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'Bomb ship explosion could be bigger than Beirut blast'

'Bomb ship explosion could be bigger than Beirut blast'

The explosives on board a Second World War bomb ship off the Kent coast are more powerful than those which caused the Beirut disaster, it is claimed.

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Police dog finds suspect after crash

Police dog finds suspect after crash

A police dog helped track down a man who ran off from a crashed car.

Couple 'attacked with chair' in popular seaside town

Couple 'attacked with chair' in popular seaside town

Two people in their 60s are recovering after a man hit them with a chair during an early evening incident.

School fights back against holiday hunger

School fights back against holiday hunger

Leaders at an academy have been fundraising to pay for food hampers for families of vulnerable pupils.

Council blocks off beach for motor homes

Council blocks off beach for motor homes

A council has installed concrete bollards on a popular Kent beach to stop motor home owners from using it.

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Wayne Fontana and his brush with death in Kent

Wayne Fontana and his brush with death in Kent

The death of 60s pop singer Wayne Fontana has brought back memories of the time he was rushed to hospital after appearing at a theatre four years ago.

Firefighters find cannabis farm

Firefighters find cannabis farm

Firefighters unearthed a cannabis farm when they checked an industrial unit for fire damage as they tackled the blaze at a factory next door.

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Author turns beach rubbish into treasure

Author turns beach rubbish into treasure

A new book by Lisa Woollett mixes tales of growing up in Kent with what she has found discarded on Britain's beaches.

'Villages and hamlets will vanish'

'Villages and hamlets will vanish'

A Kent councillor in charge of planning has hit out at the government's plans to change the way applications will be considered.

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Paddle boarder rescued from sea ordeal

Paddle boarder rescued from sea ordeal

A woman in her 50s had to be rescued by a lifeboat crew after she found herself drifting out to sea.

Fire crews fight factory blaze for five hours

Fire crews fight factory blaze for five hours

Four fire crews battled the dangers of gas cylinders, burning cars and oil when a factory went up in flames covering homes in acrid smoke.

Minster juniors breaking new ground

Minster juniors breaking new ground

The coronavirus pandemic ruined hopes of a fourth successive promotion for Minster’s senior side but the junior section is thriving.

Idling drivers could receive fines

Idling drivers could receive fines

Plans have been approved to fine drivers if they leave their vehicle engines idling while not in use.

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Marooned circus rolling again

Marooned circus rolling again

After months of being stuck in a field - plus a tragic accident involving the boss - Santus Circus is on the road again.

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Families advised to move after cliff collapse

Families advised to move after cliff collapse

Cliff-top residents have been advised to move out as a council says it will not be able protect their homes from landslides.

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Teenage girl reported missing

Teenage girl reported missing

The Met Police is asking people in Kent to help in the search for a missing teen.

The day the Kennedy children came to Kent

The day the Kennedy children came to Kent

Many celebrities have visited the county over the years even two children of American 'royalty' who turned up to see where their Nanny lived.

'It's so obviously an incredibly dangerous thing to do'

'It's so obviously an incredibly dangerous thing to do'

A council has slammed 'dangerous' drivers for moving a barrier in a pedestrianised high street and reversing up the road.

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First look at island's second oil rig

First look at island's second oil rig

Another floating drilling rig has been towed into place off the Kent coast arriving ahead of schedule.

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Second oil rig bound for Kent

Second oil rig bound for Kent

A Kent port is set to welcome its second oil rig within three months and here's when and where to watch its arrival.

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