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Water warning as heatwave soaks up supplies

Water warning as heatwave soaks up supplies

Homes are losing water supplies or suffering low pressure due to record-breaking demand - despite warnings earlier this weekend.

Don't mess with the Kent crime squad

Don't mess with the Kent crime squad

A special team of detectives set up by Kent Police has sent criminals to jail for a total of more than 36 years.

Pensioner still missing after week

Pensioner still missing after week

A pensioner who disappeared last weekend is still missing.

Warning of second Covid-19 spike in county

Warning of second Covid-19 spike in county

A leading public health expert has warned Kent could see the number of Covid cases rising once again/

Police helicopter aids burglary suspect search

Police helicopter aids burglary suspect search

Here's why a police helicopter was flying over houses early this morning.

Couple 'attacked with chair' in popular seaside town

Couple 'attacked with chair' in popular seaside town

Two people in their 60s are recovering after a man hit them with a chair during an early evening incident.

Pressure grows to stop migrant Channel crossings

Pressure grows to stop migrant Channel crossings

Political pressure is intensifying to stop migrants risking their lives travelling across the Channel after 500 make the journey in just three days.

Heatwave set to continue into next week

Heatwave set to continue into next week

Weather experts are predicting the scorching temperatures will be with us for at least another four days.

Almost 200 pupils excluded for racist abuse

Almost 200 pupils excluded for racist abuse

As exclusions rise across the country, Kent saw more pupils excluded this year for race related bullying.

Campers scramble for pitches in staycation boom

Campers scramble for pitches in staycation boom

Camp sites have been hit with a slew of last-minute bookings, as holidaymakers choose to take trips closer to home this summer.

'I survived against the odds - twice'

'I survived against the odds - twice'

A five-year-old boy who almost died from a heart condition as a baby is featuring in a new video campaign to help other children.

Treacle mines and other Kentish tall tales

Treacle mines and other Kentish tall tales

The disused treacle mines of Kent are just the gateway to a labryinth of deception running deep beneath the county's bedrock.

Plea to find missing victim of 'serious assault'

Plea to find missing victim of 'serious assault'

Police have issued an appeal to help find a man who may need medical help after being kicked in the head.

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Fire breaks out in field

Fire breaks out in field

Crews have been using beaters to tackle the flames at a field fire.

Water warning issued after 'unprecedented demand'

Water warning issued after 'unprecedented demand'

People are being urged to save water for the crucial things, like hand washing and medical requirements.

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Council blocks off beach for motor homes

Council blocks off beach for motor homes

A council has installed concrete bollards on a popular Kent beach to stop motor home owners from using it.

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Firefighters battle caravan fire

Firefighters battle caravan fire

Emergency services have been putting out a burning caravan.

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'Social distancing is impossible'

'Social distancing is impossible'

Beachgoers are being forced to swim in a small area, prompting anger and concern at the rule.

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Children's playground scorched with fire

Children's playground scorched with fire

Teenagers are believed to have started a blaze which has damaged a playground for youngsters.

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Trains delayed after man found on tracks

Trains delayed after man found on tracks

Power to a railway line was turned off while police arrested a man on the tracks.

Homeless charity hit by data breach

Homeless charity hit by data breach

Supporters of a Kent charity for the vulnerable have had personal data illegally accessed.

Parts of Kent face water shortage in heat wave

Parts of Kent face water shortage in heat wave

Bosses at a water company have asked customers to only use water when it is 'essential' as they try to keep up with demand during the hot weather.

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Kent village named UK's 'sunniest' during hottest day

Kent village named UK's 'sunniest' during hottest day

A village in Kent saw the most sunlight of anywhere in the UK yesterday.

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Woman 'in labour' among migrants climbing sea wall

Woman 'in labour' among migrants climbing sea wall

As calls are made for French authorities to help crackdown on migrant crossings, an image of people climbing over a sea wall has emerged.

Anti-social drivers dispersed

Anti-social drivers dispersed

Strict instructions to disperse were given to a large gathering of drivers and motorcylists by police officers.

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Dangers of ammonium nitrate first shown in Kent 104 years ago

Dangers of ammonium nitrate first shown in Kent 104 years ago

As an inquiry into the Beirut blast gets underway similar tragedies will come under the spotlight - the first of which was 104 years ago in Kent.

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'I'm preparing for world championships in car park'

'I'm preparing for world championships in car park'

A roller skating champion has hit out at 'insane' regulations which have left him with no choice but to practice in a car park - and he's not alone.

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Protesting nurses feel like they've 'been kicked in teeth'

Protesting nurses feel like they've 'been kicked in teeth'

Nurses are expected to join in a mass protest this weekend, as pressure mounts against the government to give medical staff a pay rise.

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'Why is our island ignored?'

'Why is our island ignored?'

As it bids to attract tourists Sheppey is reeling from a body blow - it's been snubbed in a list of Britain's best seaside towns.

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Huge garden blaze as bonfire gets out of control

Huge garden blaze as bonfire gets out of control

Watch footage which shows fire fighters running through gardens to control an out of control bonfire on the hottest day of the year.

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