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Steph and Dom pull out of prom

Steph and Dom Parker with Martha Trust residents Photo: Alan Langley

Gogglebox stars Steph and Dom Parker have pulled out of appearing at a care home's biggest fundraiser of the year because they're filming a new show

Plea for witnesses after cat shot dead

Kevin's owner Gina Douglas has called those responsible "callous, sick individuals"

A cat owner is appealing for witnesses and warning others after she discovered her pet shot dead behind her home


Comic lookalike completes long trek

Glenn Ford, Norman Wisdom lookalike

A Norman Wisdom tribute actor has ended his 135-mile walk at a namesake pub.

Tea room reaps green gold

The Pines Garden tea rooms in St Margaret's Bay

It may be a stunning, but this tea room has won a prize for its environmentally friendly practices

French themed Le Weekend events

Le Weekend would not be as French without The Can Can

The red, white and blue bunting is ready and waiting for this year’s Sandwich Goes French for Le Weekend event.

Homeowner’s fury over ‘monstrous’ new homes

St Margaret's at Cliffe.Graham Shepherd unhappy by the new builds at the bottom of his garden

A homeowner in St Margaret’s will be writing to the ombudsman over a “monstrous” development at the end of his garden


Man to stand trial for 'attempted murder'

A man accused of attempting to murder a woman will stand trial in November

Try your hand at kite flying

A giant panda and tiger soar above the sky at Walmer. PICTURE Jim Whalley

It will be all eyes to the sky tomorrow when members of the public are invited to try their hands at kite flying.

Charlie Elphicke retains Dover

Kent people cast their vote today in the general election

Charlie Elphicke has retained his Dover and Deal seat for the Tories.


Emergency response to 'distressed' woman

Police attended the scene. Stock picture

Emergency services have responded to reports of a distressed woman


Decapitated man had 'kindest soul'

Rasmus Weinhardt took his own life, a coroner has concluded

Tributes have been paid to a man whose body was pulled from the sea after he took his own life.

House prices soar in Medieval town

Regal Estates, Market Street, Sandwich

House prices in a Kent town have surged by 50% in the past decade according to the latest review of seaside towns by the Halifax Bank.


Robber jailed for hammer raid

Robert Baker has been jailed for the raid. Picture: Kent Police

A robber who threatened a store worker with a hammer during a raid has been handed a 10-year extended jail sentence.


Police hunt 'fat' sex attacker

Do you recognise this man?

A teenage girl was sexually assaulted by a "fat" attacker who approached her as she sat on a seafront bench with her friend.

Car crash on main road

Police have been at the scene of a car crash in Deal

Police and an ambulance were sent to help a driver after a crash

New night spot is aimed at over-40s

Owners Jonothan Bowles and Brian Short with manager Tanya Tong

A new bar will offer those slightly older a nice place to enjoy live music, away from the younger crowd


Decapitated man named

The RNLI was called to retrieve Mr Weinhardt's body from the water

A man in his 60s whose body was pulled from the sea in Kent has been identified.

Kids rescued from drifting dinghy

The children and their dingy were dropped off on Kingsdown beach

Two children were rescued from a dinghy that was being taken out to sea by the tide and wind.


Italian Job inspires team on a mission for charity

The Mini Red Arrows is a team of ten red minis and its owners

A car rally to Italy sounds like a lot of fun – but this one has a serious purpose behind it.

New owner freezes price of breakfast

Wellingtons in Deal has reopened its doors after a refurbishment

A cafe has reopened its doors after a £300,000 makeover but one thing that remains the same is the price of its traditional breakfast.

Thug admits partly blinding woman with beer can

Cora in hospital after the incident

A dad-to-be who left a woman partially blind when he hurled an unopened can of beer at a fireworks display has admitted inflicting the injury.


Killer jailed for hammer raid

The incident took place at MJ Stores in Victoria Road, Deal

A convicted killer who held up a store with a hammer because he believed the owner had stashed away a lot of money has been jailed.

Record breaking car show

The event also attracted young car fanatics

The cars were the finest selection of famous and iconic makes from down the years as the Deal Classic Motor Show returned.

The ultimate bouncy castle experience

The world's largest inflatable obstacle course, The Beast, made its UK debut at Betteshanger

Reporter Eleanor Perkins gives her verdict on The Beast - the world's largest inflatable assault course - which made its UK debut in Kent.

Headless body pulled from sea identified

The RNLI was called to retrieve Mr Weinhardt's body from the water

A body pulled from the sea without a head has been identified as a local man in his 60s.


Mamma Mia! screening will boost Theo’s fund

Theo Knott, five, can only walk with the aid of this frame.

An open-air screening of Mamma Mia! is being held in aid of Theo’s Mission to Walk.

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