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Teenager leaves house alone for first time in four years

Teenager leaves house alone for first time in four years

An 18-year-old with a rare liver condition has finally been able to leave her home independently.

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Travelodge gets green light for hotel

Travelodge gets green light for hotel

A new hotel in a science and business hub by the coast could bring lots more tourists to a medieval town.

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Council oppose flats plan at former bank

Council oppose flats plan at former bank

An authority has refused to support a proposal to convert a former bank into two flats - but the owner feels he has no other recourse.

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Music4Martha spreads out in Sandwich

Music4Martha spreads out in Sandwich

A live music attraction that proved so popular in one seaside space is expanding into the neighbouring town during a four day festival

Family reunites with time capsule

Family reunites with time capsule

Members of a family flocked to East Kent from Canada, America, South Africa and British counties for a reunion and to update their time capsule

Litter pick rids beach of plastics

Litter pick rids beach of plastics

Scores of volunteers armed with bags and gloves combed a beach in search of wildlife harming plastics, bottles, wrappers and fishing tackle

Warning not to enter river after dead fish images

Warning not to enter river after dead fish images

People are being discouraged from entering a river after images of dead fish have emerged.

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Guests transferred following hotel blaze

Guests transferred following hotel blaze

Guests staying at a hotel have been moved to other establishments following a fire at the venue.

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Crews battling hotel fire

Crews battling hotel fire

Four fire engines tackled a blaze in a hotel.

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Sexual abuser found dead at home

Sexual abuser found dead at home

A convicted paedophile described by his defence lawyer as a "hermit" has been found dead.

Travelodge plans will boost science park

Travelodge plans will boost science park

Tourism could be boosted after a planning application for a Travelodge has received huge support.

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Village drama - armed police swoop

Village drama - armed police swoop

Firearms officers were called to reports of a man with a weapon.

Film makers start preparations for shooting of action movie

Film makers start preparations for shooting of action movie

Preparations are underway in Kent for filming of a new movie starring award winning actress Charlize Theron.

Thousands of unwanted cherries saved by volunteers

Thousands of unwanted cherries saved by volunteers

A farmer’s cherry crop has been saved from being wasted and donated to local food charities.

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Calls for action over noisy bikers

Calls for action over noisy bikers

Loud revving and screeching from motorcyclists is ruining another summer for residents in one Kent town, claims a councillor.

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Rape trial jury fail to reach verdict

Rape trial jury fail to reach verdict

A jury in the case of an artist accused of raping a woman has been dismissed after being unable to reach a verdict.

Everything you need to know about The Open 2020

Everything you need to know about The Open 2020

There's just one year until The Open returns to Sandwich meaning the countdown to the prestigious golf championship is well and truly on.

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'Evil' man denies raping woman

'Evil' man denies raping woman

A suspected rapist told his victim he "wanted control and power over her,” a jury has heard.

Record-breaking ticket sale

Record-breaking ticket sale

Tickets for The Open Championship at Royal St George's in 2020 have sold at an unprecedented rate.

Tiley falls short

Tiley falls short

Find out how Kent's golfers got on at final qualifying for The Open Championship.

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