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Green shoots of recovery in Kent

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Can I land my helicopter here?

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Eight years of hard Labour

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Schools, celebrities and college students will join together today in a campaign to press the Government to close the grossly unjust funding gap between school sixth forms and local sixth-form and further education colleges.

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