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Prison X-ray scanner's immediate impact

Prison X-ray scanner's immediate impact

New technology catches out inmates trying to smuggle batteries, mobile phones and drugs into prison in first week of use.

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Police find cocaine hidden in gas canister

Police find cocaine hidden in gas canister

A 26-year-old man has been charged with a drugs offence after officers discovered 13 kilos of cocaine inside a gas canister.

Chance to have your say about council

Chance to have your say about council

Residents can sign up to take part in the first council area committee for the Isle of Sheppey.

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Who really wrote the Ingoldsby Legends?

Who really wrote the Ingoldsby Legends?

Kent's strangest folk tales were recorded by Thomas Ingoldsby in the Ingoldsby Legends. But who was this mysterious friend of Charles Dickens?

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Armed patrols arrest man 'with weapon'

Armed patrols arrest man 'with weapon'

Armed police descended on a street after reports a man was seen with a weapon.

Kite surfer seriously hurt in beach landing

Kite surfer seriously hurt in beach landing

A kite surfer has been airlifted to hospital with serious injuries.

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Hit TV thriller filmed in Kent

Hit TV thriller filmed in Kent

Sky's latest drama, The Third Day, features some familiar backdrops.

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Flood alert in force

Flood alert in force

There's a warning a higher than normal tide could cause flooding in the early hours.

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Over-65s queue in car park for free flu jabs

Over-65s queue in car park for free flu jabs

A GP surgery has given more than 600 older patients their free flu jabs in one marathon three-hour session. And more are on the way.

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Delays as moving bridge 'stuck in the air'

Delays as moving bridge 'stuck in the air'

Drivers and commuters faced delays after a moving bridge became stuck in the raised position.

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Pensioner robbed in own home by 'bogus police officers'

Pensioner robbed in own home by 'bogus police officers'

Two men posing as police officers robbed a pensioner of his wallet and a quantity of cash in his own home.

'Knife factory' and a pandemic - all in day's work for jail boss

'Knife factory' and a pandemic - all in day's work for jail boss

What's life been like behind bars at one of Kent’s most secure prisons during the Covid crisis? We went to find out.

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Now clerk quits crisis-torn town council

Now clerk quits crisis-torn town council

A clerk has followed three councillors by walking out on a trouble-torn town council branding it "most obnoxious."

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New push for Kent tourism

New push for Kent tourism

One area is gearing up to promote tourism in 2021 to help overcome this year's affects of the coronavirus lockdown.

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Worries yearly bomb ship survey ‘not enough’

Worries yearly bomb ship survey ‘not enough’

A ship laden with explosive bombs wrecked off the Kent coast is due to be examined in the coming days.

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Man dies after collapsing in street

Man dies after collapsing in street

Police and medics were called to try to save a man who had collapsed.

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Leader's warning on Covid-19 numbers

Leader's warning on Covid-19 numbers

A top councillor has asked people to follow rules in force from Monday while reassuring residents Covid-19 rates are 'relatively low'.

Delays as broken down vehicle shuts road

Delays as broken down vehicle shuts road

Drivers are being warned to expect lengthy delays after a carriageway of a major road was closed due to a breakdown.

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Two landmark town buildings up for sale

Two landmark town buildings up for sale

It is all change in one Kent town centre as two household names put their premises on the market.

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Twitching thumbs and classroom naps

Twitching thumbs and classroom naps

Twitching thumbs, naps and forgetting how to spell 'with' - school children across Kent are returning to the classroom months behind the pace.

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