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Covid vaccine is '90% effective' say Pfizer and BioNTech

Covid vaccine is '90% effective' say Pfizer and BioNTech

Drug trials for a Covid vaccine have shown just 94 out of 43,538 people contracted the virus making the result a 'great day' for science and humanity

Christmas rainbows to light up windows this advent

Christmas rainbows to light up windows this advent

One Kent town will be counting down the days until Christmas with a new window display each day - and this year rainbows will feature in every one.

Much-vandalised heritage railway targeted again

Much-vandalised heritage railway targeted again

Yobs have sprayed graffiti all over a newly-arrived train ahead of its debut.

Boot-full of surprises delivered to family with poorly children

Boot-full of surprises delivered to family with poorly children

There were no tricks - just treats - waiting at the front door for a young girl who is undergoing treatment for bone cancer, and her family.

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Desilting works announced after dead fish found in water

Desilting works announced after dead fish found in water

A programme of desilting works will be conducted in waterways around a Kent town including a stream where dead fish were found floating.

Tobacco thief must repay £12,282 of £500k fraud

Tobacco thief must repay £12,282 of £500k fraud

A gang member must repay £12,282 after he and his accomplices stole £500k worth of confiscated tobacco from the government.

Police stinger left in road after pursuit

Police stinger left in road after pursuit

A couple had all four of their Land Rover's tyres destroyed by a stinger left in the road by police who had used it to stop another vehicle.

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'Agonising' death for seal

'Agonising' death for seal

A young seal found with fishing line around its neck is feared to have suffered an "agonising" death.

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Socially distanced Macbeth at former church

Socially distanced Macbeth at former church

'Fair is foul, and foul is fair' - Shakespeare's tragedy Macbeth is to be performed at the former church St Mary's Arts Centre

Backlash prompts council to keep toilets open

Backlash prompts council to keep toilets open

Backlash from residents has prompted a town council to find extra funds to keep its public toilets open throughout the autumn.

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'Why didn't Kent Highways plan for cyclists?'

'Why didn't Kent Highways plan for cyclists?'

A cyclist forced to take a four-mile detour alongside 60 mph lorries due to a tollbridge closure has slammed an authority for its lack of planning.

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Museum to reopen after seven months

Museum to reopen after seven months

A museum is preparing to reopen after seven months with a new exhibition about pilgrimage.

'Worrying' number of face masks collected in street clean

'Worrying' number of face masks collected in street clean

A 'worrying' number of face masks were collected from the streets and verges of a town as community members collaborated for a clean up.

'Stranger' warning as woman offers pupil a lift

'Stranger' warning as woman offers pupil a lift

Two schools have sent letters to parents warning that a woman allegedly stopped a child and offered them a lift.

'Being mayor was one of the proudest times of her life'

'Being mayor was one of the proudest times of her life'

Tributes have been paid to a former mayor whose family say her tenure was 'one of the proudest times of her life'.

Bomb found on beach blown up

Bomb found on beach blown up

An old explosive has been detonated after bomb disposal teams were called to the same beach for the second consecutive day.

'Wartime bombs' wash up at beach

'Wartime bombs' wash up at beach

A video shows a bomb disposal unit parked at a beach after 'at least five Suspected World War bombs' are understood to have washed up.

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Resident fears closure of toilets will 'destroy' town

Resident fears closure of toilets will 'destroy' town

A resident has accused a town of misleading visitors by advertising it is "open" when both a key access route and its public toilets are set to close.

Nature reserve safe to open after seven years

Nature reserve safe to open after seven years

A nature reserve, formerly owned by pharmaceutical giant Pfizer, has been deemed safe to open after seven years.

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Admiral Owen pub to be auctioned

Admiral Owen pub to be auctioned

A pub that has been running since 1832 in a building that dates back to medieval times is to be auctioned.

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