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Police are investigating after garden furniture was stolen

Police are cracking down on crime. Picture: Thinkstock

Police were called twice at the weekend over reports of suspicious behaviour near a DIY store in Maidstone

Outdoor cinema with inflatable screen plan

An image from SEAL to show how the outdoor cinema could look

An Island charity hopes to launch a free open air cinema on Sheppey.

Boat yard is tribute to a friend

Queenborough Rowing Club boatyard, North Road, Queenborough the launch of the club's revamped frontage

Fundraisers who contributed to a boat yard’s new look were thanked at a grand opening.

Joe gets through on TV's The Voice

Joseph Apostol, 21, from Gillingham

Two Medway singers went head to head in front of millions of viewers on hit talent show The Voice on Saturday night.

Man dies in mystery crash

Police are appealing for witnesses to a crash on the A229 Staplehurst Road, Marden, on Saturday, in which a 56-year-old man died.

Blaze destroys 100 tons of hay

Thames-side Fire Station in Northfleet

One hundred tons of hay were destroyed in a fire at a farm near Pepper Hill on Saturday night.

Magnificent mansion on market for £2m plus

Peter Malkin will be sad to leave his home of Bridge Place for nearly 50 years

A country mansion where a businessman embroiled in a custody battle once hid his son from the authorities goes up for sale

'David's dead as no one listened'

Diabetic David Richmond had wanted to be more independent and self-medicate his insulin

A woman has slammed carers for allowing her partner who overdosed on insulin to take the drug unsupervised - despite attempting suicide 30 times.

Caretaker locking up row costs school £18k

Ex-school caretaker David Woolley outside King’s School, Rochester

A private school has paid out £18,000 to a caretaker after a tribunal ruled he was unfairly sacked for not checking in a building when he locked up.

Seafront stabbing after pizza shop row

Police were called to the scene at 12.30am

A 33-year-old man was rushed to hospital after he was stabbed outside a pizza shop.

Clean up campaign hit by mindless few

Vandals who ripped dog mess bags out of dispensers have been labelled as mindless by Swale council’s seafront officer.

Laura finds key to her future at Yale

Laura Tunbridge at her graduation ceremony at Yale.

A former Sheppey schoolgirl, who has graduated from a top American university, has thanked the teachers who spurred her on.

Lorry fire closes part of M20

Part of the M20 was closed for nearly two hours on Saturday morning due to a lorry fire.

Lorry fire closes part of M20

Part of the M20 was closed for nearly two hours on Saturday morning due to a lorry fire.

Purple haze in live animal exports fight

Animal rights campaigners at Dover with purple flags

Purple ribbons, the symbol against animal cruelty, will return to Dover today after a 10-year absence as part of the anti-live exports campaign.

Woman stole £20k jewellery from mum to pay for tattoos and alcohol

Maidstone Crown Court. Picture John Wardley

A heartless young woman stole valuable and sentimental jewellery worth £20,000 from her mother to pay for tattoos, socialising and alcohol.

Tricked out of £65k life savings

Trusting Denise Parsons was scammed out of her life savings

A woman was left feeling suicidal after being scammed out of her £65,000 life savings by conmen claiming to be from the FBI.

Man dies in barn fire

The barn fire in which Danny Price died

Police are not treating the death of a man, killed in a fire in a barn near Maidstone on Friday, as suspicious.

Man hurt after camping stove explosion

A father suffered burns to his arm and jaw after a camping stove explosion on a family trip to the seaside yesterday.

Sixty birds stolen from aviary

Police are investigating the theft of 60 canaries, including 35 babies, from an aviary in Ashford.

Councillor resigns over traveller comments

Cllr David Carr

The man in charge of allocating Medway's traveller sites has today resigned from the cabinet after saying travellers "screw everything up".

Bikes stolen from circus

Uncle Sam's Great American Circus, poster from the company's Facebook page

People in Gravesend have voiced their disgust on Facebook, after the props for a popular show were stolen last night.

Bev's sparkler after losing nine stones

Bev Wright, who lost nine stone in weight, with an old skirt

The husband of a super-slimmer has bought her a ring studded with nine diamonds... one for every stone she has lost!

Trial halted over man's tablets death

The case was heard at Maidstone Crown Court

A jury in the trial of a man accused of killing a friend by putting anti-depressant tablets in his beer has today been discharged by a judge.

New hospital given planning approval

How Dover's new community hospital will look.

Planning permission has been given for Dover's new community hospital, but MP Charlie Elphicke says he still wants care beds included.

Sittingbourne pensioner's miracle escape

A great-grandfather whose car overturned has thanked the other drivers who helped him through his ordeal.

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