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Go-ahead for more Kent music festivals

Go-ahead for more Kent music festivals

Organisers of Chickenstock, Party In The Park and A New Day music festivals have confirmed they are coming back this year.

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Crash between car and lorry closes motorway

Crash between car and lorry closes motorway

Part of the coastbound carriageway of the M2 is closed for investigation work after a crash involving a lorry and a car during the early hours.

Driver killed and passenger seriously injured in crash

Driver killed and passenger seriously injured in crash

One person is dead and another has suffered life-changing injuries in a horror crash.

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Two national chains no longer part of town's regeneration

Two national chains no longer part of town's regeneration

Big names in eating out due to open as part of a town's multi-million pound regeneration are no longer involved in the project, it's been confirmed.

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Group's 1,000-mile challenge for Maisy

Group's 1,000-mile challenge for Maisy

A group of fundraisers are taking on a range of challenges to raise money for the family of a girl who was killed in a freak accident.

Boy arrested over assault on shop owner

Boy arrested over assault on shop owner

Police have arrested a 14-year-old boy after a shop owner was attacked and taken to hospital.

'Our despicable treasurer should be in prison'

'Our despicable treasurer should be in prison'

A charity which ran a pre-school has labelled its former treasure "despicable" after she admitted stealing nearly £38,000 over a decade.

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'He was intelligent, kind, and loved by many'

'He was intelligent, kind, and loved by many'

A seven day inquest into the death of an 84-year-old pensioner who died in hospital one day after being hit by a lorry has begun.

Pre-school forced to close after treasurer stole £37k

Pre-school forced to close after treasurer stole £37k

A woman has avoided jail after stealing more than £37,000 from a struggling pre-school.

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New leak spotted on water main to island

New leak spotted on water main to island

A walker has discovered a new leak on a water main in a wood which burst five years ago and cut off supplies to an island.

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Power company gets good - and bad - news

Power company gets good - and bad - news

The Government has allowed a power company to boost its existing electricity station but says it can't build a second waste-burning plant on the site.

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Speedway return is edging closer for the Kent Kings

Speedway return is edging closer for the Kent Kings

The speedway fixtures are out and Kent Kings are set to return to action in May.

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Fire service tackles rubbish fire

Fire service tackles rubbish fire

Firefighters spent two hours tackling a rubbish fire, which forced residents to close their doors and windows because of the smoke.

'He will forever be remembered as our hearts' delight'

'He will forever be remembered as our hearts' delight'

A dad who died of Covid will be remembered at the spot where he took his daughter each year on her birthday after a memorial bench was installed.

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Local Plan consultation could be extended

Local Plan consultation could be extended

A Kent council's Local Plan consultation could be extended after councillors wrote to the Secretary of State asking for a review.

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Residents in fear after burglars strike as they sleep

Residents in fear after burglars strike as they sleep

Police are seeking witnesses and CCTV footage after a spate of night time burglaries left residents terrified.

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Alleged burglar to appear in court

Alleged burglar to appear in court

A 47-year-old man accused of stealing a computer and printer, as well as targetting a supermarket, will appear in court next month.

Village routes to shut for road works

Village routes to shut for road works

Part of two village routes are set to close temporarily due to road works.

Arsenal legend Eduardo backs Kent businessman's grass roots sport appeal

Arsenal legend Eduardo backs Kent businessman's grass roots sport appeal

Former Arsenal footballer Eduardo Da Silva is backing a Kent businessman who is raising cash to support grass roots sports clubs across the UK.

Patients treated to new one-stop health centre

Patients treated to new one-stop health centre

A brand new health centre has finally opened after years of planning.

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