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Mum's fight for baby death certificates

Lisa Bailey is petitioning to for babies born before 24 weeks to be given a death certificate.

Lisa Bailey is campaigning for deaths of babies born before 24 weeks to be officially recorded.

£15m dementia village could be UK first

The pioneering Hogeweyk dementia village in Holland

Plans are being drawn up for a "dementia village" - complete with cinema, convenience store and village square.


Woman raped in children's play area

Police cordoned off the area. Library image

Police have sealed off part of a park after a woman reported she had been raped.

"I'm just keeping my options open"

Sir Julian Brazier who lost his seat as MP for Cantebury and Whitstable

Former MP Sir Julian Brazier could make a comeback after applying for his name to be added to the Conservative list of approved candidates.


Appeal for owner of forgotten dentures

False teeth left on a Southeastern train

An absent-minded train passenger managed to leave their false teeth on a Southeastern train this morning.


'Highly dangerous' gang member jailed

Karim Sorhaindo has been jailed for stabbing a drug gang rival

A gang member who drove four friends to a Kent city to carry out a revenge knife attack has been jailed.


Hiding in plain sight: Canterbury's peculiar relics

An unhappy gargoyle in Mercery Lane

Thousands of shoppers and visitors walk past them every day, but Canterbury has many fascinating signs and relics. Find out the story behind them.


Van smashes through level crossing

Sturry level crossing

A reckless van driver ploughed through level crossing barriers as a train approached.


VIDEO: Police fail to stop horse and carriage

Police pursue the horse and carriage

A video has emerged of police failing to stop two men on a horse and carriage trotting along a main road.


Kent hospitals crisis as A&E waiting times worst in country

A&Es in east Kent have the worst waiting times in the country. Thinkstock Image Library

A&E departments in east Kent have been likened to those in third-world countries as shock figures reveal waiting times to be the worst in England.


Search warrant leads to discovery of cannabis farm

A cannabis plant. Stock image

Police who raided a flat have found cannabis plants being grown and other drug-related equipment.


Arson probe as fire destroys new barbers

The shop is being kitted out for Best Cuts

Firefighters tackled an early-morning blaze which ripped through a building ahead of the opening of a new barber shop.


Parents' legal fight over teenager's drowning

Alice Barnett died in South Africa

The parents of a teenager who drowned when she was overcome by waves while on a volunteering trip to South Africa are suing the organisers.


Shotgun seized by police following disturbance in cul-de-sac

A man was found with serious injuries near the harbour wall, Folkestone. stock photo

Officers are appealing for information after taking away the gun.

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.


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