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Family's plea to find missing pig

The family are appealing to find Albert

02 October 2017

A family have launched an appeal to find a missing two-year-old Tamworth boar called Albert.

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Chocolate bars recalled amid plastic fears

One woman stole chocolate bars. Picture: GettyImages

02 October 2017

Kent sweet eaters are being told to check their cupboards for chocolates... after a supermarket batch was recalled.

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Council scraps fur mayoral robe

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

02 October 2017

A council will back down over plans to buy a mayoral robe made with real fur, amid pressure from animal rights campaigners.

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Is pond sludge the secret behind pair’s giant pears?

Terry Medes with his partner, Elke, taking a bite from one of the pears from his crop

30 September 2017

You know the story of James and the Giant Peach, but what about Terry and the Giant Pear?

Camera bought for £60 sells for £20,000

Paul Laidlaw with the camera

29 September 2017

A "spectacularly rare" camera bought for just £60 in a Kent second-hand shop has sold for a staggering £20,000 on BBC's Antiques Road Trip.

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It's finger-licking good for gran Rita

Rita Frost has turned 60. Picture: Solent News

27 September 2017

A gran who has worked at KFC for almost four decades and served over six million pieces of chicken is celebrating her 60th birthday at the chain.

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Tom Hardy spotted at Dreamland

Tom Hardy at Dreamland. Pic: Screen grab from YouTube

26 September 2017

Film favourite Tom Hardy has starred in an advert filmed at a Kent amusement park.

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Dog roaming railway lines reunited with owners

Danny with Southeastern driver John Coatman.

23 September 2017

Railway staff have found the owners of a dog rescued from the tracks today.

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VIDEO: Pranksters take night-time dip

The video was posted on the TrollStation Facebook page.

22 September 2017

Two professional pranksters took to a leisure centre's pool for an after-hours dip during their latest stunt.

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RIP the Kent high street: How many of these shut-down shops do you remember?

21 September 2017

From Woolies to BHS, Blockbuster to Comet, take a trip down memory lane.

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Town selected for filming role

Vanity Fair will be aired next year on ITV

20 September 2017

TV crews have descended on a Kent town today for the filming of a new seven-part drama.

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Rescue hero Smudge to turn on festive lights?

Smudge with his rewards

20 September 2017

A heroic dog is in the running to turn on a Kent town's Christmas lights after he sniffed out a missing hound during a walk.

Is this the most adorable video ever?

14 September 2017

Stop searching for videos of cute cats, because a Kent MP has tweeted possibly the cutest video ever.

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".

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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.

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Gorilla man grounded by space boffins

Wrong dress code: Nasa has rejected Bertie Crablegs' gorilla suit.

13 September 2017

Space agency NASA has rejected a Kent man in a gorilla suit from becoming an astronaut... but you'll just love their reply!

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Starring role for town in ITV’s new thriller

Stars of new ITV drama Liar, Joanne Froggatt and Ioan Gruffudd by Deal Pier

13 September 2017

A Kent town and its landmarks were unmissable in the opening episode of new television drama Liar.

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Baby 'only solution’ to getting rehomed

Lucy Eve and mum Theresa Eve are desperate to be rehoused

11 September 2017

A family cursed with debilitating health problems say they feel the only way the council will rehome them is if one of them has a baby.

TV show highlights the vital work of cafe counsellors

Brian McInnes discusses his grief since losing his wife of 25 years

11 September 2017

A documentary showing the vital work a Kent cafe is doing to help people tackle grief will air on television tonight.

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Boat service into London launches

All aboard the new boat service to London

11 September 2017

Commuters are swapping wheels for water as a new boat service from Kent into London launches today for a trial period.

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