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Drugs and cash found after police stop car

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Two men have been charged after police stopped a car and found drugs and cash.

Cafe customer jailed after vicious outburst

Rebaz Mohammed. Picture: Kent Police

A customer is behind bars after going berserk and attacking a waiter with shards of glass.


Inmates were given drugs with every meal

A young victim of sexual exploitation. Stock image

A former staff member has spoken out about abuse suffered at a Church of England children's home.

Pensioner can hear again after battle for surgery

Audrie Jackson can hear again - six years after going deaf - thanks to an implant she received at Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital

Audrie Jackson fought against advice that she was too old for surgery and can now hear again.


Iron Pier brings back brewing after 80 years

James Hayward, John Warden and Charlie Venner who are gearing up to open Iron Pier Brewery in Norhtfleet

Brewing is set to return to part of Kent this month after an 85 year absence.


Only Fools star pulls first pint in new-look village pub

Jonathan Neame and Patrick Murray, who played Mickey Pearce in Only Fools and Horses, at the reopening

An Only Fools and Horses star reopened his village pub following a £200,000 refurbishment and led regulars in a spontaneous singalong.


Man dies after van hits wall

The junction of Ash Road and Parkfield. Picture: Google Streetview

The driver of a van died after a crash yesterday, police have announced.


Cyclist, 61, dies after crash

Kent Air Ambulance. Stock photo

Police are calling for witnesses to come forward after a cyclist died as a result of a crash in a Kent village.

We’ll be playing for glory, not cash says soccer boss

Ebbsfleet are hoping to knock Doncaster out of the FA Cup Picture: Andy Payton

Football League opposition will roll into Gravesend and Dartford this weekend for two mouth-watering ties.


Pair charged with supplying class A drugs

Two men have been charged. Stock image

Two men have appeared in court accused of supplying cocaine and heroin after police arrested them during a routine patrol.

Air ambulance called to crash scene

Kent Air Ambulance. Stock photo

Emergency services were at the scene of a serious crash this afternoon.

Joe, 17, gets ready to tackle marathon

Joe Paternoster out running

A teenager who suffers from epilepsy is putting in the hours months before he tackles the London marathon.

Cars targeted in Halloween rampage

Residents fear vandalism is a rising problem in New Ash Green.

Yobs overturned a car and put a concrete block through the window of another as they rampaged through a village.


Changes announced to Lower Thames Crossing route

The original artist's impression of the proposed tunnel at Option C of the Lower Thames Crossing

More details have emerged on plans for the Lower Thames Crossing - including widening the roads for the tunnel.


Leisure centre arson investigation continues

Cygnet Leisure Centre, Old Perry Street, Northfleet

No suspects have been identified in the investigation into an arson attack on a leisure centre which caused £1.4million damage.

Increase in attacks on ambulance staff

Figures showed those who waited longer than an hour in an ambulance outside A&E. Stock picture

The number of attacks on ambulance staff in Kent has increased for the fifth year in a row.


'Mob rule' for Halloween as teenagers terrorise village

A yob hurls a pumpkin at Pete Cottam's front door in Fern Down, Vigo.

Residents hid in their homes as gangs of up to 50 teenagers plagued village streets, threw fireworks at cars and pelted homes with pumpkins.

All lanes reopened on busy carriageway

Traffic queues on the A2. Picture: Highways England

One of the county's busiest roads is running smoothly again after a crash between a car and motorbike.


Dealer jailed after stash found behind sofa

Stephen Ives has been jailed for possession with intent to supply. Picture: Kent Police

A man whose stash of crack cocaine and heroin was found stuffed behind his sofa has been jailed for two years and nine months.


Bollywood-style ball will make wishes come true

L/R: Mum Sab, Ria, dad Jas, Ria's sister Jaya

Hundreds are expected to turn out for a lavish charity ball in memory of a girl who died shortly after being granted her final wish.

Scheme for young people who have mental illness

The campaign will be run by Maidstone and Mid Kent Mind

A four-year scheme to increase understanding of mental illness among young people is being launched.

Marathon man proves the doctors were wrong

Patrick Barden conquered the Manchester Half Marathon to raise money for Step and Learn

A man who was told he'd never walk has completed his second long distance race within a year.


Asbestos sheeting goes up in flames

Fire crews tackled the blaze. Stock image

A riverside blaze involving building materials and tyres has been brought under control after two hours.


Green belt under threat by homes plan

Greenbelt in the Gravesend area could be under threat

A council is considering adding more than 1,700 to its Local Plan to meet increasing demand.


Yobs 'putting lives at risk'

An Arriva bus. Stock image

Police have issued an urgent appeal for help to catch youths responsible for 22 rock attacks on buses in a town centre.


Thieves steal from dementia care home

From left, resident Violet Pringle, deputy manager Jackie Catley, Leeane Goodayle and Marite Sincina

Residents of a care home have been left devastated after thieves made off with the colourful garden display.

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