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Crash sparks long delays

The crash happened this morning. Stock picture

07 November 2017

There a long delays on a busy A-road following a crash this morning.

Let there be festive lights: switch-ons near you

Christmas lights will be switched on across Kent

05 November 2017

It's not long before festive lights begin to twinkle: here's our guide to where to see them switched on near you.

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Cabbie 'held journalist prisoner in taxi in heater row'

The Channel 4 correspondent was allegedly held prisoner in the black cab. Stock image.

02 November 2017

A Kent taxi driver has gone on trial accused of holding a Channel 4 correspondent prisoner in his cab on the day of the Westminster terror attack.

Jealous bricklayer threw knife at 'love rival'

Oliver Hamilton-Harris has been jailed for two years

02 November 2017

A man who believed his ex-lover had started a relationship broke into a house while armed with a knife to confront the man.

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Pilot charged with dropping cocaine into Kent

The barrels which were packed with drugs

31 October 2017

A Belgian pilot has appeared in court after barrels packed with millions of pounds worth of drugs were dropped into the Kent countryside.

Man bludgeoned neighbour with 18 hammer blows: Court

Harry Messenger was murdered in his home in Crispin Close in Faversham

30 October 2017

A man killed an elderly neighbour with repeated hammer blows after an argument over "something silly", a court heard

New hospital option 'has to be on table'

Simon Perks, from the NHS Canterbury and Coastal CCG, speaks to campaigners trying to save the Kent & Canterbury

29 October 2017

An option for a new hospital in east Kent "has to be on the table" when future healthcare proposals are presented next year, NHS bosses are told.

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Were you fooled by that pub tweet?

One of the pubs affected: the Belle and Lion in Sheerness on the Isle of Sheppey

27 October 2017

Pub chain hits back at spoof tweet which said staff were banned from wearing poppies.

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Hospital services to come under scrutiny

The Kent and Canterbury Hospital

27 October 2017

A packed public meeting is expected tomorrow when health campaigners will quiz hospital chiefs over "unacceptable" A&E waiting times.

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'Drivers to blame' for M2 crash chaos

The high number of crashes on the M2 has been blamed on poor driving

27 October 2017

More than 160 people have been injured in crashes on a notorious stretch of motorway, but experts say there is nothing wrong with the road.

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Thief jailed after leaving glove at crime scene

Darren Rogers

26 October 2017

A bungling burglar is now starting five years behind bars after police traced him using his DNA.

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Workshop goes up in flames

Fire crews were called. Stock image

24 October 2017

Firefighters were called to deal with a blaze at a workshop.

Anger as swans found shot dead

The swans were found off Monkshill Road in Graveney. Picture: Instant Street View

24 October 2017

The RSPCA is backing a government review of airgun laws amid increasing attacks on animals.

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Train hits van at level crossing

The damage to the front of a van after it was hit by a train off Lower Road, Teynham

23 October 2017

A delivery driver has been taken to hospital with a head injury after his vehicle was hit by a high-speed train.

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Brian blows over

A huge wave at Dover seafront from Storm Brian. Picture: Tony Flashman

22 October 2017

Kent has escaped severe damage from the violent Storm Brian, suffering just a few fallen trees.

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Person cut free after hard shoulder crash

Emergency crews at the scene of a crash on the M2. Pic: @kentpoliceroads

21 October 2017

Police had to close one lane on a stretch of motorway after two cars crashed on the hard shoulder.

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Grammar school to be demolished - against its wishes

The much-heralded wide corridors at Simon Langton Girls' School

21 October 2017

A Kent grammar will be pulled to the ground and replaced with a new school....but the head teacher is against the plans.

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Travel delays as Kent braced for Storm Brian

Storm Brian is set to lash Kent with strong winds. Picture: WX Charts

21 October 2017

Precautions are being taken ahead of the arrival of Storm Brian today.

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Man wanted for nine months arrested at dentists

Chopra and Associates dental surgery in Canterbury. Google Street View

20 October 2017

A 41-year-old hunted by police since January has today been arrested - at a dental surgery.

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Brother's heartbreaking plea as treatment hopes dashed

Lizzy Adams with her mum Kath

20 October 2017

The family of a terminally ill girl are exploring the possibility getting treatment in Mexico in a last ditch attempt to save her life.

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