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Peter Andre poses with Phoebe Shilling of Herne Bay

Mysterious Girl singer Peter Andre has been spotted in Herne Bay today filming for his new TV show.

Man battered close to death after friend lures him into trap

A suspected thief suffered a fractured skull, bleed on the brain and a broken leg in a savage beating on his birthday after being lured by a friend.

Uni student attacked on way to library

Billy Bellis attacked a student and stamped on him during a robbery in Canterbury

A Canterbury economics student has taken a break from his exam finals to relive the moment he was badly beaten when confronted by four teenagers.

Alert as man demands kisses from schoolgirls

Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School in Faversham

Police are hunting a man who twice propositioned girls after school - asking them for a kiss and if they wanted to go home with him.

Canterbury Cathedral bosses deny it may be forced to close

Fundraising appeal leader claimed falling stonework from the entrance could mean it had to "close for business" - but concerns were "exaggerated".

Fly-tipping plague costs land-owners thousands

A Herne Bay farmer claims there has been a dramatic rise in illegally-dumped rubbish.

Outdoor fun and Roman treasure promised in week of activity

Youngsters enjoy the woodland. Picture: Kent Wildlife Trust

A week-long festival of fun - mostly free - is promised to families wanting to know more about everything from moths to the Romans and clay modelling.

Burglary suspect in court after chopper search

Stephen Gilson, 33, has been charged with two burglaries and one attempted burglary after a police hunt in Herne Bay.

Dozy students spark campus kitchen fire

Twenty Canterbury students were evacuated from their halls of residence after a kitchen blaze was caused by burning food.

Head under fire after dad learns of son's death on school website

The parents of a boy killed in a car crash have called for a head master to resign after the boy's dad discovered he had died on the school web page.

UPDATE: Police say human bones are ancient remains

Police have taped off scene where human bones were found

Bones found by construction workers in Whitstable are believed to be hundreds of years old.

Debt-ridden dad found shot dead in garden

A man discovered dead in his brother's back garden had bought a shotgun just days before his death.

Cathedral loses out in £10m funding bid

Repairs to Canterbury Cathedral

Canterbury Cathedral has lost out to a race track and a brewery in a lottery bid for millions of pounds.

Petrol station fires spark explosion fears

Fires set by rough sleepers at a former city centre petrol station in Canterbury have resulted in five 999 calls in 10 days.

Baby suffered stroke after contracting measles

Garrod threatened to inject a patient if he didn't behave. Library image.

The parents of a baby who were advised not to get her vaccinated watched as she suffered a stroke and was left paralysed down one side of her body.

Car crash causes traffic standstill

Three-vehicle accident delays rush hour traffic in Canterbury.

Thieves steal crucifix in church raids

St Mary's Church in Luddenham. Picture: Brian Summers of Faversham.

A centuries-old church was targeted by 'callous' thieves who targeted items of 'religious significance'.

New 4,000 home garden city planned for Canterbury

Strategic development site South of Canterbury

Local Plan reveals huge housing schemes across the district and radical new relief roads.

Fireman revived by spectators after rugby match collapse

Canterbury firefighter Mark Jones is in a critical condition in hospital after suffering a heart attack during a rugby match.

Teen loses 6 stone to keep West End dream alive

Budding actress Jennie Evans-Snell has shed a third of her weight

A budding actress is one step closer to her big-stage dream after shedding a third of her weight when she ballooned to 18st.

School bus gets parking fine

Eastling primary school pupils Cameron Hann and Nancy Anning with the parking ticket

Minibus taking children on regular swimming trip falls foul of the rules

Superhero Barry is Marvel-lous with kids

Barry Southee dressed as Iron Man

Iron Man wows the crowds at Herne Bay's Kavanagh Cinema

'Monstrous' pylons to cut through east Kent coast

electricity pylons

The National Grid is planning to drive a chain of huge pylons through the heart of the countryside between Richborough and Canterbury.

Banker develops his military hero on the 5.20 to London

Debut historical novelist Paul Fraser Collard from Chestfield

Chestfield father-of-three's novel praised by high priest of historical writing Bernard Cornwell

£40k reward after war hero, 90, killed for £40

Jean and Philip Bacon with their cuttings book about Philip's dad Geoffrey who was killed in a robbery in London

The grieving son of a 90-year-old murder victim is pressing for a renewed police appeal to find the killer who took his dad's life for £40.

Drug grower caught by council tax bill

Christopher Wolff jailed for two years for drugs offences

A man part of a gang behind a cannabis factory fled the crime scene, but left a vital clue... his name on a council tax bill.

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