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Amy Lee nominated for Pride of Medway award

Amy Lee has been nominated in the Pride of Medway awards

15 December 2017

Trustee of The Molly McLaren Foundation, Amy Lee, has been recognised for her 'dedication and courage' after tragedy.

Police oppose pub's Christmas extended opening hours request

Police object the request. Pic: GettyImages

15 December 2017

Police are opposing a pub's application to extend opening times over Christmas.

'I'm a student and a Tory - but don't judge me for it'

James Hind, who is editor of Canterbury Christ Church University's student news outlet, Unified

15 December 2017

A student claims young Conservatives are treated differently on campus for admitting their political allegiance.


Miniature donkeys visit care home

Wayfarers resident Charlie Plane, 96 meets Elsie the donkey

15 December 2017

It’s a calendar highlight and also a tell-tale sign of Christmas when miniature donkeys pay a visit to a Kent care home.


Councillor wins ward name-change

Cllr Fay Gooch - now represents Barming and Teston Ward

15 December 2017

Maidstone council has approved a name change for Barming Ward.


Family's lucky escape after blanket blaze

Firefighters were called to the scene. Stock image

15 December 2017

A family had a lucky escape after an electric blanket caught fire late last night.


Missing teen returns safe

Amber Thomas is missing. Picture courtesy of Dan Thomas.

15 December 2017

A teenager who had gone missing for more than 24 hours has been found safely, her parents say.

Plans for gridlock-easing roundabout unveiled

The No Right Turn diversion at the junction of the Lower Road and Barton Hill Drive traffic lights at Minster

15 December 2017

Work on new junction at traffic congestion hotspot could start next summer.


Charity scoop £49k grant for youth project

Project MotorHouse have been awarded a grant

15 December 2017

A charity has been awarded a grant of £49,500 for a youth project.

Winter Walk for ellenor

Paul and Lisa Matthews' home

15 December 2017

Scores of people will join in a charity walk for a hospice this weekend, while others have been decorating their home to raise funds.

Suspended sentence over bridge collapse a 'waste of breath'

Alan Austen appeared in court over the collapse of a pedestrian footbridge onto the M20. Picture: Andy Jones

15 December 2017

A grandad seriously injured by a trucker who caused a motorway footbridge to crash down onto oncoming traffic has dismissed his "lenient" sentence.


Police called after man seen with 'gun'

Police were seen in Gillingham last night

15 December 2017

Witnesses described seeing armed police following reports a man with a gun.

Jail for groom with fake passport

Tejinder Singh

15 December 2017

A husband-to-be who claimed he wanted to return to India to marry will have to postpone the ceremony after being jailed for using a fake passport.


Britton Mall is in 'disgusting state' say traders

Even the front of the mall is tatty and run down.

15 December 2017

Almost a year after its anchor tenant announced it was pulling out, there are calls for the council to do more for a town centre shopping mall.


Councillors approve plan for 'ugly' flats

Plans for the new apartment block were approved. Courtesy of Lee Evans Partnership

15 December 2017

A derelict pub will be flattened to make way for a new block of flats, despite protests about the loss of a town's history


Ticketless parking to start next year

Barriers are set to be installed on car parks in Ashford

15 December 2017

Fines for overstaying at pay-and-display car parks will be a thing of the past next year when a council starts to introduce ticketless parking.


Christmas Jumper Day in pictures

Sister Rosa-Leigh and Eva-Paige with best friend Isabelle in Canterbury

15 December 2017

It's the day we've all been waiting for - Christmas Jumper Day. Send us photos of you sporting your finest festive knitwear.

Missing man found after 9 days

Ivan Wells has been reported missing.

15 December 2017

A man who went missing more than a week ago has been found safe and well.


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15 December 2017

There are a thousand reasons why you should enter this competition.

Places to escape the Christmas countdown

Feed the animals at Knole House. File pic

15 December 2017

With all those festive jumpers, adverts on the TV and songs going around your head all day, here are some places to escape the festive frivolities.

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