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Family's plea to find dad's killer

Relatives of a man murdered outside his home are hoping the 10th anniversary of his death will trigger someone’s conscience to come forward.

Woman arrested for 'attempted murder'

A woman has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a man she knew was stabbed.

Union urges hospital bosses to honour pay rise

Members of GMB union have urged East Kent Hospital Trust to scrap their contract with Serco over disputes about pay.

Councillor suspended after terror tweet

A Tory councillor has been suspended from the party pending an inquiry after blaming Labour for yesterday's terror attack.


Deal agreed for £32m road widening scheme

Contractors will begin work on widening a busy town centre road into a dual carriageway next year, with work expected to last for 18 months.


Litter squad spotted ignoring rubbish

A resident snapped litter patrol officers walking past rubbish in a town centre.


Police hunting war medal thieves

A community has rallied to help a 94-year-old former prisoner of war who lost his most treasured possessions during a burglary.

Job loss fears as Boots shuts photo lab

The health and beauty specialist said the photo lab would close due to consumer changes.


Artist saves community group from bailiffs

A prominent Kent artist has donated an expensive painting to help save a not-for-profit arts group from the bailiffs.

'Suck it up boys and girls'

A secondary school has come under fire for telling pupils to "suck it up" and get to school.


Teacher struck off after sending semi-naked photos

A teacher's been struck off indefinitely after calling an ex-pupil "gorgeous" and asking her to send a photograph of herself in a football shirt.

Woman jailed after stealing £100,000 from family firm

A valued member of a family firm betrayed their trust and secretly pocketed £100,000.


Council submit plans for gas beacon

It will serve as a commemorative landmark.


Police appalled by dismissive comment by lorry driver on his phone

An HGV driver complained about "stupid rules" after being caught on his mobile - and hit with an on-the-spot £200 fine


Station fence puzzles drivers

Management at a train station say the barrier is to protect pedestrians from traffic.


Brother inspires Emma’s epic climb

A woman from Kent is taking part in an epic mountain climb to raise vital funds for the charity that supports her younger brother's illness.

Bingo hall cancels games

A popular games hall has had power restored after an electrical fault cancelled Saturday night activities.


Record shop expands thanks to booming business

An old school vinyl record store has been such a success the owners have had to move into a bigger store.


Next stop 'St Patrick’s International'

Staff couldn't resist the opportunity to be part of a global celebration.


Cancer care unit finally reopens

A ward treating cancer patients has finally reopened at this Kent hospital after almost two years.


Water main bursts at dinnertime

Homeowners were left puzzled after they found themselves without water last night.

'Bully' robber who kissed victim is jailed

A robber who kissed his victim before launching an unprovoked volley of punches against her has been jailed for five years.


Kent celeb will be new Blind Date host

Comedian and presenter Paul O'Grady will be the new match-maker on Blind Date - a role made famous by his friend, the late singer Cilla Black.


'Stonehenge' roundabout takes shape

Drivers are puzzled by the appearance of stones on a roundabout, with some dubbing it a 'Stonehenge' lookalike.


Fire in industrial building

Firefighters were called to an industrial estate where a smoke was seen coming from a ventilation unit.

Hitler snaps found in bunker sold for double guide price

Previously unseen pictures of Adolf Hitler relaxing at home and posing with crowds went under the hammer and sold for more than £34,000.


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