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Woman in 90s knocked down by swearing cyclist

The collision happened in Gabriels Hill

Police are appealing for help to trace a cyclist who reportedly knocked over woman in her 90s and swore at her.

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Pedestrian airlifted to hospital after car park crash

The air ambulance was called

A man has been taken to a London hospital with serious injuries after he was run over in a town centre car park.

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Two suspects arrested for money-laundering

Emergency services were called. Stock image

Police race to a town centre bank and arrest two teenagers suspected of money-laundering.

Snake found in light fitting

The dead snake found in a light fitting (Picture: David Bruce of David Bruce pest control of Rochester in Kent)

A dead snake was discovered by a pest controller on the hunt for rats.

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Halloween decorations get mixed reaction

A ghoulish figure and witch have been placed outside the nightclub

A town centre nightclub's Halloween decorations could be too scary for public display

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Seventeen cars seized in police crackdown

Two cars about to be towed away. Picture: Kent Police

Police have hailed the success of a week-long blitz against uninsured motorists.

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Probe into death of maggot-infested patient

The review made a number of care recommendations. Picture: Getty Images/Yang Wenshuang/iStockphoto

The death of a nursing home resident who refused life-saving treatment has prompted a review of the way vulnerable adults are safeguarded.

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GP surgery put into special measures

Albion Place Medical Practice has been placed in special measures

A Kent GP surgery with 12,800 patients has been placed into special measures by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

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Road now reopened after crash

Blue Bell Hill - Google

A car crash on a main Kent road brought rush hour traffic to a standstill this morning.

TOWIE star set for town centre appearance

Pete Wicks will be in Maidstone on Saturday.

A TV reality star will be on hand for selfies and autographs as he launches his calendar for 2018.

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Suspected drug dealers arrested

Stock image

Police have arrested a man and a woman on suspicion of supplying of class A drugs.

Gareth Gates gets hair transplant in Kent

Gareth Gates was treated at the KSL clinic. Picture: SWNS

Ex-Pop Idol star Gareth Gates turned to a Kent specialist clinic to give him a new hairline when his own hair started receding.

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Coach crashes into bollards - on driver's first day

The bus crashed into the traffic calming island

A coach has wiped out two bollards in a town centre crash.

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Attackers sought after man beaten unconscious

Police are investigating after a man was reportedly beaten unconscious in a High Street.

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Backlash after ex-Strictly star's Twitter insults

James Jordan

A former Strictly Come Dancing star has been criticised after insulting two of this year's contestants on Twitter.

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Motorway to be shut for resurfacing works

Stock picture.

Kent motorists will be forced to find a different route as a motorway is closed for five nights for resurfacing works from tonight.

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Road clears after crash

Police arrested a man. Stock photo

All tailbacks have cleared after police were called to a crash at a junction.

'Why I’m fighting fine for taking my usual journey'

Commuter David Dixon of Barming who was fined by Southeastern

A commuter has vowed to fight a penalty fine... after taking his usual journey home.

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Ex-NHS boss loses job battle over gay adoption row

Magistrate Richard Page, from Headcorn, was suspended after making comments about same sex couples

A former NHS director who was sacked for speaking out against gay adoption has lost in his bid to get his job back.

Could there be a brothel in your street?

Is there a brothel operating in your street? Library image.

Vulnerable young women are being exploited for sex in pop up brothels and prostitution rings - and it could be happening on your doorstep.

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Four injured in suspected knife attack

Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

Police are hunting two suspected knifemen who left four men with injuries to their faces in a street attack.

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Town's £4m boost to cut congestion

The Nocutts roundabout at Bearsted Road could be upgraded

Two notorious roundabouts near the M20 are to be upgraded as part of attempts to attract more business and jobs.

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Two charged with dealing drugs

Police were called to Tonbridge Road

Two men have been charged in connection with drug supply in a Kent town.

Two arrested over attempted burglary

Police were called. Stock image.

Police have arrested two people on suspicion of attempted burglary and possession of a bladed article.

Woman to sue dead surgeon over intimate surgery

Benenden Hospital

A woman who suffered complications after controversial surgery at a Kent hospital has been given the go-ahead to sue the estate of a dead surgeon.

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Staff 'offered bonuses' to encourage women to have abortions

A pregnant woman. Library picture

Staff raised concerns with health inspectors about targets they felt incentivised them to encourge patients to go through with abortions.

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