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Thoughtless litter louts ruining river

 Plastic bottles are a menace to wildlife in the river Stour

Wildlife conservationists and volunteers have teamed up to clean rubbish out of a picturesque river.

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Crashed car was being chased by police

The wreckage of the car in Sturry Road

A suspected drink driver injured in an early-morning crash today was in a car being pursued by police, it has emerged.

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Crashed car was being chased by police

The road is shut in both directions. Picture via Kent Highways

A man injured in a crash was in a car being pursued by police.

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McDonald's launches delivery service

McDonald's in Canterbury

A busy McDonald's restaurant will this week start delivering to homes for the first time.

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Masterplan revealed for £250m scheme

Canterbury City FC is developing plans for a new ground at Highland Court in Bridge.

A controversial scheme to build a tourism development on 300 acres of highly protected land has been unveiled.

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Disabled man hurt in hit and run

Tony and sister Denise Hollingsbee are demanding the driver of the car that hit Tony be prosecuted

Police are still hunting a driver who left a cyclist in hospital after hitting him at a zebra crossing.

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Safety risk at crematorium

Manager Darren Daughters

Several trees may need to be felled at a popular spot for grieving families because a condition is putting them at risk of collapse.

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Lost loved ones remembered during lantern lit charity walk

A night time walk in three town centres has raised more than £35,000 for a vital charity

Squash tribute after player's tragic death

Alex Quealy. Picture: JustGiving.com

Friends of a young man who took his own life are hoping to keep his memory alive by raising thousands of pounds for a mental health charity.

All change in city street

It's all change in a key part of a shopping and food district with two prominent businesses closing and a dessert parlour opening.

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Revellers try to force their way into club

Steinbeck and Shaw in Canterbury

Police had to be called after people grew impatient as they failed to gain entry into a popular nightspot.

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Don't miss First Class!

First Class appears in KM Group newspapers the week starting October 9

Hundreds of children across Canterbury, Whitstable, Herne Bay and Faversham have started school - don't miss our fantastic souvenir supplement!

Inspector overturns council decision on student flats

The proposed 224-room student block in Military Road.

A planning inspector has reversed a council decision not to grant a developer permission for a 224-room student block.

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Poignant gathering to remember heroic brothers

Two brothers who were killed in the same week of the Great War will be remembered 100 years later at a special service.

How Kentish is your accent?

Miners at Chislet Colliery

From shuckish to nabbler... take our quiz to find out how many traditional Kentish words you know.

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Cop charged with cell assault

Canterbury Police Station

A police sergeant has been accused of hitting a suspect while he was held in custody.

Man, 22, found dead on A2 after 'hit and run'

Emergency services are at the scene.

Police have issued an appeal after a young man was found dead on the A2 following a suspected hit and run.

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A2 reopens after serious crash

Police are investigating. Stock picture

The A2 has reopened, several hours after a serious crash.

Acid attacker locked up for triple assault

Fahad Abdi attacked three people with acid

A teenager who sprayed acid in the faces of three people has been branded a 'vicious and violent man' by a judge.

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Former magistrate jailed for abusing child

William Robinson. Picture: Kent Police.

An ex-magistrate who spent years handing out justice has been jailed for 11 years for the "disgraceful" sexual abuse of a young girl.

Police hunt thief after cash stolen from pub

Police have released CCTV footage of a man they want to speak to about a burglary at the Diver's Arms.

A brazen thief walked into a pub and pocketed £9,000 in cash.

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Developers accuse green campaigner of hypocrisy

Green campaigner Emily Shirley

The man behind a huge housing development has accused a green campaigner who opposed the scheme of hypocrisy after learning she runs a freight firm.

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