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Police investigate man's river death

Police have launched an investigation after the body of a man, aged in his 20s, was pulled from a river.

Piping, power tools and laptop stolen during building site burglary

Police officers are investigating reports of a burglary after a laptop, copper piping and power tools were stolen from a building site.

Business to close after 64 years

A business that has been part of a town since the mid 1950s could be gone within weeks.


Body pulled from river

Police, firefighters, and forensics officers have been called after the discovery of a body in a river.


Young boy filmed by teen in shopping centre toilets

A teenager was arrested after he was caught filming a young boy in the toilets of a shopping centre.

Kilo of cocaine and £10,000 in cash seized after police raids

Three men have been arrested after police carried out raids this week.

Bargain hunters bolt to charity shops to find best designer deals

We take a look at the best designer deals as shoppers begin to turn their attentions to charity shops for their fashion fix.

Drug needles have been found alongside Sainsbury's grot spot, says councillor

Ward councillor Clive English has joined the KM campaign seeking to persuade Sainsbury's to clean up its act - video.

Dogs poisoned at popular park

An investigation is underway after two dogs fell ill after a trip to the park.


Time to put it right

Maidstone manager Jay Saunders has demanded a reaction as his side bid to avoid the drop.

Who will run Maidstone council after May?

There are 69 candidates chasing 18 seats in Maidstone's local council elections in May.


Forge Lane off Dean Street in East Farleigh is closed this morning

Drivers should avoid Dean Street this morning, while fly-tipped rubbish is cleared away.


Delays now clearing after lorry jackknife

Motorists on the A249 were facing delays getting to work this morning for the second day in a row after another accident.


'We'll never forget him'

A man who died after being hit by a train has been described as a loveable character by recruitment agency staff who took him under their wing.


Brothers jailed for smuggling cocaine into prison

Two brothers, one of whom was a convicted drug dealer, have been jailed for trying to smuggle cocaine into a prison.

Puss power to tackle prison's rioting rats

Six feral cats have been recruited in a bid to banish rats from the grounds of a prison after recent building work.


Driver caught watching DVD at the wheel

A lorry driver has been given an on-the-spot fine after he was caught watching a DVD at the wheel.


Pensioner's body mistaken for inflatable doll during mass search

A homeowner mistook a missing pensioner's body for an inflatable doll during a three-month search for her.

Improving hospital rated 'Good'

Inspectors say a hospital which previously required improvement can now be rated as good.

Last chance to save doctors' surgeries

Time is running out for patients to speak against closing two doctors' surgeries.

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