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You could bag yourself a Martello Tower

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

21 November 2017

A piece of history could be yours as this historic structure from the 19th century goes under the hammer at auction next month.


Teenager fights for life after crash

The air ambulance was called to the scene. Picture by John Matthews

20 November 2017

Police want witnesses after a crash left a teenage driver with life-threatening injuries, and another motorist in a serious condition.


Surgery taken out of special measures

Central Surgery in Cheriton Road, Folkestone has come out of special measures

17 November 2017

A GP surgery has been taken out of special measures after inspectors saw improvements in the quality of its service.

Injured fisherman rescued 15 miles off coast

Margate's RNLI lifeboat stands by the fishing vessel, slong with the coastguard helicopter. Picture: RNLI Margate/Karl Davey Picture: RNLI Margate/Karl Davey

15 November 2017

The lifeboat and coastguard were called in to rescue an injured fisherman stranded at sea.

Bottle washes up in Kent... from South Korea

The litter pickers at Shakespeare Beach. Picture: White Cliffs Countryside Partnership

15 November 2017

Litter collectors were left scratching their heads when they came across a bottle washed up on a beach... from 5,000 miles away.


Lorry park plan axed

Computer images of the proposals for how the proposed M20 lorry park could look. Picture: Highways England

15 November 2017

Controversial plans for a huge lorry park off the M20 as a solution to Operation Stack have been dropped by the government.


Driver in court over cyclist's death

John Durey was on his bike at the time of the crash

15 November 2017

A young woman has appeared in court accused of causing the death of a cyclist by dangerous driving.

Child rapist filmed vile attacks on girl

Barry Gibbens. Picture: Kent Police.

13 November 2017

A predator who filmed himself raping a young girl in "chilling and calculated" abuse - and then tried to blame someone else - has been jailed for life

Fraudsters posing as cops target pensioner for cash

The man claimed to be a police detective. Stock image

10 November 2017

An investigation is underway after fraudsters tried to con an elderly man out of cash by pretending to be police.

Charity run success

Made it. The six cross the line at Dover after the long relay. Picture courtesy of DFDS

08 November 2017

Six ferry workers have raised more than £1,700 in a 75-mile relay run to fight breast cancer.

Man given oxygen after house fire

Fire crews attended the blaze. Stock image. Credit: Kent Fire and Rescue Service.

08 November 2017

A man had to be given oxygen after breathing in smoke during a fire at a house.

Missing man found safe

Peter Mortlock. Picture: Kent Police

07 November 2017

A man with learning difficulties who sparked a missing person appeal has been found safe and well.

Firefighters give oxygen to casualty after kitchen fire

Fire crews raced to the scene. Stock pic

07 November 2017

Firefighters gave oxygen to one casualty who was then handed over to the ambulance service.

Historic pub up for sale for £1.2m

The Cinque Port Arms

07 November 2017

An historic High Street pub is up for sale for £1.2m following reports of ‘poor health’ in the family.


Taxi driver's murder reviewed after 29 years

Taxi driver Derek Brann was murdered in 1988 - his body was found on the M20. Picture: Kent Police

06 November 2017

The sons of a taxi driver murdered 29 years ago are appealing to the public to help catch their father's killer as detectives renew the case.

Man rescued from the sea after speedboat capsizes

Courtesy RNLI

05 November 2017

A lifeboat crew today hauled a man from the sea after his speedboat capsized off the coast of Kent.


Tributes paid to 'caring doctor' who died, aged 97

Dr John Barham

05 November 2017

A long-serving doctor who treated thousands of patients and co-founded a popular sailing club has died, aged 97.


Arrests after police raid cannabis farm

The number of people who have been arrested for drug possession has been revealed. Picture: Thinkstock

03 November 2017

Police have arrested three people after a suspected cannabis farm was discovered.

Murder suspect aimed shotgun at police

William Smith was shot dead in May

03 November 2017

A watchdog says a man linked to the murder of a 73-year-old was pointing a weapon at officers when he was shot dead.

Watch: Playful dolphins show they are fishermen’s friends

 Tom Redshaw, of Lydd, filmed dolphins swimming off the shore at Dungeness

02 November 2017

This is the moment a pod of dolphins joined a trawler on its rounds, leaping through the waves on a calm autumn morning.

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