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Police fear booze-fuelled crime at historic event

Police are concerned granting the alcohol licence could lead to more booze-fuelled crime

25 August 2017

Organisers of one of Kent's most popular events have been granted a licence to sell alcohol.


Penniless actor 'burst into pub with water pistol'

The 73-year-old is known for his roles in Romeo and Juliet (1968) and in Merlin in 1998.

25 August 2017

A Bafta-nominated actor is accused of terrifying pub goers - after allegedly bursting into a Wetherspoon with a water pistol.

Women and teen hurt in retail park crash

24 August 2017

Two women drivers have been taken to hospital after a crash outside a supermarket which also left a teenager injured.

Many GCSEs 'little more than glorified memory tests'

Canterbury High principal Phil Karnavas

24 August 2017

A school head has taken a final swipe at an exams system he says is being constantly changed by people treating education like a 'political football'.


Firms may overlook pupils with new GCSEs

Pupils collecting their GCSE results

23 August 2017

Pupils leaving school with new-style GCSE grades may have their CVs overlooked because employers are confused by the system, business leaders warned.


Man arrested after 'attacking officer' at air show

A man being arrested at the Herne Bay air show

21 August 2017

Police were called into action at an air show following an alleged attack on an officer.

Call for action on freerunners

21 August 2017

Men in their early 20s seen jumping off walls as part of the freerunning craze are damaging a town's historic fountain, it has been claimed.


Red Arrows thrill thousands with stunning seaside display

The Red Arrows thrilled crowds with their display

19 August 2017

Thousands of people were given a seaside treat by the mighty Red Arrows and a host of other aerobatic teams.


"I'm just keeping my options open"

Sir Julian Brazier who lost his seat as MP for Cantebury and Whitstable

19 August 2017

Former MP Sir Julian Brazier could make a comeback after applying for his name to be added to the Conservative list of approved candidates.


Air show spectators urged not to drive

Crowds enjoy the air show in Herne Bay

18 August 2017

Thousands of people will descend on a seaside town for its air show today - but organisers are calling on visitors not to take their car.


Scarred for life after a 'stolen kiss'

Ruardhi Snook

18 August 2017

A dad needed extensive surgery after he was attacked with a bottle for unknowingly 'stealing a kiss' from someone else’s girlfriend.


Appeal for owner of forgotten dentures

False teeth left on a Southeastern train

18 August 2017

An absent-minded train passenger managed to leave their false teeth on a Southeastern train this morning.


Most impressive line-up to date for air show

The AeroSPARX display team will be in action. Picture: Toni Tejon

18 August 2017

Thousands will descend on a seaside town in Kent tomorrow when its spectacular air show returns with a line-up featuring the Red Arrows.


Kent pub named one of Britain's best places to eat

Gary Lineker at The Sportsman with sous chef Joe McMahan

17 August 2017

A Kent pub's dedication to fine eating has earned it a place alongside Britain's 50 best restaurants.


Work starts on £1m community centre

Artist's impression of what the new Herne community centre could look like

15 August 2017

Bosses behind plans for a new £1 million community centre expect the site to open next year after building work finally began.

'He has touched so many people's lives'

Alex Holliday, 15, died in his sleep on a school trip

15 August 2017

The mother of school student Alex Holliday, who died in his sleep on a school trip, has spoken out about her heartbreak.


Main road to be shut

The A291 will be closed

14 August 2017

A main route into a coastal town will be shut for a whole weekend - and could be closed for longer if the work is not completed.


Kent hospitals crisis as A&E waiting times worst in country

The move would have radically shaken up health services in Kent. Thinkstock Image Library

14 August 2017

A&E departments in east Kent have been likened to those in third-world countries as shock figures reveal waiting times to be the worst in England.


Cinema scheme boss proud of final project

Geoff Burningham has worked in construction for 50 years

14 August 2017

A builder who has spent his working life on construction sites such as the Olympic Park and Bluewater will complete his final project back in Kent.


Brave cancer mum's battle hits 'bump in road'

Samantha Ross with daughters, Caitlin aged eleven, Georgia aged eight, Sam and son Ben, 17

14 August 2017

A mum-of-four battling cancer can no longer travel abroad for life-extending treatment after becoming paralysed.

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