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Police have not confirmed if the body found was that of missing Richard Raj

Police are appealing for help to find a vulnerable missing man who has not been seen for four days.

Animal campaigners anniversary memorial

Sheep in a transporter travelling through Ramsgate Port. Picture: Mike Pett

One year on from the events at Ramsgate’s port which led to the death of dozens of sheep, animal campaigners are holding an anniversary memorial.

Jail for thug who arranged beating from his cell

Lee Cekic left victim Joe Bath for dead in a vicious attack

An attacker who had already left his victim for dead tried to exact revenge - with a second attack - from his prison cell. WARNING: Graphic image

Call for better funding to end health inequalities

Labour's prospective parliamentary candidate for Sittingbourne and Sheppey, Guy Nicholson

Labour’s Parliamentary candidate for Sittingbourne and Sheppey has called for urgent action to tackle health inequalities in Swale

Fungi photo wins award

Rob Canis.

Photographer Rob Canis was among the winners at this year's British Wildlife Photography Awards.

Folkestone college send pupils home for wrong uniform.

Pent Valley's students showed progress as they raised the average by one whole grade

More than 30 pupils from the Pent Valley Technology College in Folkestone have been sent home in a crackdown on school uniform.

Stars help set charity postcard record

Charlotte Gale at the postcard auction for Pilgrims Hospices in Margate

Success was on the cards when celebrities, artists, patients and supporters created postcard-sized works of art for auction for Pilgrims Hospices.

Woman made two drunken attacks

The case was heard at Canterbury Crown Court

A Margate alcoholic has been given a stern warning by a judge after TWO drunken attacks in one night:

Your chance to quiz hospital chiefs

Medway Maritime Hospital

Patients will get the chance to quiz bosses at Medway Maritime Hospital, which has been placed in special measures, at an annual meeting tomorrow.

Garage fire treated as suspicious

Fire crews were sent to the scene. Stock image

A garage went up in flames a few feet from homes last night.

Motorcyclist killed in crash named

Stock image

Tributes have been paid to a 44-year-old who died when his motorbike was in a crash with a lorry .

Marden service station stars in TV comedy

Liz Stanley and Ben Miller

One of the most recognisable faces in TV comedy filmed in Marden last week.

Grammar becomes second in Britain to be classed as failing

Chatham Grammar School for Boys

A Kent grammar school has become only the second ever in Britain to be put in special measures.

Two arrests after gun alert

The scene of the firearms incident. Picture: @joetonkin

Two men have been arrested after a firearms incident on the outskirts of Dover.

Tile boss floors thief... by becoming eBay detective

Canterbury Crown Court

A tile firm manager turned detective to track down a thief through an auction website.

Council set to reject living wage bid

KCC employs crossing patrollers

A bid to pay Kent County Council staff a 'living wage' is set to be rejected today... because it would cost an extra £1.2m.

Man jailed for life after murdering partner's son

Jurijs Popovs, jailed for murder

A Latvian man must serve at least 17 years of a life sentence for the New Year's Day murder of his lover's son.

Rock star forks out for space flight

Sir Bob Geldof

Former Boomtown Rat Sir Bob Geldof has paid £64,000 to join a space expedition - making him the first Irish astronaut.

Councillors face chop at Canterbury City Council

The Ballot Box, stock image.

The number of councillors at Canterbury City Council will drop from 50 to 38, the Boundary Commission announced today.

Child taken to hospital after crash

Police close off a road near the crash

A young boy has been taken to hospital after he was hit by a car this morning.

We don’t want hostel for the homeless here

The Rising Sun pub

The Sisters of Mercy want to convert the Rising Sun pub in Seymour Road, Northfleet, into somewhere for up to 12 homeless people to live.

Travellers set up camp in park

Travellers set up camp in Hesketh Park, Dartford.

Gillingham cyclist hit by lorry named

A man was killed after his bicycle was involved in a collision with a lorry in Gillingham

A cyclist who was killed in a collision with a lorry has been named as 58-year-old Stephen Barton from Gillingham.

Pay for parking by phone

Similar systems are already used in other parts of Kent

Shoppers and commuters will be able to use their mobile phone to pay for their parking as part of a trial scheme in Medway.

Gravesend campaigners vow to march on Downing Street

Supporters of a campaign to raise awareness of a little girl's cancer battle want to take their message to 10 Downing Street.

Battery call for Ramsgate lifeboat

Ramsgate inshore lifeboat

Ramsgate inshore lifeboat was launched on Sunday night to assist a small local potting boat with a flat battery off the town’s coast.

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