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Historic Martello tower to open as holiday let by end of year

The owner of a historic Martello tower says the site should open as a holiday let by the end of the year.

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New pictures of harbour arm’s biggest ever venue

A bar with a capacity of 100 people has become the largest venue at a popular seaside attraction.

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Adorable lion cubs born at Kent wildlife park

Visitors to a wildlife park can now see a pair of energetic lion cubs as they venture around their new enclosure.

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The Kent family worth £17 billion soaring to 6th on UK rich list

A Kent-based family whose wealth has rocketed by almost £9 billion in the past year are now sixth on the UK rich list.

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Family ‘forever grateful’ to those who helped search for Leah

The family of Leah Daley have issued a statement thanking all who joined the search for the 24-year-old after she went missing.

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Outpouring of grief as mourners lay flowers for Leah

Mourners are continuing to lay flowers and light candles in tribute to a young woman after a body was found yesterday.

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Hundreds gather at candlelit vigil to remember Leah, 24

Hundreds of mourners have gathered at a candlelit vigil to pay tribute to a 24-year-old woman after a body was found today.

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Residents left ‘imprisoned in homes’ as Stagecoach cuts five bus services

Campaigners say they have been left “imprisoned” in their homes after five bus services were scrapped in a town.

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Body found in search for missing Leah, 24

A body has tragically been found in the search for a young woman missing for 12 days.

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Police renew appeal for missing man last seen 8 days ago

Police have renewed an appeal to find a missing man last seen more than a week ago.

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No repair date in sight after sewer collapses under patched-up pothole

Bosses say they cannot predict how long work will take to mend a collapsed sewer which appeared just days after a pothole was patched up.

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Police launch probe as six cars vandalised in residential streets

A pensioner says she has never felt more unsafe after her vehicle was one of at least six targeted by yobs.

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Man charged after police kicked and spat at

A man has been charged with assaulting four officers after police were called to a separate incident.

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Heavy traffic after bus crash on major route near pub

A crash involving a bus and a car is causing heavy traffic on a main road on the Kent coast.

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Emergency services at scene of bus crash

Emergency services are at the scene of a crash involving a Stagecoach bus.

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Sadness at death of dedicated preacher after 60 year career

Tributes have been paid to a vicar and Honorary Canon of Canterbury Cathedral who “brought joy to all he met”.

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Murder of ‘Britain’s worst ever paedophile’ could have been stopped, report finds

The murder of a sex offender branded “Britain’s worst paedophile” could have been stopped, an official report has concluded.

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Upset as Kent’s Blue Flag beach numbers slashed after year of sewage spills

The number of Kent beaches awarded an acclaimed Blue Flag has been slashed this year as sewage discharges continue to plague the shores.

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‘A parking permit for the high street? It’s ridiculous!’

Traders have declared victory as a council is set to scrap “ridiculous” proposals for new high street parking restrictions after a huge backlash.

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Man, 46, charged after serious robbery and assault in Ramsgate

A man was treated for 'injuries consistent with stab wounds'