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Rail disruption after lorry hits bridge and tree falls on tracks

Train services have been cancelled or delayed this morning due to a fallen tree and a lorry hitting a bridge.

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Footage of arrest after two people injured in gurdwara attack

The moment a teenager was arrested after an attack on two people at a place of worship was caught on camera.

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Rubbish stretching ‘five car lengths’ blocks country lane

Residents are having to divert after a huge pile of rubbish was dumped on a road, blocking it completely.

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‘Learners here develop skills employers need’

An independent training provider that delivers BTEC courses at two sports clubs in Kent has been rated ‘Good’ in all areas by the education watchdog.

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Rain fails to dampen spirits as festival returns

Hundreds turned out for a celebration of around the world food, music and dance at Kent’s garden city.

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KCC Labour group to elect new leader

A new leader of the opposition group at KCC will soon be in place ready for the 2025 elections.

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Toddler ‘goes fishing’ in flooded street

A three-year-old boy has taken a novel approach to the persistent disruption caused by his grandparent’s street flooding.

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Teen detained as police say gurdwara attack likely not ‘terrorism-related’

A teenager accused of attacking two women at a place of worship has been detained for mental health assessment.

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Calls for government to block multi-million-pound waterfront scheme

Several firms which could lose their premises if a major redevelopment scheme goes ahead are calling on the government to review it.

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Community in ‘state of shock’ after two women hurt in ‘gurdwara murder bid’

A community has been left in a “state of shock” following an alleged attempted murder at a place of worship.

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Vacant town centre bank on the market

The lease on the former home of a town centre bank is up for sale less than a month after it relocated to bigger premises.

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Bridge set for series of overnight closures

Motorists are being warned to plan their journeys as a well-used bridge is set to be closed overnight for repairs.

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Man’s epic challenge to cycle to other side of the world

A 24-year-old former IT worker has embarked on a year-long challenge to cycle from the county to the land Down Under.

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£27k spent on task force to clean chewing gum off street

Around £27,000 is to be spent by one council to get rid of the chewing gum blighting the borough’s streets.

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Bid to block disposal of eight Kentish windmills fails

An attempt to block the “divestment” of eight Kent windmills has been unsuccessful.

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Video shows people risking their lives at level crossings as Kent’s most dangerous spot named

Network Rail have launched an appeal for safety on lines

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Plans to pave over historic building with bus route

People are fuming over plans to demolish an historic building to make space to expand a dedicated bus route.

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The Bootleg Beatles headline fresh from Glastonbury

The world’s biggest Beatles tribute act headlined a free Kent festival at the weekend alongside some other top performances.

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‘These lads went to work and didn’t come home again’

An appeal has been launched to help fund a permanent memorial for five men who lost their lives at sea following a tugboat accident 70 years ago.

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Boy, 17, charged with assault and threats to kill after Kent gurdwara attack

There was an attack at a Sikh place of worship in Kent