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Teen charged with stealing Jaguar

A 19-year-old has appeared in court accused of stealing a Jaguar.

Evicted theatre still searching for new home

A theatre group remains in limbo two years after being evicted by a council.

New leads in hunt for suspected killer

Police are investigating new leads surrounding the whereabouts of a suspected killer who was placed on Interpol's worldwide most-wanted list.


Village pub boarded up and on sale

A village pub is up for sale for £250,000 after brewery bosses decided to sell it.


Argone...catalogue chain leaves town centre

A gaping hole has been left in a town centre after Argos set up shop inside a supermarket.


Cyclist still in serious condition

A male cyclist who was airlifted to hospital after being hit by a car one week ago remains in a serious condition.

Man 'attacked' on housing estate

Two men in their 20s have been arrested on suspicion of assault following an alleged attack on a housing estate.

'I will campaign for my boy until I die'

The heartbroken father of a murdered teenager says he will never give up fighting to get justice for his son - 11 years after his death.

Major road reopens after bridge demolition

A busy dual carriageway has reopened on time after highways officials shut it for a footbridge to be taken down.


Cinema on track to open this year

Take a sneak peek inside a six-screen cinema which is on course to open in a town centre later this year.


Minibuses costing £2.8m replaced

A fleet of minibuses which cost millions lasted less than 18 months following complaints over a lack of leg room.


Drivers' anger over 'nightmare' road closure

Road users have spoken of the inconvenience caused by the closure of a major route this weekend.


UPDATE: Delays after crash near shopping outlet

Three vehicles involved in a crash on a busy road this morning have now been removed.

Footbridge demolished to make way for new motorway junction

A stretch of dual carriage way is shut today as work continues on a major £104 million project.


Shop closes after owner, 75, dies

Tributes have been paid to a popular shopkeeper who ran a newsagents for more than 30 years.


Fire fundraiser smashes targets to help victims

An online appeal set up for victims of a house fire has exceeded a series of fundraising targets in less than 24 hours of its launch.


Rabbit perishes in house blaze

Fire crews were called to a house in the early hours of this morning to tackle a large blaze, in which a pet rabbit died.


Children march for road safety

Youngsters are taking to the streets, as figures show Kent has the highest number of child road casualties in the South East.


Operation Raptor nets suspect drug-dealer

A police search has caught a suspected drug dealer.


Town centre Argos shuts for good

A high street Argos store is closing its doors for the last time today.

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