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Kittens left for dead in alley

Three tiny kittens were left for dead in an alleyway between two shops in Tunbridge Wells. Picture: RSPCA

12 December 2017

The RSPCA is appealing for help tracking down those responsible for abandoning three kittens, who were left for dead in an alleyway.

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Dickens' letter fetches £5,000

The letter sold for more than £5,000

12 December 2017

A letter detailing the extraordinary moment Kent writer Charles Dickens helped in the aftermath of a train crash has been sold at auction.

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Rambo knife seized in police crackdown

The Rambo knife seized in Gravesend. Picture: Kent Police

12 December 2017

A week-long operation targeting London gangs who sell class A drugs in Kent saw 20 arrests and the confiscation of drugs and knives.

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Another starring role on screen for district

Sky Atlantic's The Tunnel: Vengeance. Pic: Sky

12 December 2017

One coastline is to feature in a popular TV series after film crews spent 15 days filming in the area.

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Delays after two crashes

The collision involved a number of cars. Picture: Richard Esdale

12 December 2017

All lanes are now open after a multi-vehicle pile-up earlier today.

Council proposes increasing litter fines

Littered verges, Sittingbourne bound, on the A249 near Detling Hill

12 December 2017

A council is meeting tonight to discuss increasing fines for littering to £120.

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Patients urged to think before adding to pressure on A&E

Darent Valley Hospital is under increasing pressure this winter

12 December 2017

Health experts are urging people with minor or non-life threatening injuries and illnesses to avoid going to hospital.

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Warning issued after outbreak at nursery

Meningococcal Infection can cause meningitis. Stock photo

12 December 2017

Public Health England has issued a warning after two cases of a life-threatening infection which can cause meningitis were recorded at a nursery.

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It's a cracker!

The Christmas cracker joke was about Theresa May. Stock image

12 December 2017

A Kent man has won a national competition to find the best Christmas cracker joke. But is it any good...?

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Hunt for baby Jesus pebbles

Pebbles painted to look like the baby Jesus

12 December 2017

Prizes are up for grabs for people who find specially-painted pebbles created by members of a church.

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Police force makes history

Inspectors have rated Kent Police "outstanding"

12 December 2017

Officers in Kent have been rated 'outstanding' for how they police the county, but the force has been told to improve its stop and search procedures.

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Fish slips in to rock festival line-up

Fish will play Ramblin' Man Fair

12 December 2017

Marillion star Fish has been announced as one of the headliners for next summer's Ramblin' Man Fair.

Soldier takes on 152-mile charity run

Oliver Aspinall is taking part in a 152-mile run around London

12 December 2017

A paratrooper who has battled mental health issues is raising money in aid of an organisation supporting veterans suffering from similar issues.

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Missing dad found

Jason Urbanowicz

12 December 2017

A father who disappeared after saying an emotional goodbye to his children has been found.

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Traffic measures removed amid road chaos

Lower Road works on Monday

11 December 2017

Temporary traffic lights which plunged the Isle of Sheppey into chaos have been temporarily removed to ease gridlock, Kent Highways has confirmed.

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Kent a treasure hunter's paradise

11 December 2017

The county is one of the top places in the UK for finding buried treasure, according to newly released figures.

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How much do you plan to spend on Christmas presents?

11 December 2017

Brits are expected to spend almost £79 billion Christmas shopping this year.

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Furious motorists caught in gridlock

Queues of cars can be seen stretching back from the top of the Sheppey Crossing tonight. Picture: D&A Customs via Twitter

11 December 2017

An entire community virtually ground to a halt today after KCC began roadworks to remove a traffic island.

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£26,000 fund will open up wood for new activities

Cromer's Wood in Sittingbourne is in for a £25,000 funding boost

11 December 2017

It is hoped a natural “oasis” in Sittingbourne will be enjoyed by more visitors after it received a funding boost of more than £25,000.

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Core! Kent farmers produce bumper Braeburns

11 December 2017

Orchards across Kent are producing bumper crops, with some of the biggest apples ever seen by some farmers in the county.

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