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Crash near Asda causes tailbacks

Police have been called to the scene

Police and ambulance crews are at the scene of crash reportedly involving a bike and car.

Investigation continues into track death

Emergency vehicles at the scene at Canterbury East station

Police have revealed more details about the tragic death of a man at a Kent railway station.

Life of misery in ‘hostel of horrors’

Amy Pay, 23, and Frankie Collins, 22 outside flats in Old Dover Road

Families living in temporary accommodation claim they are being forced to endure a "hell hole".

Burglar jailed after strangling woman

Finbar Shirley (Picture: Kent Police)

A court has heard how a 24-year-old entered a house and left a resident unconscious after she found him lying on her bed.


Security at police station beefed up due to high terror alert

Canterbury Police Station

Extra security measures are to be put in at a police station in response to the higher threat level nationally.


Anti-Brexit protest takes to the streets

The pro-Brexit flash mob demonstration in Canterbury

Pro-EU campaigners demonstrate with a 'flash mob' gathering in busy shopping street.


Pro EU 'flash mob' protest planned

The pro-EU flash mob demonstration last month

Protestors are preparing a noisy anti-Brexit protest - next to a war memorial.


Graduate snapped in remake of 'world's greatest selfie'

Tamanna Miah is rubbing shoulders with Thersea May and Emmanuel Macron

Prime minister Theresa May has recreated a Hollywood A-Lister selfie - and a Canterbury graduate has been snapped in it.


Charity appeal for death crash victims

Mohammed Rahat Muqtadir

Friends have set up a Just Giving page in memory of two men who were killed with another when their car crashed into a lorry.

Vital children's services saved

The Riverside Children's Centre in Kingsmead Road, Canterbury

The threat of closure hanging over a children's centre has been withdrawn by Kent County Council following an outcry.


Fire crews tackle city centre blaze

Firefighters responded to the call in Gillingham. Stock image

Residents were warned to keep their doors and windows closed in the early hours when an outbuilding burst into flames.

Rogue roofers tried to con an 80-year-old man out of £5,000

Kent Police is reminding people to beware of bogus callers

Suspicious bank staff saved a pensioner from being ripped off by bogus workmen.

Model dumped by Ukip leader: 'He's a perfect gentleman'

Ukip leader Henry Bolton with new girlfriend Jo Marney

A model dumped by Ukip leader Henry Bolton after she became embroiled in a race row has broken her silence, describing her ex as "perfect gentleman".


Get snapping and win a £400 travel camera

James Pickles took this beautiful shot in a tranquil spot off Mill Lane in Canterbury.

The Kentish Gazette has teamed up with the Canterbury Camera Centre to offer a fabulous prize in a contest to find the best readers' pictures.

Revealed: the 11 most popular takeaway dishes

The margherita pizza sold at Chapter was the tenth most popular takeaway meal

Tikka massala and sweet and sour chicken did not feature in the list of the 11 most popular takeaways

Cute Kent gibbons now living in the wild

The animals have been living in the Canterbury zoo until now. Picture: The Aspinall Foundation

A group of animals which grew up in a Kent animal park have been returned to the wild.


McDonald's to close for four weeks

McDonald's will close for one month.

A busy McDonald's restaurant will close for one month to undergo a six-figure sum renovation.


Precious 11th Century tapestry should go on show in Kent

The Bayeux Tapestry

The magnificent Bayeux Tapestry, depicting the Norman Conquest, could be on its way to Britain, leading to calls for it to be displayed in Kent.


Electric car charge points call

An electric car charge point

Every newly-built house should have an electric car charging point, say councillors.


Serial shoplifter back in jail after 278th conviction

Joanne Jones

A one-woman crimewave who admits she enjoys shoplifting has again been jailed after notching up her 278th conviction.


Kent 'celebrity' mocked for falling for spoof news article

Publishers have ditched plans for a book by Milo Yiannopoulos. Picture: Mike Allen

Controversial commentator Milo Yiannopoulos has told his followers men are now allowed smear tests.


Notorious sex offender back behind bars

Canterbury nurse Dale Bolinger stood trial accused of attempting to meet a child after sexual grooming

A man who plotted to rape, decapitate and eat a girl has been taken into custody in the USA where he planned to start a new life.


Air ambulance called to serious crash

Kent Air Ambulance. Stock photo

A woman has been flown to hospital after she was cut free from a car involved in a two-vehicle smash.

Hunt for driver who tried to beckon girl, 4

Northgate, Canterbury. Google Street View

A driver who pulled up alongside a mum and her four-year-old daughter may have been trying to accost them, say police.


Police race to stop wrong-way driver on A2

The driver was stopped on the A2 near Bridge

A driver caused alarm after being spotted travelling the wrong way down the busy A2.


Moped teen seriously hurt in crash with lorry

Tim is back at home recovering after his crash ordeal

A 16-year-old boy has broken multiple bones and undergone numerous blood transfusions following a collision with a lorry.

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