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Free Indian meal for key workers

Free Indian meal for key workers

An Indian restaurant is offering free meals for anyone who works for the emergency services to say thank you.

Coronavirus death toll in Kent stands at 69

Coronavirus death toll in Kent stands at 69

At least 69 people in Kent have died because of coronavirus, daily government figures show.

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Bonfire spreads to shed and fence

Bonfire spreads to shed and fence

Fire crews were called to put out a bonfire which had spread to a garden shed, fence and hedge.

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Inside Maidstone's huge abandoned car showroom

Inside Maidstone's huge abandoned car showroom

Built in the 1930s, this grade II listed car showroom is oozing in history - here's your chance to explore the workshops before they're converted.

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First pictures of pop-up virus site

First pictures of pop-up virus site

The first pictures have emerged of a pop-up care facility for patients experiencing Covid-19 symptoms.

Temporary morgue to be built in days

Temporary morgue to be built in days

Work will start on a temporary mortuary next week in case the county runs out of space to store bodies.

CCTV images released after cigarettes and alcohol stolen

CCTV images released after cigarettes and alcohol stolen

Police want to speak to three men after cigarettes and alcohol were stolen from a service station.

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Distillery switches production to hand sanitiser

Distillery switches production to hand sanitiser

Kit expected to be used to create gin has been turned over to producing the much-needed hygiene product.

'Living on war rations made me realise how lucky we are'

'Living on war rations made me realise how lucky we are'

Comparisons between the coronavirus outbreak and the Second World War are common - so or reporter decided to see what wartime rationing was like.

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New business helps those in isolation

New business helps those in isolation

A mum from Headcorn is using her new zero waste business to help people in Maidstone having to self isolate becasue of Covid-19.

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PC bitten and colleague thrown to floor

PC bitten and colleague thrown to floor

A 37-year-old man has been charged with assault after a police officer was bitten and another was grabbed by the neck.

Virus centre opens at airfield

Virus centre opens at airfield

A new centre to treat people with Covid-19 symptoms has opened at a Kent aerodrome, while another is being considered for a town's leisure centre.

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'Huge amount' of money unclaimed by businesses

'Huge amount' of money unclaimed by businesses

A council fears companies could be missing out on vital coronavirus grants, and have urged businesses to apply for the scheme.

Staff levels reduced at county association

Staff levels reduced at county association

The Kent FA are trimming their workforce because of the coronavirus crisis.

Boxing clubs fight for survival

Boxing clubs fight for survival

Clubs across the county are appealing for support during the coronavirus crisis.

Cruise ship struck by coronavirus

Cruise ship struck by coronavirus

A Kent couple are stranded on a cruise ship heading for Florida, which now has confirmed cases of Covid-19 on board.

Uber Eats driver, 35, dies from suspected coronavirus

Uber Eats driver, 35, dies from suspected coronavirus

A 'hard working delivery driver' known by many, has succumbed to coronavirus aged just 35.

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New photos of temporary ticket office

New photos of temporary ticket office

Work is progressing on a £2.5m regeneration project of a town centre railway station.

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'Our staff are superheroes'

'Our staff are superheroes'

Head teachers at a special needs school have spoken about how employees have risen to the challenges presented by coronavirus restrictions.

Big thanks for bin men

Big thanks for bin men

Drawings and messages of support have been left out to give thanks to the key workers who keep our county running.

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