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Kent Police

The incident happened in the early hours of Tuesday morning

Simon Langton Girls Grammar, Old Dover Road, Canterbury

Comes as consultation decision now officially pushed back to June 13


The school had to be evacuated yesterday morning

Kent Police

Officers are growing increasingly concerned for his welfare

David Fitzsimmons

A further 46 companies have set up shop in the county courtesy of the inward investment agency


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It is estimated that there are around 225,000 smokers in Kent and that smoking costs the county around £391m every year

Simon Langton Girls Grammar, Old Dover Road, Canterbury

Kent County Council confirms a public meeting will take place in June and no governors’ vote will take until after this.

Octopus found in Herne Bay

The creature was spotted by a local health and safety manager

Mental health

The rate of suicide in Kent is higher than the national average

Canterbury Christ Church University

The event will be held at Old Sessions House, Canterbury Christ Church University

Electric taxi

The Nissan Leaf and will be trialled for five weeks across the city


Five parks are taking part in the trial, aimed to reduce smoking in places where children play

Scarecrow sign in Elham

The creations have to be displayed by next Monday at the latest, when the public will be invited to come and vote for their favourite one in the east Kent village

Kent Police

The body of a woman was discovered in Station Road on May 7

Blood launch edition

Our sister title’s coverage of one of the worst NHS scandals is bidding for Society of Editors’ Regional Press Awards’ Making A Difference category

Simon Langton Girls Grammar, Old Dover Road, Canterbury

This week saw hundreds of pupils defy her wishes and stage a protest walk-out

The remains were found in a tent behind the Riverside Retail Park off of Ten Perch Road on April 25

Live animal exports

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William Charles Pearce

He went missing from open prison, HMP Standford Hill

Kent Police

Pizza delivery man attacked, teenager assaulted and bikes pinched and coach driver attacked


Youngster was left shaked by the incident which took place at 9pm on Saturday

Tom Bosworth

Kent County Council has offered support of up to £400 to some of the county’s top sportsmen and women

Eve Myles

A sell-out crowd is expected at Herne Bay sci-fi festival

Floss and her littermates being cared for at The Dogs Trust

Puppies are being smuggled in from Europe

Live animal exports

The trade has gained controversy in recent years

Polling stations remain open until 10pm

Full coverage - and full results as they come in, Turnout confirmed at 21.5 per cent

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A girl in her late teens was assaulted

Foster family

Kent County Council wants to recruit 150 more households to its fostering service this year

Community College Whitstable

Army reservist parachuted in by Swale Academies Trust as replacement to Helena Sullivan-Tighe who this week wished college well for the future as disciplinary action against her was dropped

Kent Police

Everything you need to know about Thursday’s big vote

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