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Meningitis B cases rising sharply among teens

Meningitis B cases rising sharply among teens

Meningitis B cases are rising sharply with health officials warning numbers among teenagers are exceeding pre-pandemic levels.

Canadian restaurant set to open first-ever Kent branch

Canadian restaurant set to open first-ever Kent branch

Plans for a new Tim Hortons fast food restaurant and drive-thru have been recommended for approval at a popular shopping centre.

Grammar school set to expand

Grammar school set to expand

A grammar school's expansion plans have been approved, despite concerns over its impact on a First World War memorial.

'Rose shows us we can do amazing things'

'Rose shows us we can do amazing things'

Strictly Come Dancing winner Rose Ayling-Ellis has been inspiring performing arts pupils at her former school in Kent.

New inflatable theme park to open

New inflatable theme park to open

An inflatable theme park is set to open its first location on an industrial estate in Kent.

Record numbers for nursing and midwifery courses

Record numbers for nursing and midwifery courses

The efforts of the NHS in the pandemic has inspired record numbers of students to ask for nursing or midwifery courses, say health chiefs.

Where is the easiest place to pass a driving test in Kent?

Where is the easiest place to pass a driving test in Kent?

A new study has found which test centres in Kent have the highest and lowest pass rates and the differences are staggering.

First look inside new £32m secondary school

First look inside new £32m secondary school

Secondary school pupils were invited along for a sneak peek inside new multi-million pound facilities which are scheduled to open next year.

Covid passes for travelling teens now ready

Covid passes for travelling teens now ready

Parents of children aged 12 to 15 can now request NHS Covid travel passes for their offspring to enter countries including Spain.

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Free bus travel offer for struggling families

Free bus travel offer for struggling families

Some of the county's poorest families are to be offered free travel to help offset the impact of social isolation on children.

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