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Stars of Game of Thrones coming to Kent

A Game of Thrones-inspired festival is coming to Kent.

The exciting line-up for a Game of Thrones-inspired festival has been released.

Firefighters tackle kitchen blaze

Fire crews raced to the scene. Stock pic

Firefighters tackled a blaze in a kitchen, which is believed to have been caused by a microwave.

A&Es ranked worst in country... again

East Kent has the worst record in England for waiting times in A&E. Image: Thinkstock

Some of Kent's accident and emergency departments have again been ranked the worst performing in England for waiting times.

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Thug locked up for beatings

Shae Elks has been jailed for nine years. Picture: Kent Police

A dad-of-three has been jailed after kicking a man in the head as he lay unconscious on the ground.

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Appeal after 'rough sleeper' robbed of sleeping bag

Police were called. Stock image.

Police have appealed for witnesses after a robber stole a sleeping bag from a person believed to be sleeping rough.

Witness appeal after fatal bypass crash

The A2 was closed after the pedestrian was hit by a car. Picture: Trevor Martin

Police have appealed for witnesses after a man died after he was hit by a car on a busy dual carriageway.

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Bereaved family may be forced to move miles away

Emma Grant with her youngest children, Kyryn and Kayden

A mother may have to move her family to a B&B across the county after receiving an eviction notice on the day of her husband's funeral.

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'Pedestrian being treated at roadside'

The A2 was closed after the pedestrian was hit by a car. Picture: Trevor Martin

Emergency services were called to the scene of a serious crash on a major A road.

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Christmas lights switch-on divides opinion

Canterbury's Christmas lights following the switch-on

Thousands gathered in a city centre for a Christmas lights switch-on - but the spectacle was met with mixed reaction.

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Lorry driver distracted by sat nav killed two in crash

Traian Soare. Picture: Kent Police.

A lorry driver who caused the deaths of two men admitted he was distracted by a sat nav when he swerved across the road and ploughed into their car.

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Park blighted by gangs

Dane John Gardens in Canterbury

A Kent park has been dubbed a 'gang haven' after a spate of incidents which have prompted residents to avoid it at night.

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'If I'd admitted how I felt I'd have been beaten with sticks'

Joy Everingham is a minister attached to St Peter’s Methodist Church, Canterbury

A transgender minister has spoken of the struggle to be free to be herself that saw her hide her true identity for more than four decades.

Smuggler stashed £12m of drugs in Winnebago

Ralph Ahmet tried to smuggle drugs into Kent in his Winnebago. Picture: UKBA

A car dealer tried to smuggle drugs worth £12 million into Kent in his Winnebago.

Kitchen fire caused by unattended cooking

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Firefighters are warning people not to leave cooking unattended following a kitchen fire.

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Sex assault suspect charged with uni attack

Police cordoned off woodland following the alleged attack. Picture: InQuire

A 30-year-old man has been charged with a series of offences after a woman reported being sexually assaulted in woodland on a university campus.

Man held after 'serious sex assault'

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Detectives have arrested a man on suspicion of a serious sex assault following an alleged attack in June.

Man trapped after car swerves off road and flips

Firefighters used cutting equipment. Stock image

A man had to be cut free from his car after it swerved off the road, span onto its side and crashed into a van.

Boy, 12, arrested after 'knife robberies'

Dane John Gardens in Canterbury

A 12-year-old boy alleged to have been armed with a knife was among a gang of five arrested following three robberies in a park.

Kent park to get outdoor ice rink for Christmas

A covered ice rink. Stock image.

A council has confirmed plans to build an ice rink over the festive season.

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Teen rape suspect released by police

A sixth teenager arrested by police investigating reports of a rape in Canterbury has been released pending further enquiries.

Fire erupts in former school grounds

Firefighters tackled the flames. Pic: Liz Wingrove

Fire crews were called to a former school site in the early hours of this morning to tackle a blaze.

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Driver remains critical after bus crash

Pean Hill. Picture: Instant Street View

Police are appealing for dashcam footage following a head-on crash between a double decker bus and a car, as a driver continues to fight for life.

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Fresh arrest in rape investigation

Police cordoned off Downs Road in Canterbury

Police have confirmed a teenage man has been detained following an attack on a woman at a house.

Jail threat for defendants who refuse to declare nationality

Defendants who don't declare their nationality could be jailed. Picture: Thinkstock Image Library

Suspects in criminal cases will now have to declare their nationality to the courts - or face a six-month jail stint.

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Teen rape suspects released without charge

A row of houses in Downs Road was taped off by police

Four teenagers arrested on suspicion of raping a young woman have been released by police.

'Knife gang' arrested in crime-ridden park

Dane John Gardens in Canterbury

Five people, some carrying knives and a hammer, were arrested tonight in a park blighted by crime.

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