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Seafront stabbing after pizza shop row

Police were called to the scene at 12.30am

A 33-year-old man was rushed to hospital after he was stabbed outside a pizza shop.

Man hurt after camping stove explosion

A father suffered burns to his arm and jaw after a camping stove explosion on a family trip to the seaside yesterday.

City crematorium plans ditched

Artist's impression of proposed crematorium in city

A firm hoping to build Canterbury's first crematorium has withdrawn its plans in the face of huge opposition.

Fight over bid for 40,000 solar panels

Solar panels in a rural field

Campaigners are gearing up to fight plans for a huge solar panel farm the size of 27 football pitches in Faversham countryside.

Bitter race row over Kent beer ad

Comedians Armstrong and Miller advertise Spitfire ale

Kent brewery Shepherd Neame has been banned from airing a TV ad in which comic duo Armstrong and Miller refer to "Poles" and "Paddies" laying patios.

Drunk's racist tirade at cabbie

Drunken Ramon Verdaguer has been jailed for attacking a taxi driver

A drug-taking drunk who launched a vile tirade of racial abuse against a cabbie claims he isn't racist - because he has a Pakistani half-brother.

Hollywood actor surprises dying mum

Batman star Tom Hardy surprised a terminally-ill mum by wining and dining her and buying her a diamond necklace.

Pictured: Man feared dead in ferry plunge

Richard Fearnside is feared dead after suspected ferry fall

A man thought to have fallen into the sea while having a cigarette during a cross-Channel crossing has today been named as Richard Fearnside.

Elderly woman airlifted after bike smash

The air ambulance was called to High Brooms. Stock picture.

A 74-year-old woman has been airlifted to hospital with serious head injuries after being hit by a motorbike in Canterbury this afternoon.

Cyclists break through the pain barrier in 357-mile trek

Luke Huggins (left) and Nick Green after their epic ride from Land's End to Whitstable

Two bike riders are relaxing weary muscles after cycling hundreds of miles from Lands End in under 24 hours... on a tandem!

City Facebook snaps attract 13,000 likes

Woman on mobility scooter with her collection of cuddly toys.

A dog in a hi-vis jacket, man negotiating a roundabout on a mobility scooter and a car covered in fur all feature on a web page of Canterbury photos.

Jailed for spitting at policeman

The case was heard at Canterbury Crown Court

A drug addict who lashed out with her mouth at a police sergeant when her boyfriend was arrested has been left gobsmacked after being sent to prison.

Window flasher avoids jail for exposing himself in front of sisters

Luke Bailey was convicted of exposure

A pervert who laughed as he flashed at two sisters as they walked past his home has been spared jail.

Lawyer found wife dead on kitchen floor

The order was granted at Canterbury Magistrates' Court

A top city lawyer returned home after a trial in Canterbury to find his wife dead in the kitchen.

Teacher wins £40,000 payout after wrongful sacking

St Edmund's School in Canterbury

A design teacher at a fee-paying school in Canterbury has been awarded £40,000 compensation after he was unfairly dismissed from his job.

Curfew for protester who dropped stink bombs in ballot box

Jonathan Elliott who lunged at a car carrying Prince Charles during the enthronement of the Archbishop of Canterbury

A campaigner who sparked a police alert when he dropped stink bombs in a ballot box today said he was protesting against publicity given to UKIP.

Park p-p-picks up a penguin

Penguins Lilly and Palamedes with new chicks at Wingham Wildlife Park

Kent's first hand-reared rare baby penguins have hatched at a wildlife park to the delight of experts.

Double trouble as twins enter same beauty pageant

Identical twins Kellis and Cassey Hood will be going head-to-head in a national contest

They may be identical, but twins Kellis and Cassey are hoping to split the judges' votes in a national beauty contest.

Suspect in £3k raid caught on camera

Police want to speak to this man in connection with burglary

The owner of a property burgled in the middle of the day wants help to track down a man captured on CCTV.

Comic promises Kent visit at brewery ad launch

Shepherd Neame chief executive Jonathan Neame with comedian Ben Miller at the launch of new ad campaign for Spitfire Ale

Celebrity Ben Miller pledges to visit Faversham after becoming the face of Spitfire ale, which is brewed in the town.

Three-car smash closes Old Thanet Way

Emergency crews at the scene on the Old Thanet Way

A pile-up on the Old Thanet Way near Chestfield has closed the road in both directions.

Dying mum's dream date with Disney

Kevin Rice with Kai and Kaleigh Duff

A 23-year-old with terminal cancer will take her two-year-old son to Florida after a car salesman stepped in to help her complete her bucket list.

Science teacher's kitchen lab sparks chemical scare

Science teacher Justin Scarlett

Emergency crews raced to a seafront home after a chemistry teacher fell ill while experimenting in a homemade laboratory.

Four injured in crash on M2 near Faversham

Kent Air Ambulance landed on the M2 London bound this morning

A van and a car have been involved in collision on London bound carriageway causing long tailbacks.

£80k payout for woman bullied by new Lord Mayor

Lord Mayor of Canterbury Heather Taylor

An employment judge has ruled the Lord Mayor of Canterbury created "an intimidating, hostile and offensive environment" for a former council clerk.

Hotel used as £1.5m drugs farm

The Old Coach House at Barham that was used as a drugs factory

A 17th century coach house near Canterbury was converted into a large-scale skunk cannabis factory by drugs barons.

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