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Pensioner with 'staggering' gun haul jailed

Paul Bushell. Picture: Kent Police.

A pensioner whose arsenal of 160 firearms including machine guns, AK47s and rifles was found following a fire at his house has been jailed.


Isis recruiter Sally Jones' son 'still alive'

Chatham mum Sally Jones was on a Pentagon kill list.

The young son of Isis recruiter and world's most-wanted female terrorist Sally Jones - who died in a drone strike in June - is reportedly still alive.


Compulsory eye tests for drivers?

Eye tests can also detect signs of wider health problems

A group of optometrists is calling on driving authorities to bring in compulsory eye tests every 10 years to make the roads safer.


Armed police called to street after gun sighting

Armed police were sent to the scene. Stock image.

Firearms officers were called to a residential street after reports someone had a gun at a home.

Lorry fire causes traffic chaos

The lorry engulfed in flames. Picture: Sophie Child.

Motorists suffered massive delays after a lorry carrying 26 tonnes of hay burst into flames.


Two teens deny murdering boy, 17

Kyle Yule, 17, from Gillingham

Two teenagers have appeared in court to deny murdering a 17-year-old thought to have been fatally stabbed on his doorstep.

Pensioner facing jail after arsenal of guns found at home

The police at the property three days later.

An “eccentric and obsessive” pensioner is facing prison after he was found to have a massive arsenal of guns and ammunition following a fire.


Head praised as school report is ‘outstanding’

The school was branded a 'haven of care, respect, friendship and learning' despite being in the bottom 200 in the country just six years ago.


Stray cat finally off the streets

Sparkle lived outside The Bounty pub for years, but now has a new home

A moggy that lived outside a pub for years is purring with delight after securing a proper home.


Benefits cheat avoids jail

It cost nearly £2m to stage this year's county council elections

A woman claimed nearly £70,000 she was not entitled to over a 10-year period by failing to disclose her living arrangements had changed.


New church guidance on children's play

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Schools supported by the Church of England have been told to let children be 'free to explore who they might be' while playing.


Student had heroin and cocaine to sell at college

Kwame Dayes. Picture: Kent Police.

A teenage drug dealer caught with heroin and cocaine at a college after fellow students told staff he reeked of cannabis has been locked up.


Teenager fighting to save her dog

Benji with her devoted owner, Lucy.

A teenager’s fundraising campaign to save her dog’s life has reached almost £3,000 in just five days.

Pervert jailed for abusing child decades ago

Pervert Russell has been locked up.

A convicted sex offender has been jailed for molesting a boy more than 30 years ago.

Drug dealer locked up

Jordan Burnett has been jailed, picture Kent Police.

Police became suspicious when they stopped a car with three men in it and noticed a strong smell of cannabis, a court heard.


Man forced to give up more than £30,000

Sanders has lost more than £30,000.

A man has been forced to give up more than £30,000 cash which was seized by police during a search of his home.


Man hit by car saves four lives

Jason Lowdell

Relatives of a pedestrian killed in a road accident have taken comfort from the fact his organs have gone to people in desperate need.


Great bakes are talk of Towns

Simon and Victoria Town have opened a cake and coffee shop

Local couple turn home business into successful cake shop.


Rider comes off bike

Ambulance crews were called to the scene. Stock image: SECAmb.

A motorcyclist suffered minor injuries after he came off his bike yesterday evening.


Family suffering from effects of carbon monoxide poisoning

Firefighters were called to the scene. Stock picture

A mum and her three children had to be taken to hospital after suffering from the affects of suspected carbon monoxide poisoning.

‘Sir made sure I did it right, he gave me the answers’

David Fitzgerald lied about his pupils' results

A teacher has been banned for life after lying about his pupils' GCSE marks.


Ruby is cancer free

Ruby is now cancer free.

A little girl who has battled an aggressive form of cancer and was only given a 45% chance of survival, is now cancer free.


School slammed for using emojis

St John Fisher Catholic School.

A mother has pulled her child out of school after staff put exam scores on a wall with pupils' pictures alongside happy and sad emojis


Man suffers burns to hands

A woman suffered minor burns following a chip pan fire. stock picture.

A man suffered light burns after a chip pan fire broke out in his kitchen yesterday evening.


Car overturns on motorway

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A car overturned on the M2 this morning.


Nursery to shut before Christmas

All Saints Nursery is set to close. Picture: Istock/monkeybusinessimages

A nursery school in Kent will close before Christmas leaving families only weeks to find a suitable replacement.

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