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Cars damaged in cliff collapse

Part of a chalk cliff face has collapsed causing damage to cars parked below.

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Woman in hospital in ‘serious condition’ after crash

Police are appealing for witnesses to a two-car crash which left a woman in her 70s with serious injuries to come forward.

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Thousands line streets for Vaisakhi festival

Thousands of people have lined the streets as a colourful Sikh festival got under way.

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02 Academy reopens after deadly crowd crush

The O2 Brixton Academy has reopened with a heavy security presence more than a year after it was forced to close following a deadly crowd crush.

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Vaisakhi Gravesend 2024: Everything you need to know

Everything you need to know about Sikh festival celebrations in a Kent town this weekend, from road closures, procession route, timings and more.

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Eid al-Fitr: Muslims celebrate end of Ramadan

Thousands of members of a mosque have broken their month-long fast as they celebrate Eid Al-Fitr and the end of Ramadan.

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‘It’s been a rollercoaster ride’: Family-run garden centre marks major landmark

The managing director of a family-run garden centre has spoken of their “rollercoaster” journey after a birthday bash to celebrate three decades.

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Bid to trace stolen car used in crime

Police are looking for stolen car believed to have been used by an armed man in the early hours.

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Rowdy peacock rescued after “roaming” streets for six months

A noisy peacock whose loud mating calls from the tops of houses “concerned” neighbours has finally been captured - in an Ikea bag.

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Roaming dragons and students to take to streets for St George’s Day bash

Celebrations for the patron saint of England will commence this weekend as hundreds of pupils prepare to take part in an annual parade.

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Probe launched one year after road collapse

Investigation works have finally started on a road shut for more than a year following a cliff collapse.

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New-build bungalows to be carved out of former scout hut site

Three new bungalows are being built on a “back land” site for pensioners as part of a drive to deliver more social housing.

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Samurai sword seized in suspected drugs bust

Detectives investigating the supply of heroin and crack cocaine have charged a man on suspicion of drug offences and the possession of a weapon.

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CCTV captures ‘out of the blue’ moment cliff collapses onto car

Video footage has captured the moment part of a chalk cliff collapsed and fell onto a car at a business estate.

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Cheers! Pubs where you can celebrate the May Day weekend

Kick off the month with a long weekend of craft beer, live music, outdoor BBQs and more at these Kent watering holes.

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Care home to house asylum-seeking children

KCC says it will use a care home to house unaccompanied asylum-seeking children in a different part of Kent after plans fell through elsewhere.

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Fury at disabled dad’s blue badge fine at free car park

An ex policeman who suffers with dementia and forgot to correctly display his blue badge has been handed a £95 fine for parking in a free car park.

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Gravesend pub The George reopens after refurb with new menu and refreshed bar

The pub also features a brand-new doggy bar for your four-legged friends

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Gravesend man filmed beating pet dog in garden banned from keeping animals indefinitely

Javel Pilgrim, who is 25, 'inflicted appalling and totally unnecessary violence on Tessa'

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These were Kent's most oversubscribed primary schools before offer day

Nationally more than 92% of children got places at their first choice school in 2023, but that was not the case everywhere in Kent