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Kent college building on Olympic legacy

New multi-million pound equestrian centre riding on the back of London 2012

Murder accused refuses to talk to lawyers

Dimitris Titovs suffered a fatal stab wound in London Road, Teynham. Picture: @Kent_999s

A Russian national alleged to have stabbed a young man to death is refusing to talk to lawyers ahead of his murder trial, a court heard.

River crossing bill could reach £5bn

A fifth man has been charged over the discovery of a multi-million pound cannabis shipment near the Dartford Crossing.

Options for a new River Thames road crossing include a scheme that would pass through "environmentally sensitive areas" and could reach £5bn

Singer makes her mind up to back campaign

TV personality Cheryl Baker.

Eurovision winner Cheryl Baker is supporting an appeal to raise £1m to help vulnerable children in Kent.

Kent's charity shop capital?

Cllr Ron Flaherty

A councillor has slammed his town centre for having too many charity shops and cafes.

Arrests after cops smelt cannabis

Police stock image

Five people have been arrested for drugs offences after officers smelt cannabis while dealing with another incident.

Lorry overturns on M2

The scene of the crash on the M2. Picture: Roger Vaughan

A lorry driver has escaped unhurt after his vehicle overturned in a crash with two cars on the M2.

A bread winner!

Among those queueing for a free Subway were students John Rose, left, and Jordan Cook

Free sandwiches prompted hundreds of students to queue for up to an hour at the city’s newest takeaway.

Two people taken to hospital after a fire in an airing cupboard

A man and a woman had to be treated for smoke inhalation last night.

Commuters warned of rail chaos

Artist's impression of revamped London Bridge platform

Kent rail passengers have been warned to expect serious disruption on services to and from London... for up to two years.

Flying the flag for our beaches

Botany Bay has won awards for its cleanliness

Thanet has retained its crown for having the most beaches in England with Blue Flag awards today despite tough new rules.

Giant badger 'causing hysteria' at school

Badgers unearthed what was initially thought to be a human bone

A giant stray badger in a school's grounds is leaving pupils terrified and hiding in classrooms, according to a parent.

Biker viciously beats old soldier in road rage attack

Brian Deacon, from East Peckham, was jailed for attacking disabled Harry Harrison

A motorcyclist repeatedly punched a disabled former soldier and beat him with his own walking stick when he pulled out in front of him.

Town team gets to work on Maidstone

Mary Portas, "Queen of Shops"

You can help Maidstone's town team get started by designing them a logo

Free school to open in Medway

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A free school is to open in Medway in September 2014, it has been announced.

Bus passengers might have witnessed horror crash

Emergency crews at the scene after serious crash.

Passengers on a double decker bus might have vital information about a crash that left a young man fighting for his life, police believe.

Museum launches 2013 season

Deal mayor Marlene Burnham and museum trustees

Deal Maritime and Local History Museum has launched its new 2013 season in style.

Huge rush for jobs at new Tesco

New Tesco Express store, Whinfell Way, Gravesend

A controversial Tesco Express store will open next month – and more than 450 people have applied for the 19 jobs on offer.

Man storms dock as pervert admits abusing children

The case was heard at Maidstone Crown Court

A man had to be dragged away by police officers after angrily storming the dock at Maidstone Crown Court where a pervert admitted child abuse.

Anger at static home annex

A static home has caused controversy after it was sited in a garden in Cavell Square

Would you be happy if this was in your street?

FSB calls for action on cyber security

Nash looked at girls in provocative poses

Small firms have been urged to take more precautions against cyber crime which could be costing them each up to £4,000 a year

Police release CCTV image of suspected credit card fraudster

Card fraud suspect

An image of a man who used a credit card at Ashford's Asda supermarket has been released by officers investigating a fraud case.

Family dispute 'led to father's shooting murder'

Police at the spot where Xhem Krasniqi was shot in Hove. Picture: The Argus

A row between two warring families could have led to the murder of a Strood father-of-two gunned down in the street, police have revealed.

Making a noise about sound problems

Isle of Sheppey Academy students have created a film to promote Noise Awareness Week

Isle of Sheppey Academy students have made a video about noise pollution.

Mum lucky to be alive after tornado horror

Herne Bay mum Suzy Shearing, who was caught up in the tornado which swept through Texas.

A Kent mother says she is lucky to be alive as she recovers in hospital after being caught up in a devastating tornado in the US.

Hero John gets medal at last

Arctic Convoys hero John Francis from Deal

A war veteran from Deal has finally received his Arctic Convoy medal after waiting 70 years.

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