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'Don't be surprised if you can't get a cab home this weekend'

'Don't be surprised if you can't get a cab home this weekend'

The head of a taxi drivers' association says drivers face being out of work if the panic buying of fuel continues through the weekend.

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Ashford kmfm listener pockets '£1,000 Friday' prize

Ashford kmfm listener pockets '£1,000 Friday' prize

The weekend started with a big cash win for a kmfm listener who was one of thousands to enter the latest '£1,000 Friday' competition.

Giant artwork set for riverside launch

Giant artwork set for riverside launch

A giant art installation featuring messages of hope and celebrating unsung heroes will light up a town's riverside park.

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How can the HGV driver shortage be solved?

How can the HGV driver shortage be solved?

Our Kent readers offer their solutions to the ongoing HGV driver shortage.

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Investigation after man dies at quarry site

Investigation after man dies at quarry site

The Health and Safety Executive is investigating the death of a man at a former quarry site.

Violence erupts as 100 attend student house party

Violence erupts as 100 attend student house party

Police were called to a student house party which had more than 100 people in attendance after it erupted into violence.

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E scooter trial 'a total disaster' and 'destined to fail'

E scooter trial 'a total disaster' and 'destined to fail'

A controversial electric scooter scheme that has been targeted by vandals and left residents "frightened" has been blasted by councillors.

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Cyclist seriously hurt in 'hit-and-run'

Cyclist seriously hurt in 'hit-and-run'

A bike rider has been left with serious injuries after a crash on a busy dual carriageway as police investigate a suspected hit-and-run collision.

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Petition to stop winery and visitor centre

Petition to stop winery and visitor centre

Hundreds of people have opposed plans for a vineyard and visitor centre designed by architect Lord Foster.

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Estate mobilised in hunt for wolf-whistling parrot

Estate mobilised in hunt for wolf-whistling parrot

A woman has had a huge response as people turn out to help her find her cockatiel who is missing after flying off.

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Pair jailed for £2m cocaine smuggling operation

Pair jailed for £2m cocaine smuggling operation

A Kent man and his friend have been locked up for 11 years for their part in a £2m cocaine smuggling operation.

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'Purely evil' child rapist jailed

'Purely evil' child rapist jailed

A "purely evil" rapist cried "I'm not guilty, mum" after being jailed for raping a girl three times.

'We'll pay for your training'

'We'll pay for your training'

A logistics firm will fund the training of new HGV drivers as it battles with the staff shortages affecting the industry.

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Health centre will save ex-Debenhams from becoming 'white elephant'

Health centre will save ex-Debenhams from becoming 'white elephant'

A proposal to create a £16m health centre in a former Debenhams will save it from becoming a 'large white elephant' in the High Street.

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MP backs changes to football stadium alcohol rules

MP backs changes to football stadium alcohol rules

MP Tracey Crouch is calling for a pilot scheme to allow drinking in football stadium seats, to help support clubs.

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Kent-based series up against Clarkson and Bridgerton at awards

Kent-based series up against Clarkson and Bridgerton at awards

A television series set in a Kent town has been nominated for favourite on-demand show - alongside Clarkson's Farm, Bridgerton and The Crown.

'If a politician insists something won't happen, it probably will'

'If a politician insists something won't happen, it probably will'

Our political editor takes a look back at this week's biggest stories, from the energy crisis to Eurostar.

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Petrol stations swamped as drivers panic buy

Petrol stations swamped as drivers panic buy

Petrol stations across Kent are being swamped as drivers panic buy fuel despite the government insisting there is no shortage.

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Hospital investigated over mum's sepsis death

Hospital investigated over mum's sepsis death

The family of a woman who died from sepsis after being admitted to hospital have instructed a solicitors' firm to look into what happened.

Neighbours evacuated as fire rips through home

Neighbours evacuated as fire rips through home

A person was treated by paramedics and neighbours had to be evacuated while five fire engines tackled a house blaze.

Queen's Thomas Waghorn drag is 'iconic'

Queen's Thomas Waghorn drag is 'iconic'

A drag queen from Kent has been labelled 'iconic' for her take on the Thomas Waghorn statue famous for having a traffic cone on its head.

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High Court grants injunction preventing protesters blocking A20 at Dover

High Court grants injunction preventing protesters blocking A20 at Dover

An interim injunction banning protesters from occupying the A20 has been granted after police arrested 39 people following action by Insulate Britain.

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Lorry driver on job in UK stabbed to death outside station

Lorry driver on job in UK stabbed to death outside station

A Ukrainian lorry driver who was on a job in the UK was stabbed and "left to die in the streets" outside a railway station.

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Driver without insurance tests positive for cocaine

Driver without insurance tests positive for cocaine

A motorist who was pulled over for driving without insurance has been taken into custody after a drugs test found cocaine in their system.

£100 fines for people with beer bottles or barbecues

£100 fines for people with beer bottles or barbecues

People caught barbecuing or boozing in beauty spots could face on-the-spot fines when a council introduces a ban.

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200 years of history (and the biggest 'Spoons in the UK)

200 years of history (and the biggest 'Spoons in the UK)

Crowds are set to flock to celebrate the 200th anniversary of Ramsgate's Royal Harbour this weekend - we look back at its history.

Fresher loses £6k in Bitcoin in 20-minute mugging

Fresher loses £6k in Bitcoin in 20-minute mugging

A first-year student was held at knifepoint during a 20-minute mugging and forced to transfer a huge sum of cryptocurrency and cash.

Nazi terror weapon unearthed in cornfield

Nazi terror weapon unearthed in cornfield

Archaeologists have discovered the remains of a Second World War V2 rocket which blew up after travelling to the county at 3,000mph.

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New head's school gate uniform checks and mobile ban

New head's school gate uniform checks and mobile ban

The new principal at a 'troubled' secondary school explains why he has introduced uniform checks and cracked down on mobiles.

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Secret Drinker at the super-sized pub in the middle of nowhere

Secret Drinker at the super-sized pub in the middle of nowhere

Is bigger always better? Our pub spy heads along Kent's leafy lanes to find out.

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