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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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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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