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Southern Water in court over historic environmental violations

Southern water has appeared in Canterbury Crown Court this week for sentencing after pleading guilty to a litany of historic environmental violations. The company is responsible for treating waste water across the south of England, but recently has ..

The 4 Kent areas set to become ‘COVID hotspots’ inside two weeks

With coronavirus cases continuing to rise, four places in Kent are likely to be COVID-19 "hotspots" in the next few weeks. An interactive map by Imperial College London experts predicts some areas in Kent have at least a 75 per cent chance of seeing..

The 4 Kent Nando’s reopening for outdoor dining from April 12

Nando's has announced the restaurants in Kent that will open for outdoor dining when restrictions are eased on Monday (April 12). The Chicken chain has left it late to make the decision, only updating its website yesterday (April 8). The good ..

‘All refugees deserve kindness’ Inside Napier Barracks’ Festival of Solidarity

A Festival of Solidarity has taken place at Napier Barracks in support of asylum seekers. The ex-army barracks in Folkestone have been a point of controversy over the past year, with refugees saying they have been forced to live in "prison-like" con..

Inside Henry VIII’s Kent castle that’s worth £15m with 16 bedrooms

Inside Henry VIII's Kent castle that's up for sale for £15m with 16 bedrooms, tennis courts and a poolThe castle has 16 bedrooms, 11 entertaining rooms, two tennis courts and a marble swimming pool The historic property sprawls across 300-a..

Crashes in heavy rain bring M25 and M20 to a standstill – live updates

There are long delays on both the M20 and M25 this afternoon as heavy rain brings chaos to Kent's motorways. There are 10 mile queues on the anti-clockwise M25 approach to the Dartford Crossing this afternoon with traffic queuing back to J4 at ..

Man dies at scene of light aircraft crash

A man has died in a light aircraft crash in a field this afternoon. Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called, along with other emergency services, to reports of a light aircraft crash in a field near Headcorn aerodrome between Ashford and Maidstone. ..

How much new season ticket will cost part-time Kent commuters to London

A new flexible season ticket for rail travel has gone on sale today (June 21). The new flexi ticket is ideal for commuters who only travel to work two to three times a week. The tickets can be used for eight days in any month-long period, and passe..

I went to Kent’s ‘best beach’ during a heatwave and was utterly stunned

Broadstairs is home to several stunning beaches but one in particular has taken the fancy of our readers. Joss Bay is a wonderfully secluded delight and when we asked you to name your favourite beach in Kent many were quick to sing its praises. Fou..

Met Office forecast for May 31 as temperatures soar

The late May bank holiday is finally here, and many are predicting a heatwave. Beaches, bars and pubs are likely to be packed, as people across the UK enjoy the long weekend (and the improving weather). If you’re planning a trip out today, make s..

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