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Man held after 'serious sex assault'

Police would particularly like to speak to anyone riding in a small red car who may have seen the accident

Detectives have arrested a man on suspicion of a serious sex assault following an alleged attack in June.

Man trapped after car swerves off road and flips

Fire crews rescued two women. Stock pic

A man had to be cut free from his car after it swerved off the road, span onto its side and crashed into a van.

Boy, 12, arrested after 'knife robberies'

Dane John Gardens in Canterbury

A 12-year-old boy alleged to have been armed with a knife was among a gang of five arrested following three robberies in a park.

Kent park to get outdoor ice rink for Christmas

A covered ice rink. Stock image.

A council has confirmed plans to build an ice rink over the festive season.


Teen rape suspect released by police

A sixth teenager arrested by police investigating reports of a rape in Canterbury has been released pending further enquiries.

Fire erupts in former school grounds

Firefighters tackled the flames. Pic: Liz Wingrove

Fire crews were called to a former school site in the early hours of this morning to tackle a blaze.


Driver remains critical after bus crash

Pean Hill. Picture: Instant Street View

Police are appealing for dashcam footage following a head-on crash between a double decker bus and a car, as a driver continues to fight for life.


Fresh arrest in rape investigation

Police cordoned off Downs Road in Canterbury

Police have confirmed a teenage man has been detained following an attack on a woman at a house.

Jail threat for defendants who refuse to declare nationality

Defendants who don't declare their nationality could be jailed. Picture: Thinkstock Image Library

Suspects in criminal cases will now have to declare their nationality to the courts - or face a six-month jail stint.


Teen rape suspects released without charge

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

Four teenagers arrested on suspicion of raping a young woman have been released by police.

'Knife gang' arrested in crime-ridden park

Dane John Gardens in Canterbury

Five people, some carrying knives and a hammer, were arrested tonight in a park blighted by crime.


Four teens arrested after reports of rape at house

The street was sealed off

Detectives are quizzing four teenagers on suspicion of rape following a reported sex attack at a house.

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.

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.


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.


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.

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