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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.


Fire crews called to bin alight

The fire in Faversham's Lower Road

A smoking bin has been put out after fire crews were called.

School's touching tribute to 16-year-old Joe

Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School pupil Joe Pickhaver

A head teacher has paid tribute to a "popular, conscientious and capable student" who was struck by a train.


Couple deny causing baby's death from 'catastrophic injuries'

Danny Shepherd and Katherine Cox

A couple have pleaded not guilty to causing the death of a baby who suffered a catastrophic head injury, dozens of fractures and exposure to drugs.

'Celebrity' cat back home after trip to London

Allie with intrepid traveller Precious. Credit: Jon Parker.

An intrepid cat labelled a "local celebrity", who often disappears for a week at a time, has turned up more than 50 miles away in London.


VIDEO: Six fire crews battle massive barn blaze

Smoke and flames can be seen for miles.

Residents were warned to keep windows and doors closed as firefighters tackled a barn fire, which sent plumes of black smoke into the sky.

Thieves steal entire driveway

Thieves stole the entire driveway. Picture: Getty Images.

Crooks posing as water company workers dug up every single paving slab of a pensioner's front garden, loaded them into a lorry and drove off.


Delays reported after crash on Thanet Way

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One lane of the coast-bound Thanet Way carriageway was blocked due to a two-car collision.


Man lucky to survive head-on crash meets rescuers

Simon's car after the crash.

A driver thought to have fallen asleep at the wheel has relived the horrifying moment he almost lost his life in a head-on crash with a lorry.


Brewery’s history in the remaking

The brewery is getting a facelift

Shepherd Neame's brewing up a treat - for fans of its historic Grade II listed building.


Pals 'cut off electric tag' after vandal drinks himself unconscious

Richard Hilden.

An infamous vandal broke his curfew when prankster friends cut off his electronic tag after he drunk himself unconscious at a party.


Mums launch pioneering parent's work hub

Jo Jell and Vanessa Lott are the driving force behind Farm, Work, Play.

There is just 24 hours to support a crowdfunding campaign raising cash for a revolutionary way to help parents achieve a work life balance.

Mayhem on town's roads to continue into next week

Love Lane was one of many congested roads in Faversham today.

Two sets of traffic light brought the market town to a complete standstill during rush hour this morning - and it could continue for another week.

Woman found dead at Travelodge

A woman was found dead at the Travelodge on the A2.

Police were called to a roadside hotel after a woman was found inside.


VIDEO: Footballer's acrobatic slip up goes viral

Footballer's acrobatic slip-up goes viral.

Footage of a Kent footballer flipping over on the pitch has had more than 600,000 views and been featured on a number of viral video sites.

Ram-raid at fine food hall

The van smashed into the back of the building.

A stolen van was used to ram the wall of a shop in a late night burglary attempt just a week after a break-in.


Charity condemns thieves using young boy to steal

The child and man in the charity stop. Picture: Metropolitan Police.

A child welfare charity has spoken out after shocking CCTV emerged of a young boy being used to steal a mobile phone from a Cancer Research store.

New tax for traders for town improvement

Preston Street, Faversham.

The town council has pledged £5,000 to a scheme where shopkeepers pay out an additional cost which will go towards town improvements.


VIDEO: Young boy used for charity shop theft

The child and man in the charity stop. Picture: Metropolitan Police.

Shocking CCTV has emerged of a man using a young boy to steal a phone from a Cancer Research store by concealing it in his trousers.


Police chase ends with drugs arrests

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Three men were arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving and drugs offences after a vehicle was pursued when it failed to stop.

Schoolgirl grabbed in woods

The schoolgirl was grabbed in woodland. Stock image.

Police are hunting a man who pounced on a young girl as she walked through woodland.


Dead dog in plastic bag dumped in country lane

Vicarage Lane. Picture: Google Maps.

A walker made a grisly discovery when they found a dead lurcher at the side of a bridlepath.


Woman missing for three days found at roadside

Paulina Manfredini

Paulina Manfredini, who had not been since since Saturday, has been found near the side of a road.

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