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‘Shocking’ that UK is moving child refugees into hotels
Children’s Society criticises practice of placing unaccompanied minors in hotels with limited care

Diane Taylor

28, Nov, 2021 @12:28 PM

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On the Kent coast, locals fear they will see more deaths as migrants keep crossing
The sight of soaking families arriving from France is ‘traumatic’, says charity worker as calls grow for ministers to find a solution

Alex Mistlin

27, Nov, 2021 @7:13 PM

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Shock and pity mix along UK coast where Channel tragedy played out
Community reacts to the drowning of 27 people amid sense of resignation that nothing may change

Ben Quinn

25, Nov, 2021 @6:22 PM

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‘Performative cruelty’: UK treatment of refugees worst ever, says charity
Kent Refugee Action Network says young people arriving on south coast are a benefit, not a problem

Diane Taylor

22, Nov, 2021 @7:04 PM

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Planning legislation must be amended to protect countryside | Letter
Letters: Ros Coward says ministers should prioritise brownfield development and pay attention to Save Kent’s Green Spaces, a day of action on Sunday


22, Nov, 2021 @5:18 PM

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Southern Water: Geldof backs non-payment campaign over sewage dumping
Singer and activist supports protest by Kent residents over firm’s continued discharges into sea

Sandra Laville Environment correspondent

16, Nov, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Meet the ‘inactivists’, tangling up the climate crisis in culture wars
The long read: As climate science has gone mainstream, outright denialism has been pushed to the fringes. Now a new tactic of dismissing green policies as elitist is on the rise, and has zoned in on a bitter row over a disused airport in Kent

Jack Shenker

11, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Greek revival: the 90-year-old story of Sissinghurst’s new Aegean-inspired garden
A Mediterranean garden, resurrected from Vita Sackville-West’s archives, is bringing Aegean planting to Kent – and showing us the future

Matt Collins

30, Oct, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Stir up the waters: how campaigners forced the UK to U-turn on raw sewage
Social media outrage and viral footage of effluent discharging into the sea forced the government to change course

Sandra Laville and Helena Horton

29, Oct, 2021 @10:22 AM

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‘Rare find’: amphitheatre dig in Kent paints picture of Roman town
Finds at Richborough include skeleton of cat nicknamed Maxipus and potential evidence of figurative arena panels

Harriet Sherwood Arts and culture correspondent

28, Oct, 2021 @5:01 AM

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Insulate Britain protests: 49 arrests as group defies injunctions
Members stage roadblock protests near M25 Dartford Crossing in Kent and on A40 in west London

Damien Gayle

27, Oct, 2021 @12:53 PM

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Journalist gets police apology for arrest over Kent barracks photos
Force admits detention of Andy Aitchison after he covered protest at Napier barracks was unlawful

Jamie Grierson

22, Oct, 2021 @4:04 PM

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