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Former soldier cleared of causing mum's death in crash

Former soldier cleared of causing mum's death in crash

A former Gurkha soldier who served in the Falklands war has been cleared of causing the death of his mother following a head-on collision.

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Chemical scare sparked by parcel

Chemical scare sparked by parcel

A mystery substance leaking from a package at a Hermes depot has sparked a major emergency response.

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15 people treated after chemical leak

15 people treated after chemical leak

An emergency response saw part of an industrial estate cordoned off as police, ambulance and the fire service treated people after a leak.

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'Stop rescuing dying fish'

'Stop rescuing dying fish'

People have been told to stop saving fish from ponds on a housing estate after several died in the contaminated water.

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'Vigilante' litter pickers only solution for mounting problem

'Vigilante' litter pickers only solution for mounting problem

A businessman is calling on companies to step up to tackle the problem of littering in Kent by adopting their own areas to keep tidy.

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Whole school reverts to home learning amid 'pingdemic'

Whole school reverts to home learning amid 'pingdemic'

All pupils at a secondary school will learn remotely for the final days of term as rising Covid cases mean only a quarter wouldn't be self-isolating.

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New council leader is just 28

New council leader is just 28

A newly elected council leader, aged in his 20s, has pledged 'nothing is off the table' in sorting a bin collection crisis.

Van blaze being treated as arson

Van blaze being treated as arson

Firefighters believe a blaze which destroyed a Volkswagen van was started deliberately.

Driver 'spotted going wrong way on motorway'

Driver 'spotted going wrong way on motorway'

Police are hunting for the driver of a car reportedly seen travelling the wrong way on two motorways.

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Recycling bins still missed as collections restart

Recycling bins still missed as collections restart

On the day recycling collections were supposed to resume, residents in one borough say their bins were missed yet again.

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Parasites kill fish in public pond

Parasites kill fish in public pond

Residents are calling for action after scores of disease-ridden fish died in a pond on a housing estate.

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Lorry crash sees notorious road shut

Lorry crash sees notorious road shut

A notorious route was shut following a collision between a car and a lorry.

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Dismay at bid to close farm for special needs adults

Dismay at bid to close farm for special needs adults

A 111-year-old farm founded by Queen Victoria's daughter, where autistic and disabled people have been able to care for the animals, is to close.

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Anger growing over diverted lorries

Anger growing over diverted lorries

Major repairs to a collapsed sewer system will see traffic thundering through a village for more weeks yet.

MP: 'Legacy of friends killed in conflict is at risk'

MP: 'Legacy of friends killed in conflict is at risk'

A Kent MP who served in Afghanistan and is critical of the decision to withdraw troops has spoken out in parliament.

'We know legal action will happen, just not when'

'We know legal action will happen, just not when'

A traveller says he is braced for court proceedings after setting up an encampment for his family on land near ancient woodland.

Disabled fan refused by buses missed Euros win

Disabled fan refused by buses missed Euros win

A mum who uses a wheelchair says she has to leave two hours to get to her local club, six miles away, to watch the Euros.

Wimbledon fans tuck into 22 tonnes of Kent strawberries

Wimbledon fans tuck into 22 tonnes of Kent strawberries

As Wimbledon returns, the owner of the farm which supplies its strawberries is overjoyed at being back on the menu at SW19.

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'Stop shouting at me'

'Stop shouting at me'

A Kent MP has pleaded with Newcastle United supporters to stop hurling abuse at her over the club's ongoing takeover saga.

Restaurant to the stars is transformed

Restaurant to the stars is transformed

A family-run eatery which fed many famous faces over the years has been turned into an events venue and a members' club.

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