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Schoolchild less than 7 years old tests positive for Covid-19

Schoolchild less than 7 years old tests positive for Covid-19

A schoolchild less than seven years old has tested positive for Covid-19 prompting their year group to be told not to attend class.

Street shut off for forensics investigation

Street shut off for forensics investigation

A residential street has been cordoned off by police this morning as forensics teams carry out an investigation.

Grammar school confirms pupil has Covid-19

Grammar school confirms pupil has Covid-19

An entire year group at a Kent grammar school has been told it must work from home today after a pupil tested positive for Covid-19.

Freshers Week 'like no other' as students return

Freshers Week 'like no other' as students return

Students arriving at our universities are facing an unusual start - with clubbing events cancelled and social distancing measures across campus.

From peeling spuds to qualified chef

From peeling spuds to qualified chef

A 20-year-old has told how a weekend job in a Kent restaurant set her on a path where she's cooked for the Queen and qualified as a chef.

'Government guidelines forbid me to see my mum'

'Government guidelines forbid me to see my mum'

A heartbroken daughter who has seen her mum just once during the coronavirus crisis is calling on the government to change its care homes policy.

Who really wrote the Ingoldsby Legends?

Who really wrote the Ingoldsby Legends?

Kent's strangest folk tales were recorded by Thomas Ingoldsby in the Ingoldsby Legends. But who was this mysterious friend of Charles Dickens?

Barracks to house asylum seekers for up to a year

Barracks to house asylum seekers for up to a year

An Army barracks in Kent could be used to house asylum seekers for up to 12 months as the Covid-19 pandemic heaps pressure on current support systems.

Kent Covid-19 cases fall as second lockdown looms

Kent Covid-19 cases fall as second lockdown looms

The number of people to have tested positive for coronavirus in Kent has now passed 10,000 - but new cases have fallen 31%.

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30 isolating after Covid-19 case at school

30 isolating after Covid-19 case at school

Staff and pupils at a secondary school have been told to self-isolate after a Year 7 student tested positive for coronavirus.

'Suspicious' play park incident sparks police probe

'Suspicious' play park incident sparks police probe

A police investigation has been launched following reports two men approached children in a play park.

Teens arrested after bus torched

Teens arrested after bus torched

Three teenage boys arrested on suspicion of arson following a 'suspicious' bus fire in a village have been bailed.

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Protesters say combination of coronavirus and Brexit is 'catastrophic'

Protesters say combination of coronavirus and Brexit is 'catastrophic'

An anti-Brexit campaigner will descend on a Kent town today to highlight reasons why he believes the country must suspend its exit from the EU.

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Jail for blackmailer who cost taxi firm thousands

Jail for blackmailer who cost taxi firm thousands

A Kent man and his accomplice have been jailed after bombarding a taxi firm with calls in a blackmail bid.

Men blocked entry to cannabis farm with furniture

Men blocked entry to cannabis farm with furniture

Two men who tried to the block the entrance to their basement cannabis farm with furniture have been jailed.

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Hit TV thriller filmed in Kent

Hit TV thriller filmed in Kent

Sky's latest drama, The Third Day, features some familiar backdrops.

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Coppers discover wiry obstacle on road

Coppers discover wiry obstacle on road

Officers shared their disbelief on Twitter when they found a cable spool in the middle of a road.

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Rail disruption after points failure

Rail disruption after points failure

Urgent repairs to railway equipment is set to cause delays all day.

Plans for 38 more homes at historic hospital

Plans for 38 more homes at historic hospital

A new scheme to create a mix of houses and flats on land at a former hospital are expected to be given the go-ahead.

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The soldier who killed his lover and her sister

The soldier who killed his lover and her sister

This is the story of a soldier put to death after two women were found dead on a beach.

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‘We need speed camera to catch reckless drivers’

‘We need speed camera to catch reckless drivers’

Residents are calling for a speed camera to be installed on a road dubbed one of Britain’s most dangerous - amid ongoing safety revamps.

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Girl freed after getting arm stuck in cup holder

Girl freed after getting arm stuck in cup holder

Firefighters were called to a cinema after a child got trapped in a seat.

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Flood alert in force

Flood alert in force

There's a warning a higher than normal tide could cause flooding in the early hours.

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Glastonbury Festival artist showcases new works in park

Glastonbury Festival artist showcases new works in park

A free outdoor exhibition by a celebrated artist has been launched as part of a City of Culture bid.

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Police investigate 'suspicious' bus blaze

Police investigate 'suspicious' bus blaze

The first pictures of a raging bus fire have emerged as police continue to investigate the 'suspicious' incident.

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Arrests on A2 as part of murder probe

Arrests on A2 as part of murder probe

A car has been stopped and three people arrested as part of an investigation into the death of a man.

Two indoor play centres close for good

Two indoor play centres close for good

The impact of the coronavirus pandemic means two soft play centres are no longer financially viable and will not be reopening.

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CCTV captures moment cat fights back against dog

CCTV captures moment cat fights back against dog

A no-nonsense moggie fought back when a dog started running amok on his home turf.

Girl, 11, with 'potentially life-threatening injuries' after being hit by bus

Girl, 11, with 'potentially life-threatening injuries' after being hit by bus

A child is in hospital after she was hit by a bus.

Council kept in dark over station's Brexit role

Council kept in dark over station's Brexit role

Controversial plans to shut down Ebbsfleet station's Covid-19 testing site for a Brexit checkpoint were not discussed with the local council.

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