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"Don't miss out on measles jab" parents urged

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Families of children who may have missed out on their measles jabs are being urged to make sure the youngsters are protected against the disease.

Illegal workers found during chippy raid

The men were arrested as part of an operation targeting suspected illegal working within the construction industry. Stock picture

Two men have been caught working illegally at a fish and chip shop in Strood.

Paramount Park could be scuppered by new crossing plan

Computer-generated image showing what Paramount Park could look like on the Swanscombe Peninsula

The man behind Paramount Park has warned a new river crossing could ruin plans for the Disney-style resort as the government unveiled its plans.

Kent Savers boosted by credit union

Gail Devries, president of Kent Savers

Kent financial co-operative signs up for £38 million project to help savers on low incomes

Family evacuate smoke-filled home

A family had to evacuate their home in Albert Road, Chatham, after smoke started coming out of a washing machine.

Man cleared of £70k jewellery raid

A Rochester man has been formally cleared of involvement in a burglary in which £70,000 of jewellery was stolen and kidnap.

Curtain goes up on production of West Side Story

A scene from West Side Story

Dover Operatic and Dramatic Society members are staging their first ever production of the musical West Side Story this week.

Celebrity magic boosts country castle

Dermot O'Leary

Kent brides are flocking to book tucked away Chiddingstone Castle after X Factor host Dermot O'Leary and his bride held their reception there.

Huguenot heritage centre on its way

The French Hospital, Rochester

The £5m project to create a Huguenot museum in Rochester has been kick-started with a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund.

I'll be dammed: Baby beaver's unexpected arrival

The newest baby beaver at Wildwood. Picture: Dave Butcher/Wildwood Trust

Keepers at a conservation park have been left stunned after a beaver kit was born to a mother they did not think was pregnant.

Firm facing battle over asbestos depot plan

A firm bidding to build an asbestos depot is facing a backlash from residents living near the proposed site.

Death threat warnings soar

Kent Police Headquarters, Sutton Road. Maidstone.

The number of people warned by Kent Police they are at risk of being murdered has increased by 50% in just 12 months, it can be revealed today.

Gran walks free over biker's road death

Driver Virginia Pereira caused the death of biker Michael Sharp

A grandmother who admitted causing the death of a biker when she pulled out into his path has been spared an immediate prison sentence.

UKIP defector: 'Tories trying to woo me back'

Kent County Councillor Adrian Crowther

A former Conservative county councillor who defected to UKIP says he has already been told he would be welcomed back to the Tory fold.

Bark in the Park

Teagan Ryan with pet Jack the Jack Russell

Families headed to Bearsted, Maidstone, at the weekend for this year's Bark in the Park event

Two arrests were made in Hawkhurst during an early morning raid

Polie seized drugs when they carried out a warrant in Hawkhurst

Toast of the Weald

CHEERS: Hush Heath Winnery has unveiled the next stage of its exciting journey

Hush Heath Winery in Staplehurst - a producer of celebrated sparkling wines - is set to open to the public

Crews called to 'chemical incident'

Specialist fire crews and paramedics were scrambled when a man was involved in a reported chemical incident.

A2 death crash driver named

Henryk Konopacki died after his lorry hit a bridge on the A2

A lorry driver who died after crashing into a bridge on the A2 has been named today as police renew an appeal for witnesses.

Social services 'failed' tragic Ed

Tragic teenager Edward Barry died in a flat in Gravesend

A damning new report has revealed a "very serious failure" by social services might have led to the drugs death of a grammar schoolboy.

Band wants rock music back

Rock quartet The Tonics are made up of Zac Vincent, Conor Toner, Connor Lillistone, and Gareth Furlong.

Aiming for the top are four young lads who met at school in Gravesend and want to bring the independent rock music back to the stage.

Can you help identify offender who attacked man in Deal?

Kent Police Headquarters, Sutton Road. Maidstone.

Police are seeking witnesses to what they describe as a "violent assault" in Deal.

Premiere plans for short film

Still from the trailer to Pleasure Beach, a short film made on Sheppey.

The trailer for a short film made in Leysdown has been released and its makers could be looking for more Sheppey talent.

Homes rejected after worries over noise and large fence

Cllr Pat Sandle next to the land adjacent to Leysdown Village Hall.

Proposals for five homes in Leysdown have been rejected due to concerns about traffic, noise and light.

Man hurt in knifepoint shop robbery

Police at the scene of an armed robbery in Gravesend

Four men are being hunted after a store worker suffered a serious head injury in a "cowardly" knifepoint robbery in Gravesend today.

We’re glad Mary Portas didn’t film in our town

Mary Portas came to Dartford town centre last year.

Mary Portas’s new TV show focused on just three of the 12 towns chosen to be Portas Pilots - and Dartford wasn’t one of them.

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