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Firefighters tackle house blaze

Picture: Jessika Hope.

Crews were called to tackle a fire at a house, which started in a top floor bedroom.

Man appears in court over ex's shopping centre 'murder'

Joshua Stimpson

A man accused of murdering his ex-girlfriend, who was stabbed and slashed to death in a shopping centre car park, has appeared in court.

Man in court over ex's shopping centre 'murder'

Joshua Stimpson

A man facing a murder charge after his ex-girlfriend was stabbed to death in a shopping centre car park is due to enter a plea today.

Not such a sssscary snake...

RSPCA inspectors were prepared to confront a snake. Stock pic.

An RSPCA officer was shocked at what they found after being called out by a frightened woman to reports of a six foot snake.

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Work on Bowaters roundabout start today

It could take up to two weeks for work on the roundabout in Rainham to be completed.

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Burglars force their way into home

Two burglars forced their way into a home. (Stock image: Thinkstock)

Two thieves escaped with electrical items after barging their way into a house.

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Dad's protest after arm broken during night out

A man who claims his arm was broken while being thrown out of a pub has protested outside a police station.

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Great expectations for Scrooge game

Peter Gerring and his sons Jason and Simon created the game Scrooge

A family who have created a Dickens-inspired board game are hoping for a huge Christmas hit.

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Man arrested after smoke bomb thrown at match

Tomas Holy throws a smoke bomb off the pitch. Picture: Andy Jones

Gillingham's 1-0 win over Charlton was marred by flares being thrown towards the end of the game.

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Worst flu season in 69 years feared

Last winter, A&E at Medway Maritime struggled to cope with extreme demand. Image: Thinkstock

Plans are being put in place at Kent's biggest hospital to try and prevent a repeat of winter chaos that saw some patients waiting 12 hours for a bed.

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Animals dead after blaze

KFRS crews were called to a fire in a property near Corporation Street, Rochester. Picture: Keith Thompson

Seven cats and a dog have died in a fire in a cattery this morning.

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Heightened security at Gills fixture

Police stock image

Extra police officers will be at football fixtures across the county following the London terror attack.

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Man found dead near river

The man was found in Canal Road in Strood. Picture: Google Street View

The body of a man has been discovered in a road that runs parallel to one of Kent's biggest waterways.

Motorist has lucky escape after crash

The car suffered severe damage.

A motorist had a lucky escape after a head on collision on a road in Chatham.

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Man dies after falling ill at DIY store

The emergency services at the scene, picture Emma Foster.

Police, paramedics and fire crews were called after a man collapsed at a DIY store, but attempts to save his life were unsuccessful.

Man charged with dangerous driving

Medway Magistrates' Court.

A man has been charged with dangerous driving after allegedly fleeing police when they attempted to pull him over.

Pair due in court after police stop

Taylor and Matthews will appear in court in October.

Two men have been charged with drug offences after they were stopped by police.

Man charged with drug offence

Police have made an arrest. Stock picture.

A man has been accused of dealing drugs after police on a pre-planned raid swooped on a property.

Driver jailed for killing ex-RAF man

Christopher Pollitt in his RAF uniform

A motorist who caused the death of a former RAF serviceman in a crash has been jailed.

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Driver left scene of crash

The crash happened near the Halfords store.

The driver of a car who made off from the scene of an accident is being hunted by police.

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Dishwasher causes fire spotted from garage

Firefighters were called to the scene. Stock picture

Firefighters were called out to reports of garage fire at a home earlier today.

Three fined after fly tipping incident

Three people have been fined after failing to respond to a flytipping investigation.

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Woman who killed ex-RAF man faces jail

Christopher Pollitt and his girlfriend Meagan Rodi in Canada

A driver who caused the death of a former Kent serviceman in a crash in Canada has been told to expect jail.

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Safety fears after high winds hit chimney

Residents are concerned after plastic wrapping came loose from a chimney in South Darenth

Residents say heavy duty plastic wrapping torn from a chimney in high winds could be dangerous.

Time running out to save dumped puppy

Cleo had been dumped in the road

A campaign is underway to raise money that could spare the life of a dog which was thrown out of a van at the roadside.

Carers left autistic woman locked in car

Police smashed their way into a vehicle to rescue a vulnerable woman who had been left inside while her carers went on a shopping spree.

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