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Randall Emmett, ex of Lala Kent, accused of abuse and fraud

Photo: Chelsea Lauren/Shutterstock/Chelsea Lauren/Shutterstock If you don’t know Randall Emmett for his empire of “geezer teaser” movies that (briefly) feature older stars like Bruce Willis and Al Pacino, you might recognize the Hollywood producer as Lala Kent’s ex-fiancé from Vanderpump Rules. But according to a June 30 report from Los Angeles Time, Emmett is also […]

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Vehicle weight limits in place on Rockwell Drive in Kent – ​​Abbotsford News

Due to high water levels, traffic along Rockwell Drive will be restricted from Monday, June 27 through July 8. The British Columbia Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure has imposed a limit of 5,000 kilograms for vehicles. Lighter passenger vehicles, small delivery vans and emergency vehicles are not restricted at this time unless high water levels […]

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Vehicle weight limits in place on Rockwell Drive in Kent – ​​Hope Standard

Due to high water levels, traffic along Rockwell Drive will be restricted from Monday, June 27 through July 8. The British Columbia Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure has imposed a limit of 5,000 kilograms for vehicles. Lighter passenger vehicles, small delivery vans and emergency vehicles are not restricted at this time unless high water levels […]

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Catch Beach House, Seasalter Kent

Catch Beach House, Seasalter Home, Kent Residence, English Architecture, Housing Project June 28, 2022 Architects: Stiff + Trevillion Location: Seasalter, Kent, England, United Kingdom Photos: Lukasz Bernacki Catch Beach House, Kent Situated outside Whitstable on the North Kent coast, the To catch house is inspired by traditional fisherman’s huts and boathouses while referencing the indigenous […]

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Small and medium sized businesses in Kent supported to go green

Kent County Council (KCC) has launched a new voucher scheme to enable local businesses to implement green solutions to support their future growth. The Green Recovery Voucher Scheme is part of the C-Care (Covid Channel Area Response Exchange) project which is funded by the EU Interreg France (Channel) England programme. Annabel from Bradbourne Bakery in […]

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New Kent first responders, resident recognized for lifesaving actions – Daily Press

NEW KENT – Members of the New Kent Fire and Rescue Service and a quick-witted resident were recently honored for helping save the lives of heart attack victims. “[Their] dedicated efforts to save lives have defied odds and have resulted in three people being with us here tonight,” Chief Rick Opett said at the June […]

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Kent County Council officers refuse in-person meetings ‘because they are cold’

Council officials refuse to attend meetings in person because they are “cold”, one Tory has claimed. Thanet rep Trevor Shonk made the comment before storming out of a meeting because a highways official was not present. Trevor Shonk, advisor to Thanet. Photo: Kent County Council The Conservative adviser said: ‘I have a whole host of […]

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Ambulance wait times in Kent are improving as responses from the South East Coast Ambulance Service are quicker over the past year

Although patients have reported long waits for ambulances in recent weeks – including a 78-year-old woman who had to wait almost 14 hours and a father who feared he would die after waiting 10 hours – the latest figures reveal the South East Coast Ambulance NHS Trust (Secamb) has actually improved its service. The NHS […]

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Kent’s must-see events July 2022

Published: 6:35 PM 24 June 2022 Updated: 6:52 PM 24 June 2022 Your guide to the county’s best events, compiled by Naomi Porter Community Spirit of Tenterden – Credit: Spirit of Tenterden Family funJuly 1-3 Taking place in the town’s recreation ground, the Spirit of Tenterden family festival – a free community event – is […]

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Transport for the South East unveils £45billion plan to transform Kent and South East transport infrastructure by 2050

A hugely ambitious multi-billion pound strategy to transform the county’s transport infrastructure has been revealed. The 30-year plan, compiled by Transport for the South East, says the plans – which would boost everything from public transport to roads and rail links – would not only ensure the region remains an economic powerhouse, but would decarbonize […]

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A Kentish woman who moved to the deadliest place to become an aid worker – Keep The Faith ® The UK’s black, multi-ethnic Christian magazine

British humanitarian writer and photographer on life in South Sudan: the deadliest place to be an aid worker “Cutting down a big jar of needs – sometimes you wonder what aid really means.” Former Hythe resident Jenny Davies recently returned to the UK from her new home in Juba, South Sudan. She moved in early […]

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100-year-old man identified as UK’s oldest drinking driver

Officials have revealed the UK’s oldest drinking driver was a 100-year-old man and was one of five over-90s arrested by officers for driving over the limit. New data obtained from the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) by leading UK car rental company Select Car Leasing has lifted the lid on the drink-driving problem in […]

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How a £3.2bn Crossrail extension in Kent could be funded

Transport for the South East (TfSE) has outlined a method by which it can raise £3.2billion in funding to build an extension to the Elizabeth Line which would see it extend to Ebbsfleet and beyond to Gravesend . The transport organization has opened a public consultation on its Southeast Strategic Investment Plan, which outlines how […]

