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Anti-vax protest at Bluewater

Anti-vax protest at Bluewater

Security staff are making checks at a shopping centre after anti-vaxxers began demonstrating outside a Boots store.

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Mum's shock as mystery pills fall out of Amazon parcel

Mum's shock as mystery pills fall out of Amazon parcel

A mum had to spring into action when her two-year-old daughter made a grab for pills mistakenly included in a delivery.

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Thousands fill city for vibrant Pride celebrations

Thousands fill city for vibrant Pride celebrations

Rainbow-clad revellers have been enjoying the county's biggest celebration of the LGBTQ+ community.

A2 closure leaves drivers stuck in 'extremely heavy traffic'

A2 closure leaves drivers stuck in 'extremely heavy traffic'

Drivers should expect lengthy delays to their journeys due to big queues brought about by the closure of the A2.

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Man left injured after attack in nightclub toilets

Man left injured after attack in nightclub toilets

Police want to identify two men after a fracas in a nightclub left a man in his 20s needing hospital treatment for serious injuries.

Pub closed after fire starts in tumble dryer

Pub closed after fire starts in tumble dryer

A popular pub and hotel has been forced to close after four fire engines spent the night tackling a blaze caused by an electrical fault.

Bikers suffer serious injuries in estate collision

Bikers suffer serious injuries in estate collision

Two men were rushed to hospital last night following a collision on one of the county's biggest trading estates.

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Body found after major search

Body found after major search

The body of a missing woman has been found following a seafront search involving boats and a helicopter.

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Dementia couple's carer raided bank account

Dementia couple's carer raided bank account

A devious carer who preyed on a vulnerable couple has walked from a court despite admitting taking thousands of pounds from them.

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'Dummy' planning decision error happened before

'Dummy' planning decision error happened before

A council left red-faced after a junior official accidentally published 'dummy' planning decisions has suffered a similar error before.

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Plans for 145 homes set to be thrown out at crunch meeting

Plans for 145 homes set to be thrown out at crunch meeting

Developers behind plans for new homes say they remain committed to the scheme despite a recommendation to refuse permission for the project.

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Redundant worker starts Scooter clothing stall

Redundant worker starts Scooter clothing stall

A gran who lost her job during lockdown has started a stall specialising in scooter clothing.

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The untold story of the newlywed from Kent killed in 9/11 attacks

The untold story of the newlywed from Kent killed in 9/11 attacks

The family of a Kent man killed on 9/11 have spoken publicly for the first time in 20 years of the tragedy that turned their world upside down.

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Tragic hairdresser lost control of car on wet A2

Tragic hairdresser lost control of car on wet A2

A popular hairdresser died in a tragic car crash on the A2 after losing control of a Citroen with a badly worn tyre.

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Man with weed sticker fails drug test

Man with weed sticker fails drug test

A man with a cannabis sticker on his van failed a roadside drug test.

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Calls for Transport for London style scheme in Kent

Calls for Transport for London style scheme in Kent

An oyster card and more joined up services are wanted by a councillor who is calling for a Transport for London style system in Kent.

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'Boris seems to have more fixes on his plate than Bob the Builder'

'Boris seems to have more fixes on his plate than Bob the Builder'

With the problem of social care reforms chief on the agenda the Prime Minister said there was whole load of things needed fixing.

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Veteran charities join forces to combat post lockdown loneliness

Veteran charities join forces to combat post lockdown loneliness

After more than a year of isolation, the Armed Forces community gathered for a drive-in concert and barbecue which was enjoyed by veterans.

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'Feeding your dog a slice of toast is like you eating two portions of fries'

'Feeding your dog a slice of toast is like you eating two portions of fries'

People's desire to 'treat' their pets is partly to blame for the numbers of animals piling on the pounds in lockdown, says a leading animal charity.

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Midwives' plea over rise in 'unacceptable' abuse of staff

Midwives' plea over rise in 'unacceptable' abuse of staff

A maternity team says there has been a rise in verbal abuse towards staff trying to provide care to patients.

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Winner of Kent Charity Awards announced!

Winner of Kent Charity Awards announced!

The winner of the sixth Kent Charity Awards has been crowned in recognition of the hard work their volunteers put in across the county.

Are these Kent's weirdest food habits?

Are these Kent's weirdest food habits?

We asked our readers to send in their weird and wonderful food combinations - sardines dipped in chocolate anyone?

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Can the UK push back boats in the Channel?

Can the UK push back boats in the Channel?

Any attempt to push back boats would endanger lives and be in breach of the law, say refugee groups, but the UK government disagrees.

MP and gay council leader clash in 'transphobia' row

MP and gay council leader clash in 'transphobia' row

An MP has hit back after an openly gay council leader criticised her for liking tweets described as "transphobic".

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Man dies in light aircraft crash

Man dies in light aircraft crash

A man has been pronounced dead at the scene of a light aircraft crash.

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Bus stop attacker tried to kidnap schoolgirl

Bus stop attacker tried to kidnap schoolgirl

A terrified 11-year-old girl escaped the clutches of her bus stop attacker and fled to a nearby house to raise the alarm, a court heard.

'I wish I'd been more patient, now she's gone'

'I wish I'd been more patient, now she's gone'

The sister of a bubbly young mum who suffered with mental health problems has spoken out about her loss on World Suicide Prevention Day.

Woman swims 1.5 miles to shore after falling off boat

Woman swims 1.5 miles to shore after falling off boat

A woman managed to get herself to safety by swimming 1.5 miles in the sea after falling from a boat.

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Schools trust sues former trustees over 'missing £2.8m'

Schools trust sues former trustees over 'missing £2.8m'

The government is helping to fund a legal case to recover 'lost public funds' from the bosses of a trust which once ran a school in the county.

Strictly's Shirley to star in panto in Kent

Strictly's Shirley to star in panto in Kent

Head judge of the BBC's Strictly, Shirley Ballas, is set to play the Wicked Queen in panto at a theatre in the county this Christmas.

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