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Charity's colourful fun run is back

Charity's colourful fun run is back

The annual Colour Me Purple fun run is back to raise money for the Wisdom Hospice after being cancelled last year because of Covid lockdowns.

Free haircuts offered to homeless

Free haircuts offered to homeless

A Kent hairdresser is teaming up with a charity to give homeless people in the borough free haircuts once a month.

Family's heartbreak after cat mauled by dog and left to die

Family's heartbreak after cat mauled by dog and left to die

A heartbroken family whose cat was mauled by a dog have hit out at its owners for leaving their beloved pet to die in the street.

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Plans revealed for Kent's first Greggs drive-thru

Plans revealed for Kent's first Greggs drive-thru

Customers could soon pick up their steak bakes and sausage rolls from the comfort of their car if plans for a Gregg's drive-thru in Kent are granted.

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Kings sign Aussie star

Kings sign Aussie star

Kent Kings have moved quickly to replace Paul Hurry after the speedway legend announced his retirement.

'Don't put horror fall videos on social media.'

'Don't put horror fall videos on social media.'

Circus bosses have appealed to the public not to share horror footage of performer Megan Christian online.

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Cracking good festival at Chickenstock

Cracking good festival at Chickenstock

Chickenstock beats eggs-pectations despite Covid restrictions, threat of thunderstorms and its main band pulling out.

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Armed police descend after man 'seen holding weapon'

Armed police descend after man 'seen holding weapon'

Firearms officers and the police helicopter were called to search for a man reportedly seen holding a weapon in a residential street.

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Trust pledges to raise standards after school’s inadequate grade

Trust pledges to raise standards after school’s inadequate grade

The CEO of a trust running a village school rated as inadequate by Ofsted insists changes are already being made to raise standards.

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Teenage girl stabbed '50 to 60 times'

Teenage girl stabbed '50 to 60 times'

A court has heard claims a young girl was stabbed multiple times as a 16-year-old boy appears before magistrates charged with attempted murder.

Firm launches new product after royal seal of approval

Firm launches new product after royal seal of approval

The launch of a new range of air-dried ingredients is helping a healthy crisp manufacturer emerge from the pandemic stronger than before.

'I still got Covid after double jab'

'I still got Covid after double jab'

KentOnline journalist Jenni Horn warns others to remain cautions after she fell ill with coronavirus despite being vaccinated.

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The woman who risked life on 5,000-mile trip to become man's third wife

The woman who risked life on 5,000-mile trip to become man's third wife

In 1856 a woman set off alone from a Kent village on a perilous journey to be with her fiancé in America - even though he already had two wives.

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Boy, 16, charged with attempted murder

Boy, 16, charged with attempted murder

Police have charged a 16-year-old boy with attempted murder following a stabbing in Sittingbourne.

Now the 2nds are at it as well

Now the 2nds are at it as well

Gore Court 2nds have followed their 1st XI by ending a three-year wait for a win.

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Boy, 16, in custody after girl stabbed

Boy, 16, in custody after girl stabbed

A 16-year-old boy remains in police custody after an attack on a young girl left her in a serious condition in a London hospital.

Restaurant boss slams 'unworkable' Covid passports

Restaurant boss slams 'unworkable' Covid passports

The boss of a bar and restaurant group has described Covid passports as “unworkable” for the hospitality sector.

'I was on the streets after prison but now I have a roof over my head'

'I was on the streets after prison but now I have a roof over my head'

Two homeless brothers have been given a new lease of life thanks to a housing association and the government's Next Steps Accommodation Programme.

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Brickies' stadium hope

Brickies' stadium hope

Sittingbourne chairman Maurice Dunk says they could have the best facilities in the county if a new stadium goes ahead.

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Arrest made after woman seriously assaulted

Arrest made after woman seriously assaulted

Police investigating an attack on a woman in a field that left her in hospital have made an arrest as officers create a huge cordon around farmland.

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