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Fishmonger bids farewell to decades-old store to move into former Rooks

Fishmonger bids farewell to decades-old store to move into former Rooks

A much-loved fishmongers’ has bid an emotional farewell after decades of trading at its current home.

Thousands without electricity after power cuts

Thousands without electricity after power cuts

Thousands of residents have been left without electricity after power cuts in separate parts of Kent.

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Man arrested after alleyway sex attack

Man arrested after alleyway sex attack

Police investigating a sexual assault have arrested a man after the road was cordoned off.

Boy found in sea airlifted to hospital

Boy found in sea airlifted to hospital

A teenager has been taken to a London hospital in a serious condition after he was discovered in difficulty near a pier.

Air ambulance lands at cricket club

Air ambulance lands at cricket club

An air ambulance landed at a sports ground after a call to a medical incident.

College saves axed hair and beauty course

College saves axed hair and beauty course

Hair and beauty students who’d been told they wouldn’t get a grade after their course was scrapped will be able to sit their exams after all.

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Council worker who crashed car after drinking three beers gets driving ban

Council worker who crashed car after drinking three beers gets driving ban

A council worker who crashed his car after drinking three cans of beer has been banned from the road.

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Old garage could be knocked down for five homes

Old garage could be knocked down for five homes

A garage running for 73 years could be knocked down to make way for homes.

Police appeal for help to find missing teen

Police appeal for help to find missing teen

Officers are urging for help to find a missing 17-year-old girl.

Forensics probe after man suffers serious head injuries

Forensics probe after man suffers serious head injuries

Police have made an arrest after a man was taken to hospital in a serious condition following an attack.

Crews called to fire at derelict building

Crews called to fire at derelict building

Emergency services were called out to a fire after flames from a bonfire spread to an empty building.

The truth behind mystery statues around town

The truth behind mystery statues around town

Some residents in the town were left scratching their heads about the statues.

Two stores shutting in shopping centre sparks Primark rumours

Two stores shutting in shopping centre sparks Primark rumours

Two shops set to close in a town centre have sparked rumours a popular retailer may be opening a branch soon.

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‘I promise I won’t step in a supermarket – my family are sick of it all’

‘I promise I won’t step in a supermarket – my family are sick of it all’

A prolific shoplifter who ignored an Asbo-style court order to carry on thieving has vowed: “I won’t step in a supermarket again.”

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‘It's like rats in London - cocaine is everywhere in Kent'

‘It's like rats in London - cocaine is everywhere in Kent'

A former addict claims cocaine use is rife in Kent - as shocking new figures reveal drug offences have soared 45% in the last five years.

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‘I've been here 40 years, but I'm not retiring yet!’

‘I've been here 40 years, but I'm not retiring yet!’

The owner of a popular corner shop plans to keep working “for as long as her body allows” as she celebrates 40 years in business.

London chef opens second restaurant in Kent

London chef opens second restaurant in Kent

The owner and chef of a new family-run restaurant says he wants to bring the taste of the Mediterranean to Kent.

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‘We’ve got a lot to do before we die’ - Nuns get plan for HMO approved

‘We’ve got a lot to do before we die’ - Nuns get plan for HMO approved

A hostel used to house homeless people is to be converted after the nuns running the charity behind it look to sell it.

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Health alert issued for Kent as 26C 'heatwave' forecast

Health alert issued for Kent as 26C 'heatwave' forecast

Weather forecasters have issued a yellow health alert for the county as temperatures could climb to heatwave levels.

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Work to start on 93 beach huts and watersports park as plans approved

Work to start on 93 beach huts and watersports park as plans approved

Work to build 93 beach huts and transform a seafront car park into a watersports venue and visitor centre will start next year.

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Green light for 10 luxury homes on abandoned school site

Green light for 10 luxury homes on abandoned school site

Developers have been given the green light to build 10 luxury clifftop homes on the site of an abandoned school.

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Multi-vehicle crash shuts busy route

Multi-vehicle crash shuts busy route

A busy route has been closed after a multi-vehicle collision.

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Couple wait six months for support after shock brain disease diagnosis

Couple wait six months for support after shock brain disease diagnosis

A husband is calling for change to improve support for unpaid carers after he and his wife were left without support for half a year.

Drunk called ticket inspector ‘snitch’ and threatened to snap his neck

Drunk called ticket inspector ‘snitch’ and threatened to snap his neck

A drunken ticket dodger threatened to snap a train inspector’s neck after being asked for proof he paid for the journey.

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New CGIs show 141-home development on rural land

New CGIs show 141-home development on rural land

Fresh images have been unveiled showing plans for a downscaled estate on agricultural land.

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41 Kent charities reach finals of prestigious awards

41 Kent charities reach finals of prestigious awards

The awards celebrate the hard work and dedication of charities, volunteers and trustees all over the county.

‘Crime is going down - social media just makes it look bad’

‘Crime is going down - social media just makes it look bad’

Crime has dropped significantly in a town centre and now council leaders want to fix its reputation online.

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Legendary landlady leaves village pub after 20 years

Legendary landlady leaves village pub after 20 years

A mother and daughter team have bid an emotional farewell to the beloved village pub the family has run for two decades.

Millionaire golf pro torched own house to spite estranged wife

Millionaire golf pro torched own house to spite estranged wife

A golfer who set fire to his own home following the break-up of his marriage later told emergency crews: “I didn’t want the b***h to have everything.”

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‘We're spending £3m on town centre - don't just sit at home and moan’

‘We're spending £3m on town centre - don't just sit at home and moan’

Residents are being urged to “walk the walk” and support their high street amid claims council bosses only care about an out-of-town shopping centre.

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