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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.


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.


Police watchdog brought in over 'murder' incident

Forensic investigators at the scene the following morning

14 September 2017

Kent Police will be investigated over how officers handled contact through 999 before a suspected murder.


Fur row mayor: 'My robe is old and smelly'

Mayor of Hythe Paul Peacock and Admiral Lord Boyce on the Cinque Ports float at the recent Venetian Fete

13 September 2017

A mayor who is getting a new robe opposes plans to use real fur - but says his current one is "old, smelly and horrible when it rains".


Town pavilion among country's most at risk

Campaigners from the Friends of the Leas Pavilion hope to open the venue as a community space. Picture: Gary Browne/KM Group

13 September 2017

An Edwardian pavilion has been listed by the Victorian Society as one of the most endangered buildings in the country.


Missing teenager found

Police thanked the public who helped with the search

12 September 2017

A 14-year-old boy who has been missing since last Thursday has been found.

GPs tell NHS: 'We're closed'

Folkestone East Family Practice

11 September 2017

Doctors' surgeries have taken drastic steps telling the NHS they will not take any new patients as the GP crisis plunges deeper in one Kent town.

Row over 'inexcusable' mayoral robe made with real fur

Mayor of Hythe Paul Peacock and Admiral Lord Boyce on the Cinque Ports float at the recent Venetian Fete

10 September 2017

A council is considering shelling out £1,430 for an “inexcusable” mayoral robe made with real fur, sparking a backlash from animal rights campaigners.


Duo released after being arrested in connection with burglaries

Police are appealing for witnesses. Stock photo

09 September 2017

A pair of suspected burglars arrested after two break-ins have been released.

Council plays down japanese knotweed discovery

Knotweed - A stone's throw from Princes Parade

09 September 2017

The insidious plant, capable of destroying foundations and growing through brickwork, has been discovered near land earmarked for development.


Drink-driver who crashed on the motorway spared jail

Daniel Routhorn

08 September 2017

A drink-driver found hiding in the undergrowth of a motorway roundabout after crashing his car has been spared jail.


Car overturns on motorway

A vehicle overturned on the Londonbound M20 carriageway at Hythe

07 September 2017

An overturned car and trailer caused delays on a motorway.

Lying pervert back in jail

Daniel Davis, formerly Daniel Bussell has been jailed for breaching his prison licence

07 September 2017

A pervert who tried to hide his past by changing his name is back behind bars... after sleeping in the same home as a child.


Car crashes into house

A building inspector attended to survey the damage

06 September 2017

Paramedics helped an elderly woman out of her car after she crashed into a house


Hotel turned into Ferrari forecourt

Dozens of Ferrari cars have turned up at the Hythe Imperial. Picture: Rena Piller

06 September 2017

Dozens of Ferrari cars have taken over the car park of a Kent hotel today - and here is why...


Cute new arrivals need names

One of the new cheetah cubs at Port Lympne exercises his lungs

05 September 2017

Keepers have released pictures of cheetah cubs and a lemur, born at animal parks over the summer, and appealed for help with picking their names.

Diner revived after restaurant collapse

Paramedics were called to the scene. Stock picture

04 September 2017

Restaurant waiting staff had to perform CPR treatment on an elderly customer who had collapsed while waiting for a table.

Sudden closure shock of popular family attraction

New owners Martin and Tracy Dunne said the closure was due to "unforeseen circumstances"

01 September 2017

Owners of a popular family attraction say it is with "great regret" they have had to close their business with immediate effect.


One more weekend of fun (hopefully in the sun)

There's plenty of school holiday fun to be had at Chatham Historic Dockyard

01 September 2017

It’s the last gasp for the summer this weekend, before backpacks and school runs start: here's where to squeeze the last drops out of the holidays.


'I own the vintage Mini cop car that makes you smile'

Ian Creighton with his 1979 Police Mini Panda

31 August 2017

VIDEO:Many depression sufferers temper their symptoms with therapy... but one father’s cure comes from driving his vintage police car on Kent’s roads.

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