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Dog roaming railway lines reunited with owners

Danny with Southeastern driver John Coatman.

23 September 2017

Railway staff have found the owners of a dog rescued from the tracks today.

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Fly-tipper caught in the act

Fly tipping spotted by a member of the public led to Ben McIntytre's conviction. File picture

23 September 2017

A man who dumped a ton of rubbish was caught after a member of the public took his registration number.

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Council to charge public for information

The old pound coin is going out of circulation this weekend. Picture: Thinkstock

23 September 2017

People seeking details from their local authority relating to development, pollution and waste management will have to pay £25 an hour per request.

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Low food hygiene score for top restaurant

The Rocksalt restaurant in Folkestone

22 September 2017

An award-winning restaurant has been given two out of five stars for hygiene, after inspectors discovered ‘unsafe’ cooking procedures.

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Government silent on what plans it has to prevent post-Brexit gridlock in county

Operation Stack between Junction 9 and 10 of the M20. Picture: Gary Browne

22 September 2017

Department for Transport refuses to disclose what measures will be needed to stop gridlock in Kent

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Drunk attacked partner days before wedding

Lee Woolacott - Facebook

22 September 2017

A man hit his fiancee just days before their wedding, cutting her face with his engagement ring, a court heard.

Growth buoys ship building plans

Saga plans to launch two new ships over the next three years to add to the Saga Pearl II, pictured

22 September 2017

Saga, the over-50s holiday and insurance company, remains on track for a fourth straight year of growth as it plans to build two new ships.

EXCLUSIVE: New location for town's Banksy revealed

The Art Buff piece created by Banksy in 2014

21 September 2017

A piece of artwork that became a huge tourist attraction before being ruined by graffiti is being specially built into the new building.

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Delays after motorway crash

Traffic on the M20 following a crash

21 September 2017

One of Kent's busiest motorways was almost at a standstill following an earlier collision.

NHS explains why its not attending GP crisis public meeting

Folkestone East Family Practice

21 September 2017

A public meeting is being held tonight about the GP crisis in a Kent town but it won't be attended by the NHS, which has explained the reason why.

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Leisure centre and housing plan revealed

The designs for the proposed leisure centre at Princes Parade in Hythe have been submitted today. Picture: Shepway District Council

21 September 2017

Designs for a new leisure centre and housing on a Kent seafront have today been revealed by the local council.

Man found dead on beach

Police, forensics and paramedics were called to Princes Parade in Hythe this morning. Picture: Google

20 September 2017

A man in his 80s has been found dead on a Kent beach in one of two major incidents on Kent's shores today.

Huge emergency response on beachfront

A general shot of Princes Parade in Hythe

20 September 2017

Police, ambulances and forensics have swarmed on a beach in Kent.

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Seafront housing reduced by a quarter

Concept ideas of how Folkestone seafront could look after redevelopment. Folkestone Harbour Company said the designs were likely to be different when they are submitted

20 September 2017

Concept designs are still yet to be finalised as it is revealed developers will be building far fewer homes than they have been given permission for.

'I'm scared of him - I'm scared of walking down the street'

Paul Buss, 51, of Folkestone pleaded guilty to harassment

19 September 2017

A spurned husband threatened to kill his ex-partner after she finished with him by text message, a court heard.

Lorry sheds huge chunk of metal onto motorway slip road

Stock picture.

18 September 2017

A lorry shed its load on a busy slip road, causing a huge piece of metal to block the carriageway.

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Decision finally due on new motorway junction

The junction 10 roundabout in Ashford. Picture: Ady Kerry

18 September 2017

Transport bosses are set to finally decide on plans for a new motorway junction in Kent - about a decade after the proposals were first mooted.

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Drug smuggler drove 7,000 miles - to jail

Badiani went on a 7,000 mile road trip - to prison. Picture: National Crime Agency

15 September 2017

A man who embarked on an epic five-day trip with Class A substances in his fuel tank will spend a day behind bars for every half mile he drove.

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Hospital boss quits troubled health trust

Chief executive of East Kent Hospitals Matthew Kershaw

15 September 2017

The boss of a beleaguered Kent health trust has left his position two years after taking up the role.

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Burglar snared after neighbour followed him from crime scene

Michael McDonagh has been sent to prison. Picture: Kent Police

15 September 2017

A burglar was caught when a man saw him breaking into his neighbour's house, before jumping in his car to confront him.

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