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Brazen thief back behind bars

De Luca promised to "remove all goods properly and professionally"

A man who boasted he had ‘master’s degree in burglary, robbery and shoplifting' is facing up to six months inside.


Council kicks volunteers out of garden

The committee in the memorial garden

The council would rather spend money on contractors than use a group of volunteers who have been maintaining a garden for more than five years.


New lane to ease roundabout snarl-ups

Congestion at the Brenley roundabout

A new lane will be added to the A2 to ease chronic rush hour congestion at one of Kent's busiest roundabouts.


Town council by-election underway

The candidates looking for your vote.

People living in Abbey ward in Faversham are out voting today for their next town councillor, after a resignation last year.


Major Kent route to close

The Thanet Way. Stock image

Traffic will be diverted as roadworks take place along a busy stretch of the A299.


Booze lorry catches fire on M2

Police have charged a man with murder. Stock photo

Drivers faced long queues on the M2 this morning after a lorry carrying beer and wine burst into flames.

Naked bike ride boss hits back at 20mph critic

Bike ride organiser Barry Freeman

The organiser of the World Naked Bike Ride has hit back at criticism that 20mph would drag the town's roads back to the Downton Abbey era.


Major A-road to close for two nights

The Thanet Way. Stock image

A busy route will be shut overnight while roadworks are carried out.


Vandals target football club used by hundreds

The money which is paying for the repairs could be used for training equipment for the football youngsters.

Cash which should be used for football training equipment had to be spent on repairing a fence which had been damaged by vandals.

Thieves steal all four wheels from car

All four wheels were stolen off a car.

A family were shocked to wake up and find that all four of the wheels of their car had been taken.


Police called to fight in the street

Salters Lane where the incident took place.

Two men reported they were assaulted when a fight broke out in a quiet road.


Missing woman found standing on motorway

The woman was found on the hard shoulder of the M2.

A helicopter was scrambled to search for a woman, who was later found on the hard shoulder of the M2.


"I'll run every day to help others like mum"

David Sunley and his mother Sarah.

As Theresa May promises to transform attitudes to mental health problems, a Kent man is fundraising in memory of his mum who took her own life.


Fire crews tackle boat blaze

Standard Quay, Faversham. Stock picture: Chris Davey

A 20ft wooden trawler moored in a Kent quay has caught fire.

REVEALED: The business set to take over former HSBC building

The former HSBC is set to be a Specsavers opticians.

One of the town's largest shops which has sat empty for more than a year finally has a new use.


Trio jailed for plane drugs drop

A total of 31 kilos of high-purity cocaine was recovered from the containers. Picture: NCA

Three men have been jailed for almost 40 years for importing millions of pounds worth of drugs which were dropped from a plane into a Kent field.


'20mph will drag us back to Downton Abbey era'

The Alliance says that implementing a 20mph speed limit would be like going back in time to the Downton Abbey era.

Critics have attacked plans for a 20mph speed limit in a Kent town, saying it is turning the clocks back 86 years.


Pool set for £200k refurb

Faversham swimming pool.

A much-loved swimming pool is about to undergo its first major refurbishment in 20 years.

PICTURES: From youth club to £1.2m mansion

Stunning pictures show the breathtaking transformation of a derelict youth centre into a lavish £1.2 million house.

Delays after three car crash on motorway

Stock image

Drivers are warned of delays on a busy motorway after a three-car crash

Dying mother’s wish

Clare Coleman at her home

A dying mother of four children is appealing for help to make precious final memories - after being told she has months to live.


Cheers to those clever people who make beer

Shepherd Neame's Christmas Ale

As you're swigging your favourite festive beer, have you ever wondered how they make it taste so good? We visited Britain's oldest brewer to find out.


New pub licensee before Christmas

Rosemary Soulsby is the new licensee of the Crown and Anchor after Les Koncsik died.

A popular boozer has reopened with a new face behind the bar after the death of the landlord last month.

Man jailed for refusing to stop living in tent

Wayne Myers has been jailed.

A man who has lived in a tent in a children's play park for more than two years will spend Christmas in prison.


Delays clear on A2 after crash

Accident. Stock Image

Fire crews, paramedics and police were called to the scene of an accident on a busy stretch of the A2.

Man in court after sniffer dog search

Ashley Mario De Luca claims to be an expert in stealing.

A man has been arrested and charged after a bag was stolen from a car.

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