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Police hunt flasher with bad teeth

Police have closed the flat under special powers. Library image

A man with bad teeth exposed himself after two women refused to take cash to photograph him naked at a bus stop.

Questions left unanswered after man's body found floating in sea

Port of Dover

The final hours of a gardener - whose body was found floating in the sea just days after he bought a car - will remain a mystery.

Drama as son rescues mum from sea

Rescuers help after the boat capsizes

An 18-year-old pulled his mum from beneath an upturned boat in a dramatic sea rescue.

Warning to drug users after 'contaminated' heroin death

Hypodermic syringe

Drug users are being urged to be vigilant after a man died shortly after injecting what's believed to be contaminated heroin.

Market move to make way for development

William Street, Herne Bay

Discussions with potential operators in Herne Bay town centre has prompted council bosses to prepare a move for the town's market.

Woman hit by bus in city centre

Emergency crews at the scene of the accident

A woman has suffered serious head injuries after she was struck by a bus this morning.

Gas leak closes part of hospital

Firefighters and the police closed off part of the Kent and Canterbury Hospital after a gas leak yesterday.

Police appeal for help in finding Faversham man

Alfred Ripley whose body was found in undergrowth off Lomas Road, Murston

Police say they are concerned for the welfare of a Faversham man who has not been seen since Wednesday and has breached bail.

Convertible driver killed in tree crash

The vehicle involved in the crash at Sturry.

A man driving a soft top car died after it left the road and hit a tree.

Southcliffe: Tourism bosses plan tour

Steven, played by Sean Harris, in Channel 4 show Southcliffe that was filmed around Faversham

As the final episodes of Southcliffe are set to air on TV, tourism bosses are considering starting a tour to capitalise on the county's starring role.

Equal rights activists in lather over car wash's 'sexist' offer

The USA Hand Car Wash in Canterbury

A car wash has landed in hot water amid claims it's sexist for offering discounts to women only.

Walk ends in horror after pack of killer dogs attacks

Jane Martin's badly mauled hands

A woman and her dog suffered serious bite wounds and needed medical treatment after three killer dogs attacked them on a walk.

Parents rescues teens from sea

RNLI lifeboat from Whitstable

Two teenagers were rescued by a parent last night after they swam into trouble off the Whitstable coast.

Oh beer! Lorry carrying beer goes up in flames on A2

A lorry carrying beer burst into flames on the A2 near Faversham. Picture: Ruth Cuerden

This is the moment a lorry full of cans and bottles of beer was engulfed by a fireball on the A2.

'They've robbed me of my memories'

Monica Trinkwon

An 88-year-old woman has hit out at 'despicable' thieves who ransacked her home of army medals and jewellery.

Teenager in court after dog walker's crash death

John Hobson, who was killed on the crossing in 2012.

Motorcyclist Michael Jayes, 19, is accused of causing the death of John Hobson, 61, on a zebra crossing.

Rivals' dispute led to death threats

The case was heard at Canterbury Crown Court

A fall-out between two business pals led to a “misguided” youngster threatening to take deadly revenge.

Woodland search for troubled man

Police investigators and the Kent Search and Rescue Team are combing woods this afternoon in search of a missing man.

Dance teacher dies after sudden heart attack

Deborah Capon, who has taught at a dance college in Whitstable for 40 years, has died.

Ex-soldier caught driving while high on horse tranquilliser

A former squaddie gave police a telltale clue after being stopped while driving erratically... he had white powder all over his nose.

Man killed by high-speed train

The level crossing near where the man was hit

Southeastern trains have been severely affected after a man died when he was hit by a high-speed train on the line in Kent this afternoon.

A purr-fect new arrival

The new wildcat kitten being hand-reared at Wildwood, near Herne.

This wildcat kitten could help save its species from extinction as it is hand-reared at a Kent wildlife park.

Faversham looked good... but did Southcliffe disappoint?

The gritty thriller Southcliffe aired last night to mixed reviews... but what did you think of the show, shot largely in Kent?

Thief ticked off by mum on Facebook: 'I was wrong'

Thief Charlie Cooper claimed his human rights were breached

A thief given an embarrassing dressing down from his mum on Facebook after claiming his human rights were breached has now admitted he was wrong.

Legal Aid cuts 'will convict innocent people': Leading barrister

Oliver Saxby QC, who will prosecute in M1 horror crash trial

One of Kent's most senior barristers has warned innocent people could be convicted following cuts to the Legal Aid budget.

Whitstable Carnival rolls into town

Snow White and the Seven Dwarves.

Thousands lined the streets of Whitstable on Saturday, as the 116th annual carnival arrived in town.

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