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Pilot trapped because of wrong life jacket

A plane ditched into the sea at last year's show. Picture: Nigel Hancock

A pilot forced to ditch his plane in the sea at an air show became trapped because he was wearing the wrong life jacket.


'She was my shining star'

Taiyah-Grace Peebles who died on the railway line

A heartbroken mum has spoken of the agony of losing her 16-year-old daughter whose body was found on train tracks.

Woman pulled from smoking car

The car hit crash barriers outside the Borno pharmacy

A driver is being treated by paramedics after crashing into barriers outside a pharmacy.

Big cat seen prowling near play park

A lynx at Wildwood. Picture: Dave Butcher

A large cat spotted close to a busy play park is reported to have been a metre long.


Missing teenager found safe and well

Kent Police

Police have confirmed a missing 15-year-old has been traced after he failed to return home for three days.

Girl, 4, hurt as thug attacks her mother

Paul Smith. Picture: Kent Police

An abusive man punched his girlfriend into a semi-conscious state and then held a knife to her throat in a brutal attack.


Police issue CCTV image of suspected burglar

Do you know this man who is suspected of stealing a handbag belonging to a woman in her 90s?

A walk-in thief has stolen a handbag belonging to a woman in her 90s.

Rail death victim lost friends on train

Taiyah-Grace Peebles who died on the railway line

An inquest into the death of a teenage girl found dead on train tracks has heard more details about her final hours.


Pervert carer finally behind bars

Scott Goldfinch: Courtesy Kent Police

A man who sexually assaulted a young boy left in his care more than 20 years ago has been jailed.

Stabbed club boss: 'I feared I'd die'

Karl Ahmad, owner of the Vivid Nightclub in Herne Bay

A nightclub boss says he feared for his life as he was rushed to hospital with a stab wound inflicted by a thug who had been thrown out by doormen.


Candles and prayers after death of Taiyah-Grace Peebles

Taiyah-Grace Peebles who died on the railway line

Candles will be lit and prayers said this evening for the young people of a town trying to come to terms with the death of a teenager on rail tracks.


Stunning street art in memory of rail victim Taiyah-Grace Peebles

The striking mural of Taiyah in Margate

Friends and loved ones have been reacting to a stunning piece of street art in memory of a teenager who died on a rail line.

Fundraiser set up after tragic death

Taiyah-Grace Peebles who died on the railway line

A fundraising page has been set up to help a teenager's family following her tragic death earlier this week.


Teen died of electrocution

Taiyah-Grace Peebles

A 16-year-old who was found dead at a railway station died of electrocution, it has been confirmed.


Vigil held for tragic teen killed on railway line

Flowers left at Herne Bay station for Taiyah-Grace Peebles

Distraught friends have laid flowers and held a vigil in memory of a much-loved schoolgirl found dead on a railway line.

Girl killed on railway named locally

Taiyah-Grace Peebles who died on the railway line

A teenager found dead near train tracks has been named locally as Taiyah Peebles.


Girl, 16, 'electrocuted' on train tracks

Emergency services at Herne Bay train station

A 16-year-old girl found dead on the railway line is thought to have been electrocuted, it has emerged.


Dad accused of strangling daughter

Olivia Kray

A father's appeared in court accused of murdering his daughter and trying to kill his ex-partner by strangling them.

Man due in court charged with murdering daughter

Olivia Kray

A man's due to appear in court today accused of murdering his daughter and trying to murder another woman.

Man swipes handbag from woman in 90s

The incident happened in the Highfields View area

Police say homes need to be kept secure after a vulnerable woman had her handbag stolen when a man in a shabby suit got into her home.


Man charged after woman attacked with crowbar

The woman was injured in Wrentham Avenue

Police have charged a man after a woman in her 30s suffered a head injury when she was reportedly struck with a crowbar.

Man in court accused of murdering daughter

Olivia Kray

A man has appeared in court accused of murdering his daughter and trying to murder another woman.

Pub, gym and 100 flats next for golf club

A gym could be built above a convenience store

New images released exclusively to KentOnline reveal what developers hope to build on a former golf club - including a gym, pub and coffee house.


CCTV released of nightclub boss attacker

Police have released an image of this man. Pictures: Kent Police

Officers have released CCTV images of a thug who stabbed a nightclub boss in the stomach.


Murder victim was 'beautiful young lady'

Olivia Kray

A teenager attacked at a caravan park has been described as a "beautiful young lady" by a former school friend.

Man charged with teenager's murder

Westlands Caravan Park off Canterbury Road in Herne Common

A 63-year-old man has been charged with murdering a 19-year-old woman and attempting to murder a second victim.

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