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Another entire year group sent home due to Covid

Another entire year group sent home due to Covid

A secondary school has sent another entire year group home due to a confirmed Covid case.

Shop 'smashed up' after woman asked to wear face mask

Shop 'smashed up' after woman asked to wear face mask

Police are investigating after a man reportedly vandalised a shop and threatened a member of staff after his relative was asked to wear a mask.

Fears over care home workers 'mixing during Christmas'

Fears over care home workers 'mixing during Christmas'

A Kent care home boss says her staff will be "sensible" over the Christmas holidays as they seek to protect vulnerable residents from coronavirus.

Using airport as Brexit lorry park 'puts lives at risk'

Using airport as Brexit lorry park 'puts lives at risk'

Major concerns have been raised about the use of an airport site as a Brexit lorry park for 4,000 HGVs.

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'People will skip Kent border to go to pub'

'People will skip Kent border to go to pub'

An MP believes people will jump Kent’s border to enjoy a pint or restaurant meal when the county is plunged into Tier 3.

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Man aimed loaded shotgun at police

Man aimed loaded shotgun at police

A 27-year-old has been jailed after pointing a sawn-off shotgun at unsuspecting officers, before fleeing and disposing of the firearm in a bin.

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Police kick 20 yobs out of town centre

Police kick 20 yobs out of town centre

Police kicked 20 yobs causing a nuisance to shoppers and residents in a crime-hit town centre out of the area thanks to a dispersal order.

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Street ambassadors 'to check lives are not being put at risk'

Street ambassadors 'to check lives are not being put at risk'

A group of new recruits will patrol a district to ensure all businesses are following coronavirus guidelines.

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'Fun, beach, dirty' - what people really think of seaside town

'Fun, beach, dirty' - what people really think of seaside town

A Kent town has become a community split between affluent “DFLs” and born and bred residents who feel left behind, according to a major survey.

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Man hit with metal bar in high street assault

Man hit with metal bar in high street assault

A man in his 20s was left with head injuries after being punched and hit with a metal bar after an altercation in a town centre.

Woman arrested in 'hit and run' investigation

Woman arrested in 'hit and run' investigation

A woman has been arrested in connection with a crash which left another driver with a broken neck and spine.

New McDonald's restaurant and drive-thru to open

New McDonald's restaurant and drive-thru to open

A new drive-thru McDonald's located just one mile from another of the fast food restaurants - will open its doors this week.

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Multi-million pound boost for new railway station

Multi-million pound boost for new railway station

A hugely contentious scheme for a new railway station has been awarded a slice of £32.4 million to help get it built.

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Mum's heartache after tragic cliff death of her 'special boy', 13

Mum's heartache after tragic cliff death of her 'special boy', 13

A grieving mother has paid an emotional tribute to her 'kind and gentle' son, 13, who died after reportedly falling from a cliff.

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Year group told to stay home due to Covid and staff shortages

Year group told to stay home due to Covid and staff shortages

Staff shortages and confirmed cases of Covid-19 have led to an entire Year 11 year group being sent home to self-isolate.

Horror as gang shoots at ducks with catapult

Horror as gang shoots at ducks with catapult

An onlooker has described the horrifying moment he saw an injured duck trying to swim to safety after being shot by a gang with catapults.

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Anger over bid for tiny Kent house

Anger over bid for tiny Kent house

Plans have been unveiled for a tiny house covering just 23 square metres - little more than half the required government limit.

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'My neck was broken but she walked away as I screamed for help'

'My neck was broken but she walked away as I screamed for help'

A mum left trapped in her car after a hit-and-run has recalled the horrifying moment she watched the other driver walk away as she screamed for help.

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Schoolboy photographer on Gucci shoot

Schoolboy photographer on Gucci shoot

A talented 16-year-old schoolboy has been working alongside singer Arlo Parks as a photographer on a new Gucci and Dazed shoot.

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Dog being kept in faeces-filled cage

Dog being kept in faeces-filled cage

The RSPCA is monitoring a small dog seen being kept in a faeces-filled cage outdoors in the cold weather.

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