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Pregnant sheep mauled by dog

Clive Burgess at Syndale Farm with the sheep attacked by a dog

A farmer has warned dog owners after a pregnant sheep was so badly mauled it had to be shot. WARNING: graphic image.


Child neglect suspects released on bail

The boy was reportedly seen alone. Library image.

A man and woman arrested on suspicion of child neglect after a toddler was found wandering the streets have been released on bail.

Brewery fined £10,000 after worker has finger amputated

The Shepherd Neame brewery in Faversham.

A Kent-based brewery has been handed a hefty fine after one of its employees lost his finger after it became stuck in machinery.


Woman's jealous ex jailed for stealing contraceptive pills

Paschal Wall

A woman's jealous ex-lover has been sentenced to 18 months in prison after stealing items from her home - including her contraceptive pills.

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Body found in town centre

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Police were called out to a house in the town centre after a body was discovered.

Holocaust heroine speaks out 70 years on

Clara, aged 22.

A Kent woman who saved hundreds of Jews during the Nazi regime has told her remarkable story on the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz.


Land Rover and trailer crashes into ditch off major road

Land Rover has come off the road and landed in a ditch.

The A2 is partially blocked after a Land Rover and its trailer veered off the road and crashed into trees.

Poorly pup needs £2k for lifesaving surgery

Puppy Matilda has proved vets wrong after surviving a cyst on her stomach

An eight-week-old puppy - which has already baffled vets by living past a week - needs £2,000 to pay for emergency surgery for a rare condition.


Stolen puppy reunited with his owners

Bolly was stolen a few days before Christmas, but has now been reunited with his owners.

A man has been arrested after a five-month-old puppy was stolen from a family home before Christmas.

Bitter taste as lorry spills orange peel load

Police at the scene after lorry shed its load

Police and highways crews were called this morning after a lorry shed its load.


Renewable firm goes bust

New Form Energy chief executive Anthony Morgan

A consultancy for new types of energy has gone into liquidation at a cost of 25 jobs, after accruing debts of nearly £3 million.

Man comes forward after train sex attack

Cleaners on Southeastern and Southern trains may go on strike. Stock image.

A man will be interviewed by police tomorrow about a sexual assault on a sleeping train passenger after coming forward following an appeal.

Crash between lorry and car causes delays

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A busy road has been partially blocked after a crash between a lorry and a car.

Rail delays after train breaks down in the snow

Train in the snow. Stock image.

Freezing weather conditions have caused a train to break down and left a busy line blocked.


Navy called out to detonate bombs

Bomb disposal team at Harty Ferry. Picture: Susan Hubbard

A specialist bomb unit has been called out to a remote Kent spot to explode a number of shells.


Local traders have no chance at town centre spot

Oliver Sebastien, who wanted to take over 12 Market Place.

A young entrepreneur fighting to secure a town centre spot for his independent business has been told by agents that it's a big chain...or nothing.


Tributes to dad killed by falling tree

Ian Wall was killed by a falling tree

A "much-loved" farm manager who died when a tree fell on him has today been named as Ian Wall.


Flower thieves add to widowed pensioner's misery

Doreen has given up trying to fight the councillor's decision, but thanked the thousands who supported her petition

A 77-year-old campaigner has "given up" after floral tributes were stolen from the zebra crossing where her husband was hit and killed by a car.


Healthcare on its way out of town

Estuary View Medical Centre was announced as a major outpatient clinic

Outpatient services in Faversham will be moved to a one-stop shop in Whitstable by the end of the month.


Mum and children rescued from car in floodwater

The woman and children were rescued from floodwater. Picture: Library image

Rescue teams freed a woman and her two children from a car trapped in floods under a railway bridge, as the water rose up past their feet.


'Exploding e-cigarette could have killed my family'

E-cigarette which exploded at fire in Sheerness

A dad who sparked a house fire after plugging his e-cigarette into an iPhone charger has told how 'flames shot across the room' when it exploded.


Bridge crash closed train lines

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Rail users faced delays this morning after a lorry hit a bridge.


Van crash sparks jams on dual-carriageway

A van overturned near the Staplestreet turn-off during the morning rush hour

An accident on the Thanet Way caused traffic problems this morning.


Space adventure started in Kent garden

David Iron, who is managing the Lunar Mission One project to land a robot on the moon

A ground-breaking project to send an unmanned spacecraft to land on the South pole of the moon is the brainchild of a Kent man.


Part of major motorway to close overnight

M20 queues. Stock image

A stretch of the M2 will close tonight for two weeks of roadworks.

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