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Woman freed from car

A woman has been rescued from a car after a crash on a busy main road.

Don’t give money to the homeless, says mayor

A Mayor has said giving money to people on the streets is not a 'sensible' thing to do.


Town Crier dies aged 81

A Town Crier, who has served a town for more than 13 years, has died.

Residents’ fury over delay in fixing collapsed wall

Residents are angry that nothing has been done to repair a wall which collapsed more than a year ago.

Warning after tumble dryer fire

Firefighters have issued a warning after a fire broke out when a tumble dryer overheated.

Bid to convert dockyard building to leisure centre

The landmark shell of a historic building is set to be transformed into a leisure complex.

Gilbert O'Sullivan rocks at theatre

Going to see a singer who is celebrating his golden anniversary in the business is bound to send a shiver down the spine.

Diner evacuated after blaze

A restaurant was evacuated after a blaze in an electrical cupboard last night.

Millions spent on stand-in doctors

A health trust is spending more money on locum doctors than any other in the country, despite a government pay cap.


Expansion plan for prison

A Kent prison will temporarily close while it undergoes major refurbishment and redevelopment work.

Brawl breaks out at boxing match

A group had to be thrown out of a white collar boxing event after it descended into a brawl.


Broken down lorry caused gridlock

Motorists suffered delays of up to an hour at a major junction.

Labourer paralysed after pipework fell onto him

A worker was partly paralysed when he was pinned down by a high pressure gas pipe as he worked in a trench, a court heard.

Have you seen this suspected burglar?

A suspected burglar is the latest to be put on Kent Police’s most wanted page.

Violent intruder avoids jail for school attack

An aggressive thug who made threats and attacked a man at a school, forcing pupils to go on lockdown while police were called, has avoided jail.


Three accused of imprisoning woman in 'rape ordeal'

Two men and a teenage boy have been arrested on suspicion of false imprisonment after a missing woman was allegedly raped.

Cathedral in the dark

Parts of a town including its cathedral have been left in the dark and have no power after an outage earlier this morning.


More teachers come to the Towns

More teachers than ever before are coming to the Towns to start their careers in the profession.


Firefighters tackle scrap blaze

Firefighters were called to a scrap metal fire last night.


Plans for former pub resubmitted

A former pub is set to become accommodation for eight people, if new plans are accepted by the council.


Mystery items found in new jacket pocket

A shopper bought a brand new jacket from a sports shop... only to find cigarettes, a lighter, bank statements and medical records in the pockets.


Police release CCTV image

Officers want to trace a car owner after a driver was assaulted through the window of his vehicle during a late-night attack.


Delays after M2 crash

Police were reportedly called to the scene of an accident involving a motorbike and a car.

Teenage missing boy found

A 13-year-old boy who went missing for days has been found safe and well.


Police called to bridge for second time

Police were called to a busy bridge for the second time in 24 hours - amid concerns for a man's welfare.

Commuters: ‘herd’ the one about removal of first-class travel?

Start your week with the Monday Moan from Medway Messenger columnist Alan Watkins.


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