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Shocking items found in food

23 February 2018

A piece of plastic, a pill, and a metal bolt are among the strangest things consumers in Kent have come across in their dinner.

Two crashes block busy roads

22 February 2018

Emergency services had to respond to two separate crashes involving seven vehicles.

Van seized after police chase

22 February 2018

Officers have confiscated a van after chasing it through residential town streets.

Converting former hospital to house homeless 'not viable'

22 February 2018

A proposal to convert an historic building for use by homeless people has been ditched after being found to be 'too costly'.

Prisoner stamped on inmate's head

21 February 2018

A man behind bars for stabbing a party-goer left another prisoner with a serious head injury after attacking him on a landing.

Have your say on stroke services

20 February 2018

Kent and Medway's six hospital stroke units are to be turned into three "super stroke" centres of excellence. But where will they be?

Council tax hike approved

20 February 2018

Council taxpayers in Kent are set to see average household bills rise by more than £100 following a key decision taken today.

Island launches search for its carnival girls

19 February 2018

The hunt has started to find the new carnival queens for the Isle of Sheppey.

And another quits Ukip

19 February 2018

Former county chairman Richard Palmer has quit Ukip following the party's decision to oust leader Henry Bolton.

I'm going to run from John O'Groats to Land's End

18 February 2018

Marathon man Michael Rotherman is planning to cover 860 miles from one end of Britain to the other in an incredible 17 days.

Litter-strewn laybys and verges 'hideous'

16 February 2018

The level of litter beside an A-road has been described as the worst it has ever been.

Councils failing to meet housing targets

16 February 2018

Not enough homes are being built in several areas of Kent, according to the latest figures.

Man arrested after prison visit

15 February 2018

A 26-year-old man was arrested after acting suspiciously near a Kent prison.

Ship's figurehead needs a touch of paint

15 February 2018

Titan, the ship's figurehead, needs a facelift after more than 30 years of guarding a sea wall, say residents. He also needs a dog-waste bin moved.

End of an era for 40-year-old cafe

15 February 2018

A popular cafe in the middle of a battle for a marina is being pulled down to make way for 1,000 houses.

Appeal after man's body found at roadside

14 February 2018

Police say they are treating the death of a man whose body was found at the side of the road as unexplained.

'Permanent lorry parking should be built near A2'

13 February 2018

The bosses of three Kent councils have urged the government to look at building permanent lorry parking.

Could this be Kent's answer to the Spice Girls?

13 February 2018

A Kent singer who once supported soul queen Beverley Knight has roped in two friends to form a new all-girl group.

Missing teenage girl found

12 February 2018

A 15-year-old girl reported missing from Essex has been found safe and well.

CCTV released amid teenager's assault charge

12 February 2018

Police have released CCTV images after a man was charged with causing grievous bodily harm without intent following a serious assault last summer.

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