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Watch: Kent County Show through the years

Watch: Kent County Show through the years

Discover the history of the time-honoured agricultural event which has been synonymous with the south east for nearly a century.

Ice cream van seized and driver arrested

Ice cream van seized and driver arrested

An ice cream man is in custody after his van was pulled over and seized and he failed a drugs test.

Lakes plagued by inflatable swans, anti-social behaviour and litter

Lakes plagued by inflatable swans, anti-social behaviour and litter

A council is clamping down on visitors to a country park who are "putting themselves at risk" and "causing damage".

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Experiment shows just how effective face masks are

Experiment shows just how effective face masks are

With many scientists urging people to wear facemasks, our KMTV reporter has taken on her own experiment and the results are remarkable.

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'I'm overwhelmed, excited and ecstatic'

'I'm overwhelmed, excited and ecstatic'

Kent business owners react to the news beauty salons, gyms and leisure centres can reopen in the next few weeks.

Emergency crews called to woods

Emergency crews called to woods

Emergency services have been called to Detling Hill and search teams have been deployed.

Gang causes chaos in village

Gang causes chaos in village

Police are stepping up patrols in a village after a shopkeeper was attacked and besieged by abusive teenagers.

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Rare penny sells for more than £13,000

Rare penny sells for more than £13,000

A rare coin, which is around 1,000 years old, has been auctioned off at more than triple the estimated price.

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RSPCA fears over rise in abandoned pets after pandemic

RSPCA fears over rise in abandoned pets after pandemic

The RSPCA is bracing itself for a surge in abandoned animals over fears owners will struggle to afford their pets post-pandemic.

Biker admits killing teen in wheelie stunt

Biker admits killing teen in wheelie stunt

Video footage has been released of a biker showing off doing wheelies before he collided with a teenage friend - killing him.

Hundreds of trees cut down by illegal loggers

Hundreds of trees cut down by illegal loggers

Police are investigating after several acres of woodland were destroyed, with the timber sold on Facebook.

Police warning after scammers target vulnerable

Police warning after scammers target vulnerable

Fraud detectives are warning people to beware of criminals who are using police phone numbers to target vulnerable people.

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Teenage girls groped by man as patrols increased

Teenage girls groped by man as patrols increased

Teenage girls were approached and groped by a man as police launch a CCTV appeal to track down the suspect.

Plans for Manston Airport approved

Plans for Manston Airport approved

Plans to transform Manston Airport into a freight cargo air hub have been given the green light - paving the way for hundreds of jobs to be created.

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Police raid brothel and seize cash

Police raid brothel and seize cash

Hundreds of pounds in cash has been seized and a vulnerable woman taken to safety after police raided a suspected brothel.

Saga to axe around 300 jobs

Saga to axe around 300 jobs

One of the county's biggest employers says it is to cut hundreds of jobs due to the impact of the pandemic on its business.

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John Lewis store WILL reopen

John Lewis store WILL reopen

A two-storey John Lewis shop will reopen later this month, but eight other stores across the country won't welcome customers again.

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Jobs boost as Home Bargains prepares to open

Jobs boost as Home Bargains prepares to open

A discount retailer is now recruiting staff ahead of opening at a former Homebase store that will have been vacant for three years.

Outcry as driver rams baby seagulls

Outcry as driver rams baby seagulls

A video of two baby seagulls being run over by an Audi has caused an outcry on social media. Warning: graphic video.

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Greggs quits town

Greggs quits town

High Street favourite Greggs won't be reopening one of its eateries after it was closed during lockdown.

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Union warning over Eurostar job cuts

Union warning over Eurostar job cuts

Rail union the RMT has warned of 'serious implications' to Kent if Eurostar slash jobs as a result of the impact of the pandemic.

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Two motorways shut after crash

Two motorways shut after crash

There were long queues of traffic after the M25 and the M26 were closed following an accident this morning.

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Car seized after police spot cardboard number plates

Car seized after police spot cardboard number plates

A BMW has been seized by police after officers spotted its cardboard registration plates.

Couple to expand coffee business across county

Couple to expand coffee business across county

A couple are planning to expand their own special brand of coffee cafes across the county.

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Dad's fatal decision to drive after party

Dad's fatal decision to drive after party

A loving dad-of-three who died after crashing into a lamppost was more than three times the drink-drive limit, an inquest has heard.

Family plagued by recurring river of sewage in garden

Family plagued by recurring river of sewage in garden

A dad has hit out at a water company after his garden was repeatedly flooded with raw sewage, knocking a potential £50,000 of the price of his home.

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Kent's lost swimming pools

Kent's lost swimming pools

From Sheerness Aquarena to Clifton Baths, we've looked back at a selection of Kent's swimming pools and lidos which have been loved and lost.

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Theatre lockdown could bring curtain down on panto

Theatre lockdown could bring curtain down on panto

A top panto producer fears the county's biggest show may have to be dropped.

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Man taken to hospital after beach rescue

Man taken to hospital after beach rescue

A man has been taken to hospital after a large-scale rescue operation at a beach.

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Nazi graffiti daubed around seaside town

Nazi graffiti daubed around seaside town

Police are investigating complaints after offensive stickers and graffiti marking Hitler's birthday were daubed around a town.

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