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Bid for 20mph limit in town's High Street

Town councillors have backed plans to reduce the speed in a town's High Street and outside primary schools.

Kent's first cat cafe opens its paws

The Curious Cat Cafe serves tea, cake and scones - alongside furry felines.

Drama as men cling to boat for more than two hours

Two anglers - one aged 74 - are lucky to be alive after they clung to their boat for two-and-a-half hours after it was capsized by a wave.


Child hit by car

A girl has sustained injuries after she was hit by a car off a busy main road.

Sci-fi fans flock to festival

Hundreds of science fiction fans have turned out for a popular festival in a Kent town.


Baby dormice take their first steps into the wild

A conservation centre has released a group of dormice into the wild in a bid to halt the extinction of one of Britain's most treasured wild animals.


Newspaper reports land paedophile in jail

A dog warden obsessed with young girls is back behind bars after victims alerted police when they read reports of his conviction for similar offences.

Man killed in freak jet ski accident struck by friend

A 25-year-old man suffered catastrophic injuries when the rubber ring he was in was hit by a friend's jet ski.

Driver spitting with rage

A man forced another driver to make an emergency stop on a dual carriageway after he failed to get out of his way.


Campaign to help sick Rupert

The family of the only boy in England with a rare, life-limiting disease have launched an campaign to make his life more bearable.

VIDEO: Wolf cubs at Kent wildlife park

Watch adorable footage of four wolf cubs recently born in Kent.

Thug kicked mother of his child in the face

A man kicked his former partner in the face two or three times as she lay on the floor.


Stressed prison officer shot himself near mother's grave

A dad described as "a hero" by his daughter was found dead from a gunshot wound in a church graveyard.


'Pandora's Box of abortion reform could be opened'

A Kent MP says liberalising Northern Irish abortion laws could trigger changes to those in England.

'Distressed' woman found on train tracks

Police and ambulance crews were called to a railway station after a distressed woman was spotted lying on the tracks.

Suspected make-up thief arrested

A 51-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of burglary after a late-night break-in at a Boots store.

War bomb sparks alert

Experts have carried out a controlled explosion after a potentially dangerous device was found in a town.


VIDEO: Downpours cause closures and delays

Train lines, roads and shops across the county have all been affected by torrential rainfall.

Animal park ranger's dying wish honoured

An animal lover who dedicated many years to a wildlife park has been described as an inspiration by loved ones and colleagues following his death.


Ketchup ice cream 'an acquired taste'

A seaside cafe has shocked customers with ketchup and mushy peas-flavoured ice cream and promises to divide opinion more with a Marmite variety soon.

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