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Parts of Kent on alert as flood warning follows heavy rain

Parts of Kent on alert as flood warning follows heavy rain

Heavy overnight rainfall has resulted in parts of Kent being put on flood alert.

Plans for homes on farmland approved

Plans for homes on farmland approved

Plans to convert old farmland into homes in a village have been accepted.

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Dad tells of dramatic night-time rescue as fire took hold

Dad tells of dramatic night-time rescue as fire took hold

A dad has told how he rescued his young family who were sleeping as a fire raged below their top floor flat.

100 homes plan rejected...for now

100 homes plan rejected...for now

Plans for a 100-house development have been sent back to the drawing board after councillors refuse to approve it.

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Real or no real? Village's Christmas tree battle

Real or no real? Village's Christmas tree battle

The issue of which is best - a real or artificial Christmas tree - has proved a prickly one for a village.

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High street cinema plan doubts

High street cinema plan doubts

A leaked email has revealed significant misgivings about plans for a £2.5 million movie theatre.

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Police accidentally delete CCTV footage of house raid

Police accidentally delete CCTV footage of house raid

Officers accidentally deleted footage of a break-in supplied by the family of the elderly victims, who say they have been "let down".

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Appeal after family of swans killed

Appeal after family of swans killed

An entire family of swans has been killed in a ‘senseless’ and 'deliberate' attack.

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Video shows raid on ill pensioner's home

Video shows raid on ill pensioner's home

CCTV captured the scene as a burglar smashed his way into the home of a seriously ill 77-year-old woman as she lay in a hospital bed.

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Welcome to Narnia as town transforms itself for Christmas

Welcome to Narnia as town transforms itself for Christmas

A high street will be transformed into Narnia for the opening of a Christmas market tonight.

Kent's 'Turkey Whisperer' reveals secrets

Kent's 'Turkey Whisperer' reveals secrets

A turkey farmer has shown why his produce is a sell-out every Christmas.

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Just a few hours left to vote for Cooper in TV sing-off

Just a few hours left to vote for Cooper in TV sing-off

A Kent teenager who is appearing in a TV musical bootcamp will know today if he has enough votes to make the final.

Relief as surgery expansion approved

Relief as surgery expansion approved

The future of a GP surgery has been secured after plans to extend the site were approved - despite being recommended for refusal.

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Witness appeal after woman seriously injured in crash

Witness appeal after woman seriously injured in crash

Police are appealing for witnesses to a crash that resulted in a woman being airlifted to a London hospital.

Great-grandad's final wish granted

Great-grandad's final wish granted

A great-grandad who told care home bosses he hoped to renew vows with his wife has had his final wish granted.

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Teen suffers broken leg in attack at graveyard

Teen suffers broken leg in attack at graveyard

Two people have been arrested after a teenage boy was seriously assaulted, leaving him with a broken leg and head injuries, in a graveyard.

Pub closes after ‘lack of support’

Pub closes after ‘lack of support’

A village pub has been forced to close "due to a lack of local support".

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Multimillion-pound doctors' surgery plan in doubt

Multimillion-pound doctors' surgery plan in doubt

The future of a super surgery hangs in the balance as plans for a new multimillion-pound building hit a brick wall.

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Ringing the changes with £2.2m church revamp

Ringing the changes with £2.2m church revamp

A major £2.2m scheme to transform St Mildred's church involves replacing the pews with removable seating.

Don't give in: First World War hero's last words to troops

Don't give in: First World War hero's last words to troops

A major's extraordinary courage has been remembered by his family 100 years after his death.

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