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Mum sped off with man clinging to car

A university student got involved in a dangerous altercation with a resident after throwing rubbish out of the window of her Mini.


Wheelchair team needs disabled players

A wheelchair rugby team, which won the league last season, may have to forfeit matches if it can't recruit more members with a disability.

Man attempts distraction burglary

Police have issued an electronic image of a man they'd like to speak to in connection with an attempted distraction burglary.

Graveside glitter cake for mum’s 80th party

A bereaved son took a £1,000 diamante-encrusted cake to his late mother's grave to give her the extravagant 80th birthday party she always longed for.


Crossing news expected this week - or not until May

The long-awaited announcement on where a new Thames crossing will be built is due this week - but could be delayed until after the county elections.


Winnie’s a winner after warning to lose weight

A shock diagnosis by her doctor prompted this student nurse to drop 10 dress sizes.

Sergeant sacked after moonlighting as male escort

A police sergeant has been dismissed after touting his services as a prostitute for five years - and regularly meeting call girls.


Firefighters tackle town centre launderette blaze

Emergency crews were called to a town centre after a fire broke out in a launderette.


Celebrating the story of a princess

Pocahontas will be brought to life today as part of a series of events marking 400 years since she sailed to Kent.

Teens arrested after bike thefts

Two boys have been arrested after the theft of two motorbikes.

Crash victim named

A 20-year-old woman who died when the car she was a passenger in crashed has been named.

Grand designs go to digital archive

Sifting through planning applications isn’t high on the list when it comes to the perks of being a journalist, but it used to be far more enjoyable.

Pair charged after taxi 'hostage' incident

Two men have been charged after allegedly holding a taxi driver hostage in his cab as he drove.

Large grass fire tackled by crews

More than 300 square metres of grass and undergrowth was destroyed in a blaze yesterday evening.

Girls pitch in with football tournament

Young talented girls took to the pitch to help celebrate international women’s day.

'They destroyed everything and ruined our lives within minutes'

A violent burglar who led a terrifying raid in which an elderly couple were tied up and held at knifepoint in their home has been jailed.


Club unveils new stand and hotel

The redevelopment of the home of a promotion-chasing Kent football team is set to continue this summer.

Statue relisted to mark 400th anniversary

The listing for a life-size bronze statue of Native American princess Pocahontas has been updated to mark the 400th anniversary of her death.

Man becomes one of oldest people in Kent

A former legal eagle celebrated his 105th birthday surrounded by friends and family.


Driver bailed after woman dies in car crash

A woman has died after a car she was in crashed into a telegraph pole and flipped over.

11th-hour crossing plea

A letter from an MP has winged its way to the Transport Secretary calling for the new Lower Thames Crossing to be built away from his constituency.


Youngsters help dig up rich village heritage

Cricket memorabilia from the 1800s is among the treasures found by archaeologists of all ages.

Burglary trial halted due to illness

The trial of three men and a woman accused of an armed raid on a home has been halted after one of the defendants fell ill at court.

Appeal to find missing teen

Police are appealing for help in finding a teenage girl, last seen at a train station 11 days ago.

Driver in custody after cop car crash

A 23-year-old has been charged with six driving offences after a vehicle failed to stop then smashed into a police car.

Man charged with robbery and assault

A 31-year-old is due in court today charged with a number of driving offences as well as robbery and assault.

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