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'Mule' blew £80,000 of stolen money

Chen Guangming spent some of the money at casinos

18 October 2017

A man earning £200 a week went on a gambling and shopping spree after using money stolen from bank accounts by a gang of fraudsters.

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Immigration raid in town centre

Immigration officers have been spotted in the town centre

17 October 2017

Immigration officers have been spotted entering a town centre barber shop.

Truckers slam 'ludicrous' new clamp threat

17 October 2017

Angry lorry drivers have criticised a controversial new clamping trial which will stop trucks from parking overnight in a Kent town.

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Historic food factory reaches 60

The Batchelors site

16 October 2017

KentOnline looks back at 60 years of an historic food factory - which would have closed a decade ago if it wasn't for a change of heart.

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The hottest tickets to fireworks and bonfire night fun

Check out a fireworks display near you

16 October 2017

Add some sparkle to your autumn as we round up the fireworks and bonfire night displays across Kent.

Driver arrested on suspicion of kidnap

The car was stopped in Canterbury Road, Kennington. Picture: @kentpoliceroads

15 October 2017

Police pulled over a car in the early hours with no tax or insurance - and ended up arresting the driver as part of a kidnap investigation.

Three cars crash near pub

Three cars collided near The Crusader in Ashford

15 October 2017

Police and ambulance crews were called after three cars collided near a pub.

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Crash victim's family back road improvements

Hettie Walton, who lost her mum, Chris, after a crash on the A252. Picture: Andy Jones

15 October 2017

The family of a grandmother killed on a notorious road have backed plans to spend millions making the route safer.

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Delays after train breaks down

Trains are delayed by over-running engineering works

14 October 2017

A train has broken down and is blocking the line between two Kent towns.

Sports giant opens in town

Manager Kayleigh Smith and assistant manager Sam Unthank. Picture: Paul Amos

14 October 2017

Dozens of people queued in a shopping centre this morning for the opening of a long-awaited new sports store.

Landlord denies threatening family

Landlord Fergus Wilson

14 October 2017

A property mogul has been accused of sending an email saying a man and his family would be shot by the Romanian mafia.

New shop to open at former Woolies

14 October 2017

A town's former Woolworths store is to be taken over next month, creating 40 new jobs.

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Feud ends in teen being smashed with baseball bat

Inset: Michelle Beard . Credit: Kent Police

13 October 2017

Two warring families came to blows when a mother smashed a baseball bat over a teenager's head.

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JD Sports ready to open

JD Sports is set to open its doors tomorrow

13 October 2017

A sports shop is getting set to open the doors to its newest store in Kent.

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Delays after car catches alight on main road

The silver car ablaze. Picture: @Grinbins

13 October 2017

Drivers faced delays on a dual carriageway after a Ford Focus caught alight.

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Bigger truckstop will 'solve' lorry parking problem

13 October 2017

Bosses at a Kent truckstop say they can solve a town's lorry parking problem if the council approves their plans to expand.

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Great Storm claimed 22 lives

Alan Breeze sits among the damage at Brambles animal park in Herne Common, now Wildwood Images

13 October 2017

It's 30 years since 110mph winds caused havoc in Kent and beyond, destroying 15 million trees and creating damage costing £1 billion.

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Kent schools facing 550 governor shortfall

Schools are facing a critical shortage of governors

13 October 2017

Schools across the county are suffering a 'critical' shortage of volunteers taking up a key support role.

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Two Kent venues among the country's top places to stay

The Barrow House dining room in Egerton

13 October 2017

A recently reopened pub and a seaside hotel in Kent have been included in a prestigious list of 100 of the country's best places to stay.

Woman pushed over and robbed in alley

The robbery happened in an alley way. Picture from Google Street View

12 October 2017

Police are hunting for suspected robbers who pushed a woman to the ground and stole her cash and a mobile phone.

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