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E-fit issued after burglar enters home

The suspect was wearing a grey tracksuit. Pic from Kent Police

Police have released a computer generated image of a burglary suspect who walked through the back door of a house and took a wallet and a handbag.

Main road set to close for ten weeks

Part of the A2042 will be closed for ten weeks as part of the Designer Outlet development. Picture: Paul Amos

Part of a busy dual carriageway is set to close for ten weeks due to the development of a shopping centre.


Biker injured in town centre crash

Traffic building up at the scene

Emergency services were called to the scene of an accident in which a motorcyclist was being treated at the roadside.


Knifepoint robber thought he'd got away with crime

Lee Sullivan. Image: Kent Police

A man has been jailed for a "terrifying" convenience store robbery - so traumatic it forced a staff member to quit his job.

Man trapped in vehicle after collision

Emergency services are at the scene.

Emergency crews are trying to free a man from a vehicle after a collision along a dual carriageway.

Popular coffee shop is reopened

Some of the staff in the newly refurbished Starbucks.

A popular Starbucks branch has reopened to reveal its brand new refurbishment,


Anger after cabbies moved from station

Taxis waiting in the Stour Centre car park

Disappointed taxi drivers think they will lose fares after council bosses moved them away from a busy train station over safety concerns.


'They've stolen his pride and joy'

Ashley with his bike.

A mum has appealed for help to track down the "low-life scum" who stole her autistic son's bicycle from a special school's bike shed.


Woman trapped in overturned car

Road closed. Stock image

Emergency crews worked to free a woman trapped in her car after it crashed and overturned.


Domestic abuser found hanged in his cell

Hause was found dead in his cell at HMP Chelmsford

A thug who stamped on his disabled partner's head and committed "serious and sustained" abuse against another victim has been found dead in prison.

Man suffers head injury in group attack at club

Police still want to identify this man from CCTV footage. Picture courtesy of Kent Police

A man was taken to hospital with a head injury after being attacked and robbed by a group of men at a town centre club.

Application for £150m lorry park and homes

Aerial view of the Waterbrook site in Ashford

Developers have submitted a planning application for a multi-million pound lorry park and houses set to create hundreds of jobs.


Historic sheds could house model railway centre

Bosses behind bold plans for a model train centre have revealed they could open in dilapidated engine sheds on an historic railway works.


'Someone will be killed'

Mr Staddon fears somebody will be killed. Picture: Barry Goodwin

Angry neighbours say it is only a matter of time before someone is killed if drivers keep going the wrong way up a one-way road.


Future of former card shop revealed

A Metro Bank will move into the former Clintons shop

A new business will move into a former town centre card shop about six months after it closed.


Got a spare £1.75m?

A lavish mansion is still for sale five years after it was put on the market - but it is now being offered at a cut price.


Witness appeal over stolen trailer

The trailer that was stolen. Credit: Kent Police

Police are appealing for witnesses after a trailer was stolen overnight.


Yoga teacher found dead at rehab centre

A woman was found dead in her room by a shocked nurse just hours after checking into a drug and alcohol rehabilitation centre.


MP calls for start to third crossing works

The original artist's impression of the proposed tunnel at Option C of the Lower Thames Crossing

A Kent MP has called on the government to start building the third Thames Crossing, saying it would give the economy a boost.


VIDEO: Police station future revealed

Ashford Police Station is set for a multi-million pound upgrade

The Police and Crime Commissioner has unveiled multi-million pound plans to save a town's crumbling police station.


Woman inches from falling off platform

Staff have been praised for saving the life of the woman. Stock image

Quick-thinking railway staff saved a distressed woman as she teetered near the edge of a station platform.


Turf truck strikes railway bridge

Police were called just before 5.30am

Drivers faced delays for a number of hours after a truck hit a railway bridge, scattering large bundles of turf across the road.


Plans to demolish hotel are rejected

Plans to demolish The Croft hotel have been turned down

A controversial proposal to demolish a hotel has been turned down.


Boot fair to charge shoppers for first time

The charges will be introduced in February

Bargain hunters will have to start paying to get into a popular boot fair after organisers decided to introduce fees.


Developer to take wraps off new office

How the new office block in Ashford will look

A developer has revealed when the biggest office block built in Kent for 20 years will open.


Kebab shop given one-star hygiene rating

The kebab shop scored just one out of five stars. Stock image

A town centre pizza and kebab shop has been given a low hygiene ranking after inspectors found food stored on the floor and out-of-date salads.

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