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Dreaming of a white Christmas?

Gritters were are out in force on December 10 and 11. Picture: Highways England.

19 December 2017

Meteorologists have revealed the likelihood of snow falling in Kent on Christmas Day.


Car engulfed in flames at petrol station

A car engulfed in flames at the BP garage. Picture: Ashley Judd

16 December 2017

Police are looking for two men seen running away after a car was gutted by flames in a suspicious fire at a petrol station.


And the crash sweepstake winner is...

Seven cars have crashed through Guy Ruddy's fence

14 December 2017

A Martello Tower owner has announced the winner of a public sweepstake for guessing the date a car would next smash through his fence.


Hunt for house burglar

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13 December 2017

Police have released an e-fit image of a man who stole jewellery and cash.

Kent's most expensive war building?

A Martello Tower in Romney Marsh went under the hammer today at a property auction

11 December 2017

An historic building went under the hammer today - and sold for more than double its guide price.


Gridlock after multiple car crash on motorway

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11 December 2017

A multiple car crash on the M20 has brought gridlock.


Sweet singing in the choir: Christmas carol services in Kent

Carol services across the county this Christmas

10 December 2017

‘Tis the season to be jolly – so spread the joy at a carol service near you: here's where to find one across the county.

Council activates emergency weather procedure

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08 December 2017

Temperatures are set to dip below zero prompting one council to activate its 'Severe Weather Emergency Protocol'.

Council chief weighs in on hospital debate

Kent County Council leader Paul Carter

08 December 2017

A council leader has added his voice to back calls for a new hospital in east Kent, and wants the health trust to find a "third option" for patients.


Neighbour's stereo equipment seized by council

 Kit seized by Shepway Council

06 December 2017

A council seized hundreds of pounds worth of stereo equipment after a woman refused to stop playing loud music.


Tallest chandelier in Europe?

The chandelier at Hythe Imperial Hotel

06 December 2017

An 11-metre ornament built by a Kent company is the crowning glory of a multi-million-pound hotel refurbishment.

House prices rise by £11,000

The average house price in Canterbury has spiked by 29% in a decade. Stock image

05 December 2017

The average property price in Kent has gone up by more than £11,000 in the last 12 months, according to the latest figures.


Man left covered in blood after assault

Matt Wilkins after being attacked

02 December 2017

An ex-soldier has avoided jail after arguing he was suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder when he launched an unprovoked attack.


Green light for £100m motorway junction

The M20 between junction 9 and 10 at Ashford.

01 December 2017

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has given final approval for work to start on a proposed multi-million pound new motorway junction to ease traffic.


Fears 'super hospital' plan ignores impact on patients

The A&E at the William Harvey.

30 November 2017

There are fears health chiefs are not looking into the impact on patients when considering plans for a new hospital to replace A&Es in east Kent.


Former soldier avoids jail after attack

Hare was thought to have been suffering from post-traumatic stress. Picture: Getty Images

28 November 2017

An ex-squaddie launched an unprovoked attack on an "innocent man" while suffering from post-traumatic stress, a court heard.


Trust to consider 'super hospital' - at expense of other two

The urgent care centre at the Kent and Canterbury Hospital

24 November 2017

Health chiefs are to formally consider plans for a 'super' hospital in east Kent - which could mean the loss of A&E departments in two towns.


Wartime pistol handed to police to go to museum

More than 300 guns were handed to police during an amnesty. Picture: Kent Police

24 November 2017

A wartime pistol is to be sent to a museum after it was handed in to police during an amnesty aimed at tackling gun crime.


'Why would anyone want to hurt this beautiful man?'

Joe Daniels

24 November 2017

The heartbroken partner of a landlord gunned down in his pub says she has no words for the "evil" shooter, as she pleads for witnesses to call police.


Concern after warship spotted in Channel

RFA Wave Knight off the Shepway coast operating with two helicopters flying off its deck. Picture: Ted Pragnell

22 November 2017

A large and dark silhouette of a warship spotted off the Kent coast sparked concern this afternoon.

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