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Wildlife park 'heartbroken' at death of cat

Wildlife park 'heartbroken' at death of cat

Staff at a wildlife trust say they are heartbroken at the death of one of their oldest animals.

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Anger at energy rebate scam

Anger at energy rebate scam

People are being warned not to respond to scam texts and emails about the upcoming £400 Government Energy Rebate.

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Royal Mail unveils four commemorative Queen stamps

Royal Mail unveils four commemorative Queen stamps

Royal Mail has unveiled four new black and white stamps to mark the life of the Queen, which will go on general sale later this year.

American diner opens first Kent branch

American diner opens first Kent branch

The county's first branch of an American fast food chain has opened its doors to the public.

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DWP issues £150 cost of living cash update amid complaints of delays

DWP issues £150 cost of living cash update amid complaints of delays

Operational issues have reportedly slowed down the arrival of cost of living cash but the DWP says it is on track to reach those still waiting.

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'It's getting bigger every day - they need to clear it!'

'It's getting bigger every day - they need to clear it!'

Skips are overflowing and rubbish bags piled high as bins at a shopping centre have not been collected for a month.

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Man taken to hospital after crash closes M2

Man taken to hospital after crash closes M2

A crash involving a lorry resulted in the closure of part of the M2 and a man being taken to a London hospital.

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‘Conman offered my cat back for a fiver’

‘Conman offered my cat back for a fiver’

A woman is devastated after a fraudster pretended to have her missing cat to scam her out of £5.

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Council earnt £14.6m selling land to developers

Council earnt £14.6m selling land to developers

A local authority has been criticised for making money by selling assets including playing fields and libraries to 'the highest bidder'.

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Mystery bruises and dirty fingernails on residents at care home

Mystery bruises and dirty fingernails on residents at care home

A nursing home has been put into special measures after an unannounced inspection by the Care Quality Commission.

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Owner defends Airbnbs as residents revolt

Owner defends Airbnbs as residents revolt

A councillor who owns an Airbnb insists they have "positive impacts", after a survey showed 87% of residents are concerned about the huge increase.

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'Survival of the fittest' on high street this winter

'Survival of the fittest' on high street this winter

The story of one Kent high street shows the challenges small businesses face this winter with rising bills and a cost of living crisis.

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Kent restaurant named third best in the UK

Kent restaurant named third best in the UK

One of the county's most popular dining destinations has been ranked the 12th best in Europe.

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NHS settles case with Christian GP who offered patients 'spiritual care'

NHS settles case with Christian GP who offered patients 'spiritual care'

A tribunal for a religious doctor who received complaints over “spiritual” care to his patients has been called off after a last-ditch settlement.

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'She was happy and healthy but cruelly taken from us'

'She was happy and healthy but cruelly taken from us'

The family of a 'lovely and bubbly' young footballer have paid tribute to her after her sudden death at the age of 20.

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Government 'u-turn' on removing Albanian asylum seekers

Government 'u-turn' on removing Albanian asylum seekers

The government has issued a u-turn on a controversial asylum plan, according to a charity.

No Southeastern trains to run in Kent this Saturday

No Southeastern trains to run in Kent this Saturday

No trains will run in Kent this Saturday, including all services in and out of London, says operator Southeastern.

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Teenager arrested after car overturns

Teenager arrested after car overturns

Police say a 16-year-old driver was breathalysed and taken into custody following a single-car collision.

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The parts of Kent where planning rulebook could be torn up

The parts of Kent where planning rulebook could be torn up

Housebuilding restrictions could be eased in parts of Kent - after the county was named by the government as a potential "investment zone".

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Man hit by train suffers 'life-changing injuries'

Man hit by train suffers 'life-changing injuries'

A man hit by a train over the weekend has suffered life-changing injuries, police have confirmed.

Man seriously injured after 'stolen' car crashes on M2 junction

Man seriously injured after 'stolen' car crashes on M2 junction

A man has been seriously injured and another charged after a 'stolen' car crashed on a sliproad.

When is the £324 second cost of living payment going to arrive?

When is the £324 second cost of living payment going to arrive?

Low-income households are set to receive a second cost of living support payment of £324 this autumn but when might the money arrive?

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Soft play at garden centre temporarily closed

Soft play at garden centre temporarily closed

A popular soft play centre has been closed for refurbishment.

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Have your say on plans to support 10,000 homes

Have your say on plans to support 10,000 homes

People can now have their say about a raft of projects to support 10,000 homes in an area over the next 30 years.

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Man in court after police chase

Man in court after police chase

A 20-minute police chase came to an end when a stinger was deployed and the driver turned into a cul-de-sac.

Moped rider airlifted to hospital after crash

Moped rider airlifted to hospital after crash

A 55-year-old man was airlifted to hospital after suffering serious injuries in a road collision.

'Such a shame that the few ruin it for everyone'

'Such a shame that the few ruin it for everyone'

Yobs have been caught on CCTV trying to set fire to a park's bench, as well as removing bolts and making it unsafe to use.

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Don't miss 'extraordinary' views of Jupiter as it comes close to Earth

Don't miss 'extraordinary' views of Jupiter as it comes close to Earth

Jupiter is about to come the closest it's been to Earth since 1963 and stargazers are hoping for 'extraordinary' views.

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Six-vehicle crash shuts Dartford tunnel

Six-vehicle crash shuts Dartford tunnel

The Dartford Crossing has now reopened after a six-vehicle crash closed one tunnel and left commuters facing miles of queues.

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'Gentle' OAP warned of road's dangers before he was killed in crash

'Gentle' OAP warned of road's dangers before he was killed in crash

A "well-loved" pensioner had recently raised concerns about the safety of the road on which he was later killed while crossing, his friends have said.

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