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Cathedral lit purple to mark Holocaust Memorial Day

Cathedral lit purple to mark Holocaust Memorial Day

Canterbury Cathedral is among major UK landmarks that have been illuminated purple this evening in honour of international Holocaust Memorial Day.

Look inside giant new school campus

Look inside giant new school campus

A major new education centre consisting of a secondary school, primary school and a state-of the art sports centre has been approved.

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Soldiers to drive ambulances

Soldiers to drive ambulances

The Royal Logistics Corps will support SECAmb during the Covid crisis.

Mickey's Diner founder dies from Covid-19

Mickey's Diner founder dies from Covid-19

The man who founded one of the county's best-known roadside diners has died after catching coronavirus.

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Five cars crash on motorway

Five cars crash on motorway

Traffic is queuing after a five-car crash that has left the M2 partly blocked.

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Fraud victims scammed out of £9m by 'sophisticated' clone firms

Fraud victims scammed out of £9m by 'sophisticated' clone firms

Fraud victims in Kent lost more than £9 million last year after mistakenly investing in sham companies.

Kent hits record high for new businesses

Kent hits record high for new businesses

Despite the considerable economic challenges posed by the pandemic, new enterprises continue to set up shop across the county.

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Watch moment mouse darts across windscreen wipers mid-motorway trip

Watch moment mouse darts across windscreen wipers mid-motorway trip

A motorist was shocked to see a rodent running across her windscreen wipers as she was travelling down the motorway at 55mph.

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Funeral held for bus driver who died of Covid-19

Funeral held for bus driver who died of Covid-19

Former colleagues lined the roadside outside their depot to pay their respects to the passing funeral procession of a much-loved bus driver.

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Teachers offered vaccines early

Teachers offered vaccines early

Head teachers thought a letter inviting staff to get a coronavirus vaccine was a hoax.

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Adorable gibbon born at reserve

Adorable gibbon born at reserve

An extremely rare gibbon has been born at a Kent reserve.

UK's No.1 fitness vlogger reveals Youtube earnings for 2020

UK's No.1 fitness vlogger reveals Youtube earnings for 2020

A fitness Youtuber with more than two million followers has revealed how much money he made from the site in the last year.

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Trio marooned on sea fort fined after 180-mile lockdown trip

Trio marooned on sea fort fined after 180-mile lockdown trip

Three men from Staffordshire have been fined by police - after they travelled by boat to a sea fort during the lockdown and had to be rescued.

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Police searching for man after abuse directed at hospital staff

Police searching for man after abuse directed at hospital staff

A wanted man is said to pose a public health risk after videos emerged of him not wearing a mask on a critical care ward and refusing to leave.

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Urgent appeal for testing staff

Urgent appeal for testing staff

A recruitment drive is under way for paid assistants to work in symptom-free Covid-19 test centres across the county.

Chainsaw thugs chased away by quad bike owner

Chainsaw thugs chased away by quad bike owner

Shocking video shows a quad bike owner confronting a chainsaw-wielding yob who was trying to steal his machine in broad daylight.

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Schools won't reopen until at least March 8

Schools won't reopen until at least March 8

The Prime Minister has said schools will not reopen until March 8.

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PM confirms mass vaccine centre for Towns

PM confirms mass vaccine centre for Towns

The Prime Minister has confirmed the government is working on opening a mass Covid vaccination site in more Kent towns.

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Police seek driver after cyclist hurt in crash

Police seek driver after cyclist hurt in crash

Police are searching for the driver of a Ford Fiesta who did not stop after a cyclist was injured in a collision.

Village 'at breaking point' as lost lorries terrorise residents

Village 'at breaking point' as lost lorries terrorise residents

A community say they are at "breaking point" as HGVs looking for a lorry park keep getting lost in their village.

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Hospice offers beds to those dying of coronavirus

Hospice offers beds to those dying of coronavirus

The continued pressure on hospitals caused by the pandemic has led to a hospice making beds immediately available to people dying of coronavirus.

People trespassing on railway 'on the rise'

People trespassing on railway 'on the rise'

Bosses at a light railway are urging people to stay off the tracks following a rise in the number of people trespassing.

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Security guard recalls argument in cemetery on night of killing

Security guard recalls argument in cemetery on night of killing

Two people accused of murdering a homeless man in a grave yard were heard rowing with someone in the area on the night he was beaten to death

'Gentle soul and true gentleman' died suddenly aged 40

'Gentle soul and true gentleman' died suddenly aged 40

Tributes have been paid to a 'true gentleman' who had spent many years homeless before finally getting his own home.

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1980s vs 2020s: How things have changed

1980s vs 2020s: How things have changed

Advances in technology mean our lives have changed dramatically over the last four decades - here we take a look at some of the biggest differences.

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Court battles and Twitter scandals: What crime commissioners do - and does anyone care?

Court battles and Twitter scandals: What crime commissioners do - and does anyone care?

From High Court battles to Twitter scandals, the world of police commissioners has been pretty dramatic for one few seem to care about.

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One of Kent's oldest pubs set for relaunch

One of Kent's oldest pubs set for relaunch

A historic pub is getting a £100,000 facelift in time to re-open when Covid restrictions are lifted.

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The virtual events in Kent to mark Holocaust Memorial Day

The virtual events in Kent to mark Holocaust Memorial Day

The annual day to remember the millions killed during genocides will be marked with online events across Kent - here's how you can show your respects.

'They're cashing in on Covid deaths'

'They're cashing in on Covid deaths'

An undertaker has hit out at a council's plans to cut the duration of its cremation services while maintaining the same price.

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Vaccine saves Hazlitt Theatre - for now

Vaccine saves Hazlitt Theatre - for now

Maidstone council has formerly reversed its decision to cancel its contract with a theatre management company, ending fears of closure.

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