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Body in sea was man in his 80s

Body in sea was man in his 80s

Police have identified a body found floating in the water off the Kent coast as a local pensioner.

Cyclist breaks world record... hours after home burnt down

Cyclist breaks world record... hours after home burnt down

A cyclist broke the world record for a London to Paris bike ride hours after hearing his late father's home had been destroyed in a blaze.

MP hopes new grammar school policy can help town

MP hopes new grammar school policy can help town

Herne Bay MP Sir Roger Gale hopes the possibility of opening a coastal grammar school in the town can now become more likely.

Denly's defensive crisis

Denly's defensive crisis

Sam Denly is trying to strengthen Herne Bay’s injury-hit defence by the weekend.

Body found floating in water at seaside resort

Body found floating in water at seaside resort

Police were called to the seashore after the body of a man was spotted in the sea.

Warning after spate of copper thefts hit district

Warning after spate of copper thefts hit district

Police are investigating a spate of thefts of metal from properties in the district, including a church hall.

‘I’m not racist – I’ve got black friends’

‘I’m not racist – I’ve got black friends’

An angry racist was left in tears after he was arrested for threatening to smash a hammer over the head of a man who was trying to find him a job.

Brave 'Buster' loses his battle with cancer

Brave 'Buster' loses his battle with cancer

Family say dozens of farewell visits by friends show just how popular the 78-year-old painter and decorator was.

Highs and lows of a keeper

Highs and lows of a keeper

Young Herne Bay keeper Toby Wood experienced the highs and lows of football in the space of 48 hours.

'We may never be sure what happened that night'

'We may never be sure what happened that night'

The parents of a popular DJ who died at a caravan park between have been told they will never find out the whole truth.

Chip pan fire causes severe damage to home

Chip pan fire causes severe damage to home

A fire has left a family home severely damaged after flames broke out in the kitchen last night.

Was balloon to blame for bringing down plane?

Was balloon to blame for bringing down plane?

A stunt plane which ditched into the sea and flipped in front of thousands of spectators may have been brought down by a balloon, it's emerged.

Sports clubs face losing home after £32k rent demand

Sports clubs face losing home after £32k rent demand

Several popular sports clubs could become homeless after Network Rail increased the rent on their hall from £4,500 a year to £32,000, plus VAT.

Williams earns manager's praise

Williams earns manager's praise

Boss Sam Denly says Danny Williams has established himself as a key player for Herne Bay

Road blocked after crash

Road blocked after crash

Rush-hour drivers are being warned to expect delays on a busy road leading into a Kent city after an accident.

Fly-tippers caught in the act on CCTV

Fly-tippers caught in the act on CCTV

A shocking image has captured the moment brazen fly-tippers dumped tonnes of rubble on a picturesque country lane.

Legendary pilot statue set for take-off

Legendary pilot statue set for take-off

A statue of legendary pilot Amy Johnson can now be erected on a seafront after organisers gained planning permission for the project.

Major bus route closed for roadworks

Major bus route closed for roadworks

Passengers on a seaside bus route are warned that services will be subject to change over five days from Tuesday.

Missing 31-year-old found "safe and well"

Missing 31-year-old found "safe and well"

Police confirm that a young woman feared missing from a seaside town has been located following an appeal to the public.

'Our DJ son was waterboarded and murdered'

'Our DJ son was waterboarded and murdered'

The parents of a popular DJ who died at a caravan park have told an inquest they believe he was murdered.

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