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Fancy a boxer chocolates, Bruiser?

Sweet-toothed Bruiser has a soft centre for chocolates

A boxer dog is feeling a bit of a soft centre after munching through six boxes of potentially lethal chocolates.

Re-think over street light switch-off in crime blackspots

Kent County Council switched off street lights in some areas to save money

A council is taking a second look at potential crime hotspots as it plans to switch off street lights across the county.

Baroness of Sandwich releases memoirs

Jean Trumpington, Baroness of Sandwich and Conservative life peer has released her new memoirs Coming Up Trumps

Murder accused "shocked and shaken" on finding woman's body

Harjit Chaggar was found dead in a shop in Chatham

A man accused of murdering a Chatham grandmother showed the reaction of an innocent man when he found her body, his QC told a jury.

Ex-EastEnders star Todd confirmed as panto villain

Todd Carty will star as Evil Abanazaar in Aladdin

Former EastEnders actor Todd Carty is swapping the ice for the stage to star in panto at Chatham's Central Theatre.

Amazon interest in warehouse confirmed

A leaked council document has confirmed rumours of the internet retail giant's interest in a depot in Ashford, according to a workers union.

Woman led to safety following kitchen blaze

Stock pic

Fire crews spent an hour last night tackling a flat fire in Ashford.

Eight people stuck in hotel lift on night out

The Travelodge hotel in St Peter's Street

Eight people got stuck in a hotel lift while enjoying a night in the town.

Broadstairs goalie Ryan signs for Arsenal

Young Broadstairs soccer star Ryan Huddart made another step towards his goal when he signed for his beloved Arsenal on his 17th birthday.

Past pupils expected to gather to remember popular teacher

Matthew Lewis, head of RE at St Simon Stock School in Maidstone

Service to remember popular Matthew Lewis to be held at St Simon Stock School tonight.

Race against time in hunt for Grissom

Epileptic cat Grissom has been missing since Friday, April 25

Owners fear epileptic cat Grissom will die if he is not found soon and given medication

Parades and pageantry to celebrate St George's Day

With a clash of sticks and the jingling of bells, St George’s Day celebrations arrived in Maidstone, Malling and the Weald this weekend.

Teenager robbed on train

Do you know this man? Police want to talk to him about a robbery on a train near Swanley

A 14-year-old boy fled from a train after being threatened and robbed near Swanley

Drug dealer sentenced to more than three years

Valentino Aghssa

Valentino Aghssa, formerly of Paddock Wood, has been jailed for possessing drugs with intent to supply at the Source Bar.

Special Measures rumours are true at Castle

Castle Community College

An action plan is being prepared at Castle Community College after it announced it has been placed in Special Measures.

Man in his 80s taken to hospital after crash on A289

The A289 is closed after a crash near Wainscott. Picture: Kiran Kaur

An 80-year-old man was taken to hospital after his car collided with a road sign near Wainscott on Sunday afternoon.

Robbery Good Samaritans urged to come forward

Two men who helped a man and his wife being threatened by a robber with a broken bottle are being asked to contact the police.

MP hints at buyer for Manston Airport

Sir Roger Gale MP

Sir Roger Gale has told hundreds attending a meeting on the fate of the Kent airport that a possible buyer has emerged.

A taste of life as a Naval reserve

Able Seaman Stephen Baalham, 23, from Sittingbourne

Able seaman Stephen Baalham from Sittingbourne helped raise awareness of what the Royal Navy service has to offer as part of a recruitment drive.

Scumbag sneak thief caught on CCTV stealing from store staff

CCTV Image of shoplifter Alexander Steine

A shop owner says she felt violated after a thief was caught red-handed stealing just feet away from workers.

Cat Tibbs comes home... three years after disappearing

Tibbs is settling back into his home... three years after he disappeared

A cat feared lost forever has been reunited with his family... three years after he went missing.

Rise in foodbank demand suggests going is still tough

Chris Norman at the Sheerness Family Food Bank

The head of the Island’s foodbank scheme says there is “no doubt whatsoever” demand for handouts has risen in Swale in the last year.

Man quizzed over pal's 'drug death' dies

Devon Dobson raided a service station in Wateringbury

A man questioned but released by police after his friend was found dead at his flat has died from cancer.

Driver uninjured after rail replacement bus fire

The Buzzlines bus on fire - pic.twitter.com/teBvNX1orH

A Buzzlines bus that was on its way to pick up rail passengers from Ramsgate caught fire in the early hours of this morning.

Widower's success in bid for more pancreatic cancer funding

Trevor Baker

A Tovil man's succeeded in his battle to get MPs to consider increasing research funding into a rare cancer which claimed his wife’s life.

Baypoint charity bike ride kicked off this morning

The charity coastal cycle challenge kicked off at 9am in Sandwich this morning seeing hundreds of people raising money for Breakthrough Breast Cancer.

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