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Man rescued from house blaze

Kent Fire and Rescue Service. Stock picture

Firefighters called in early hours after smoke seen pouring from upstairs window.

Multi-vehicle crash closes major road

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A busy road is blocked in both directions after a three-car smash during rush hour this morning.

Parents' desperation as nursery 'closes'

Mums are worried about childcare after Abbeyfields announced its closure

Staff have been made jobless and families left in the lurch after a nursery announced plans to close before the new year.


Vehicle fire closes motorway

The vehicle fire on the M2. Picture: Mark Merriman.

Part of a motorway was closed this morning after a car went up in flames, causing smoke to billow across the carriageway.


School parking parents' fury at 'aggressive' police

Police and parents outside the school

Shocked parents have complained after “aggressive” police officers threatened fines, points and even arrests for parking outside a primary school.


Bring Bolly back for Christmas

Bolly was stolen yesterday afternoon.

A family is desperate for information after their young puppy was snatched from outside their village home by a man in a van.

Fight for drug that saved woman's life

Sarah Collins was initially misdiagnosed

When Sarah Collins was desperately ill with bowel cancer, her mother Penny Campbell and childhood friend Claire Harper-Brown made a vow to save her.


Road closed after bomb shells dumped in country lane

Munitions found on a road in Dunkirk.

The Ministry of Defence was called in and police sealed off a road after 75 munitions and asbestos were found dumped in a Kent village.


Crash on M2 causes oil spill

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A two-car crash caused delays on a busy stretch of motorway this morning.

Town's first micro-pub to open this week

Andrew Sach will open the doors of Faversham's first micro-pub on Thursday.

Faversham's long-awaited first miniature ale house will finally open its doors to the public on Thursday evening.

Faversham man becomes Heisenberg for charity

Faversham man Patrick Kennedy-Sanigar has transformed himself into Heisenberg for charity

A designer from the town has transformed himself into the infamous TV drugs kingpin from hit series Breaking Bad.

Prolific burglar jailed after raid on village homes

Bill Willett

A 21-year-old has been jailed after he admitted breaking into five homes in less than a month.

Grandson of VC hero jailed for stealing medals

Professional burglar John McDonagh

The grandson of an alleged Victoria Cross hero has been jailed...for stealing shotguns and First and Second World War medals.


Fairytale Christmas for little girl who lost her dad

Sadie Belsey after the delivery from the Elf Service. Picture:Chris Davey

A six-year-old girl facing her first Christmas without her dad was left speechless after the Elf Service made a very special delivery.


Anti-Costa protest in Market Place

Protest against new Costa coffee shop

Plans for a Costa in Faversham town centre are back...but so are the protesters.


Community garden targeted by burglars

Garden deputy manager Richard Senior with the wall burglars climbed to steal just £17.

A burglar climbed an eight foot wall to steal just £17 from a charity garden that supports vulnerable people in the community.

M2 reopens after transporter crash

The transporter overturned onto the central crash barrier, seriously damaging it. Picture: Kent Police

A stretch of the M2 has completely re-opened in both directions after repair work was finished following a crash involving a car transporter.


England rugby team helping to raise money for Roisin

The England rugby team have signed a shirt for the auction, as well as the coaches and World Cup winners Jason Leonard and Richard Hill, plus former England captains Bill Beumont and Rob Andrew

The entire England rugby squad have signed a shirt to be sold at auction to raise money for life-saving treatment for Roisin Kelleher.

Fifty Shades of Faversham

Terry Davis has written an erotic novel based on Faversham. Picture: Tony Flashman

An imaginative grandad has written an erotic novel based in the quiet market town of Faversham.


Bomb disposal team called after shell found

A shell was found in Dunkirk near Faversham

Bomb disposal experts were called in to detonate what was thought to be a World War II shell discovered on farmland.


Family stem-cell match can help save Roisin

Roisin with her mother Anntoinette

Stem cell match offers lifeline to brave Roisin as she looks forward to life-saving treatment.

Two arrested after suspected stabbing

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A man was taken to hospital and two men arrested after a suspected stabbing in the early hours of this morning.

Independence for Faversham Town Council?

Cllr Mike Henderson with his independent candidate Ben Martin

A borough councillor is encouraging people in Faversham to come forward as an independent candidate in the next town council elections.

Shepherd Neame escapes "damaging" pubs ruling

The Shepherd Neame Brewery in Faversham

A controversial resolution which could close thousands of pubs across the country will NOT affect Sheps' boozers.

Three arrested following crash

Delays are expected to last into the night on the M26. Stock picture

Three arrests have been made following a crash near the M2 in what police describe as 'an ongoing operation'.

Town mourns the loss of cherished historian

Arthur less than a month ago campaigning against large lorries travelling through the town

The founder of the Faversham Society and well-known town stalwart, Arthur Percival, has died.

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