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Bragging Brits admit Instagram rivalry drives them to copy friends’ trips

A third of Brits admit that rivalry on Instagram drives them to copy what their friends share when planning perfect days – and nearly half won’t even let the price of a place deter them. A study found that more than 20 million Britons confessed to being inspired to visit attractions for day trips and […]

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Met Office issues yellow weather warning as thunderstorms set to hit Kent

After Kent embraced several days of rare British sunshine, the weather is looking to turn sour. The Met Office has now issued a yellow thunderstorm warning for tomorrow (June 23) as Kent is set to be battered by torrential downpours. The warning is in place for a total of 14 hours, starting at 10 a.m. […]

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Kent fish and chip prices rise as cost of cod and oil rises

Kent Chippies say they fear for their future as the price of fish continues to rise. Meal prices have soared as vendors are forced to pass the burden onto customers, while a van operating in Swale has already closed after refusing to charge £14 for a cod supper. The 160-year-old industry faces tough times as […]

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Kent train strikes: I’m glad the railway workers are out – teachers and nurses should too – Vicky Castle

The biggest railway strikes in a generation began today (June 21) and are set to bring the country to its knees. The government has criticized the large-scale industrial action in hostile terms, and public opinion is mixed. Grant Shapps, the Transport Secretary, called the walkout “a huge act of self-harm”. Other ministers called the action […]

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A woman has visited 70 countries – staying for free in amazing homes

A globetrotter who has visited no less than 70 countries has revealed her trick to staying in chic apartments and stunning homes – for free. Sibu De Benedictis, 33, left her last permanent home after finishing school – and hasn’t settled anywhere since. She estimates that she has visited up to 70 countries on several […]

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Some Kent trains will not run until Wednesday afternoon due to rail strikes

Parts of the railway line in Kent will be closed until Wednesday afternoon due to continuing staff problems caused by strikes. Members of the rail, maritime and transport union are due to walk out on Tuesday June 21, Thursday June 23 and Saturday June 25 over wages and working conditions. However, strikes will still impact […]

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How much do railway workers earn before planned train strikes

A number of allegations were made regarding railway workers’ pay ahead of the planned industrial action. Members of the RMT union plan to strike on June 21, 23 and 25 over wages and layoffs. The union represents over 40,000 employees at Network Rail and 13 different rail companies. There was even a debate in the […]

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Gillingham: The ‘dilapidated’ town of Medway is set for a full revival

One of Medway’s central towns could see millions of pounds used in an effort to start reviving the area. In recent years, Gillingham’s reputation has undeniably slipped, with many in the town itself believing that the area has suffered a noticeable decline. The High Street in particular is a place that has seen significant change […]

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Rail strikes next week will cost £1billion, government says

Next week’s rail strikes could devastate Britain’s post-Covid recovery and cost key industries more than a billion pounds, the government has been told. Kate Nicholls, chief executive of industry group UK Hospitality, warned that tourism and leisure businesses were already fragile after the pandemic shutdowns and would take a “big hit”. It comes after the […]

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Arriva increases bus fares by 6% in Kent and Medway

Bus company Arriva has announced that it will implement all bus fares in Kent and Medway from tomorrow Sunday. All one-way and round-trip fares will increase by a flat rate of 6%. Child fares will increase in the same proportion to remain at 50% of the adult fare. All one-way and round-trip fares increase by […]

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Free school transport apps made easy in Kent

Image: Go to automaton Submitted by Kent County Council Many parents of children entitled to free transport to school in Kent will find the process of obtaining the relevant passes has been much easier for the year ahead. Historically, all parents have been asked to request free school transportation and wait for their child’s eligibility […]

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Upcoming space-themed refurbishment in Kent’s Kherson Park

After a delayed take-off due to COVID-19, a space-themed renovation will soon arrive at a park in Kent town centre. On June 7, Kent City Council unanimously approved a $1.62 million contract to renovate Kherson Park, 317 W. Gowe St., after Lakewood-based Green Tech Excavation submitted a the lowest bid among three companies. “It will […]

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NHS patients given warning appointment before industrial action

NHS patients in England are urged to plan their appointments in advance as railway strikes are expected to cause travel chaos next week. Speaking ahead of the strikes, the NHS’s top doctor reminded people that ‘the NHS remains open’ as he called on people to seek treatment when needed. Millions of people are seen and […]

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Summit to discuss UK’s role in rebuilding Ukraine

A summit in London today will draw up plans for the UK to help rebuild Ukraine once the war against its Russian invaders is over. Representatives from Ukraine and business will join International Trade Secretary Anne-Marie Trevelyan to discuss how UK businesses can help with recovery efforts. Areas to be covered include digital and services, […]

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Are you coming to Middlesex against Kent Spitfires?

