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Dreamland to keep licence after 'drug' death of teenager

Dreamland to keep licence after 'drug' death of teenager

Councillors have allowed Dreamland to keep its licence despite serious concerns being raised following the death of a teenager at a recent event.

Historic landmarks to feature in ‘harrowing’ new witchcraft TV series

Historic landmarks to feature in ‘harrowing’ new witchcraft TV series

A historic fort and stately home are both set to feature in an upcoming TV series being filmed in Kent.

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Travellers set up camp on field near busy roundabout

Travellers set up camp on field near busy roundabout

An unauthorised Traveller encampment has been reported on land near a busy roundabout.

New wedding destination and campsite planned for historic estate

New wedding destination and campsite planned for historic estate

Owners of a historic estate are hoping to expand with a new wedding venue and campsite in order to keep up with ‘high demand’.

Cause of huge fire probed as crews finally leave scene after 31 hours

Cause of huge fire probed as crews finally leave scene after 31 hours

The fire service is investigating the cause of a blaze that tore through the offices of a laundry firm.

Long-standing KFC restaurant saved from closure

Long-standing KFC restaurant saved from closure

A fast-food giant has dispelled rumours one of its Kent restaurants is to shut, after administrators were appointed.

Heartbreak at sudden death of popular cafe owner

Heartbreak at sudden death of popular cafe owner

A much-loved dad-of-four who “always had a story to tell” has died, leaving his family heartbroken.

The five Kent restaurants included in UK top 100 list

The five Kent restaurants included in UK top 100 list

Five Kent restaurants have secured spots in this year’s Good Food Guide, including places specialising in Japanese comfort food and tapas.

Why bookies think Kent MP will make final two in Tory leadership race

Why bookies think Kent MP will make final two in Tory leadership race

Bookies say a Kent MP has a “big shout” of becoming the next leader of the Conservative party.

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Girl, six, raises £1k for road safety cause after dad’s lorry crash death

Girl, six, raises £1k for road safety cause after dad’s lorry crash death

A young girl who lost her father two years ago when he was crushed by a lorry has raised money for a charity which helped her family.

‘Desperate’ rough sleepers pitch tents inches from dual carriageway

‘Desperate’ rough sleepers pitch tents inches from dual carriageway

Worrying pictures show rough sleepers’ tents perilously pitched just inches from a busy dual carriageway.

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We meet new MP on frontline of Kent’s small boats crisis

We meet new MP on frontline of Kent’s small boats crisis

We sit down with the new MP on the frontline of Kent’s small boats crisis.

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‘We started a concert with 46p and are still going 10 years later’

‘We started a concert with 46p and are still going 10 years later’

A yearly concert dedicated to helping victims of abuse is celebrating a milestone anniversary.

Housing giant’s 13-week closure of major A-road shelved at last minute

Housing giant’s 13-week closure of major A-road shelved at last minute

Traffic chaos has been avoided at the 11th hour with the postponement of a road closure that threatened to cause mayhem in surrounding villages.

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‘Everyone is shocked by this’ - PM horrified by soldier stabbing

‘Everyone is shocked by this’ - PM horrified by soldier stabbing

A part of Kent is in shock after a moped rider is believed to have stabbed a soldier as he walked home near an army barracks.

Strawberry growers warn of being squeezed out of business

Strawberry growers warn of being squeezed out of business

A squeeze of margins by big supermarkets is threatening up to 40% of berry farmers who warn they could go out of business within two years.

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Dealership unveils £1m new showroom

Dealership unveils £1m new showroom

One of the nation’s biggest car dealerships has opened a new showroom - creating 40 jobs in the process.

Skip hire firm sold in multi-million-pound deal

Skip hire firm sold in multi-million-pound deal

A domestic and commercial waste removal firm has been acquired in a multi-million-pound deal.

Anger over ‘inappropriate’ holiday let plan at Paul O'Grady's former home

Anger over ‘inappropriate’ holiday let plan at Paul O'Grady's former home

Angry villagers fear they will face a "constant stream" of visitors if plans for a holiday let at Paul O'Grady's former home are approved.

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‘Car-free’ village and multiplex cinema to add ‘renewed interest’ to town

‘Car-free’ village and multiplex cinema to add ‘renewed interest’ to town

A derelict department store which has sat empty for more than 15 years could soon be transformed into new homes and multiscreen cinema complex.

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Dreamland bosses say park not to blame for ‘drugs’ death of teen girl

Dreamland bosses say park not to blame for ‘drugs’ death of teen girl

Dreamland bosses say the “scourge of unlawful drugs in society” caused the death of a 17-year-old girl thought to have taken ecstasy at the venue.

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Flat owners face £40k bill as council tower block refurb cost doubles

Flat owners face £40k bill as council tower block refurb cost doubles

Leaseholders of flats in five run-down tower blocks are facing a bombshell bill of up to £40,000 each towards the refurbishment of the buildings.

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GPs face major backlog after 34,000 appointments disrupted

GPs face major backlog after 34,000 appointments disrupted

Doctors’ surgeries across the county are asking people to “be patient” as they face a backlog following an IT outage.

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'I've got 100 poorly hedgehogs in my garden and I'm running out of space to rescue more!’

'I've got 100 poorly hedgehogs in my garden and I'm running out of space to rescue more!’

A kind-hearted mum dedicated to nursing sick hedgehogs has become overwhelmed with more than a hundred in her garden.

Parents urge government to back ‘much-needed’ special needs school

Parents urge government to back ‘much-needed’ special needs school

Plans to build a special needs secondary school have been blocked and sent to the secretary of state over the loss of playing fields.

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Attempted murder arrest after soldier stabbed near Army base

Attempted murder arrest after soldier stabbed near Army base

A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a soldier was stabbed near an Army barracks.

Four charged after ‘loaded handguns and drugs found in cupboard’

Four charged after ‘loaded handguns and drugs found in cupboard’

An uninsured car led officers to uncover loaded handguns and drugs in a storage cupboard.

Electric car thief who hit motorcyclist while fleeing police found with ‘burglary kit’

Electric car thief who hit motorcyclist while fleeing police found with ‘burglary kit’

A prolific burglar being pursued by police veered onto the wrong side of the road before “seriously injuring” a biker and their passenger.

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Arrest as car ploughs into wall after police chase

Arrest as car ploughs into wall after police chase

A village was blocked off after a black car crashed into a wall.

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Woman sexually assaulted by stranger

Woman sexually assaulted by stranger

Police are investigating a city centre sex attack in which a man touched a woman under her clothing after attempting to chat with her.

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