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Family's wait for answers after backpacker's death

The family of a man who died at a Vietnam waterfall are still waiting for an inquest a year after his death.

New funding prompts relaunch of mental health support group

The relaunch of a daytime mental health peer support group in Kent is hoped to alert more people to the service.

Drug driving rising across Kent

The number of motorists caught behind the wheel with illegal substances in their system has gone up three fold in just 12 months.


Dover riots - two more in prison

Two more men have been sentenced after a town was gripped by rioting


Reaction swings both ways to golf tournament’s return

Hotels may already be fully booked but some residents and businesses are sceptical about the return of The Open to Sandwich


Kent lashed by Storm Doris

The county is being battered by fierce gusts as Storm Doris sweeps across the country - with two bridges shut.


Pharmacy burglars hospitalised after 'swallowing medicines'

Police called to reports of a break-in at a pharmacy found two men inside who were then taken to hospital having allegedly swallowed medicines.


Black tie boost for Kelly fundraising

A formal-dress night has raised another £1,000 for cancer teenager Kelly Turner

Police investigate locker thefts at swimming pool

Police are investigating a number of thefts from lockers at a Kent leisure centre


Love letters inspire young film director's screenplay

An aspiring film director who created a short film based on his late great-grandparents’ love letters needs your votes to help him win an award.

1,000 extra tickets released for The Beast

An extra 1,000 tickets for the world’s largest inflatable obstacle course will be released later this week.

Inquest delays causing 'huge distress'

People living in parts of Kent have to wait more than nine months for answers after the unexpected death of a loved one due to a delay in inquests.


Man faces crown court trial on GBH charge

A man has denied causing grievous bodily harm to a man in Queen Street, Deal, last summer and will go on trial.

Thousands of 999 calls unanswered

Police in Kent have registered one of the biggest increases in the number of 'abandoned' emergency calls.


Appeal after car wrecks golf course

Police are hunting a vandal who drove a vehicle over a golf course, wrecking the grass.


Police helicopter scrambled after concerns for man

A man has been found safe and well after a police helicopter was scrambled to find him.

Besotted man bombarded socialite with tweets

An obsessed man who bombarded socialite Jemima Goldsmith with tweets, hand-delivered letters and dinner invitations has admitted harassment.


Open heading back to Sandwich

The 2020 Open golf Championship is to be staged at Royal St George's.

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