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Women cut free from cars after crash

Fire crews are handling the scene. Stockpic

14 January 2018

Two women were cut free from their vehicles before being taken to hospital after a crash.

The worst place in Kent for fly-tipping is revealed

Flytipping cost councils in Kent more than £1 million last year.

13 January 2018

Local authorities in Kent spent more than £1 million cleaning up illegally dumped rubbish across the county last year.

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Bid to buy bingo club site rejected

Mecca Bingo in Ashford town centre

12 January 2018

An attempt by Ashford council to purchase the town's Mecca Bingo premises has been turned down.

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Data breach fines for insurance firm pair

Michael Woodgate

11 January 2018

A judge has handed out fines totalling £185,000 after a firm of loss adjusters used private detectives to illegally obtain personal data.

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Parking charges at beach

Councillor Ann Berry

10 January 2018

Parking charges are to be introduced alongside a popular Kent sea front for the first time.

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Police and paramedics called to 'car transporter' crash

Emergency services were called to the scene.

09 January 2018

Emergency services have been called to the scene of a road crash, reportedly involving a car transporter.

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Council reveals name change plans

Shepway council leader Cllr David Monk.

09 January 2018

A council leader has revealed plans to scrap the authority's name to help put the district on the map.

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Ex-campaign aide's swipe at Ukip leader over relationship

Ukip leader Henry Bolton with Jo Marney

05 January 2018

A Kent Ukip councillor has launched a scathing attack on Twitter of the Ukip leader after he left his wife for a 25-year-old model.

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Patients stuck in corridors as A&E crisis deepens

Footage shows patients stuck in beds in the hospital corridors.

05 January 2018

Video footage has laid bare the scale of the winter crisis in hospitals as patients are left waiting in ambulances and stuck on beds in corridors.

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VIDEO: Terrifying near head-on crash

A dashcam captured the terrifying moment

04 January 2018

A van has been captured on dashcam footage hurtling towards a car on the wrong side of a busy road.

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Body found on beach

The beach at Greatstone.

04 January 2018

Police are investigating the death of a man whose body was found on a Kent beach.

Touch of class in dog rescue

The rescued dog at Dover's Shakespeare Beach. Picture courtesy of Folkestone Coastguard.

02 January 2018

Posh biscuits were used to help coax out a pet stuck in rocks.

'Homeless left in the streets to die in the cold'

Courtesy Folkestone Rainbow Centre

30 December 2017

Homeless people are “being left in the streets to die in the cold” as temperatures plummet, a campaign group has claimed.

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High Street cordoned off

Emergency services at the scene. Picture: Russell Clarke

28 December 2017

Part of a town centre was closed to traffic in both directions following a "medical incident".

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Millions raked in from hospital parking charges

£2 million was fetched through parking charges by Medway NHS Foundation Trust in the year 2016/17. Picture: Gary Browne

28 December 2017

Staff, visitors and patients have been forced to pay millions in parking fees at hospitals in Kent in just one year, it has emerged.

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Looking back at 2017

Debris is on the road after the A2 fire. Picture: @OldPenguino

28 December 2017

Today we review the news between May and August - including a too-hot cross bun... and a 100ft Theresa May on the white cliffs.

Teenager cut from car after crashing into tree

Fire crews are handling the scene. Stockpic

27 December 2017

Firefighters found a teenager injured and trapped after her vehicle crashed into a tree.

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Health trust's secret plan to scrap 100 hospital beds

In 2016-17 East Kent Hospitals had the most last minute elective surgery cancellations, according to NHS England. Picture: Thinkstock

25 December 2017

Health chiefs have scrapped controversial cost-cutting plans to slash up to 100 beds at hospitals which are already close to capacity.

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Bumper sales expected on Christmas Eve 'man dash'

The Ashford Designer Outlet is gearing up for a last minute Christmas rush. Picture from Rain Communications

24 December 2017

Shopping centre bosses are expecting a big day of sales from men getting their last-minute Christmas presents.

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Enjoy yourselves but stay alert

Police are appealing for information.

23 December 2017

Police have given advice to keep thieves away during the festive holiday.

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