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Woman fined after 12 bags of rubbish 'dumped by waste carrier'

Woman fined after 12 bags of rubbish 'dumped by waste carrier'

A council is reminding people to ensure they use licensed waste carriers after a woman was fined £300 when her rubbish was found dumped in a village.

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'The offence was exceptionally callous'

'The offence was exceptionally callous'

A robber pinned an elderly woman up against a kitchen unit by her neck and snatched two rings from her finger, a court heard.

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Turtle doves and rare plants hold up homes decision

Turtle doves and rare plants hold up homes decision

A decision over plans for 210 new homes has been stalled over concerns for rare birds and plants at the site.

A2 junction works to close major road for 11 weeks

A2 junction works to close major road for 11 weeks

Motorists will be hit with two-and-a-half months of road closures this spring as a notorious junction gets a major overhaul.

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Crash on M20 causing delays

Crash on M20 causing delays

One lane of the M20 has been closed following a single car crash.

MP backs calls to cut beer duty

MP backs calls to cut beer duty

A Kent MP has added his name to a group calling on the Chancellor to cut beer duty in the upcoming budget statement.

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Domestic abuse survivor still without safe home a year on

Domestic abuse survivor still without safe home a year on

We revisited a domestic abuse survivor a year after she was told to move back in with her attacker - and find her living in a crumbling home.

'I sorted grot-spot and this is the thanks I get'

'I sorted grot-spot and this is the thanks I get'

A house proud grandad has appealed for common sense to prevail after being ordered to tear up a £300 pathway he's built on a "dumping ground".

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Son stole £50k from his elderly mum for gambling

Son stole £50k from his elderly mum for gambling

Power of attorney abused by son who secretly swiped thousands of pounds - meant for his mother's care - to spend on gambling habit.

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'The end is in sight, but I have mixed emotions'

'The end is in sight, but I have mixed emotions'

It has been confirmed children will head back to school on March 8, but Secret Homeschooler has reservations.

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The terrifying night the train didn't stop

The terrifying night the train didn't stop

50 years ago a train ploughed through the buffers and came to rest on top of a taxi - here is the incredible story told by some of the survivors.

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The amount of people who have been vaccinated where you live

The amount of people who have been vaccinated where you live

Analysis of data shows more than a third of residents of one part of Kent have been vaccinated, while in another area the numbers are lagging behind.

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Four jailed after county lines cracked

Four jailed after county lines cracked

A gang which supplied heroin and crack cocaine into towns via county lines have been jail.

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Fears of rise in rough sleepers when furlough ends

Fears of rise in rough sleepers when furlough ends

Homeless charities are concerned the number of people sleeping rough in Kent could increase when the furlough scheme ends.

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Car blaze causing M25 delays

Car blaze causing M25 delays

A car caught alight on the A21 and has caused delays for motorists on the coast-bound carriageway.

Door-to-door duster sellers turn nasty

Door-to-door duster sellers turn nasty

Police have received a number of reports about aggressive door-to-door salesmen trying to sell cleaning products in one town.

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Inflate grades? 'It doesn't pay to do that'

Inflate grades? 'It doesn't pay to do that'

Teaching unions downplay concerns over grade inflation after the government confirms teacher assessment will be used for pupils' marks.

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A fitting send-off for Postie Paul

A fitting send-off for Postie Paul

A horse-drawn carriage and a cortège of Royal Mail vans drove through the streets in tribute to a popular postman who died from Covid-19.

'Why did you torment my son in such a cruel way?'

'Why did you torment my son in such a cruel way?'

The mother of a man who was brutally murdered in a graveyard has said she has "lost her treasure".

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Leisure centre closes after 20 years

Leisure centre closes after 20 years

Bosses of a popular gym have announced it will close immediately due to financial problems caused by the panedmic.

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Great-gran blasts covidiots after six-week virus battle

Great-gran blasts covidiots after six-week virus battle

A great-grandmother has criticised those who refuse to wear face masks after spending six weeks in hospital battling Covid-19.

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Hundreds of jobs to go in Asda closure

Hundreds of jobs to go in Asda closure

The supermarket giant has announced plans for a huge restructure which will see the closure of a warehouse in Kent.

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Popular tea shop owner dies of Covid

Popular tea shop owner dies of Covid

Tributes have been paid to a highly-respected trader who has died after a battle with coronavirus.

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Kent's biggest pride festival to return

Kent's biggest pride festival to return

Kent's biggest annual celebration of the LGBT community is set to return - after it was wiped from last year's calendar by the pandemic.

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Queues after double incident on M2

Queues after double incident on M2

There were delays on the M2 after two incidents saw a vehicle burst into flames and another crash on a slip road.

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No end in sight for Op Brock on M20

No end in sight for Op Brock on M20

Bosses say there is no set date for the removal of a hated contraflow on the M20 which was introduced ahead of Brexit.

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New Iceland supermarket to open next month

New Iceland supermarket to open next month

The opening date for a new Iceland supermarket, which is taking up residence inside The Range, has been revealed.

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Free shuttle bus to Covid vaccination centre

Free shuttle bus to Covid vaccination centre

A free shuttle minibus service has been launched to help people get to a new mass vaccination hub.

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New Sainsbury's opens soon after 10-year wait

New Sainsbury's opens soon after 10-year wait

A village's decade-long wait for a major supermarket chain to build and open a new store is almost over.

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£7,500 of equipment stolen from farming charity

£7,500 of equipment stolen from farming charity

A charity that supports adults with learning disabilities is pleading to thieves who stole equipment worth thousands to return it anonymously.

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