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Maidstone Prison staff back at work

BBC Kent - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 15:39
More than 30 members of staff at a Kent prison return to work after a stoppage over a heath and safety dispute.
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Man on South East burglaries charge

BBC Kent - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 13:21
One of the South East's "most wanted" burglary suspects is arrested after he handed himself into police.
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Man overboard scare sparks search

BBC Kent - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 10:24
A search is carried out after a passenger said they saw someone go overboard from a ferry, but all crew and passengers are later accounted for.
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Tredwell extends Kent contract

BBC Kent - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 09:50
England spinner James Tredwell signs a contract extension with Kent prior to the one-day series in Sri Lanka.
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Rochester by-election: Rice, birds and immigration

BBC Kent - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 08:36
Chris Mason reports from Rochester in Kent, as the by-election approaches and finds nightingales and immigration are on the campaign agenda.
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VIDEO: Standing for Rochester and Strood

BBC Kent - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 21:42
Louise Stewart takes a look at some more of the smaller candidates standing in the Rochester and Strood by-election.
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Fine for sewage that killed 250 fish

BBC Kent - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 21:11
Southern Water is fined £500,000 for polluting water in Whitstable and Herne Bay with untreated sewage that killed local wildlife.
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Inmate dies at overcrowded prison

BBC Kent - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 19:43
A prisoner is found dead at Elmley prison on the day of a damning report which highlighted overcrowding and staff shortages.
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Labour's 'enormous effort' in poll

BBC Kent - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 17:07
The former Labour MP who held the seat covering Rochester and Strood said the party face a "difficult fight" in the by-election.
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Five arrested during brothel raids

BBC Kent - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 13:52
Five people are arrested during a month-long crackdown on human trafficking in Kent.
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Casualty star Rebekah Gibbs dies

BBC Kent - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 13:43
Former Casualty star Rebekah Gibbs has died in Kent, six years after being diagnosed with breast cancer.
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Gambler self-exclude scheme unveiled

BBC Kent - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 08:48
A pilot scheme allowing gamblers to exclude themselves from all betting shops in Chatham in Kent has been announced.
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Dartford 2-1 Welling United

BBC Kent - Tue, 11/11/2014 - 22:39
Dartford beat nine-man Welling United to end a run of six matches without a win in the Conference.
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Dover Athletic 1-0 Braintree Town

BBC Kent - Tue, 11/11/2014 - 22:21
Nicky Deverdics' goal is enough to give Dover their sixth straight home win in all competitions as the beat Braintree.
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Dartford bring in defender Driver

BBC Kent - Tue, 11/11/2014 - 15:49
Conference strugglers Dartford sign defender Callum Driver, who was released by West Ham United at the end of last season.
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VIDEO: Remembrance: South East falls silent

BBC Kent - Tue, 11/11/2014 - 14:30
People across the South East hold a two-minute silence to mark Armistice Day.
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Women's Ashes schedule announced

BBC Kent - Tue, 11/11/2014 - 11:55
The schedule for the 2015 multi-format Women's Ashes series is announced, with the sole Test taking place at Canterbury.
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New bid for grammar school annexe

BBC Kent - Tue, 11/11/2014 - 09:36
A new attempt is being made to expand a grammar school in Kent a year after a similar proposal was turned down.
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'Most wanted' burglary list released

BBC Kent - Tue, 11/11/2014 - 08:45
Images of the "most wanted" burglary suspects across the south-east of England are released by police.
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Airport runway cost 'underestimated'

BBC Kent - Tue, 11/11/2014 - 08:17
Plans to build new runways at Heathrow and Gatwick will cost substantially more than the bidders have estimated, the Airports Commission says.
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