been synonymous with the south east for nearly a century.

'I'm overwhelmed, excited and ecstatic'

'I'm overwhelmed, excited and ecstatic'

Kent business owners react to the news beauty salons, gyms and leisure centres can reopen in the next few weeks.

Emergency crews called to woods

Emergency crews called to woods

Emergency services have been called to Detling Hill and search teams have been deployed.

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Photographer runs competition for key workers

Photographer runs competition for key workers

A photographer offering free sessions to key workers as a way of saying 'thank you' is asking people to nominate those who deserve a pampered treat.

Virus sinks river festival

Virus sinks river festival

Despite long-held hopes of organisers, a popular boating festival has been cancelled because of coronavirus.

Hundreds of trees cut down by illegal loggers

Hundreds of trees cut down by illegal loggers

Police are investigating after several acres of woodland were destroyed, with the timber sold on Facebook.

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