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Rough sleeping centres 'to help 6,000'

Tue, 12/18/2018 - 12:03
The government announces a £4.8m project to create 15 "rough sleeping hubs" in England by 2020.
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Waste plan floats bottle deposit scheme

Tue, 12/18/2018 - 09:53
More people will also get food waste caddies, as part of plans to make recycling less confusing.
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Schoolchildren safety fear over fewer lollipop men and women

Tue, 12/18/2018 - 01:55
BBC research shows British councils now employ 1,500 fewer wardens than five years ago.
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Horse left 'at death's door' in Headcorn finds new home

Mon, 12/17/2018 - 14:49
Four-year-old Adie was discovered by a dog walker in a field near Ashford, Kent, a year ago.
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Biddenden fire: Children treated for smoke inhalation

Mon, 12/17/2018 - 09:12
Fifty firefighters are tackling the fire which broke out in shops in a Kent village.
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Laura Ashley to close 40 UK stores amid a push into China

Mon, 12/17/2018 - 03:05
The British High Street store is struggling in the UK and wants to build its presence in China.
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Christmas traffic: Where to avoid on the roads and rail

Mon, 12/17/2018 - 02:13
Traffic will be busiest on Thursday and Friday before rail engineering and strikes cause cancellations.
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MPs want halt to smart motorway rollout over safety concerns

Sat, 12/15/2018 - 23:59
The group backed campaigners who say having no hard shoulder puts motorists and recovery workers at risk.
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Four children in group of 11 migrants rescued off Dover

Sat, 12/15/2018 - 12:18
Most of the group of 11 say they are Iraqi with the rest claiming to be Iranian nationals.
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'Vast' Graveney solar farm plans one step closer

Sat, 12/15/2018 - 11:54
Campaigners say wildlife in the area will be affected by the planned solar farm.
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Gillingham v Wycombe Wanderers

Sat, 12/15/2018 - 11:29
Live coverage of Saturday's League One game between Gillingham and Wycombe Wanderers.
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Charlton Athletic v AFC Wimbledon

Sat, 12/15/2018 - 11:27
Live coverage of Saturday's League One game between Charlton Athletic and AFC Wimbledon.
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Arsonists destroy taxi on Hythe petrol station forecourt

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 17:06
The two men poured petrol into the back of the car while the driver was still sitting inside.
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Five officers injured during police pursuit in Meopham

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 16:39
Two police cars were involved in the smash, which happened just outside Gravesend on Thursday.
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Half of UK homes could get faster broadband

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 05:00
New research suggests that people have not taken up faster services, even though they are available.
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Letter to Santa found after 120 years on display in Canterbury

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 22:31
The note from a five-year-old girl was discovered inside a book donated to a charity shop.
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Network Rail fined over Kent level crossing accident

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 19:42
Doug Caddell suffered a broken neck when a car hit a level crossing gate he was trying to close.
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Lodge Hill nightingale site homes plan cut back

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 18:57
Homes England cuts the number of homes planned for a key site for the UK's nightingale population.
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Appeal to trace £7m cocaine haul suspect Lee Hartness

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 15:51
Officers in Dover found £7m-worth of drugs in a lorry trailer driven by the 47-year-old.
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Anger as accused MPs get whip restored for May vote

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 14:06
Andrew Griffiths and Charlie Elphicke are being investigated over inappropriate sexual behaviour.
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