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Runners in the pink

Runners in the 2013 Herne Bay 'Race for Life' from Hampton on Sunday. Picture: Chris Davey

Thousands of women ran through the streets of Herne Bay for the annual Race for Life.

Cricket family gathers for Mike Denness service

Former Kent County Cricket Club president Mike Denness

A service at Canterbury Cathedral today remembered former England and Kent captain Mike Denness, a "damn good player and a fine gentleman".

Full steam ahead for missing link

A planned extension to the light railway at Tenterden should attract thousands more visitors, it's been revealed.

'My life flashed before my eyes'

Ami Coleman, who would like to thank the nurse who helped her after a bad car crash near Bethersden

A woman has thanked the rescuers who helped her when her car crashed and cut her free from the wreckage.

Man stored child sex images in 'Aladdin's Cave' file

Michael Gadsby outside Canterbury Magistrates' Court

A paedophile who downloaded sex pictures of children and described the victims as 'jailbait' has been sent to prison.

Queen's final farewell to Kent soldiers

The Queen inspects the guard at Howe Barracks in Canterbury

The Queen has been in Canterbury today to say her final farewell to the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders - you can read our live coverage here.

Homeless man set on fire

Ashley O'Brien has now managed to kick his addiction

A rough sleeper was set alight by a passer-by as he bedded down for the night in a sleeping bag.

Queen to bid farewell to regiment

The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders parade through Canterbury

The Queen will witness a final parade of the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders on a visit to Howe Barracks in Canterbury today.

It's no yoke... these eggs are really blue!

Mary's chickens lay blue eggs

They used to come in just brown or white... now posh chickens at a Kent farm are encouraging buyers to shell out for blue eggs.

Comic Tony Law pulls out of Whitstable comedy show

The Canadian stand-up has been replaced by Ben Norris for the OyOyster comedy show on Wednesday.

Woman talked down after threatening to jump from building

Police at the scene earlier this afternoon

Police have now been stood down after a woman said to have threatened to jump from a building has been led to safety.

Hunt for prisoner on the run

Missing prisoner Craig Brown

People are being warned not to approach this violent prisoner who is being sought by Kent Police and might be armed.

Hit-and-run outside fire station

The scene of the crash outside Herne Bay fire station

Firefighters have cut the roof off a car after a hit-and-run outside Herne Bay fire station today.

New pylon routes through Kent unveiled by National Grid

electricity pylons

Two options for a line of 70 pylons cutting through the county's countryside have been put out to public consultation

Play centre will be prosecuted over finger slashing

The girl needed surgery to repair tendons

A council has decided to take legal action against an indoor play area where a six-year-old girl sliced her fingers open in an imported fan.

Man, 21, killed by lorry on A2 named

Police at the scene of the fatal crash on the A2 between Bridge and Wincheap

A young man hit and killed by a lorry as walked along the A2 has been named as George Mitchell from Canterbury.

Couple hurt in crash die days apart

The couple's car at the Tourtel Road roundabout in Canterbury

A devoted couple injured when their car overturned on a roundabout have died within days of each other.

Masked student stormed college campus with three knives

Canterbury College's main campus in New Dover Road

A student excluded from college turned up on campus wearing a mask and threatened staff with three knives from Poundland.

Uni appoints replacement for boss it forced to quit

New vice-chancellor Rama Thinuramachandran

Canterbury Christ Church University has finally replaced former vice-chancellor Robin Baker, whose resignation last year is still shrouded in secrecy.

Soldiers say goodbye to Kent

Soldiers from 5 SCOTS parading through Canterbury

The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders have paraded through Canterbury today as they prepare to leave the city after a decade.

Beast jailed after snapping himself raping young girl

Sex beast Keith Livermore has been jailed for 14 years

A pervert has been jailed for 14 years after photographing himself raping a girl.

Children's post box stolen from garden

A post box with "huge sentimental value" which was used by children to send Christmas and birthday wishes has been stolen.

Tesco store plans under threat

A CGI image of what the Tesco on the Herne Bay Golf Club development would have looked like if it had gone ahead

Doubts have been cast over plans for a Tesco on the outskirts of a Kent seaside town after developers stalled a planning application.

Bloom to be given star on Walk of Fame

Hollywood heartthrob Orlando Bloom, who grew up in Canterbury, was voted Kent's Cultural Icon

Kent-born actor Orlando Bloom will be among the celebrities who are honoured on Hollywood's famous streets next year.

Are you taking the pee?

The Fountain by Marcel Duchamp was exhibited in New York in 1917

A giant urinal will be wheeled around a seaside town to celebrate artist Marcel Duchamp's visit to the county a century ago.

Festival drinkers to enjoy toast of local music scene

Mitch Emery will perform at the first Kentish Real Ale and Cider Festival at the Kings Hall

A new ale and cider celebration will host a range of Kent-based bands - and some fine tipple.

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