We look forward to welcoming you to the Home of Cricket for what we are sure will be a fantastic experience for all. We want your stay at Lord’s to be special, so please read the following important information regarding your visit. Match times We encourage spectators to arrive early to avoid crowds and allow […]

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New ‘affordable’ electric vehicle costs just £20 a month

A revolutionary electric car promises to put people on the road for just £20 a month. The Citroën Ami is a zero-emission quadricycle – a four-wheeled “microcar” – with a top speed of just 27.9 mph. It’s built for the daily commute around town and has a 6kW electric motor and 5.5kWh battery for a […]

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Chatham-Kent Health Alliance has 8.2% vacancies

Content of the article Chatham-Kent Health Alliance officials are facing an 8.2% vacancy rate, although they say some of the vacancies are the result of new jobs within the hospital organization. Content of the article Meredith Whitehead, vice president of transportation and chief nursing officer, said vacancies had fluctuated between 6.2% and 8.4% over the […]

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Parents spend over £2,400 a year getting their kids rolling

Parents in the UK spend an average of £2,400 a year – or £46.15 a week – driving their children to different activities such as parties or leisure, according to a new study. The research comes as petrol prices continue to soar across the UK. And car experts Zuto also found that parents spend around […]

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Shellman appointed town planner for West Warwick | Kent County Daily Hours

WEST WARWICK – After months without a permanent planner, West Warwick City Council voted unanimously this week to appoint Marilyn Shellman to what the city manager called a “very important post”. “I look forward to working here,” said Shellman, who held the same position at Westerly for years. “You have some interesting projects coming up.” […]

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Appledore Development, Kent Houses – e-architect

Appledore property development, Kent rural properties, English homes architecture photos June 14, 2022 Design: RX architects Location: Appledore, Kent, South East England, United Kingdom photos by Ashley Gendek Appledore Development, England The Appledore Development the site is situated along the bank of the Royal Military Canal overlooking the canal and adjacent National Trust land with […]

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Dragons’ Den star Hilary Devey has died aged 65

Former Dragons’ Den star Hilary Devey has died aged 65, her publicist has confirmed. The television star died on Saturday after a long illness in Morocco, where she owned property, her publicist Benjamin Webb told the PA news agency. She joined BBC Two’s Dragons’ Den program in 2011 and left in 2012, later presenting Channel […]

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Temporary workers could replace strikers

The government is considering legal changes to allow agency workers to replace striking staff, in a bid to protect the public from disruption. It is understood Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has not ruled out the option as travelers face chaos on London’s railways and Underground due to widespread industrial action. The move would involve overturning […]

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Great Kent Wine Experiences and Wineries to Visit 2022

Published: 00:00 June 12, 2022 Updated: 10:36 am 13 June 2022 With English Wine Week taking place June 18-26, there’s no better time to visit one of Kent’s best wineries. A look back at some of the experiences offered… Glorious Gusbourne A lovely way to enjoy a summer’s day – wine tasting at Gusbourne – […]

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Explore Aylesford Priory Kent with its ceramics and cafe

Our very first issue, in June 1962, features a visit to Aylesford Priory. We thought it was time to pay it a return visit – one that focuses on its extraordinary collection of 20th century religious art. Polish artist Adam Kossowski had been away from Russian labor camps for eight years when he first arrived […]

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King’s Hall in Herne Bay could become Kent’s main ‘music centre’ if leveling fund is secured

Council bosses believe a radical revamp of King’s Hall in Herne Bay can help it become Kent’s number one concert venue. The refurbishment of the old theater is part of a bold £13million vision to develop the town’s best-known assets – with the bandstand, clock tower and memorial park also online for improvements. The King’s […]

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Kent State leads the way with 37 Academic All-MAC Outdoor Athletics winners

History links CLEVELAND- The Kent State Athletics Program led all schools with 37 student-athletes named to the 2022 Academic All-MAC Outdoor Athletics Team, as the Mid-American Conference recognized a total of 265 student-athletes for their successes in class and in competition. The Golden Flashes had 24 members of the women’s […]

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Hayward Gallery opens The Hop by Jyll Bradley inspired by Kent’s hop gardens

Artist Jyll Bradley links the urban landscape of the South Bank to the rural hop gardens of Kent with a dynamic and interactive outdoor installation, Hops. The towering pavilion, made of metal, wood and colored plexiglass, creates brilliant reflections of light and casts a spectrum of color over the iconic brutalist architecture of the Southbank […]

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Mitcham’s transport company, Kent Couriers, is going from strength to strength

One of the South East’s growing transport companies has made a major investment to nearly double its fleet from 11 to 20 vehicles, creating new jobs and opportunities for customers to move their goods across the UK and in Europe, despite the new challenges facing the industry. Kent Couriers, based in Mitcham, is optimistic about […]

