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Cannabis factory unearthed in former town centre bank

Cannabis factory unearthed in former town centre bank

Police alerted to a broken door at a former bank in Kent discovered 300 cannabis plants inside the building.

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Turf boss mowed down neighbour in feud over access

Turf boss mowed down neighbour in feud over access

A turf farm boss attempted to kill his neighbour by ploughing into him as he walked to the shops as a feud over access turned violent.

Tributes continue to pour in after horror crash claims four lives

Tributes continue to pour in after horror crash claims four lives

More than 50 floral tributes line a road where four men died, and a gym boss has described the eldest victim as a "lovely fella" and a "gentleman".

Neighbour feud ended in 'van murder bid'

Neighbour feud ended in 'van murder bid'

A man is accused of mowing down his neighbour at the height of a feud over an access road.

Former church damaged in blaze

Former church damaged in blaze

Firefighters spent four hours putting out an inferno which threatened a former Methodist church.

Tributes to four killed in crash as boy, 15, fights for life

Tributes to four killed in crash as boy, 15, fights for life

The family of four men who died in a devastating crash have paid tribute to their loved ones while flowers gather on the roadside.

Road remains shut after serious crash in early hours

Road remains shut after serious crash in early hours

Police remain at the scene of a serious crash that took place in a country lane in the early hours of the morning.

'Keep High Weald Academy open'

'Keep High Weald Academy open'

A Kent MP is considering a Judicial Review to reverse a decision taken by her own Government.

'It's not an empty second home, it just won't sell'

'It's not an empty second home, it just won't sell'

A woman unable to sell her late mum's home due to Covid says it is unfair the council wants to double the amount of tax she has to pay on it.

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'School can cope with extra pupils transferring'

'School can cope with extra pupils transferring'

A teaching academy trust closing an school has moved to assure parents of its future plans as an MP steps up her fight to stop it shutting.

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Train services hit by cable burn-out

Train services hit by cable burn-out

Train services have been cancelled while Southeastern investigates smoke coming from cables by the rail-side.

'We just need to do everything we can'

'We just need to do everything we can'

The fallout from an announcement of a school's closure continues, with a petition set up to fight it, and an MP calling a public meeting.

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Fury and devastation as parents plan to fight school closure

Fury and devastation as parents plan to fight school closure

Parents have expressed outrage at school's closure, with one alleging pupils had the rug "pulled out from under them with almost no warning".

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Year 10 pupils 'out by end of December'

Year 10 pupils 'out by end of December'

More details have emerged after the shock closure of an academy was announced, including that one year group only has three months left there.

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Animal liberators' chicken break saw 54 hens slaughtered

Animal liberators' chicken break saw 54 hens slaughtered

A gang of animal liberators caused the death of more than 50 birds after trying to steal them from a giant egg farm.

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Secondary school to close in shock decision

Secondary school to close in shock decision

A secondary school battered by poor Ofsted ratings and low pupil numbers is to close, the government has decided.

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Anger at loss of pub car park

Anger at loss of pub car park

The loss of a pub's car park to housing can only increase pressure on the town's remaining parking places, says a parish council.

Man given hefty fine after destroying habitat for bats and newts

Man given hefty fine after destroying habitat for bats and newts

A man has been handed a £1,600 fine after deliberately destroying protected habitat for bats and newts, so he could develop his property.

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ramp for disabled patients stolen from dentist

ramp for disabled patients stolen from dentist

Police investigating the theft of a disability ramp have issued images of men they believe could help with their enquiries.

My, my, my Sir Tom wows crowds

My, my, my Sir Tom wows crowds

Singer Sir Tom Jones is quite frankly, still a Sex Bomb and wowed the crowds when he performed in Kent.

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