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Friday Aug 15 | Kent Online

Chatham teenager hanged herself after final love text to ex-boyfriend

A newly single young woman texted her ex-boyfriend a final "I love you" before taking her own life, an inquest heard.

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Friday Aug 15 | Kent Online

Research published by Macmillan Cancer Support reveals that survival...

Over a third of cancer patients in Medway die within a year of diagnosis, according to a report released by a leading cancer charity.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Romsey Advertiser

500k' for fort property on Thames

A disused fort with the memorable address of Number 1, The Thames, has gone up for sale By today's standards, half a million pounds for a cavernous property with unrivalled views across the Thames might sound like a bargain.

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

Kent Online

Former BBC journalist and airport campaigner Clive Lawrence has died

A former radio journalist and producer who went on to become a leading light in the campaign for an international airport in the Thames estuary has died.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

The Independent

Woman, 30, jailed for six years after trying to trick men into raping former colleague

Joanne Berry had given the address of her former co-worker out and asked men to act out violent rape fantasies Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

Kent Online

Mother and baby led to safety from Selbourne Road, Gillingham flat on ...

A mother and her four month old baby were led to safety from their Gillingham flat last night after a fire broke out in the property below.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

Kent Online

Inquest opened into death of former Maidstone Grammar School pupil Terry Shambler, from Aylesford

At the opening, Mid Kent and Medway assistant coroner Gail Elliman heard the former Maidstone Grammar School pupil, whose full name is Terrence, had "stumbled into the road" after leaving an event called Kandi Beach on Friday, July 18. Coroner's officer Chris Kemsley said it's believed Mr Shambler's friends did not witness the tragedy but added ... (more)

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

Kent Online

First World War centenary: Rochester Cathedral display shares poignant message

Now, to commemorate today's 100th anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War, they have created an eye-catching memorial which has become the talk of the town.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Kent Online

Daughter Amey Evans says Medway Hospital failed mum Fiona Ward, from ...

A daughter recorded her mum's desperate wails as she waited more than nine hours to be seen by a mental health worker in A&E.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Free Dictionary

Daniel Defoe Placed in a Pillory

Defoe is notable for being one of the earliest proponents of the novel, as he helped to popularise the form in Britain, and, along with others such as Samuel Richardson , is among the founders of the English novel .

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Kent Online

Medway parks named some of the best by Keep Britain Tidy's green flag award scheme

The award, handed out by environmental charity Keep Britain Tidy, rewards the best parks and green spaces across the country.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Daily Mail

Family's horror as they spot RAT in hospital where grandfather, 82, was dying of cancer

Hero doctor stops hospital shooting rampage: Psychiatrist uses his own gun to shoot patient who killed caseworker in front of him Mother who lost her three little girls and parents in Christmas day fire finds love as she MARRIES two and a half years on Obama set to give child immigrants 'refugee status' BEFORE they arrive in the US: White House ... (more)

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Daily Mail

RAT spotted by family in Medway Maritime Hospital in Gillingham, Kent

The family of an elderly man who was dying of cancer has criticised the hospital he was staying at after a huge rat was found metres from his bedside.

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Kent Online

Aylesford teenager and former Maidstone Grammar School pupil Terry...

A teenager has been tragically killed after being hit by a bus on the second day of a holiday with friends in Cyprus.

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Kent Online

MidKent College principal Sue McLeod, 53, dies one month after brain tumour diagnosis

The principal of MidKent College died at Medway Hospital on Wednesday, just a month after being diagnosed with a brain tumour, prompting an outpouring of grief and tributes from those that new her.

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