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Kent will develop sister city link with Lutsk, Ukraine in the face of war

The town of Kent is reaching out in friendship halfway around the world… to war-torn Ukraine. Kent maintains active relationships with sister cities in Norway, Japan and China. In non-pandemic years, student exchange groups and municipal leaders from Kent will visit Sister Towns in Kent and vice versa. This is all part of the goal […]

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Zero-emission hydrofoil “flying” workboat launched

Marine engineers have launched a ‘world’s first’ commercially viable workboat that ‘flies’ over water using electric hydrofoils. The eco-friendly vessels deploy the same foiling technology used by America’s Cup racing yachts, with hydrofoil wings attached to the hull with vertical struts. Much like an airplane taking off on a runway, the underwater wings lift the […]

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TUI forced to hijack two planes after issuing ’emergency code’

Two TUI flights sent emergency alerts this morning as they were diverted over UK airspace. The diversions were picked up by live flight tracker Flightrader24 and both planes were diverted to Birmingham. The flight tracking site detected two hijackings which began after pilots indicated a ‘general emergency’, reports Yorkshire Live. It is not yet clear […]

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Railway union plans biggest industrial action in decades

Glastonbury festival-goers and cricket fans face travel chaos later this month as thousands of railway workers take part in a three-day strike. Members of Network Rail’s Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) Union and 13 rail operators will stand down on June 21, 23 and 25, in the biggest demonstration of industrial action in the industry […]

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Rats with tiny backpacks are trained to find earthquake survivors

Rats are being trained to be sent through the earthquake debris carrying tiny backpacks – so rescue teams can talk to survivors. The innovative project is being worked on by research scientist Dr Donna Kean, 33, from Glasgow. So far, seven rats have been trained, taking just two weeks to get them up to speed. […]

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DoorDash delivers food bank meals to Kent/Sussex residents

The Delaware Food Bank and DoorDash announced an expanded partnership to provide free lunch boxes to food-insecure residents in Kent and Sussex counties. A local Dasher made the first ceremonial delivery to a downstate resident on May 26. Since 2018, DoorDash’s Project Dash has empowered community organizations to leverage DoorDash logistics to increase access to […]

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Warnings as postal workers and train drivers go on strike

Rail passengers are being warned of a major disruption to services over the bank holiday weekend due to a strike by train company drivers. While postal workers have launched a new strike in a wage dispute. Members of the TransPennine Express Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) union quit on Saturday and will strike again on […]

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Dartford mum paid over £20,000 after Kent County Council special educational needs double fail

A mother has been awarded more than £20,000 in compensation after a council was found guilty of failing two of her children with special educational needs, causing them to miss years of schooling. Kent County Council has been asked to apologize to a Dartford family and pay the costs in recognition of “distress and frustration”. […]

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Jet2 denies boss blamed ‘lazy Brits’ for disrupting travel

Airline Jet2 has denied reports suggesting its chief executive, Steve Heapy, blamed “lazy Brits who live on benefits and sit on their asses” for potential travel disruption. Mr Heapy is said to have made the remarks during a meeting between Transport Department ministers and airline bosses. The meeting was designed to resolve the chaos seen […]

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ColRich pays $52 million for 177 CityZen Commons units in Kent

By Catherine Sweeney The King County multifamily market continues to see increased sales activity as residential assets are purchased throughout the Puget Sound area. In a deal reached on June 1, San Diego-based real estate investment and development firm ColaaRich acquired the 177-unit CityZen Commons in Kent for $51.9 million, or about $293 $220 per […]

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New lifeboat ‘Zenith’ set to have regional impact

To reach the new South King Fire and Rescue fireboat, you must pass the old ship housed at the Des Moines Marina. Though it’s provided rescue services in southern Puget Sound for nearly 40 years, the 32-foot white fireboat, built in 1985, looks far less powerful than its sleek, 43-foot aluminum replacement at the end […]

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Kent County voters to decide August 2 on senior mileage renewal

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Kent County voters are being asked on August 2 to renew the property tax that has provided seniors with additional services for the past 24 years. Voters will decide to renew the Kent County Senior Millage for eight years, from 2023 to 2030, at the current mileage rate of 0.50 mils. […]

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Expanded Summer Programs at MSD

The Milford School District has expanded its summer school programs Milford School District Director of Student Learning, Dr. Bridget Amory, has provided details to the Milford School Board on the expansion of summer programs that will be offered to students over the summer. The programs will help students who are struggling to meet standards and […]

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Soaring food prices push retail inflation to highest level in a decade

Last month, store prices rose at the fastest pace in more than a decade due to rapidly accelerating food inflation, new figures show. Industry experts added that consumers’ situation will “get worse before it gets better” as prices continue to rise alongside other household bills. The latest BRC-NielsenIQ retail price index showed retail price inflation […]