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Woman drunk in street with toddler

Lorraine Taylor was drunk in the street with a child

A woman so drunk on Special Brew with a toddler in tow that she could not even cross the road has been spared jail.

Thug jailed for breaking girlfriend's ankle with rounders bat

William Harris has been jailed for assaulting his girlfriend

A man who grabbed his girlfriend's throat and waved a kitchen knife in her face has been jailed for breaking her ankle with a wooden rounders bat.

Big increase in parking permit charges for hospital staff

Staff car park at the Kent and Canterbury Hospital

The lowest paid staff at a Kent hospital trust will have to pay more than double to park at work.

Life's not such a drag after quitting Church's leading role

Former Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams with drag queens at the Magdelene College ball in Cambridge

What have the former Archbishop of Canterbury and this drag queen got in common?

EastEnders star Samantha Womack turns over a new leaf.

Samatha Womack who is playing the Good Fairy in Jack and the Beanstalk in Canterbury

Expect a bit of 'Mitchell' naughtiness in my panto role as the woodland Good Fairy in Canterbury, says actress Samantha Womack

Ambulance station neighbour 'sick' of siren noise

Canterbury Ambulance Station

A man who moved opposite an ambulance station says he is fed up with sirens blaring through the night.

Hopping mad over festival charges

Morris dancers will be performing throughout the weekend

Faversham Hop Festival organisers have come under fire from traders after trying to charge them up to £500 to have stalls outside their shops.

Sisters' race hate horror as old meat thrown into garden

A fish head thrown in Sheena and Eve Ahmet’s garden

Two Muslim sisters claim they are victims of a 13-year race hate campaign in which pork fat and fish heads have been thrown into their garden.

'I was really scared... all I could do was wait'

Taxi driver Mark Beckford survived being trapped in a ditch

A taxi driver minutes from death after becoming trapped in a water-filled ditch for 14 hours has spoken of his horrifying ordeal.

Revealed: Towers traffic layout could be back

The current road layout in St Dunstan's

The controversial road layout used during the Westgate Towers traffic trial is one of four options set to be put out to public consultation.

MP's doubt over military action in Syria

Sir Roger Gale MP

A Kent MP has spoken of his "grave" concerns about the consequences of British military action against the Assad regime in Syria.

Smoke billows from roadside cafe

Smoke billows from Ernie's Plaice off the Old Thanet Way

Firefighters were scrambled to a roadside cafe this morning after thick smoke billowed from the kitchen.

Huge response to dumped kittens plea

Some of the dozens of kittens found dumped in woodland

The RSPCA has been inundated with offers to rehome dozens of starving kittens dumped in woodland... as their condition improves significantly.

Wet wipes to blame for sea pollution

Many beach goers still went into the water at Herne Bay despite warnings about pollution

A sewer blockage was the reason bathers were warned against going into the water off a seaside town.

Fury as sewage gushes into gardens

More than a foot of sewage swept into gardens in Seasalter

Families are kicking up a stink after they woke up to find more than a foot of sewage seeping through their gardens.

Landmark to star as dramatic backdrop to festival

A still from Aspects of Chilham

A documentary charting the lives of those in a small Kent village is starring in a film festival next month.

Have you seen this man?

Police are looking to quiz an eastern European man after an 84-year-old woman's bank card was allegedly stolen at the Millstrood Road supermarket.

'My joy at finding long-lost sisters'

A woman adopted as a child has told how she swapped turmoil and anguish for intense joy when she finally met her four long-lost sisters.

Road closed after van collides with telephone pole

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The A28 Sturry Road in Canterbury is currently closed in both directions following the accident

Blind woman's terror as guide dog viciously attacked in park

Linda Brooks with her guide dog Abbey

A woman has been left a nervous wreck and fearful of going out alone after her guide dog was viciously attacked in a park.

Bid to help boy, 4, learn to walk

Grayson Spencer at home in Nackington Road, Canterbury

The parents of a little boy who mysteriously cannot talk or walk are holding a fundraising event today because the NHS won't give them any equipment.

Documents reveal MasterChef star's money troubles

Masterchef host Gregg Wallace

A firm run by TV star Gregg Wallace, who lives in Whitstable, went bust owing more than £500,000

Lifeboat search for missing woman

RNLI lifeboat from Whitstable

Crews were scrambed into action in the middle of the night after police were alerted.

Manhunt after car park sex attack

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Police want to speak to a member of the public who may have seen the attack on the lone woman.

Thug locked up for attack that broke train guard’s jaw

Ashley Bubb attacked ticket inspector John Bennett on a train

A violent teenager is behind bars for punching a train guard in the face after becoming impatient when buying a ticket with his credit card.

Family awake to kitchen blake

A family woke up to find their kitchen on fire and threw buckets of water to tackle flames

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