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Dad's heartbreak at son's last 999 call

Dad's heartbreak at son's last 999 call

A grieving father has described the devastation he feels knowing his son asked police to pick him up, hours before he took his own life.

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Man pronounced dead at beach

Man pronounced dead at beach

A man in his 70s has been pronounced dead following an incident at a popular beach.

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'We must do better to protect our children'

'We must do better to protect our children'

The number of babies who are being vaccinated against deadly diseases has dropped between January and March which may be down to parents' anxieties.

Bigger bins at beach will cost £4.5k each

Bigger bins at beach will cost £4.5k each

Campaigners are conflicted about how to tackle rubbish near a beach after hearing how much they would cost.

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Cabbie in a flap as pigeons make home in corridor

Cabbie in a flap as pigeons make home in corridor

A housing group has been accused of “consistent negligence” after tenants at an apartment block found pigeons living in a corridor.

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Fears 2,000 jobs could go if docks close

Fears 2,000 jobs could go if docks close

The uncertain future of a port is set to be revealed as new research finds it will cost £258m to the economy if it closes.

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Reality star avoids jail after stolen BMW police chase crash

Reality star avoids jail after stolen BMW police chase crash

A reality star with two dangerous driving convictions has avoided jail after ramming a police car with a stolen BMW.

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The 400-year-old Kent dockyard which employed 10,000

The 400-year-old Kent dockyard which employed 10,000

The closure of Chatham Dockyard in 1984 ended 400 years of shipbuilding in the Towns, but the legend of the dockyard will never die.

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Secret deal for huge Brexit clearance centre revealed

Secret deal for huge Brexit clearance centre revealed

The Government has secretly purchased a huge site on the outskirts of Ashford to build a post-Brexit customs clearance centre.

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'Quieter' fireworks for public displays

'Quieter' fireworks for public displays

A council has approved a motion to use 'quieter' fireworks for big public displays to protect animals and vulnerable people.

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Murder suspect granted bail

Murder suspect granted bail

A man has been granted bail until he goes on trial accused of murdering a former paratrooper.

Body found at garden city home

Body found at garden city home

A body has been found at a home after a fork-lift truck was used to force entry following concern's for a person's welfare.

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Tunnel blocked after crash

Tunnel blocked after crash

Traffic was held on the M25 after an accident in the Dartford Tunnel.

Miracle escape as jet-ski crashes onto beach

Miracle escape as jet-ski crashes onto beach

Shocking video captures the moment an out-of-control jet-ski runs up the beach at a seaside resort and comes to a stop feet from a family.

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Leisure centre staff face redundancies after bailout loan refusal

Leisure centre staff face redundancies after bailout loan refusal

A cash-strapped leisure trust faces significant job losses after a Kent council's cabinet refused to approve an emergency bailout loan of £120,000.

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Anger at 'White Lives Matter' graffiti

Anger at 'White Lives Matter' graffiti

A community is calling for action after racist and offensive graffiti was daubed on road signs and walls.

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Farmer, 87, still tending to flock thanks to mobility scooters

Farmer, 87, still tending to flock thanks to mobility scooters

An 87-year-old woman from Kent is still able to run her sheep farm thanks to her trusty equipment.

Man found dead by busy road

Man found dead by busy road

A newsagent employee discovered a man's body on his way to work.

Number of Kent Police officers with convictions revealed

Number of Kent Police officers with convictions revealed

Kent Police has confirmed how many of its serving officers have been convicted of a criminal offence including assault and criminal damage.

'Passenger flights will definitely run from airport'

'Passenger flights will definitely run from airport'

EXCLUSIVE: Passenger flights run by low-cost operators such as Ryanair and EasyJet will run from a Kent airport, bosses have confirmed.

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Man found dead in woodland

Man found dead in woodland

Emergency services were called to woodlands after a man's body was discovered.

Sex attacker caught trying to rob woman

Sex attacker caught trying to rob woman

A hooded man who carried out a sex attack on a woman five years ago has now been caught attempting to rob another woman.

Legal challenge 'can't stop UK's biggest solar farm'

Legal challenge 'can't stop UK's biggest solar farm'

The controversial decision to approve a huge solar farm with 880,000 panels will not be legally challenged, a disappointed council has revealed.

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This is what you can do as latest lockdown rules ease

This is what you can do as latest lockdown rules ease

Another relaxation of lockdown measures has been announced - but what exactly will you be able to do from July 11.

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Spitfire delivers special message to the NHS

Spitfire delivers special message to the NHS

Crowds gathered to watch an NHS birthday spitfire as it made its journey across the county.

Indie rockers The Libertines re-open bar

Indie rockers The Libertines re-open bar

The Libertines' rockers Pete Doherty and Carl Barat have re-opened their bar after the easing of lockdown restrictions.

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Fears over September restart for pupils

Fears over September restart for pupils

Fears have been expressed by education bosses over a potential surge in the number of "disaffected" pupils not returning to school in September.

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Bison to be introduced to Kent woodland

Bison to be introduced to Kent woodland

Europe's biggest land mammals will be free to roam a 2,500 acre conservation area in Kent as part of a ground-breaking project to boost biodiversity.

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'My waters broke but they said I'd wet myself'

'My waters broke but they said I'd wet myself'

A mum-of-three and her newborn baby suffered infections after she was sent home from hospital and told she had "wet herself" when her waters broke.

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Probe after pensioner breaks knee in subway fall

Probe after pensioner breaks knee in subway fall

The "treacherous" surface of a city subway is being investigated by a council after a pensioner broke his knee in a fall.

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