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Crossing branded 'stupidly expensive'

Crossing branded 'stupidly expensive'

Plans to build a £6.8bn crossing have been branded 'stupidly expensive' by councillors.

Rival taxi firms team up to fight proposed rules

Rival taxi firms team up to fight proposed rules

Competing taxi companies are working together to oppose new rules which they say would force price hikes and damage the local economy.

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Return of Liar - are you ready for the truth?

Return of Liar - are you ready for the truth?

Viewers don't have long to wait to find out who killed serial rapist Andrew Earlham. The second series of ITV's Liar is just days away...

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Teen player target of 'disgusting' graffiti

Teen player target of 'disgusting' graffiti

A football club sign has been vandalised with a slogan aimed at a young player, sparking a fundraising appeal.

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Son admits trying to murder mum

Son admits trying to murder mum

A 42-year-old man has pleaded guilty to attempted murder after launching an attack on his mother.

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'I'm worried my mum will just give up on life'

'I'm worried my mum will just give up on life'

A grandmother, 87, was heartbroken after learning of plans to move her from the place that's become her home.

'Lucky you got me, I was going to stab someone'

'Lucky you got me, I was going to stab someone'

A man has been jailed after being caught with a knife in public three times and on one occasion congratulating police on catching him.

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Biker airlifted after lorry smash

Biker airlifted after lorry smash

A motorcyclist has been airlifted to hospital with serious injuries after crashing in to a lorry.

Children stand up to council over football club row

Children stand up to council over football club row

A village hall was packed full of young footballers concerned over the future of their beloved club.

Karate kid going for black belt

Karate kid going for black belt

A schoolboy is on track to get his black belt in karate, and he's just six years old.

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Michelin pub cleans up act after one-star rating

Michelin pub cleans up act after one-star rating

A gastropub recognised as one of the best in the country has turned things around after it was slapped with a damning food hygiene rating.

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Violence reduction unit launched after teen's death

Violence reduction unit launched after teen's death

Following the death of a 15-year-old, the founder of his school wants to introduce new units to reduce violence in his hometown.

Armed police raid after robbery

Armed police raid after robbery

Armed police have been called to a town following an armed robbery.

'Zombie' protesters descend on housing site

'Zombie' protesters descend on housing site

A community group dressed up as zombies to oppose plans for 153 homes.

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Salon goes viral over gossip mag message

Salon goes viral over gossip mag message

A beauty parlour is dumping its gossip magazines after Caroline Flack's death, and is encouraging the industry to join them.

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Boost for much-loved goat sanctuary

Boost for much-loved goat sanctuary

An animal charity threatened with closure has received some good news.

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'Prepare for more independent venues to close'

'Prepare for more independent venues to close'

Post-Brexit visa rules could 'poison' Kent's live music scenes, according to venue owners.

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Barrister caught drink driving

Barrister caught drink driving

A lawyer had an odd excuse for being caught drink driving after a night out with friends.

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Ex-soldier first to get bionic 'Hero Arm'

Ex-soldier first to get bionic 'Hero Arm'

A British army veteran who lost an arm while serving in Afghanistan has become the first ex-serviceman in the world to receive a bionic 'Hero Arm'.

Man dies after collapsing in high street

Man dies after collapsing in high street

A landlord has revealed how he frantically tried to save the life of a man who tragically died after collapsing outside his pub.

Former EastEnders' star threatened with bread knife

Former EastEnders' star threatened with bread knife

A soap actor was confronted by a yob with a bread knife as he left a Kent gym.

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'There's just too many of them'

'There's just too many of them'

A new hairdressers has opened in a town centre, taking the total to 26 and splitting opinion among shoppers.

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Shots fired during Tesco robbery attempt

Shots fired during Tesco robbery attempt

A jury has convicted two men armed with a gun who went to "extreme lengths" to steal cash.

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Siblings set up ghost hunting firm

Siblings set up ghost hunting firm

A brother and sister have set up a company offering 'ghost hunting' experiences.

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Builder's van sparks police station alert

Builder's van sparks police station alert

Police had to force entry to a builder's van parked outside their station.

Housing group 'ignored 100 fire risks' in homes

Housing group 'ignored 100 fire risks' in homes

No action is being taken against a firm providing 7,000 homes after it left fire and electrical safety risks unresolved.

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Uni staff to stage walk-out

Uni staff to stage walk-out

Lecturers at the University of Kent will picket in a dispute over pay and conditions.

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A look back on The Great Storm of 1987

A look back on The Great Storm of 1987

With the recent disruption of Storm Ciara and Storm Dennis, we look back on the chaos caused by The Great Storm of 1987.

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City centre to get £630,000 facelift

City centre to get £630,000 facelift

The scheme includes re-paving and a leafy avenue of trees - but boots out the market.

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'Government must invest in training after baby death scandal'

'Government must invest in training after baby death scandal'

A charity is calling for the government to invest millions of pounds into NHS maternity training amid a hospital trust's baby death scandal.

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