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Southeastern rewards staff with shopping vouchers despite travel chaos for commuters

Train operator Southeastern has rewarded 4,000 members of staff with shopping vouchers for their hard work. The employees were given the £25 shopping vouchers, which can be used at Sainsbury’s, Boots and Mothercare, in response to the way they have dealt with disruption at London Bridge. The station is undergoing a £6.5bn renovation which has caused severe disruption for Kent’s …

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Shadow transport secretary: government slow to act on Manston…

Shadow transport minister Michael Dugher Comments (0) SHADOW transport secretary Michael Dugher has claimed the government is not acting quickly enough in its attempts to help reopen Manston airport. The MP for Barnsley East was in Ramsgate this afternoon (Thursday) to visit the campaign office of South Thanet Labour candidate Will Scobie. Mr Dugher said: “The government say they are looking …

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Canterbury Tales tourist attraction marks spring equinox with live performance

A live performance of one of Geoffrey Chaucer’s best-loved tales will mark the spring equinox on Saturday, March 21. Visitors to the Canterbury Tales attraction in the city can enjoy a vivid recreation of the Nun’s Priest’s Tale, which tells the story of proud cockerel Chantecleer as he tries to outwit a cunning fox. The venue’s Lyndsay Ridley says: “In …

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East Kent charities benefit from police property fund

Comments (0) KENT Police has used its property fund to help charities across the area. The property fund comes from the auction of items seized during police operations and unclaimed property. The resulting money is distributed to good causes twice a year. Latest charities in east Kent to benefit are: Demelza Children’s Hospice The hospice, in Sittingbourne, provides care and support …

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Big thank-you to white van driver

I would like you to publish a letter to thank a young man in white van who stopped and helped me. It was Monday morning and I was driving from Canterbury to Wingham garage when my car broke down on the S bend at Littleboume. I started the long walk to Wingham when a young man in a white van …

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