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Sport and music-loving youngsters wanted for new award

Sport and music-loving youngsters wanted for new award

Youngsters, tackling a sport or hobby regardless of illness or disability, are being sought for a new Children's Award.

Home Bargains superstore set to open in former Aldi

Home Bargains superstore set to open in former Aldi

Discount chain Home Bargains is set to double its presence in a Kent district as it takes up residence in a former Aldi supermarket.

Pathologist: 'PCSO's injuries the worst I've seen'

Pathologist: 'PCSO's injuries the worst I've seen'

A pathologist has told a murder trial the head injuries suffered by PCSO Julia James were 'the worst I've seen' and 'completely unsurvivable'.

First look around revamped Aldi

First look around revamped Aldi

A discount supermarket has reopened its doors to customers after closing for nearly two weeks to carry out a major refurbishment project.

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Every product supermarkets are removing from shelves due to salmonella

Every product supermarkets are removing from shelves due to salmonella

M&S, Sainsbury's and Waitrose are among the stores joining Aldi in recalling items over salmonella fears and here's the full list of foods to avoid.

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CCTV released following arson in high street store

CCTV released following arson in high street store

Officers are investigating an arson after an item was set alight inside a shop.

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P&O ferry's rescue boats didn't work

P&O ferry's rescue boats didn't work

A record number of deficiencies were discovered on P&O Ferries' Pride of Kent during safety inspections.

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Field set for protection could get 250 homes instead

Field set for protection could get 250 homes instead

A council leader has warned that nothing can stop housing development on a treasured green space after a 'dreadful decision' by planning inspectors.

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Missing 30-year-old sparks police appeal

Missing 30-year-old sparks police appeal

Officers are growing increasingly concerned for a missing man.

What to do if you find a baby bird on ground

What to do if you find a baby bird on ground

The RSPB has issued advice on what to do if you find a baby bird as it prepares for an increase in calls during the breeding season.

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Goodyear blimp back again

Goodyear blimp back again

An iconic airship has been spotted in the skies above Kent this morning.

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A day in the life of an 'angel'

A day in the life of an 'angel'

To mark International Nurses' Day, our reporter visited one of the county's biggest hospitals to spend time on a busy ward.

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Fight to get brave girl, 3, to Panama for treatment

Fight to get brave girl, 3, to Panama for treatment

A family is hoping to raise £20,000 so a little girl with severe brain damage can receive stem cell therapy in Central America.

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Homeless man's van torched after freak boot fair accident

Homeless man's van torched after freak boot fair accident

Callous 'scumbags' have stolen and torched a van belonging to a veteran campaigner for the homeless while he was in hospital.

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Inside the former bank set to become a pub

Inside the former bank set to become a pub

The owners of a successful pub plan to take over an empty bank to open a second much bigger premises.

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'I tried to eat a 20-inch pizza and was left sweating and groaning'

'I tried to eat a 20-inch pizza and was left sweating and groaning'

Despite a restaurant owner's warnings, our reporter was determined to try this gut-busting eating challenge.

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Man brands £150 fine for dropping cigarette 'unethical'

Man brands £150 fine for dropping cigarette 'unethical'

A man fined £150 for dropping a cigarette butt claims the penalty is too high and the punishment “unethical” as the cost-of-living crisis takes hold.

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Mum's heartache as son, 26, dies after epileptic fit

Mum's heartache as son, 26, dies after epileptic fit

The devastated mum of a 26-year-old who died after an epileptic fit has paid a heartfelt tribute to her son.

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New Lower Thames Crossing images released

New Lower Thames Crossing images released

National Highways has released further images of the planned crossing between Kent and Essex, as the final planned stage of consultation begins.

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Charity helps Ukraine refugees in UK

Charity helps Ukraine refugees in UK

With more and more Ukrainian refugees hoping to make it into the UK, one charity is helping those who have been able to make it already.

Cutting homelessness service could have 'devastating human cost'

Cutting homelessness service could have 'devastating human cost'

A charity has warned of the 'devastating' impact withdrawing a £5 million-a-year homelessness service could have in Kent.

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Copper thieves cause £30k damage in raid

Copper thieves cause £30k damage in raid

A gang of balaclava-clad copper thieves nearly shutdown a Kent business after causing £30,000 worth of damage during a raid.

Sinkhole closes road for 7 days

Sinkhole closes road for 7 days

A road, which has been blocked in both directions after a sinkhole appeared, is set to be closed for a week.

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Probe launched as would-be thieves break into shop

Probe launched as would-be thieves break into shop

Police are investigating after a shop was broken into in the early hours.

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Huge hold-ups as six weeks of lane closures begin

Huge hold-ups as six weeks of lane closures begin

Lane closures are causing long tailbacks as work to replace a roundabout with traffic lights finally gets going.

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Bike yobs sought after dog walker knocked out

Bike yobs sought after dog walker knocked out

A dog walker who flagged down motorbike riders pulling a wheelie along a closed road was attacked and punched during an unprovoked assault.

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Police jobs will be lost amid budget squeeze

Police jobs will be lost amid budget squeeze

Kent Police has insisted that its plans to save close to £7m from its budget this year will not affect key frontline staff.

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'Cobble-proof' electric scooters to launch in Kent

'Cobble-proof' electric scooters to launch in Kent

An upgraded e-scooter model with "self-healing" tyres is to be made available as part of a controversial rental scheme.

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'Van man' fined for fleet of 'eyesores'

'Van man' fined for fleet of 'eyesores'

A man has been found guilty of parking multiple “abandoned and dangerous” vehicles across a town.

Food bank responds to media storm

Food bank responds to media storm

A pastor and foodbank trustee says the opening of a new food bank venue was a moment that 'should be celebrated'.

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