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Kent's most prolific speed camera revealed

26 November 2017

The county's most prolific speed camera - which caught more than 20,000 drivers in three years - has been revealed.


Family's home wrongly associated with criminal

Anthony Ignacio at his home in Canterbury

26 November 2017

An administrative error left a family being questioned on their doorstep about whether a convicted drink driver was sticking to his curfew.


VIDEO: Shop releases CCTV after gin theft

Police have been informed. Picture: Gibsons Farm Shop

25 November 2017

CCTV footage has been published by shopkeepers who found two bottles of new gin missing an hour after it had been put on the shop floor.


Ice and signalling problems disrupting trains

Southeastern train. Stock image.

25 November 2017

Problems have been reported across the south east on the rail network.


Where to find Santa in his grotto this Christmas

Santa will be at Bewl Water, Lamberhurst

25 November 2017

Looking for a magical treat to take the family to this festive season? Here's our pick of Santa's grottos to visit across the county.

Teacher blasts council for £80 littering fine

Nayelli Navarro was fined after a letter with her son's name on it was traced back to her

25 November 2017

A mum-of-two says she is being treated unfairly after being fined when a card with her son's name was found discarded in a car park.


Brazen drug dealers jailed

The drugs found on the pair

24 November 2017

Two homeless men caught selling class A drugs in the street have both been jailed for more than three years.


Trust to consider 'super hospital' - at expense of other two

The urgent care centre at the Kent and Canterbury Hospital

24 November 2017

Health chiefs are to formally consider plans for a 'super' hospital in east Kent - which could mean the loss of A&E departments in two towns.


Tributes to young man killed in A2 crash

Leon Darling died in the crash

24 November 2017

A 20-year-old who died in a crash on the A2 has been named locally, as touching tributes are paid on social media.


The story of panto: Oh Yes It Is!

The Oh Yes It Is! pantomime exhibition at The Beaney includes images through the ages, including Ben Roddy as Mrs Smee Picture: Tim Stubbings

24 November 2017

As pantomime season arrives, a new free exhibition celebrates panto through the ages right up to the present day.

Handmade campaign appeals to shoppers

24 November 2017

From jewellers to chocolate makers, independent shops in part of Kent are pulling together to attract punters this Christmas.

Nearly 5,000 empty homes in Kent

Philip Hammond has announced plans to charge owners of empty homes a council tax premium of 100%

24 November 2017

Thousands of properties are lying empty in the county as councils come under government pressure to build more homes.


Bid to offer first Kent medical degrees

A Kent medical school could help develop the surgeons of the future. Stock image.

23 November 2017

Two Kent universities have today submitted a joint bid for government cash to fund medical student places in the county for the first time.


£4 million stately home up for grabs

Petham House is up on the market for £4m. Pic: Strutt & Parker

23 November 2017

A stately home steeped in history has been put on the market for an eye-watering sum.


Man, 20, dies after car hits crash barrier

Ambulance crews were called to the scene. Stock image: SECAmb.

23 November 2017

Police are appealing for witnesses following the death of a 20-year-old man in a crash on the A2 last night.


More details released after man's tragic road death

The A2 was closed after the pedestrian was hit by a car. Picture: Trevor Martin

22 November 2017

A man killed despite desperate attempts to save his life following a crash has been identified.


Burglar swaps Jaffa Cakes for porridge

Jaffa Cake thief John Saunders was jailed for a year

22 November 2017

A burglar who swiped Jaffa Cakes during a break-in was captured on camera hours later trying to flee another raid - while still clutching the treats.


Man fights for life with serious burns after car fire

The incident happened in Poulton Lane, Ash. Picture: Google.

22 November 2017

A man has been flown to a London hospital in a critical condition after suffering serious burn injuries in a car fire on a country lane.

Mums fear cuts to breastfeeding services

Counsellor Sarah Wood fears mothers may have to travel further for breastfeeding support

22 November 2017

A proposed takeover of breastfeeding services could have major consequences across Kent.


Curtain up on panto season starts with Peter Pan

Shaun Williamson as Captain Hook Picture: Paul Amos

22 November 2017

Former EastEnder Shaun Williamson talks Barry's legacy, home in Kent and the serious business of panto, as Peter Pan prepares for curtain up.

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