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Man charged over 10 burglaries in one night

A man has been arrested after several burglaries in Canterbury

A 39-year-old man is due to appear in court charged with 10 burglaries committed in one night.

Councillor suspended for saying travellers 'screw everything up'

Cllr David Carr

A councillor tasked with allocating traveller sites has been suspended today after criticising their communities - saying they "screw everything up".

BA flights diverted via Manston after emergency landing

British Airways flights diverted via Manston Airport after runways were closed at Heathrow

Some British Airways flights have been diverted via Manston Airport today after a plane made an emergency landing at Heathrow.

Three cut free after crash

Accident near Fairfield Pool, Dartford.

Paramedics treated three women at the scene of a three-vehicle crash in Dartford.

Parents' fury as boys go missing from primary school

Zeak Harris-Ball, left, and Kane Hallam-Westbury walked out of Chatham's New Road Primary School

Families of two little boys who were able to climb a fence to get out of school before heading home over a busy road have spoken of their anger

Money rolls in to fund paint job for Timeball

Smiles all round for volunteers at the Timeball Tower now the facade is due to be repaired and painted

Work is expected to start on vital redecoration of the Timeball Tower exterior, thanks to a welcome pledge of money for repairs.

Commuters celebrate after Network Rail U-turn

Train services are disrupted. Stock picture

Victory for City workers after four-year battle to keep train service

Positive changes made at Dover school, but "much more to be done"

Head teacher Adam Mirams

The governing body of a Dover Catholic school that was placed in special measures in January has been replaced with an Interim Executive Board

Death crash driver: 'I remember nothing'

Bluewater shopping centre. Picture: Nick Johnson

A driver claims she has no memory of a crash in Bluewater's car park which left an elderly woman dead.

New toy store creates 30 jobs

Smyths has submitted the plans to open in Ashford

Retail park given boost as toy superstore plans summer opening

Flytipper Lee Terry ordered to pay £2,000 for dumping asbestos in Rainham

Flytipper Lee Terry has been ordered by a court to pay more than £2,000 after dumping lethal asbestos sheeting between two houses in Rainham.

Double trouble as twins enter same beauty pageant

Identical twins Kellis and Cassey Hood will be going head-to-head in a national contest

They may be identical, but twins Kellis and Cassey are hoping to split the judges' votes in a national beauty contest.

Burglar targets his own brother

Damien Price, 25, was jailed for burgling his brother's home

A man who pleaded poverty when his brother invited him to stay at his home has repaid the kindness - by burgling his home.

Three-car smash closes Old Thanet Way

Emergency crews at the scene on the Old Thanet Way

A pile-up on the Old Thanet Way near Chestfield has closed the road in both directions.

Suspect in £3k raid caught on camera

Police want to speak to this man in connection with burglary

The owner of a property burgled in the middle of the day wants help to track down a man captured on CCTV.

Comic promises Kent visit at brewery ad launch

Shepherd Neame chief executive Jonathan Neame with comedian Ben Miller at the launch of new ad campaign for Spitfire Ale

Celebrity Ben Miller pledges to visit Faversham after becoming the face of Spitfire ale, which is brewed in the town.

Man feared dead after P&O ferry plunge is from Whitstable

P&O's Pride of Kent ferry

A 30-year-old ferry passenger feared dead after he is thought to have fallen from a cross-Channel ferry lived in Whitstable, it has been revealed.

Firefighters tackle field blaze

Larkfield firefighters put out a fire in a field yesterday afternoon

Council leader is guest speaker at network evening

Cllr Chris Garland is the guest speaker at next week's meeting of the South Maidstone and Lenham Valley Business Associations

Cllr Chris Garland, leader of Maidstone council, is the guest speaker at the next meeting of South Maidstone and Lenham Valley Business Associations

River Festival will happen this year

Maidstone River Festival

Appeal for help to stage this year's Maidstone River Festival has come up trumps

Beer and cider weekend at picturesque mill

Crabble Corn Mill

It's all about beer and cider at Crabble Corn Mill at River this weekend as volunteers offer 70 different brews.

A change of tack for Luck

Ralph Luck receiving his OBE in 2004

Olympic property expert switches roles to join one of the nation's most prestigious universities

Giant walrus goes on display

The giant stuffed walrus on show at the Turner Contemporary

The Turner Contemporary in Margate has a beast of an exhibit as part of its latest show

Delays as man trapped in overturned car

Delays in Bapchild after a car ended up on its side

A crash that left a man trapped in a car on its side has been causing long tailbacks in Bapchild near Sittingbourne.

Heaven help us

Rochester Cathedral needs to raise £10m for its Music Endowment Fund.

Save our choir: An appeal to raise much-needed cash to the tune of £9m has been launched by Rochester Cathedral

Call for repairs to resume on Island’s ‘worst road’

John Freeman is highlighting the poor state of The Broadway which is full of potholes

A Minster resident is calling on Kent County Council to sort out the crumbling surface of one of the Island’s busiest roads.

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