Tonbridge and Malling, England Newswire

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  1. Earthquake rocks Greece and Turkey: Two dead on Kos as hundreds of tourists hurt amid tsunamiRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 21 | Yahoo!

    At least two tourists have been killed and more than 500 others injured after a powerful earthquake shook the Greek Islands and Turkish coast, triggering a small tsunami. The 6.7-magnitude quake struck in the Aegean Sea on Thursday night south of the Turkish city of Bodrum and east of the small Greek island of Kos - both areas popular with British holidaymakers.

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  2. West Malling: Residents who helped clean up after travellers left...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 19 | Kent Online

    Community-minded West Malling residents who cleaned up after a traveller visit have been urged to seek medical advice due to the nature of some of the waste left behind. More than ten caravans moved on to playing fields behind the village hall in Norman Road on Sunday, July 9, and, following legal action from West Malling Parish Council and Tonbridge and Malling Borough Council, left after a week.

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  3. Hermitage Lane: 3,712 homes to be built along key route between...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 18 | Kent Online

    Development in and around Hermitage Lane could see the equivalent of a village larger than Bearsted built on the area in the next 20 years, we can exclusively reveal. The route has been swamped by housing schemes in the past few years, and by 2027 it is set to have 3,712 more households than last year.

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  4. Tonbridge and Malling MP elected chair of Foreign Affairs Select CommitteeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 12 | Kent Online

    The role of the Foreign Affairs Select Committee is to scrutinise the work of the government and ensure that views of MPs are reflected in government policy. In a vote of MPs from all political parties, Mr Tugendhat came out on top in a ballot and is the first member of the 2015 or 2017 intake of MPs to have been elected to chair a committee.

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  5. Unemployment Kent: Jobless benefits claimants figures fall for June 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 12 | Kent Online

    The latest figures have shown that were 18,910 claimants of jobseeker's allowance or universal credit last month, a fall of 200 on the figures for May. Across the county, Medway still has the largest number of claimants - 3,395, although this figure is coming down. Sevenoaks has the lowest figures with just 510 claimants, followed by Tunbridge Wells and then Tonbridge and Malling.

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  6. Borough Green and Tonbridge and Malling Borough councillor Mike Taylor breached code of conductRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 29 | Kent Online

    An outspoken councillor has been reprimanded following a stand-off with a head teacher which led to the police being called. After being hauled before a standards panel for the third time in his career, Mike Taylor was told he had the most "unsatisfactory history" of any councillor in the borough's existence.

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  7. Leybourne residents shocked by Tonbridge and Malling Borough Council's response to traveller blockadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 28 | Kent Online

    Residents who set up a blockade to prevent travellers parking on land in their village have been left shocked by the local authority's response. The land has been repeatedly used by travellers in the past , and locals hoped the move would prevent further trespassing.

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  8. Tonbridge and Malling MP Tom Tugendhat raises concerns over proposed...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2017 | Kent Online

    A Kent MP has raised concerns about the proposed deal between the Conservatives and the DUP, saying he has yet to be convinced it will bring stability to the country. Tonbridge and Malling MP Tom Tugendhat, a former soldier, has questioned whether the deal will achieve its key aim and whether it is needed.

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  9. Kent MPs react to Finsbury Park Mosque terror attack in LondonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2017 | Kent Online

    One man died and at least 10 were injured when a white van ploughed into worshippers as they were leaving the north London mosque just after midnight. A 48-year-old man has been arrested after he was reportedly restrained by members of the public who called police.

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  10. Kent general election results - Tory reactionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2017 | Kent Online

    Leading Kent Conservatives have reacted with huge disappointment to the General Election result - but have stopped short of calling for Theresa May to resign. The Prime Minister is under huge pressure after her gamble on calling the election to strengthen her Brexit negotiating position backfired spectacularly.

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  11. Kent general election results - Tory reactionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2017 | Kent Online

    Leading Kent Conservatives have reacted with disappointment to the General Election result - but have stopped short of calling for Theresa May to resign. The Prime Minister is under huge pressure after her gamble on calling the election to strengthen her Brexit negotiating position backfired spectacularly.

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  12. Tom Tugendhat's campaign posters targeted by vandalsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2017 | Kent Online

    Mischievous vandals have been adding their own flourishes to the prospective parliamentary candidate's campaign posters in Leybourne - each night covering the Tory's face with a well-known figure. So far the hoarding, adjacent to Leybourne Church in Rectory Lane North, has been taken over by football pundit Chris Kamara, actor Brian Blessed and Mrs Brown from the BBC comedy Mrs Brown's Boys.

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  13. Chance to form new cross-border residents group for Allington and AylesfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2017 | Kent Online

    Moves are a foot to form a new residents association to tackle problems associated with Maidstone and Malling's housing expansion. There will be an inaugural meeting for residents from the Elysian Fields estate and Hambling Place to be held at the ACA building on Castle Road, tomorrow night.

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  14. Richard Mayhew of Boxley and Elliott Ashley of Sheerness guilty of flytippingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2017 | Kent Online

    Richard Mayhew of Harp Farm Road, Boxley, and Elliott Ashley of Jefferson Road, Sheerness, appeared before Sevenoaks Magistrates last week charged with dumping rubbish and other offences breaching the Environmental Protection Act. The court heard how Mayhew, 35, owns Rusty's Scrap Metal Collection and Waste Removal.

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  15. Ditton: Police destroy scooter used anti-sociallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2017 | Kent Online

    Police destroyed a scooter after its riders were reported to be driving around a village in an anti-social manner. They were then reported to have driven it onto Ditton Recreation Ground and on the footpaths leading into Pear Tree Avenue.

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  16. West Kent CCG will not discuss prescribing gluten free foods after...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2017 | Kent Online

    The NHS' West Kent Clinical Commissioning Group has removed an item concerning gluten free foods from the agenda for this afternoon's meeting. The CCG's governing body took the decision after the national media reported NHS England will no longer prescribe gluten free foods.

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  17. Sittingbourne becomes first in Kent to get the new pound coinRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2017 | Kent Online

    Residents in a Kent town will be the first to get their hands of the new 12-sided 1 coin as it comes into circulation today. It has been made available at a select few banks across 14 towns in England and the Santander branch in Sittingbourne High Street is among the lucky ones chosen.

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  18. Quentin Letts sees an unruffled Osborne hear MPs moanRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2017 | Daily Mail

    Alas, he was not wearing a green eyeshade or the sort of shirt-sleeve clips once favoured by Fleet Street deskmen. Anyway, a real journalist would have arrived late, collar askew, breathlessly to ask colleagues 'have I missed any decent lines?' Labour are steaming about editor Osborne.

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  19. Cost of funeral in South East almost A 9,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2017 | Kent Online

    Funeral costs have reached a record high as mourning family members are forced to find more money than ever for burials and cremations. Grieving families have seen the price of a perfect send-off almost double over the past 12 years, according to an industry survey.

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  20. May insists she is 'fully committed' to National Insurance hike despite legislation delayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2017 | Sunday Herald

    Prime Minister Theresa May insists she is 'fully committed' to NICs hike but legislation to enforce change won't come in until autumn THERESA May is "fully committed" to pressing ahead with her controversial plan to hike National Insurance Contributions for the self-employed, No 10 has insisted, after she was accused by Labour of being in disarray over the policy. It has emerged the legislation to bring in the measure, that will hit 2.5 million people, including hundreds of thousands of Scots by an average of A 240 a year, has been pushed back to the autumn.

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