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Call for Bolt sculpture to have a makeover

An artist is suggesting a striking addition to a landmark town centre roundabout feature would explain the design concept to visitors.

High hopes for racing

Officials are hoping for big crowds at the two traditional point to point Easter meetings.

Woman chases bandits... on horse

When a woman spotted armed raiders with a swag bag, she didn't think twice ... and chased them across fields on her horse.

Woman injured after tyre smashes windscreen

A woman in her 70s has been injured by a bouncing tyre that fell from a lorry and smashed her windscreen.

Hunt for armed robbers after post office raid

Armed robbers are still at large following a raid on a village post office yesterday afternoon.

Kent actor 'buzzing' for film awards

A film starring a Kent actor is nominated for Best Independent Feature at the National Film Awards, being held in London this evening.

Boy, 12, knocked down is 'fighting for life'

A 12-year-old boy is fighting for his life in hospital after suffering serious injuries when he was knocked down on a busy road.

Whoops! Lorry loses trailer on roundabout

A lorry driver was left red faced when their trailer became detached from the cab.

Man's two-hour trek to help pal after fatal cliff fall

A pal desperately tried to help a fellow climber who tragically died after he fell down a Scottish mountainside.

Warning after 'spate' of cat poisonings

A grieving pet owner has called for animal lovers to be vigilant after her cat and at least one other were poisoned.

Friends 2,000 mile drive to Africa dressed as Wally

Two men will drive for five days from Kent to Marrakech in a 1989 Ford Escort dressed in red and white stripes.

Two in court over primary school fraud charges

A former head teacher and his office manager have been accused of taking more than £13,000 from a primary school.

Lamb dead after being shot in head

Police are investigating after a lamb was shot in the head with a rifle last night.

'Stabbing' victim rushed to hospital - then arrested

A man was rushed to a London hospital after suffering suspected stab wounds - and then arrested himself on suspicion of criminal damage.

Crosbie - Zanone's goals are a bonus worth paying

Stuart Zanone’s goals are costing Ashford United money – and Don Crosbie is delighted.

Nurse who abused boy, 6, struck off

A hospital nurse who abused a young boy and downloaded child pornography has been struck off to ‘protect the public’.

‘I’ll sue police over £38k gold they lost’

A shop owner says she was forced out of business after police 'lost' £38,000 worth of jewellery they took as evidence.

Mum slices thumb on broken glass in shopping

A mother is furious after she sliced her thumb on broken glass that was in her online Tesco shopping delivery.

Soldier’s challenge of five marathons in five days

An army officer is preparing to run five marathons in as many days in aid of baby charity Bliss, despite never having run one before!

‘Under-performing’ shop faces threat of closure

Retail giant plans to close, sell or down-size 52 of its 171 BHS stores, including the one in Ashford.

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