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During this unprecedented time, many readers will not be in a position to be able to buy a newspaper. To help, we have developed the IM News app which can be downloaded for free and read on either your phone or tablet. The IM News app contains the latest breaking news from our journalists as well as a digital version of your favourite KM Media Group newspaper and is available for free for a month.

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Priest had to change in car park because of new crematorium funeral rules

Priest had to change in car park because of new crematorium funeral rules

Clergy no longer use crematorium changing rooms because of new coronavirus rules. Plus: grave count-up ordered and how to beat church closures.

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Company offers free wedding to an NHS hero

Company offers free wedding to an NHS hero

Chic Wedding and Events is asking people to nominate NHS heroes for the chance to win a free wedding.

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'I can go home and see my babies'

'I can go home and see my babies'

A pregnant mum who was desperately fighting for her unborn baby's life is to return home after successfully battling coronavirus.

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'Lift ban on areas to let dogs walk'

'Lift ban on areas to let dogs walk'

The RSPCA wants councils to relax dog no-go zones so people don't have to travel to exercise their pets during the pandemic.

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Top tips to beat boredom of living alone during lockdown

Top tips to beat boredom of living alone during lockdown

Struggling to know what to do with yourself during lockdown? We've spoken to The Living Well Alone Project about the 15 best ways to keep occupied.

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P&O Ferries stands down 1,100 staff due to pandemic

P&O Ferries stands down 1,100 staff due to pandemic

A ferry company is temporarily standing down more than 1,000 staff and focusing all efforts on bringing in freight to the UK.

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Tough times ahead, says council leader

Tough times ahead, says council leader

A note to councillors has warned a local authority is expecting to take a "financial hit of serious proportions" amid the coronavirus outbreak.

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More makeshift hospitals on the way to treat Covid-19 patients

More makeshift hospitals on the way to treat Covid-19 patients

The government has announce two further temporary hospitals, with more planned.

Staff working in office despite government advice

Staff working in office despite government advice

Sales staff at one of the UK's largest house builders have been made to come in to work despite government advice to work remotely unless essential.

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NHS assessment centre at school

NHS assessment centre at school

A drive-thru medical facility for those with suspected coronavirus symptoms has been constructed in the grounds of a school.

School prints visors for NHS

School prints visors for NHS

Pupils have put their technological skills to incredible use by making masks to protect health workers in the fight against coronavirus.

Will drones be deployed to enforce lockdown?

Will drones be deployed to enforce lockdown?

From setting up roadblocks to foot patrols, there is more than one way to ensure people follow social distancing restrictions.

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Logistics firm to offer emergency deliveries

Logistics firm to offer emergency deliveries

A freight company has joined a national drive to keep the country stocked during the coronavirus crisis.

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The measures supermarkets are taking in virus fight

The measures supermarkets are taking in virus fight

Supermarkets across Kent have tightened measures on social distancing with limits on customer numbers and two-metre gaps in queues.

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Parents' plea to help bring son home from Australia

Parents' plea to help bring son home from Australia

A Kent couple whose son is stranded in Australia due to coronavirus are appealing to the government to step up actions to bring him home.

Virus risk to refuse workers

Virus risk to refuse workers

The firm behind rubbish collections in part of Kent has admitted it can sometimes be difficult for staff to follow guidance of social distancing.

Council's £163k deal to put homeless in Travelodges

Council's £163k deal to put homeless in Travelodges

A local authority has struck a deal with a budget hotel chain to house 57 rough sleepers during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Newspapers are not Covid-19 transmitters

Newspapers are not Covid-19 transmitters

TV doctor Hilary Jones stresses the importance and safety of newspapers during the coronavirus pandemic.

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