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In a prickle! Hedgehog stuck in 12ft hole

Hedgehog rescued from Roman Road, Faversham

A hedgehog had a lucky escape when he was rescued by the RSPCA after becoming trapped down a 12ft hole on a building site.

Owner's fears after dog's horrific injuries

Sue Holman with injured greyhound Tiger

A pet owner has issued a warning after her dog suffered appalling injuries in a mystery incident. WARNING: GRAPHIC IMAGE

Protests in Whitstable over plans to close crown post office

Campaigners including union members and shopkeepers meet in Gladstone Road to offer their support on the sixth day of strike action this year.

Brutal fishing spear used by poachers seized

An illegal spear thought to be used by fish poachers has been seized by the Environment Agency

Serial thief targets airline pilot

Prolific burglar Lee Birch has committed more than 100 offences

A prolific thief with more than 100 previous convictions has been jailed after stealing an airline pilot's car while he slept.

Lord Mayor's chauffeur abandons car on double-yellow lines

The Lord Mayor's car spotted parked on double yellow lines in Canterbury Lane

The Lord Mayor of Canterbury's chauffeur rushed to her aid when she was targeted by drunks - leaving her official car on double yellow lines.

A fine romance...

Newlyweds John Plommer and Phyllis Cook

You're never too late to fall in love... as this couple proved when they tied the knot in their eighties.

Warning after strange man follows more children

Kent Police sign

Parents have been warned to be vigilant after further reports of a suspicious man approaching and following children.

Drumming dream for seriously ill teenager

Oliver Mangion (left) with his idol James Hetfield of Metallica.

Double amputee Oliver Mangion has seen his drumming dream come true after the teen performed on stage with his favourite band Metallica.

More police patrols over schoolgirl pervert fears

Grace Smith and mum Michele on the bridge near Faversham rec.

Police patrols have been stepped up after almost a dozen reports of a stranger demanding hugs and kisses from schoolgirls in the same town.

Soldiers' dressing down from judge

Howe Barracks in Canterbury

Two soldiers were given a stern dressing down from a judge after shouting obscenities in court when their ex-squaddie friend was cleared of wounding.

Shoppers' eyeful as cyclists bare all

Suzanne Piper and Ian Henden at a naked bike ride in Canterbury

Stunned passers-by copped an eyeful when a convoy of nude cyclists passed through Canterbury - to expose the naked truth about riders' safety.


Council worker's parking blunder

Foreshore services car parked on double yellow lines in Herne Bay. Picture: Vince McMahan

A foreshore worker was caught out when he parked on double yellow lines... just feet from seafront parking spaces.

Cyclists take off their gear for nude ride

The naked bike ride in London. Picture: Paul-in-London

Hundreds of cyclists are set to strip bare today to pedal the 'naked truth' about the planet's dependency on oil.

What a waste!

The Serco truck on its side in a field

The driver of this dustcart must have thought it had 'bin' a bad day... when his truck ended in a field.

The Queen to visit Kent for soldiers' final farewell

The Queen visits Margate's Turner Contemporary in November 2011

Her Majesty The Queen is to witness a final parade of the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders on a visit to Canterbury, it has been announced today.

Claydon looking to make long-term impact

Kent's Mitchell Claydon

New arrival Mitchell Claydon hopes to make an immediate impact at Kent to ensure his loan stay from Durham lasts more than a month.

Man hurt in stiletto shoe attack

A stiletto-heeled shoe. Library picture

A young man been treated for an eye injury after being hit in the face by a woman wielding a stiletto shoe.

Kent home raided by Cregan police

Dale Cregan, who was in Herne Bay days before he murdered two female police officers.

Detectives investigating evil murderer Dale Cregan spent three days searching a house in Herne Bay, it can be revealed after he was jailed for life.

'Life and soul of the party'

Crash death victim Laurie Hazrati with twin brother Mitchell, left

A mother has spoken of her heartache at the death of her popular young son who crashed his car into a telegraph pole.

Arson arrest over huge laundry fire

A huge blaze at Faversham Linen Services. Picture: Eva Rush-Ryan

A 29-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of arson after a huge blaze gutted a Faversham laundry.

Beecroft's departure upsets Southall

Jake Beecroft has joined Sittingbourne Picture: Tony Flashman

Jake Beecroft’s switch from Whitstable to Folkestone Invicta has angered manager Nicky Southall.

Theft of rare orchid slammed as 'desecration'

The rare lady orchid. Picture: David Nicholls.

A species of orchid found only in a handful of sites in the UK has been dug up and taken from a Kent nature reserve.

Cop killer was on Kent coast day before gun and grenade attack

Dale Cregan, who was in Herne Bay days before he murdered two female police officers.

Murderer Dale Cregan took a 270-mile taxi ride from Herne Bay to Birmingham, it's been revealed.

Burglar gets the five-star treatment

Ley Community drug and alcohol rehabilitation centre in Oxford

A serial burglar has started his sentence... at a five-star rehab centre near Oxford complete with pool, reiki and motocross sessions.


Probe after huge laundry blaze

A huge blaze at Faversham Linen Services. Picture: Eva Rush-Ryan

An investigation is under way to establish if a huge blaze at a laundry in Faversham this morning was started deliberately.

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