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Council boss rules out bid to become Ukip party leader

The Ukip leader of a Kent council says he won't be standing in the contest to be the party's next leader.


Kent resort is magnet for Londoners

Attractive prices are luring in Londoners

A Kent seaside town is the top choice for house-hunting Londoners searching for a home outside the capital.

Man arrested following crash

Police have issued an appeal. Stock photo

He and another woman are in hospital with serious injuries.


Homes evacuated after gas leak

A number of homes were evacuated in Lees Road as a precaution. Stock picture.

A road closure is in place and a gas engineer is currently at the scene.

At least 13 injured after car driven at nightclub

Emergency services at the scene

A man’s been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and at least 13 people injured after a car was driven into a nightclub.

DIY SOS home in running for design award

DIY SOS presenter Nick Knowles

A bungalow built in Kent in nine days for Nick Knowles' BBC TV show DIY SOS has been shortlisted for a top architects' award.

OAP attacked for stopping burglars

A 72-year-old ended up in hospital after scaring off three men trying to break into a neighbour's house.


Dumped dog laps up new home

Mavis was found abandoned before Christmas

A tiny pooch rescued after its faint cries were heard coming from inside a bag has a new home and an equally little best friend to play with.


Nurse works at hospital which saved her life

Proud parents Linda and Ron Nolan

A baby born 30 years ago weighing less than a bag of sugar is now a nurse at the same hospital which saved her life.


Government under pressure over Kent border checks

Port of Dover, Eastern Docks side. Stock picture

It comes after transport minister Chris Grayling said there would be no lorries stopped at ports after Brexit.


Snow warning for drivers

Snow continues to fall

Motorists are urged to take extra care on the roads.


Cathedral service for BBC's Neil Bell

BBC sports journalist Neil Bell

A thanksgiving service is to be held at Canterbury Cathedral for BBC sports reporter Neil Bell, who died last Sunday aged 61.


Arrest after £70k in cash seized from car

The Port of Dover

A man has been arrested on suspicion of money laundering after border officials found around £70,000 in cash in a car at a Kent port.

Motorcyclist in serious condition after crash

The air ambulance was called to the scene to take the biker to hospital

A man had to be airlifted to hospital following a smash between a motorcycle and a car.

Game off at Priestfield

Priestfield Stadium after today's game was called off Picture: Andy Jones

Gillingham's home game against Blackburn Rovers has been postponed.


Man dies after falling from window while fleeing police

Police remain at the scene in Folkestone

A man has died after jumping from a second-floor window as police were on their way to arrest him.

Caravan goes up in flames

A caravan alight in Mile Oak Road, Paddock Wood. Photo: Cheryl Stevens

Police and fire crews remain at the scene of a caravan fire near a country pub.

Arrest after man injured in serious assault

Ramsgate town centre is taped off. Picture: Jamie Kight.

Police have made an arrest after a man suffered serious injuries in an early-hours assault.

Live: Snow in Kent

Snow falling in Strood. Picture: @LefebveM.

Snow is falling across Kent, with forecasters warning of heavy showers and icy conditions. Follow live updates here.

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