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Queues clear on A299 London-bound

Delays on the A299 this morning

Delays are clearing on the Thanet Way following an earlier lane closure.

Street taped off by police

A row of houses in Downs Road was taped off by police

A row of houses in a residential street remains cordoned off by police officers this morning.

Domino's aiming to deliver new store

A Domino's sign. Credit: Domino's Pizza Group Ltd.

A new takeaway branch could be coming to a street near you, if Domino's have their way.


On your bike!

Business manager Mark Pegg (left) and sales director Keiron Macnamara with the Loake bike

A luxury shoe firm is going hell for leather in its fight to keep a vintage bike in a high street advertising its store.


Mystery over man 'living at the edge of existence'

Detectives released this striking picture in the hope it would prompt someone to come forward

An inquest into the death of a man found half-naked in a field heard his identity might never be known, despite a Europe-wide search.


Victory for gypsies in travellers' sites ruling

A Google Earth image showing the expanding Moate Farm site

Gypsies have won a landmark ruling to expand a camp after an inspector ruled there were not enough sites in the district.

Two car crash at busy junction closes road

The damaged Seat in Old Dover Road, Canterbury

Emergency services are at the scene of a crash involving two cars at traffic lights which has closed the road.

Family firm's touching festive film rivals John Lewis ad

A luxury kitchen company has produced a heart-warming Christmas commercial in the style of the famous John Lewis ad - at a fraction of the cost.


White rival won't hit red poppy sales: Legion

The white poppy, promoted by the Peace Pledge Foundation

A growth in peace-promoting white poppies won't dent sales of the traditional red poppy, Kent organisers insist.


Arrests after dog finds man in bush

Police dog Eli sniffed out the suspect

Two men are in custody thanks to the nose of police dog called Eli.

Police officer accused of punching man 'several times'

Sgt Paul Coughlan leaving court

A custody sergeant has appeared in court accused of punching a suspect several times through a cell hatch.

Milestone for dog charity

Dogs Trust Canterbury rescued a litter of puppies smuggled into the UK in the back of a van

An animal rehoming center has reached a key milestone as it aims to reduce the time its animals spend in kennels.

Mystery still surrounds conspiracy theorist's death

Max Spiers is said to have died in suspicious circumstances

A long-awaited inquiry into the 'suspicious' death of a renowned conspiracy theorist who vomited black liquid before he died has been delayed again.


Videos chart young woman's cancer battle

Emily Hayward says keeping fit is helping her fight against cancer

A 24-year-old fitness fanatic is hoping her video blogs will help inspire others living with a potentially deadly disease.


Takeaway delivery worker pushed to floor in attempted robbery

Stock picture.

Police are hunting two suspects after a takeaway delivery worker was pushed to the floor in an attempt to steal his pushbike.


Road closed following crash

A traffic jam. Stock image

Drivers suffered long diversions after an accident between two cars on a busy road.


Rubble smouldering after huge blaze

The fire has caused thousands of pounds worth of damage.

Firefighters are still at the scene of a blaze which caused thousands of pounds worth of damage last night.


Twenty firefighters tackle industrial unit blaze

Stock image

Hundreds of bins of logs and apple bins caught light after a blaze struck an industrial unit.

School plunged into crisis after huge influx

The outside of Pilgrims' Way Nursery and Primary school

A school rated as inadequate by inspectors is struggling to cope due to an "unprecedented" intake of children from London.


Collision closed busy road

Emergency services at the scene of the crash in St Martin's Hill, Canterbury

A main road was closed while emergency services dealt with a two car crash in which a man was hurt.

Disabled urge council to honour free parking promise

Nick Hunt with his daughter Sophie

Blue badge holders fear ticketless technology will spell the end of their free parking entitlement - but the council insists their needs will be met.


Disabled woman denied benefits for 10 months

Teresa Geale

A judge took just minutes to find in a disabled woman's favour after she was denied vital benefits for 10 months for 'missing' a cancelled appointment


Final months of woman's life were her best

Caroline Jones in hospital

Former classmates flew back to Kent from around the world to ensure their friend dying of cancer fulfilled her dreams.


Why pay and display could soon be a thing of the past

Cllr Ben-Fitter Harding and the ANPR barriers at the Pound Lane car park in Canterbury

New technology could make parking tickets in one part of Kent obsolete within 18 months.


Mum of train death teen calls for better safety measures

Taiyah-Grace Peebles who died on the railway line

The mother of a schoolgirl killed on train tracks is backing a call for improved safety measures at all stations.


Police smash car window to save trapped dog

The dog was found locked in a car at Toddlers Cove car park. Picture: Google.

Officers smashed their way into a car parked at a play area to rescue a distressed dog locked inside, before giving the owner a "stern warning".

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