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Estimates suggest around 2,00 people died as a result of contamination

Murderer Foster Christian told police at Dickens Avenue crime scene he had been attacked

Major engineering work will temporarily or completely close FOUR London stations this weekend used by Kent travellers

Mersham Court Barn is added this year, while fortunes of Sheerness Dockyard houses and a church in Cranbrook improve dramatically

Expected step now taken to solidify Canterbury College’s recovery and bring it under the wing of successful East Kent College

The two-week effort, dubbed Operation Perceptional, has so far resulted in nine arrests and seven warrants being carried out

In 2015/16, 108 children were adopted from KCC’s care and a further 29 have been adopted since April

The former West Indies Test star helped guide Kent to a second placed finish in division two of the county championship

He was involved in the Russell hammer murders and set up the cold case investigation team

Closures start as part of Thameslink programme

KCC will grit more than 2,500 miles of Kent’s roads while the trucks are in operation until March

TfL could takeover Southeastern services in 2018

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Wait is over for Year 7 pupils - now the rush for a grammar place will begin

Passengers will be able to claim if their train is more than 15 minutes late

Council chiefs are outlining plans to slash £108m from its budget in an attempt to balance the books

Council bosses feel Kent is taking an unfair proportion of children from both the Jungle in Calais and London boroughs

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Data from environmental specialist, Scape Group reveals some 581 classrooms, or 50 new schools, must be developed in the county over the coming years

The line receives an average of 484 male calls a month - a significant 56 per cent increase on the same period last year

It is estimated that a third of police time is now spent dealing with people who have a mental health issue

We meet East Kent College principal Graham Razey as he looks to save £3 million in a bid to ensure the survival of Canterbury College.

The blaze is believed to have been caused by an electric blanket fault

The results of the test are due next Thursday

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The vehicles will be used for a ‘mock up’ of a serious road traffic collision

Officers say they think someone has taken law into their own hands

Agency plans to tackle the 2,800 people on its housing waiting list

The Canterbury MP has long campaigned against the impact he feels such plans would have on the city skyline and wider Kent countryside

Medals, letters and photographs are set to be sold to the highest bidder in Canterbury later this month

We visit the Marlowe Theatre in Canterbury as it reflects on its triumphs and the challenges which lie ahead

The leaking roof above the Cathedral Nave will be replaced and a new Welcome Centre will be created, subject to planning permission

Some places could see 30 mm in two or three hours with a few locations potentially seeing as much as 40 mm in six hours

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