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'I'd heard horror stories but nothing could've prepared me for this'

'I'd heard horror stories but nothing could've prepared me for this'

As a social media expert warns of the dangers of a webcam site made popular by TikTok, we logged on - and nothing could prepare us for what we found.

Kent's forgotten nuclear bunkers

Kent's forgotten nuclear bunkers

Nuclear bunkers remain littered around the county, reminders of a fear that lasted decades.

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'Sinister text messages were from man sitting next to me'

'Sinister text messages were from man sitting next to me'

A woman has told of her shock at finding her partner was responsible for a string of terrifying texts - one threatening to throw acid in her face.

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Look inside Gogglebox hotel on market for millions

Look inside Gogglebox hotel on market for millions

The Grade I listed hotel made famous by Gogglebox duo Steph and Dom has gone on the market with a huge price tag - take a look inside it here.

Tragic suicide of young woman 'who just wanted to be loved'

Tragic suicide of young woman 'who just wanted to be loved'

The grieving family of a young woman who took her own life have spoken of their shock upon learning of her tragic death.

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Council tax bills would be cut by hundreds under new system

Council tax bills would be cut by hundreds under new system

A new way of calculating council tax would save hard pressed families hundreds of pounds a year and a campaign group wants it adopted.

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Festival pushed back after June 21 announcement

Festival pushed back after June 21 announcement

A music festival will go ahead this summer - but a week later than planned in order to fall after June 21.

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Teenage burglary gang caught on camera

Teenage burglary gang caught on camera

Watch the moment three teenage burglars broke into a home and made off with two cars parked on the driveway moments later.

'Our despicable treasurer should be in prison'

'Our despicable treasurer should be in prison'

A charity which ran a pre-school has labelled its former treasure "despicable" after she admitted stealing nearly £38,000 over a decade.

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Burst pipes shut town centre roads

Burst pipes shut town centre roads

Multiple town centre roads have shut while workers repair three burst water mains.

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Digital inquests to be rolled out

Digital inquests to be rolled out

A UK-first trial of digital-only inquests which took place in Kent has led to the decision to roll the time saving system out across the country.

Man in court after woman 'robbed at knife point'

Man in court after woman 'robbed at knife point'

A man has been remanded in custody after a woman was allegedly robbed at knife point in a town centre.

Shop owners' verdict on TV show interiors makeover

Shop owners' verdict on TV show interiors makeover

Store-keepers have given their verdict after their shops were transformed on BBC Two show Interior Design Masters.

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Building work starts on new Lidl

Building work starts on new Lidl

A village can expect to have its own branch of the budget supermarket chain by the end of the year.

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Product recall after salmonella poisoning kills five and leaves hundreds ill

Product recall after salmonella poisoning kills five and leaves hundreds ill

Five people are suspected to have died, with hundreds more having become ill, after eating chicken products sold in major UK supermarkets.

New intensive care unit could be built at hospital

New intensive care unit could be built at hospital

In response to the Covid pandemic, hospital chiefs hope to build a state-of-the-art treatment facility.

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Residents can't park because of hospital fee-dodgers

Residents can't park because of hospital fee-dodgers

People are paying £65 a year to park outside their homes but users of the hospital opposite are taking up the parking spaces for free.

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Solar panel sparks new-build roof blaze

Solar panel sparks new-build roof blaze

Fire crews have confirmed the cause of a blaze which ripped through a block of new build flats.

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Pre-school forced to close after treasurer stole £37k

Pre-school forced to close after treasurer stole £37k

A woman has avoided jail after stealing more than £37,000 from a struggling pre-school.

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Carry on saving? Stamp duty holiday could be extended

Carry on saving? Stamp duty holiday could be extended

Estate agents have mixed thoughts about the stamp duty holiday introduced to boost the housing market after the first lockdown being extended.

Work to start on new seafront leisure centre and homes

Work to start on new seafront leisure centre and homes

The construction of a divisive seafront development - which will include a new leisure centre, a hotel and 150 homes - will start in March.

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'We don’t want to kill fun but steer clear of muddy beauty spot'

'We don’t want to kill fun but steer clear of muddy beauty spot'

A councillor has made a plea for the public to choose a different walk instead of heading to a nature reserve which has turned into a mud bath.

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'It is on a scale I have never seen before'

'It is on a scale I have never seen before'

Calls have been made to take action over hazardous fly-tipping close to a gypsy and traveller site.

'It's not Royal Tonbridge Wells!'

'It's not Royal Tonbridge Wells!'

Some Kent residents were left angry and enraged after a BBC programme muddled up the name of two towns in the county.

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'Best of Kent' wine bar set to open in village square

'Best of Kent' wine bar set to open in village square

A wine bar offering bottles from all seven of the county's major vineyards is set to open in an historic village square.

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Revealed: Councils count cost of Covid

Revealed: Councils count cost of Covid

Councils have had to draw millions of pounds from their rainy day funds - and it's feared without help they may be in serious financial trouble.

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'They weren't working out - they were fixing a leak!'

'They weren't working out - they were fixing a leak!'

A gym boss has branded police overzealous after three men were fined when officers were called to reports of men working out.

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Why Kent is the new crime writing capital

Why Kent is the new crime writing capital

In recent years more and more crime novels have been set in Kent - we asked four writers why the county is the perfect setting for gruesome murders.

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This is how long it could take to vaccinate Kent

This is how long it could take to vaccinate Kent

A third of adults in Kent have received their first vaccine dose - this is how long it would take to jab the whole county if current rates continue.

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Covid rate continues to tumble but one borough sees rise

Covid rate continues to tumble but one borough sees rise

The Covid infection rate across Kent has plunged by another 23% in the past week - but there is one part of the county where it has gone up.

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