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Opening date revealed for £20m school

Opening date revealed for £20m school

Academy bosses have revealed when a £20 million school will finally open its doors.

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Man stabbed in back in random 'Spoons attack

Man stabbed in back in random 'Spoons attack

A man was stabbed four times in the back in a random attack at a branch of Wetherspoon, a court has heard.

Man wins £10,000 a month for 30 years

Man wins £10,000 a month for 30 years

A mysterious Kent man is set for life after winning a huge National Lottery prize.

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Scholarship for £25,000 to be awarded to medical student

Scholarship for £25,000 to be awarded to medical student

A council has stepped in to fund a scholarship for a student wishing to study at the county's only medical school.

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'Sorry to report that this is not our finest hour'

'Sorry to report that this is not our finest hour'

A popular military and vintage lifestyle event will not go ahead this month after a council raised visitor safety concerns because of coronavirus.

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Highway bosses step in following dangerous parking at cliffs

Highway bosses step in following dangerous parking at cliffs

Dangerous parking at the White Cliffs of Dover should be a thing of the past now parking restrictions have been put in place.

Calls to 'pick up' children who miss out on free school meals

Calls to 'pick up' children who miss out on free school meals

There are fears children will miss out on free school meals if their parents are made redundant in the next few weeks.

Teen guilty of murdering man over drugs row

Teen guilty of murdering man over drugs row

CCTV has been released of a 17-year-old boy before and after he stabbed a man to death in the street.

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Chemistry, The Mary Rose and KMTV: A winning formula

Chemistry, The Mary Rose and KMTV: A winning formula

A new KMTV documentary explores how a team from the University of Kent helped to preserve, and put on display, the pride of the Tudor fleet.

Thames Estuary creative sector to receive £6.5m boost

Thames Estuary creative sector to receive £6.5m boost

The region's creative and cultural industries are set to benefit from an ambitious project in a bid to kickstart the economy.

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Former pupil aims for app success with 'Netflix for theatres'

Former pupil aims for app success with 'Netflix for theatres'

A student is preparing to launch herself into the app-developing world with a plan to bring theatre productions into the home.

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Former Scout leader plotted to rape child

Former Scout leader plotted to rape child

A pervert has been been locked up for almost a decade after plotting to rape a child.

Fears over September school bus plans

Fears over September school bus plans

As applications open for Travel Saver passes, a Kent MP is demanding answers over pupil bus bubbles to avoid a 'secondary school transport crisis'.

Dinghy drama as children blown a mile out to sea

Dinghy drama as children blown a mile out to sea

Two young children and an adult had to be rescued by the RNLI when their inflatable dinghy was blown a mile out to sea.

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School reopens after confirmed case of Covid-19

School reopens after confirmed case of Covid-19

Children in some class bubbles have been invited back to a primary school which closed after a member of staff tested positive for coronavirus.

Puppies 'drenched in oil' after being smuggled into Kent

Puppies 'drenched in oil' after being smuggled into Kent

A charity says illegal dog smuggling is on the rise during the Covid-19 pandemic, with the latest victims being six puppies discovered covered in oil.

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'Abandoned lab has a new home - so please stop calling'

'Abandoned lab has a new home - so please stop calling'

The owner of an abandoned Labrador found tied to railings with a note has been traced.

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Dash cam captures 'accident waiting to happen'

Dash cam captures 'accident waiting to happen'

Dash cam footage has revealed the dangerous driving conditions thousands have to battle through each day on a narrow country road.

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Lifer 'forced by gang' to turn cell in to armoury

Lifer 'forced by gang' to turn cell in to armoury

A "reformed" robber who has not celebrated a birthday outside for more than 30 years was "forced by a gang" to stash nine weapons in his cell.

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'My first day as a landlady was Super Saturday'

'My first day as a landlady was Super Saturday'

A woman signed the lease on a pub just as all taverns were ordered to shut - here's how her first weekend as a landlady went.

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One of Kent's most viewed homes is fit for royalty

One of Kent's most viewed homes is fit for royalty

This gorgeous home is one of the county's most looked at of late - and it's in a castle which really is fit for royalty.

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Pro MMA fighter's bold vision for seafront sports complex

Pro MMA fighter's bold vision for seafront sports complex

A mixed martial arts fighter is on a mission to breathe new life into the seafront with plans for a huge community sports hub.

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The terrifying tale of the brides in the bath killer

The terrifying tale of the brides in the bath killer

In 1915 George Smith hanged at Maidstone Prison after being convicted of three of England's most notorious murders - 105 years on this is his story.

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Knife found after city fight drama

Knife found after city fight drama

Outnumbered police officers were 'surrounded' by a group of youths after attempting to break up a fight in Canterbury.

Distressed person near train line sees power turned off

Distressed person near train line sees power turned off

Power was shut off to train tracks as emergency services dealt with a distressed person.

Health planners warned in 2016 about PPE shortage

Health planners warned in 2016 about PPE shortage

Health planners were warned in October 2016 about PPE shortages and were told a pandemic posed a "significant threat" to Kent.

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Approval for £5m leisure centre development

Approval for £5m leisure centre development

A £5 million redevelopment scheme has been approved for Splashes leisure centre, which will be closed for 18 months during the work.

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Young couples 'forced to move' by affordable housing shortfall

Young couples 'forced to move' by affordable housing shortfall

A council has tonight approved a blueprint to help fix its affordable housing shortage after its scale and impact were laid bare.

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Lorry driver dies after motorway crash

Lorry driver dies after motorway crash

A 58-year-old man has died after his lorry was involved in a crash on the M25 this afternoon.

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Tips for dog owners adapting to life after lockdown

Tips for dog owners adapting to life after lockdown

A charity has shared some tips on how to prevent abandonment issues in pets as their owners return to work after lockdown.

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