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Stain on the character of revered warrior Prince is lifted

The Black Prince's tomb in Canterbury Cathedral

A military historian has uncovered new evidence which clears the Black Prince, whose tomb is in Canterbury Cathedral, of slaughtering 3,000 innocents.


Travellers move on after setting up near play park

The travellers have set up on Tannery Field off Rheims Way

Council officials have moved on a group of travellers that set up near a play park.


4,000 homes to have 'zero effect' on city centre traffic

An artist's impression of Mountfield Park

A developer planning a city's biggest ever housing project has attempted to allay fears of traffic and pollution ahead of a key legal decision.


Council official apologises for email blunders

A red-faced council officer has apologised after sending an email riddled with spelling mistakes.


Former police officer 'mercilessly' abused child

Colin Wraight served as a police officer

An ex-police officer who "mercilessly sexually abused a child to fulfill his sick fantasies" has been jailed for 19 years for the harrowing attacks.

Sumatran tiger put down

Tigress Indah who has had to be put down

A tigeress has had to be euthanised at a Kent zoo.


Young musician takes his own life

Toby Parkinson took his own life while struggling with depression

Family of a 20-year-old who took his own life after battling depression are hoping sharing his story will stop someone else suffering the same fate.

Celebrating 75 years of wedded bliss

Dorothy and Tim Walter celebrate at home

A couple who claim they've never had an argument share the secret to a happy marriage.


Kent cricket salutes groundsman's superb innings

Sammy Fidler and head groundsman Brian Fitch talk to the Duke of Kent during a visit to the ground

Figures from Kent cricket paid their respects at the funeral of much-loved groundsman Cecil "Sammy" Fidler.


Delays along A2060

The accident took place just outside Barham Crematorium. Picture: Ruth Cuerden

A single vehicle accident has partially blocked the A2060 Canterbury Road


Brother 'released from hospital too early'

Canterbury Magistrates Court where the inquest took place

A man took his own life after the effects of smoking cannabis and drinking alcohol brought on delusional episodes, an inquest heard.

'Put sprinklers in homes at fire-hit development'

Some homes were destroyed and others damaged. Picture: Tony Flashman

Canterbury council has formally requested that developers rebuilding the Tannery homes install sprinklers after the devastating fire two years ago.


Green light for towering Kent electricity pylons

Richborough pylon project comes one step closer

The government has approved controversial plans for a corridor of 50-metre pylons through the countryside.


Teenager in triple acid attack in street

Justin Vincent's facial injuries after the acid attack

An 18-year-old sprayed three people with acid in a vicious triple attack in broad daylight.


Gangs caught rifling through bins

Gangs have been caught rifling through people’s bins

Residents are being warned they could become victims of identity fraud after several people were found rummaging through rubbish.


Man seriously hurt in crash with police car

Stephen Lamb suffered serious injuries in the crash

A teenager fears his career as a chef could be over due to the nature of the injuries he suffered when his motorbike collided with a patrol car.


Subway taped off after assault on man in 60s

Police and ambulance crews at the scene

Police cordoned off a busy underpass following an assault.


Car hits central reservation

Stock image.

There were delays on a busy road last night after a car had hit the central reservation.

Gay bar targeted with arson threats and dead pigeon

The group intercepted the man at the bar

A gay bar at the centre of a vigilante sting has suffered abuse, threats it will be burnt down and even had a pigeon hurled through the door.

Paedophile who abused youngsters jailed for 20 years

James Dickson has been jailed. Picture: Kent Police.

A sex offender who convinced friends he was “loving and caring” has been given a 25-year extended jail sentence for vile sex attacks on child victims.

Veteran's dying wish honoured at send-off

Albert Figg's coffin is towed through the Westgate Towers by a Second World War gun carrier

The coffin of a Normandy veteran has been carried through the streets today on a Second World War gun carriage.


MP challenged over stance on grammars

Rosie Duffield, MP for Canterbury

Kent's newest MP has been challenged over her stance on grammar schools - while sending her children to one.


Man charged in post office fraud probe

Rough Common Post Office

Police investigating alleged fraud at a village post office have charged a man.

VIDEO: Man confronted in sting by vigilante group

The group intercepted the man at the bar

Officers were called to a bar after an internet vigilante group confronted a man allegedly attempting to meet an underage boy.


Probe over death of gravely ill woman

Emergency crews are at the scene. Stock picture.

The transfer of a gravely ill patient from one Kent hospital to another did not contribute to her death, a probe has found.


Man injured in attempted burglary

Police would like to talk to these men in connection with the incident. Pic: Kent Police

Officers investigating an attempted burglary have released images of two men they want to speak to.

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