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Kent kingpin jailed as £10m drugs ring selling ‘premium’ cannabis smashed

A drug dealer smuggled "premium" cannabis products worth at least £10 million from the US into the UK hidden in children's toys and clothing.

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Brave siblings step forward to unmask firefighter dad as ‘entrenched paedophile’

A brother and sister have reunited after decades apart to get their firefighter father sent to prison after enduring years of rape and sexual abuse.

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Landscaper creates ‘nature haven’ for hospice’s new wellbeing wing

A business owner is creating and donating a bespoke garden to a charity caring for palliative and end-of-life patients.

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Family launches new centre to address mobility issues

A father has teamed up with his two sons to create a new mobility centre in the heart of their community.

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Hotel launches first ‘afternoon tea for dogs’ in Kent

A pet-friendly hotel has launched a new quirky afternoon tea menu specifically designed for canine companions.

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‘Dolphins’ captured swimming in river near town pier

A photographer has captured images of what are thought to be dolphins swimming along the River Thames.

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New CGIs for plans to redevelop former care home

Plannig permission is being sought to redevelop and refurbish a Georgian mansion for supported living and affordable flats.

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'It’s a shame it’s come to this': Sadness as vintage shop shuts due to rising rents

An independent vintage boutique is closing after seeing a significant fall in trade and soaring bills.

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‘Labour will win - so you can vote for us’ says Greens

The Green Party launches their general election campaign with a swipe at polluted rivers.

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Opening date revealed for town’s new street food haven

New operators hoping to breathe new life into a historic market are set to unveil the new-look street food and entertainment venue.

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Man charged after ‘exposing himself’ in town centre

A 25-year-old is due in court after being charged with indecent exposure.

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Work to repair landslip road delayed again after ‘live cables’ uncovered

An investigation into a cliff collapse which has shut a major road for more than a year has been delayed again after live cables were found on-site.

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Kent Police called to town centre after reports man 'exposed himself'

A 25-year-old has been charged with indecent exposure

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Garden city ‘health hub’ plans welcomed despite fears ‘rooms will overheat’

Long-awaited plans for a health centre and education hub ‘promised’ at Britain’s newest garden city have been submitted.

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Tributes paid to ‘razor sharp’ dad who was ‘man of the community’

The family of a long-serving ward councillor and town mayor have paid tribute to their dad who was a “man of the community”.

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Police search for ‘troubled’ paraglider ends after safe landing

Police officers called to reports of a paraglider losing control have established they landed safely.

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‘I’ve changed my mind - this town needs its sports bar back’

Owners of a once popular sports bar turned supermarket have revealed plans to reopen the boozer and pull pints once again.

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Firefighters rescue horse trapped in a ditch

Firefighters used a hoist to rescue a horse from a water-filled dyke.

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‘How many more need to die?’: Calls for urgent action over ‘dangerous’ crossroads

Residents living near one of the most dangerous junctions in Kent where “Mexican stand-offs” are common fear more people will be needlessly killed.

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The Gravesham constituency and the candidates standing

We profile the Gravesham constituency and the candidates vying for your vote on July 4.