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Benefits 'struggle' predicted for roll-out

Sara Jones of Swale Citizens Advice

08 December 2017

Charities predict there could be problems as new benefits system is rolled out.


Dog bite attack warning

Angel the Yorkipoo who was bitten by a Rottweiller while being walked in Warden Road, Eastchurch

07 December 2017

A second attack by a dog off a lead in the same road has prompted a warning for owners.


Nearly 2,000 children homeless

Almost 2,000 children are facing homelessness in Kent. Library image.

06 December 2017

A national charity says growing numbers of youngsters are due to spend Christmas Day in emergency accommodation.


House prices rise by £11,000

In Kent the average house price increased by more than £10,000 in a year, according to figures

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.


New special school is a priority

03 December 2017

A free school for children with special educational needs has been identified as a "key priority" for Swale.

Officer saved suicidal man's life

From left, deputy mayor of Maidstone Cllr David Naghi, PC James Arnold, police and crime commissioner Matthew Scott, and Chief Superintendent Julia Chapman

03 December 2017

A policeman grabbed a man clutching a razor blade to prevent him from taking his own life by jumping onto train tracks.


Incident at Kent jail

A van leaving Swaleside Prison this evening

03 December 2017

Emergency response teams have been called to an incident at a Kent prison.


Our guide to Christmas lights switch-on

Sheerness clock tower lit up with Christmas lights

02 December 2017

It's not long before the festive lights begin to twinkle in Sheerness - here's all you need to know about this year's switch-on.

Club welcomes visitors as it celebrates milestone

The Sheerness Conservative Club is undergoing a renovation for it's 120th anniversary

02 December 2017

Anyone who wants to see what this historic Kent club is like beyond the doors is being welcomed to take a peak inside.

Pervert jailed for abuse of young girl

Martin Tenwick. Picture: Kent Police

01 December 2017

A pervert who was spared jail for a sexual assault more than 30 years ago has now been jailed for 14 years for abuse of another young girl.

VIDEO: Thug violently shoves traffic warden to ground

01 December 2017

Shocking footage captured the moment a thug violently shoved a traffic warden into a restaurant window, leaving him with a broken shoulder.


Man charged with blade threat

Police are hunting a doorstep flasher Stock picture

01 December 2017

A man is due in court accused of a string of offences.

Crossing reopens after crash

The Sheppey Crossing was shut by police

30 November 2017

Police were called to deal with a single-car crash, which caused delays for drivers.

Police search for wanted man

The police helicopter circled over Sheerness. Stock picture

29 November 2017

A police chopper is assisting in a search for a wanted man.

Man arrested after helicopter search

Police helicopter. Stock photo

29 November 2017

A 21-year-old has been arrested after a police search in the early hours.

Multi-vehicle crash at busy junction

Delays between Sittingbourne and Maidstone today on the A249

29 November 2017

One of Kent's busiest roads is clearing after two crashes.


Pensioner left distraught after theft of windmill

Maurice Hartigan with photographs of his stolen wooden windmill from his front garden in Minster, Sheppey

28 November 2017

A 74-year-old man is appealing for help to find his treasured garden ornament after it was stolen from his front garden.


MP steps up lorry park campaign

Lorries parked at Neats Court, Queenborough

28 November 2017

Creating a new lorry park would be a 'win-win' situation, says an MP.


Sighting of missing teenage girl

Alex Willoughby caught on CCTV

27 November 2017

A 17-year-old girl who disappeared nearly two weeks ago is caught on CCTV with a man in Kent.


Teenager charged with arson

Fire crews were called. Stock image

27 November 2017

A 19-year-old has been charged with arson following a fire at a house in the middle of the night.

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