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Woman attacked in street suffers ear injury

Police have launched a CCTV appeal after a woman’s ear was injured in an attack

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Protests at ‘tragedy’ of uni course cuts and job losses

Students and staff are demonstrating against proposals to slash courses leading to the loss of dozens of jobs across its two campuses.

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Rob Beckett announces new stand-up tour

The Bromley-born comedian will kick off his huge 59-date tour, Giraffe, in Kent later this year. Here’s how to get tickets.

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Police worker tried to mow down love rival in ‘moment of utter madness’

An "angry and jealous" police worker who was caught on camera twice trying to mow down his love rival has been jailed.

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Two tigers and a leopard! Kent’s most dangerous animals revealed

More than 100 potentially dangerous wild animals, including two tigers and a zebra, are living in Kent.

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Visit to minor injuries after scooter fall revealed girl, 4, had cancer

A four-year-old girl who underwent routine x-rays after falling off her scooter was found to have cancer.

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Kitchen blaze sparked after pan of oil caught alight

Firefighters have warned people not to leave cooking unattended after a pan of oil caught alight.

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'Mesmerising dance performance left me speechless’

A fearless show by Brazil’s São Paulo Dance Company brought the crowd to their feet as culture and movement collided at a Kent theatre.

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Copper thieves blamed for “devastating” oil river spillage

Intruders are being blamed for the “devastation” caused after oil leaked from a disused paper mill and into a river, with reports of dead wildlife.

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Homes left without water due to ‘technical issues’

A water company has apologised and set up water bottle stations for customers experiencing a loss of supply or low pressure due to technical issues.

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Bills to rise as council passes ‘budget of common sense’

Councillors have passed a “budget of common sense” which includes a raft of controversial new parking charges and £700,000 worth of savings.

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‘Inspirational’ Kent business owner ‘will be missed by so many’

Tributes have been paid to a “true gentleman” who turned his business into one of the most respected in Kent.

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The best family shows to book this year

From Disney classics to musical favourites, these 10 fantastic theatre shows are sure to put a smile on your kids’ faces.

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Closed down Kent firm’s huge factory goes on market for £22m

An imposing industrial site owned by a former fruit packaging company is on sale for a whopping sum.

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Footage shows dead bird in Kent river devastated by oil spill

Villagers say a Kent river has been “devastated” by an oil leak – with upsetting footage showing a dead bird in the water.

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Wildlife dead as investigation into river oil spill continues

The Environment Agency has identified an oil leak at one of Kent’s most historic rivers where animals have been reported dead.

Kent Live - Canterbury

Live A28 traffic updates after crash closes Ashford's Canterbury Road in both directions

People travelling in the area have been warned to expect delays

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Suspected oil slick ‘making city smell of diesel’

There are fears suspected pollution in a city’s river will harm wildlife in the area.

Kent Live - Canterbury

Kent issued 9 flood alerts after county battered by heavy rain and strong winds

It comes after two separate weather warnings blanketed the county

Canterbury News

Solar farm battery plan set for green light despite ‘explosion’ fears

Safety plans for what will be the UK’s biggest solar farm are set to be approved - despite residents’ fears of a fire or “explosion”.