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Clay called up for Junior Euros

Wingham athlete Bobby Clay won a national title at the weekend and has now been selected to compete for GB in the European Junior Championships.

Australia in control at Canterbury

Kent spent a long, hot day in the field as Australia lose just three wickets on first day of Ashes tour opener at Canterbury.

Thomas keen to catch up with Smith

Young Kent paceman Ivan Thomas is looking to redeem himself at Canterbury today for dropping now Australian star Steve Smith in 2007.

Walker: Chance to shine

Kent assistant coach Matt Walker is looking forward to seeing his players rise to the challenge of playing Australia in their Ashes tour opener.

Blake hands it to Stevens

Alex Blake's hand gets solid workout after repeatedly touching gloves with Kent team-mate Darren Stevens during their stand against Surrey.

Thomas' dream debut

A lack of sleep didn't hinder Kent paceman Ivan Thomas on his T20 debut against Essex in the NatWest T20 Blast South Group with Essex at Canterbury.


See the first pictures of the touring Australian side in Canterbury ahead of their four-day game with Kent.

Griffiths ruled out for season

Kent paceman David Griffiths has been ruled out for the rest of the season with a back injury.

Man, 29, dies in head-on crash with van

Police are appealing for witnesses after a driver was killed in a crash on a busy road.

Teen arrested over house party triple stabbing

An 18-year-old from London has been held on suspicion of assault after three men were injured.

Councillors snub first post-election meeting

The first meeting of councillors since the election turned into a farce when less than half of them turned up.

Kent crash to defeat inside two days

Kent suffer a third consecutive defeat in LV= County Championship Division 2 after a eight-wicket loss against Northamptonshire.

Must do better - inspectors call for improvements at college

Ofsted says a further education college needs to improve...for the third time in a row.

Classic game is only working version in world

An arcade game expert has restored a classic machine, making it the only working version left in the world.

Dog escapes kennel just hours after being dropped off

A dog vaulted a six foot fence and opened a gate in an audacious escape from a boarding kennel - two hours after he was dropped off.

Queen legend May linked to Kentish manor

Guitarist Brian May is rumoured to be eyeing up a historic house with rock pedigree.

Major road reopens after car hits lamppost

Police have reopened a major coastal route after a car smashed into a lamppost, leaving it hanging over a dual carriageway.

Firmin unveils Bagpuss postage stamp

Legendary tv animator Peter Firmin has launched a new Royal Mail stamp.

Lonely Bruno needs a loving new home

Rescue centre staff are desperate to house their longest-serving resident.

Boy has stroke aged 13

A schoolboy who loves football was lucky not to be permanently disabled - after suffering a stroke at 13.

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