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Second crash on A249

Police are at the scene. Stock pic

Motorist on th A249 can expect further delays this morning after a second crash.

Accident on A249

Emergency services are at the scene. Stock picture.

All lanes have now re-opened after an earlier collision on the A249 at Stockbury.

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One in four domestic abuse victims are men

Domestic violence against men is on the rise in Kent. Picture: Getty Images

New crime figures show a quarter of reported domestic abuse cases in Kent have a male victim.

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Council to review sale of land to club

Maidstone United plans to expand the stadium

A Kent council is reviewing a decision not to sell a two-metre wide strip of land to its resident football club.

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Was road scheme a good idea?

It's almost a year since a new road was opened which hoped to cut 74 seconds off journeys. Has it had a positive effect?

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Men caught dealing class A drugs

Two men have been jailed after being caught dealing Class A drugs.

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Treats 'putting children's health at risk'

Children are being spoiled by their grandparents, according to a study

Grandparents are putting their nearest and dearest at risk of health problems by spoiling them with treats, according to a university study.

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Ed Sheeran set to come to Kent

Ed Sheeran is coming to Maidstone

Chart-topping sensation Ed Sheeran is set to come to Kent next month, it has been revealed.

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Lane closed over power cable fault

Work is being done to the power cables.

Commuters are warned to expect delays due to works to a power cable.

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Mum thanks hospital staff who saved her life

Dr Antony Gough-Palmer, Dr Angela Feazey, Lorna Arduino, Dr Megan Purcell-Jones and Dr Richard Griffiths.

A mum who owes her life to the quick actions of staff at a Kent hospital has gone back to thank them personally.

Drug dealers jailed

Jailed: Akeem Harris

A police chief's message to London criminals: Don't bother coming to Maidstone.

Crash involving car and push bikes

An ambulance crew is at the scene. Stock picture.

Emergency services were called to the scene of a crash involving a car and two push bikes.

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Police called to town centre theft

Police were called to Week Street

Police were called to a Kent town centre this lunchtime following a reported theft.

Jail for woman who robbed OAP wielding broken bottle

Brenda Rossiter has been jailed. Picture: Kent Police

A robber who threatened to cut a pensioner with a broken bottle as she sat in her car outside a supermarket has been jailed.

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Water leak closes lane in busy town centre

The leak is causing disruption

Expect delays in Maidstone town centre this morning due to a burst water main.

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Travellers pitch up at leisure centre

Travellers' vans this morning

Early morning swimmers arriving at Maidstone Leisure Centre today found their parking spaces taken up with travellers' caravans.

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Drink putting 340,000 at risk of serious illnesses

Hundreds of thousands of people in Kent are at risk of alcohol-related illnesses. Picture: Thinkstock

Officials say Kent's drinking culture is costing the county's health services millions of pounds.

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Man charged with multiple burglaries

Shane Dawkins is charged with three counts of burglary and two counts of handling stolen goods. Picture: Thinkstock

A man has been charged with a number of burglaries in west Kent .

Man charged following Remembrance parade disturbance

Police have charged a man who allegedly caused a disturbance while a Remembrance parade was making its way through a town centre.

Pensioner's death non-suspicious

The death of a man is being treated as non-suspicious. Picture: Andy Jones

Police have said the death of a man, who was found dead at a block of flats in a Kent town, is not being treated as suspicious.

Closure plan 'could land MoD in court'

The government could be guilty of a "serious breach of equality duties" if it presses ahead with closing a Kent barracks, an MP's claimed.

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Investigation after pensioner dies

Northumberland Court, Northumberland Road, Shepway. Picture: Andy Jones

Shops have been sealed off after the death of an elderly man.

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Bomb squad called to house

Bomb squad called to Sheals Crescent, Maidstone Picture: Google

Explosives experts were called to a residential street after a discovery following reports of an assault.

Crash on key route

Fairmeadow in Maidstone. Stock picture.

Police were called after a crash on a key Kent route.

Fire crews called to car fire

Firefighters were called to the scene. Stock picture.

Fire fighters were called to the scene of a car fire.

Fears killer has struck again after headless cat found

The cat was mutilated. Stock image

A cat found decapitated could be the latest victim of a notorious animal killer.

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