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The Kent cafe with five-star food - but the liberal left won't like it

The Kent cafe with five-star food - but the liberal left won't like it

We visited a restaurant full of Union Jacks and Nigel Farage voters for a classic English breakfast. Just don’t bring a copy of the Guardian…

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‘We thought we’d got rid of rickets but now it’s back’

‘We thought we’d got rid of rickets but now it’s back’

There has been a sharp rise in the number of rickets cases recorded in one part of Kent but are Victorian diseases really making a comeback?

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Prolific shoplifter banned from Tesco stores

Prolific shoplifter banned from Tesco stores

A prolific shoplifter has been banned from several supermarkets in part of Kent after stealing items on numerous occasions.

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Council’s U-turn over quarry expansion plans

Council’s U-turn over quarry expansion plans

A local authority under new leadership has made a U-turn on its stance to extend a quarry amid concerns it will impact an ancient woodland.

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Long delays on Dartford Tunnel approach

Long delays on Dartford Tunnel approach

There are more than six miles of queues on the M25 following reports of an earlier accident.

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Wife accused of husband’s murder back in court

Wife accused of husband’s murder back in court

A woman accused of murdering her husband after human remains were found at their home has been remanded in custody after appearing in crown court.

Man’s body found near High Street

Man’s body found near High Street

A large emergency service presence – including police and forensics – was called to a side road where a man was confirmed dead.

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Bloodstain on box inside drug filled storage container reveals culprit

Bloodstain on box inside drug filled storage container reveals culprit

A man has been jailed for four years after his DNA was matched to a cardboard box within a storage container filled with cannabis.

At a glance: What do plans announced in King’s Speech mean for Kent?

At a glance: What do plans announced in King’s Speech mean for Kent?

From housing to small boats, our political editor Paul Francis explains what the King’s Speech could mean for our county.

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Hit-and-run driver who left boy in road ‘like an animal’ spared jail

Hit-and-run driver who left boy in road ‘like an animal’ spared jail

A hit-and-run driver who knocked down and killed a seven-year-old boy and left him in the road "like an animal" has been spared jail.

One of Kent's oldest pubs goes up for sale

One of Kent's oldest pubs goes up for sale

A 600-year-old pub which was once one of Kent’s longest-running establishments has gone up for sale.

Delight as 700-year-old market finally returns to high street

Delight as 700-year-old market finally returns to high street

A 700-year-old market’s long anticipated return to Kent following an arduous two-year battle has been labelled a “win-win”.

Spanish galleon coming to Kent harbour - and public can go aboard

Spanish galleon coming to Kent harbour - and public can go aboard

A replica of the kind of ship of the Spanish Crown for maritime expeditions will be open to the public as the 48m vessel docks at a Kent harbour.

Owner’s anger as huge fire ‘lit by arsonists’ destroys barn

Owner’s anger as huge fire ‘lit by arsonists’ destroys barn

A fire that decimated a barn could cost the landowner up to £50,000.

M2 closed after coach and van crash

M2 closed after coach and van crash

A collision involving a van and a coach on a busy stretch of motorway caused delays.

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Prolific thief who caused ‘misery in the town’ banned from shops

Prolific thief who caused ‘misery in the town’ banned from shops

A 45-year-old woman has been handed a two-year shop ban and sent back to prison for targeting a number of town centre stores and supermarkets.

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Collapsed construction firm’s former owner pays £2.2m on final legacy project

Collapsed construction firm’s former owner pays £2.2m on final legacy project

The former owners of an award-winning construction firm which went into administration has paid £2.2m to exit its final legacy project.

Family-run care home is sold

Family-run care home is sold

A care home, first opened in 1983, has been sold as its owners look to retire.

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Travel agents wins the double at awards

Travel agents wins the double at awards

A leading travel agent in the county has won two prestigious awards at a glitzy ceremony in London.

‘Cost of doing business remains a major issue’

‘Cost of doing business remains a major issue’

Businesses across the county are continuing to feel the pinch according to the latest economic survey as confidence stagnates.

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Heat health warning issued as Kent set to be as hot as Ibiza

Heat health warning issued as Kent set to be as hot as Ibiza

Temperatures are expected to skyrocket with places across the county reaching 30 degrees, sparking a heat health warning.

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Death of popular 24-year-old not being treated as suspicious

Death of popular 24-year-old not being treated as suspicious

The death of a young woman whose body was found 12 days after she was reported missing is not being treated as suspicious, police have confirmed.

‘I won’t stop until KCC pay for my pothole damage’

‘I won’t stop until KCC pay for my pothole damage’

A 73-year-old woman has vowed to take the county council to court if it doesn’t pay up more than £500 for pothole damage to her car.

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‘Kent is the only place I don’t wear a mask - I feel safe here’

‘Kent is the only place I don’t wear a mask - I feel safe here’

In an exclusive interview with KentOnline, model Mia Khalifa reveals her love for the county - from Whitstable’s oysters to her ‘witch’ in Margate.

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Motorists face ANPR camera influx to combat towns’ ‘mish-mash enforcement’

Motorists face ANPR camera influx to combat towns’ ‘mish-mash enforcement’

Plans to add more cameras to several towns to catch motorists flouting traffic rules have been welcomed despite claims they’re purely to “make money”.

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Nature’s calling with Kent’s outdoor GeoAdventures

Nature’s calling with Kent’s outdoor GeoAdventures

GeoAdventures are a series of outdoor activities taking place in Kent this summer, including bat walks and river dipping.

Village parking war as 'petty' ban leaves school-run parents fuming

Village parking war as 'petty' ban leaves school-run parents fuming

Furious parents fear a “petty” parking ban near a primary school will put their children’s lives at risk.

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‘Why Kent could learn a thing or two from Cornwall’

‘Why Kent could learn a thing or two from Cornwall’

While holidaying in Cornwall, Secret Thinker considers why our south-west counterparts have been “far more successful” in attracting tourists.

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Nearly 1,500 animals abused in Kent in six months

Nearly 1,500 animals abused in Kent in six months

The RSPCA has received more than 40,000 reports of animal abuse across England and Wales between January and June, according to new figures.

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Overturned car sparks emergency services response

Overturned car sparks emergency services response

A road was temporarily shut following a collision that left one car on its roof.

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