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Bold Debenhams vision now 'highly unlikely'

Bold Debenhams vision now 'highly unlikely'

A plan to turn a derelict Debenhams into a complex with activities including axe-throwing is now "highly unlikely" to happen, it has been revealed.

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Cost of living to 'devastate' poorest families

Cost of living to 'devastate' poorest families

A charity is demanding emergency payments to help families stay afloat as energy bill rises, it says, threaten to send more into deep poverty.

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Covid-hit Escape room 'will close' without support

Covid-hit Escape room 'will close' without support

The owners of a visitor attraction threatened with closure because of Covid-19 fears have urged people to support the business before it's too late.

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Inside Sheppey's most expensive home

Inside Sheppey's most expensive home

Take a look round the most expensive house on the market on Sheppey which would be right at home in Bath, Belgravia or Brighton.

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Is this the most influential man in Kent education?

Is this the most influential man in Kent education?

He's irritated and delighted teachers and education chiefs in equal measure over recent decades - but now he's bowing out.

Man died after trying to tackle house fire

Man died after trying to tackle house fire

A huge house fire which killed a man accidentally started from a log burner, an inquest has heard.

MP's desperate plea for son's lost teddy bear

MP's desperate plea for son's lost teddy bear

An MP has issued an appeal after misplacing her son's teddy bear while at work.

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Warnings for dense and freezing fog issued

Warnings for dense and freezing fog issued

Difficult driving conditions are expected across Kent as The Met Office issues a weather warning for thick fog.

Using Navy to patrol Channel a 'gimmick'

Using Navy to patrol Channel a 'gimmick'

Government plans to bring in Navy patrols in the English Channel have been branded "a gimmick" by Labour.

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'I won't rest until we have justice for Jessica'

'I won't rest until we have justice for Jessica'

The mum of a three-year-old killed by her stepdad for not eating a sandwich is calling for a review of his 'disgusting' 11-year sentence.

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Mum's renewed appeal 50 days after son's disappearance

Mum's renewed appeal 50 days after son's disappearance

The mother of a missing man is renewing her appeal for information 50 days on from his disappearance.

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Police officer 'sent graphic pictures' to teen

Police officer 'sent graphic pictures' to teen

A serving police officer has admitted sending sexual messages to a boy.

Mystery as thieves 'steal' crashed car

Mystery as thieves 'steal' crashed car

A car owner says her vehicle was 'stolen' after it was in collision with another and then abandoned beside the road.

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Death crash driver admits drug dealing but avoids jail

Death crash driver admits drug dealing but avoids jail

A footballer whose car was hit in a crash in which a teenage girl died had drugs stashed in the vehicle at the time, a court has heard.

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Just 48 hours to raise £5k for life-changing op

Just 48 hours to raise £5k for life-changing op

A family have only 48 hours to raise £5,000 for their one-year-old's life-changing heart procedure.

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'Alice lit up the classroom'

'Alice lit up the classroom'

A young paramedic who was killed in a horrific ambulance crash has been remembered as generous, vivacious and dedicated by her former school.

Three arrests as police probe 'unexplained' death near farm

Three arrests as police probe 'unexplained' death near farm

Three people have been arrested on suspicion of murder and an investigation launched after a man was discovered dead at a property close to a farm.

Young people are the most lonely in society says charity

Young people are the most lonely in society says charity

Young people are the most lonely in society, says a charity, which is using 'Blue Monday' to encourage people to check on others this month.

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Collapsed riverside footpath set to stay shut longer

Collapsed riverside footpath set to stay shut longer

Plans to fix a dangerous subsided footpath have been delayed for another nine months.

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Police seek four men after shoplifting spree

Police seek four men after shoplifting spree

Images of four men have been released by police as part of an investigation into shoplifting.

'Remorseless' teacher jailed for grooming student

'Remorseless' teacher jailed for grooming student

A "remorseless" former PE teacher has been jailed after being found guilty of grooming and abusing a student.

Man dies after being hit by train

Man dies after being hit by train

Police have confirmed a man has died after an incident on the tracks on a busy line serving Southeastern passengers.

Full timetable to return as train staff Covid absences reduce

Full timetable to return as train staff Covid absences reduce

Southeastern has confirmed a full timetable will be restored because fewer staff are absent with Covid.

Navy to 'police Channel and intercept asylum seekers'

Navy to 'police Channel and intercept asylum seekers'

The Navy would patrol the Channel for asylum seekers while those reaching the UK could be sent to Africa, under reported plans by Number 10.

Has Kent really been 'concreted over' with new homes?

Has Kent really been 'concreted over' with new homes?

New figures reveal a huge difference in the number of new-builds sold across Kent – with some districts having almost 10 times more than others.

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'I honestly thought I was going to die. I thought I was done'

'I honestly thought I was going to die. I thought I was done'

As he starts a new tour, Michael Jackson tribute act Ben Bowman reveals how he became hooked on powerful painkillers just like his idol.

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Pub dog watches on as violence erupts

Pub dog watches on as violence erupts

A pub's dog watched on as a brawl erupted, with three men now sentenced for their parts in the violence.

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The driving offences that will cost you £160 from today

The driving offences that will cost you £160 from today

Drivers caught breaking the rules on the capital's red routes will face fines of £160 from today as Transport for London increases penalty charges.

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Today's changes to self-isolation rules explained

Today's changes to self-isolation rules explained

For the second time in a month the Covid self-isolation rules in England are changing.

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Brexit developments bringing hundreds of jobs

Brexit developments bringing hundreds of jobs

A recruitment bonanza has opened up as a key Brexit change will see more checks needed on goods and food.

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