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Views wanted on new policy

Views wanted on new policy

A council is looking for people to share their views on a new policy which could see traders have to get a security check.

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Rallying support for vital workers

Rallying support for vital workers

Key NHS and emergency service workers have been treated to free meals, cakes and help from businesses and groups.

Community focus for table tennis star

Community focus for table tennis star

It’s World Table Tennis Day but Kent Paralympian Ross Wilson has more important things on his mind.

Man found dead in truck

Man found dead in truck

Police and paramedics were called to a riverside road where a man was found dead inside a vehicle.

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Businessman's donation to Age UK

Businessman's donation to Age UK

The head of an insurance firm has donated hundreds to enable older people on Sheppey to keep updated with what is going on.

Woman released as assault investigation continues

Woman released as assault investigation continues

A woman has been released under investigation after she was arrested on suspicion of assault and assaulting four police officers.

Council leader's statement to residents

Council leader's statement to residents

The leader of a Kent council has written to residents thanking them for the way they have responded in the face of the coronavirus outbreak.

Medics' singing joy boosts spirits

Medics' singing joy boosts spirits

A video of two medics singing along to Journey's 1980 hit Don't Stop Believin' has proved popular with hundreds of thousands of views.

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The diary of a shop-worker during coronavirus madness

The diary of a shop-worker during coronavirus madness

What is it like dealing with angry and rude shoppers? A Tesco manager shares an eye-opening extract from her no-holds barred diary from the frontline.

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Council justifies staffing 'essential' services

Council justifies staffing 'essential' services

A council has been forced to justify staffing what it calls essential services after a number comments from the public.

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Fire spread up outside of house

Fire spread up outside of house

Emergency crews were sent to put out a fire which spread up the outside of a house in a residential area.

Life being quarantined in Barcelona

Life being quarantined in Barcelona

One man has revealed what life is like to be quarantined in Barcelona amid the coronavirus crisis.

Garden waste to go uncollected

Garden waste to go uncollected

People expecting to have their garden waste collected have been told to think about starting a compost heap after a council cut the service.

Dockyard disaster: how closure shattered an entire community

Dockyard disaster: how closure shattered an entire community

It was 60 years ago today that Sheerness Dockyard closed and ripped the heart out of an entire community. The same thing later happened in Chatham.

Fire started by electric fault

Fire started by electric fault

Fire crews were dispatched to put out a blaze that is thought to have started from a fault in the electrics of a home.

Driver crashed into wall

Driver crashed into wall

A driver was left unscathed after crashing a car into a garden wall.

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Police helicopter search for man with weapon

Police helicopter search for man with weapon

The police helicopter and armed officers have been sent out to look for a man reportedly with a weapon.

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Pause on care home consultation

Pause on care home consultation

People who have been unable to submit their views on the closure of a care home will get another opportunity after the coronavirus outbreak.

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Promoters pull plug on music festival

Promoters pull plug on music festival

Coronavirus has claimed another victim as promoters have been forced to cancel a two-day Kent music festival planned for July.

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Boots cordoned off after attempted burglary

Boots cordoned off after attempted burglary

A town centre Boots was cordoned off by police following an attempted break-in.

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