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Riverside homes expected to flood after deluge

A flood warning has been issued to riverside householders - meaning flooding is expected and immediate action is needed.

Schools wait for years to become academies

Two Kent schools are believed to have waited the longest on record in their bids to become academies.

Visibility 'clear' ahead of cyclist's death, court hears

A 20-year-old has denied she drove dangerously when she collided head-on with a cyclist in a crash which led to his death.

Air ambulance called to M20 crash

All lanes are now open after a crash blocked a section of the M20.

Man steals £2k bike from teenage boy

A top-of-the range trail bike that retails for around £2,000 was stolen from a teenage boy.


Police appeal after bike robbery

The police are appealing for information after reports that a bike was stolen from a 14 year-old boy.


Fish and chip shop gets hygiene battering

Health inspectors say they may take legal action against a popular fish and chip shop if it does not improve its food hygiene.


Home Secretary 'made a mistake'

A Kent MP and former immigration minister said Amber Rudd was left with no option but to quit as Home Secretary in the wake of the Windrush scandal.


Landlord offers reward after attack on pensioners

A property tycoon has offered a £1,000 reward for information leading to a prosecution after thugs attacked pensioners at a 70th birthday party.


Crash on main road

Two cars were involved in an accident this afternoon.

Appeal for witnesses after two men injured

The police are investigating reports of a disturbance at a business where two men were left with facial injuries.

New Poundland opened by TOWIE star

Kent's latest Poundland store was opened today by a star from The Only Way is Essex.


Designs revealed of new flats near town centre

The designs of more than 200 new flats, which are part of a £50 million redevelopment project, have been released.


Council was unaware of 'regrettable' 32-week closure

Frustrated transport chiefs say they were not told a busy road would be closed for 32 weeks, sparking eight months of traffic chaos.


Arrest after knife threat in food store

Police rushed to a town centre food store after a shop worker was allegedly threatened with a knife.

TOWIE star set to open Poundland

A star from The Only Way Is Essex is set to open Kent's newest Poundland store.


Helicopter cocaine smuggler jailed

A Belgium national who used a helicopter to transport £7 million worth of cocaine to the UK as part of a drug-dealing gang has been put behind bars.


Pub's fears over 32 weeks roadworks

Roadworks to transform a huge shopping complex - that are due to last 32 weeks - are said to be having a severe impact on businesses.


Paul O'Grady's famous dog has been put to sleep

Kent-based star Paul O'Grady has paid tribute to his dog Olga who had to be put to sleep after an illness.

Car fire sparks lane closure on motorway

Police have closed a lane on a motorway after a car caught alight.

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