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Your view on Freedom Day delay

Your view on Freedom Day delay

More than 2,000 of you had your say on whether June 21's so-called 'Freedom Day' should have been delayed – here's what you thought.

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Kent has third most reported stalking incidents in England

Kent has third most reported stalking incidents in England

With stalking incidents soaring since the pandemic began, the mum of a woman murdered by her stalker ex urges people to recognise the signs.

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Scale of glass strewn across beach revealed

Scale of glass strewn across beach revealed

A selfless beach-goer helped clear away dozens of pieces of broken glass from a popular coastal destination.

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June 21's 'Freedom Day' delayed by month

June 21's 'Freedom Day' delayed by month

Boris Johnson has announced June 21's 'Freedom Day' will be delayed by four weeks as cases of the variant first detected in India spiral.

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Antelopes shot dead after escaping from enclosure

Antelopes shot dead after escaping from enclosure

Two African waterbuck were shot after breaking out from a reserve and ending up on a public footpath.

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Girl, 17, fights off knifeman's forest sex attack bid

Girl, 17, fights off knifeman's forest sex attack bid

A teenage girl was injured after she tried to battle a man with a knife during an attempted sexual assault.

Huge lorry fire blocks A20

Huge lorry fire blocks A20

One carriageway of the A20 is blocked by a huge lorry fire.

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Moving moment Covid patient leaves hospital after 147 days

Moving moment Covid patient leaves hospital after 147 days

A man who spent 53 days in a coma has finally left the hospital where he's been since January.

'Freedom delay will cost me £500k'

'Freedom delay will cost me £500k'

Those running bars in a Kent town, set to lose thousands because of the delayed easing, have blasted the lack of information on safe revelling.

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Man's body found in flat

Man's body found in flat

Police are continuing to stand guard outside a block of flats after the body of a man in his 40s was found.

Unexploded bomb found on building site

Unexploded bomb found on building site

A building site was evacuated following the discovery of an unexploded bomb.

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Moment hooded burglar carries away £15k in safe

Moment hooded burglar carries away £15k in safe

The owner of a sports bar is offering a reward for information after a break-in which may have been done by ex-staff.

'We drove past test centre 10 times without realising'

'We drove past test centre 10 times without realising'

A couple who needed a Covid test say a drive-through site was so difficult to find, they almost gave up trying and now want to help others find it.

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The events in doubt following 'freedom day' delay

The events in doubt following 'freedom day' delay

The government's delay to June 21 lockdown easing could axe music events and festivals across the county.

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Forensic officers tape off flats and footpath

Forensic officers tape off flats and footpath

Police are standing guard outside a block of flats following an incident off a main road.

Nominate a teacher for top award

Nominate a teacher for top award

It's been a year like no other for schools and teachers and this year's Children's Awards hopes to recognise that with an award for a member of staff.

Car gets stuck in the sea

Car gets stuck in the sea

Police are at the beach after a car appears to have got stuck on the shingle.

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A2 reopens after lorry overturns

A2 reopens after lorry overturns

Drivers heading for London faced long delays after a lorry overturned.

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Gay men can donate blood from today

Gay men can donate blood from today

A Kent man will be among the first to give blood following a relaxation in rules for gay and bisexual men.

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'I was just trying to protect my family'

'I was just trying to protect my family'

A dad who was slashed across the face says he lies about his scars so people don't judge him.

Life on an abandoned luxury housing estate

Life on an abandoned luxury housing estate

It was meant to be a luxury development of 16 dream homes, but life at The Hamiltons became a nightmare.

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Villagers at war over £3m plot of land and bid for new homes

Villagers at war over £3m plot of land and bid for new homes

A village is at loggerheads over a plot of land which could earn a £3 million windfall - as residents don't want new homes built there.

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What if Kent's Ted Heath hadn't become PM?

What if Kent's Ted Heath hadn't become PM?

A top historian has predicted how Britain could have taken a different path if Kent's highest-profile politician hadn't made it to the top.

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PM 'to announce four week delay to end of lockdown rules'

PM 'to announce four week delay to end of lockdown rules'

The easing of lockdown restrictions is to be delayed by up to four weeks, the Prime Minister is expected to announce.

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Drivers 'gobsmacked' as people wander onto motorway

Drivers 'gobsmacked' as people wander onto motorway

Dashcam footage shows two people walking in the middle of a busy motorway and forcing cars to swerve.

'Beers went flying and fans embraced'

'Beers went flying and fans embraced'

We joined football fans basking in the sun to watch England's winning start to Euro 2020 against Croatia.

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Mum's plea after son diagnosed with rare condition

Mum's plea after son diagnosed with rare condition

A baby is only the 16th in the world to be diagnosed with a rare disorder which means he cannot move his arms and legs.

Warning of 'intense thunderstorms' on the way

Warning of 'intense thunderstorms' on the way

Kent could be hit by heavy rain and flooded roads, as a new weather warning spells the end of the heatwave.

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Delay as travellers claim they have Covid-19

Delay as travellers claim they have Covid-19

A legal process to move travellers on from public land has been put on hold over health concerns.

Suspect on dangerous driving charge after car stopped

Suspect on dangerous driving charge after car stopped

A 26-year-old man is due in court facing theft and driving charges after police made an early-hours stop.

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