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Sudden closure shock of popular family attraction

New owners Martin and Tracy Dunne said the closure was due to "unforeseen circumstances"

01 September 2017

Owners of a popular family attraction say it is with "great regret" they have had to close their business with immediate effect.

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'I own the vintage Mini cop car that makes you smile'

Ian Creighton with his 1979 Police Mini Panda

31 August 2017

VIDEO:Many depression sufferers temper their symptoms with therapy... but one father’s cure comes from driving his vintage police car on Kent’s roads.

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Disabled customer flashes shop worker

Ross Gelsthorpe has been convicted

30 August 2017

A shop worker was left in shock after a disabled customer entered a changing room and exposed himself as she tried to help him.

Chemical haze 'unlikely to be chlorine'

The area around Beachy Head had to be evacuated after a chemical haze swept in from the sea. Picture credit: Kyle Crickmore @Kyle_Crickmore

28 August 2017

Police and other agencies are continuing to probe a chemical haze which affected 150 south coast visitors - but it's "unlikely" to be chlorine.

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Man rescued after fall

General scene of Hythe Road, Dymchurch. Picture from Google Maps

27 August 2017

Emergency services rushed to aid a man who fell on rocks.

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Fire next to railway line

Stock pic: Kent Fire and Rescue Service

25 August 2017

Firefighters were called to deal with a fire alongside a railway line.

Driver found dead after roundabout crash

The black Mercedes struck a lamppost at the junction with Finn Farm Road

24 August 2017

A driver crashed through a roundabout lamppost and continued driving - but was then found dead at the wheel 10 miles away.

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Wrong-way driver filmed moments before death crash

Leonard Pettifer

24 August 2017

A dash-cam has captured the shocking moment an 86-year-old man drove the wrong way down a motorway - seconds before killing a hero ex-policeman.

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Seal pup takes a rest next to fisherman

Courtesy Darren Wood

23 August 2017

This is the moment a tuckered seal pup swam to shore and mingled with fisherman on the Kent shingle.

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Man bailed in connection with 'murder'

Forensic officers at the scene. Picture: Tony Flashman

22 August 2017

A 28-year-old arrested on suspicion of murder after a man was found dead near a harbour wall has been released on bail.

Pensioner jailed over wrong-way tragedy

Mr Copleston was described as a devoted husband to his wife Pauline of 39 years

21 August 2017

An 86-year-old man has been jailed for causing the death of a motorcyclist after driving the wrong way along the M20.

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Fears mount over welfare of missing teenage girls

Olivia Worton has been reported missing

18 August 2017

Fears are mounting over the welfare of two teenage girls, missing for almost two weeks.

Performing arts school: 'Best A-Levels in 3 years"

Pupils celebrate latest grades

17 August 2017

Pupils at a performing arts college achieved the best A Levels in 3-years, a headteacher has said.

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Academy praises students as 70 are off to uni

Scott Broom achieved an A*in A Level Geography, a C in A Level Maths, Distinction* in BTEC Business ICT

17 August 2017

The headteacher of an academy school has sung pupils' praise for an "excellent set of results" this year.

'Record A Level results' for boys' grammar school

Joseph Horsnell, from Hawkinge, scored 1 A* and 3 As

17 August 2017

Pupils scored the “best results ever” in this year’s A Level results, one headteacher said.

A taste of Venice comes to Kent

The Samba Pelomar float

17 August 2017

Thousands of spectators descended on Hythe to watch a waterborne spectacular that dates back to 1890.

Waiting over for thousands of students

Pupils will be checking their grades. Picture: Gary Browne

17 August 2017

As A-Level results day arrives a leading charity has warned school children are feeling increasing levels of stress.

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Safety fears grow for missing man

Stephen McGowan

15 August 2017

Fears are growing for the welfare of a 57-year-old man reported missing from a holiday park.

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Combine harvester bursts into flames

A combine harvester at work. Picture by Roger Sills.

11 August 2017

Three fire engines were called to a potentially serious blaze at a village farm.

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Surfer rescued by lifeboat

The Dungeness lifeboat The Morrell

10 August 2017

Anglers are understood to have raised the alarm after spotting a man in difficulty at sea.

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