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'Death-trap roadworks could kill someone'

'Death-trap roadworks could kill someone'

Villagers are up in arms about a road closure which has been ignored by some motorists caught driving on the pavement.

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Appeal after barn owl shot

Appeal after barn owl shot

An investigation is underway after an owl died after being shot by what is believed to be an air weapon.

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Appeal for witnesses after man hospitalised in crash

Appeal for witnesses after man hospitalised in crash

Police are appealing for witnessed and dash-cam footage after a collision on the M20 slip road near Swanley.

UK's first dementia village coming to Kent next year

UK's first dementia village coming to Kent next year

An MP and health officials have visited the future site of a specialist dementia centre.

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Puss power to tackle prison's rioting rats

Puss power to tackle prison's rioting rats

Six feral cats have been recruited in a bid to banish rats from the grounds of a prison after recent building work.

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Driver caught watching DVD at the wheel

Driver caught watching DVD at the wheel

A lorry driver has been given an on-the-spot fine after he was caught watching a DVD at the wheel.

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Caravan park bosses release statement about toddler's horror arm ordeal

Caravan park bosses release statement about toddler's horror arm ordeal

Holiday park bosses have praised staff for racing to the aid of a three-year-old toddler and have extended their sympathies to the boy's family.

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Woman walks free after hammer attack on Jehovah's Witnesses

Woman walks free after hammer attack on Jehovah's Witnesses

A woman who attacked Jehovah's Witnesses with a claw hammer after they knocked on her door had downed two bottles of vodka and eight strong ciders.

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Man in hospital after being sprayed with CS gas

Man in hospital after being sprayed with CS gas

A man's been arrested and another taken to hospital after being sprayed with CS gas.

Pensioner's body mistaken for inflatable doll during mass search

Pensioner's body mistaken for inflatable doll during mass search

A homeowner mistook a missing pensioner's body for an inflatable doll during a three-month search for her.

Toys R Us announces date of store closure

Toys R Us announces date of store closure

A date for the closure of a Toys R Us store has been revealed, after the chain went into administration in February.

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Driver held in Spanish prison denied bail

Driver held in Spanish prison denied bail

A bus driver held in a Spanish prison after he was "set up" over a £4million cocaine and cannabis haul has been denied bail.

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Carpetright to slash jobs and close stores

Carpetright to slash jobs and close stores

Struggling retail giant Carpetright is closing stores and slashing jobs, leaving staff in Kent facing uncertainty.

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Boys to enter search for town's queen for first time

Boys to enter search for town's queen for first time

A carnival court branded 'sexist and archaic' will welcome boys for the first time in its 121-year history.

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Five new large stores agreed for shopping complex

Five new large stores agreed for shopping complex

A significant expansion, including five large new stores, has been approved for a town centre shopping complex.

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Plans for retail park approved

Plans for retail park approved

KFC and Aldi have been given the go ahead for a Toys R Us site.

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Tributes to Kent burglar 'should be respected'

Tributes to Kent burglar 'should be respected'

Police have urged for calm between the supporters of stabbed burglar Henry Vincent and the residents of the estate he targeted.

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Passing motorist spots blaze

Passing motorist spots blaze

Firefighters were quick to extinguish a blaze in a laundry room.

Benidorm the sitcom set to come to the Kent stage

Benidorm the sitcom set to come to the Kent stage

Go all inclusive and join the sun-loving Brits from ITV's comedy Benidorm as the TV show is set to come to the stage.

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First glimpse at what new Aldi could look like

First glimpse at what new Aldi could look like

Artist's impressions have offered the first insight of what a proposed new Aldi store in Kent might look like.

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How Kent's economy will fare after Brexit

How Kent's economy will fare after Brexit

Political editor Paul Francis looks at the impact of Brexit on Kent’s economy and how business will fare in a new world of tariffs, visas and quotas.

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'New crossing will do diddly squat'

'New crossing will do diddly squat'

Campaigners say an additional Thames crossing will do 'diddly squat' to help the environment or congestion, a year on from the route being announced.

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Teenager injured in gang attack

Teenager injured in gang attack

Police are investigating reports of an unprovoked attack on a 14-year-old boy after a football game.

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Live animal exports could be halted

Live animal exports could be halted

The practice of transporting live animals from a port in Kent could be stopped after Britain has left the European Union.

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Man offered children money for lewd images

Man offered children money for lewd images

A 24-year-old has been jailed after he offered children up to £5,000 to send him disgusting sex images on Facebook.

'Lives at risk' after hospital blunder

'Lives at risk' after hospital blunder

A Kent MP is demanding an immediate, independent investigation into how 5,000 X-rays, dating back more than a decade, may have been overlooked.

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Toddler's arm 'severed' in holiday park accident

Toddler's arm 'severed' in holiday park accident

A three-year-old boy has been taken to a London hospital after suffering a serious arm injury at a holiday park.

Girl, 6, walks unaided for first time after life-changing surgery

Girl, 6, walks unaided for first time after life-changing surgery

A child has taken her first steps after a huge fundraising effort to pay for treatment.

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Monty Python jibe at housing targets

Monty Python jibe at housing targets

A council leader has described central government’s demands for thousands more homes as like “something from Monty Python”.

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RVS saved for one more year

RVS saved for one more year

Cabinet announced the charity that works with the elderly will be funded for at least one more year.

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