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Burst water main floods high street

Police sealed off Sheerness High Street this morning.

A high street has been shut both ways after flooding when a water main burst last night.


Teenager seriously injured in crash

The scene of the crash.

A 19-year-old man has been taken to hospital after his car hit a tree this morning.


Overdose killed man found dying in street

Forensics officers at the scene

Paramedics spent for 40 minutes trying to save the life of a father-of-two who collapsed outside his home.

Plenty of venues will be drinking to fundraiser’s success

Deal's biggest annual coffee morning for Macmillan Cancer by Georgina Bishop is today (Saturday)

Planning for Macmillan's World’s Biggest Coffee Mornings are well underway across Deal and Dover - Here’s our roundup of events starting today

Dart Charge mistake leads to £190 demand

Tina Appleton with her Dartford Crossing letters

A woman falsely accused of failing to pay a £2.50 road toll ended up facing a fine of nearly 80 times the original amount.


Council to charge public for information

People in Shepway will have to pay £25 per hour for information requests. Picture: Thinkstock

People seeking details from their local authority relating to development, pollution and waste management will have to pay £25 an hour per request.


Teenage girl missing for seven days

Chloe Dicker. Picture: Kent Police

Police have renewed an appeal for help to find a 15-year-old girl who disappeared a week ago.

Police warning after spate of burglaries

Police are investigating three burglaries. Stock Picture

Three homes have been broken into in four nights.


Crash blocked part of M25

There have been major delays on the M25

Motorists have suffered major delays following a collision between a car and a bike.

Police continue search

Police at the scene in Brokes Way.

Officers will continue to search a home after a number of suspicious items were found following a fire.

Police identify body found at bay

The body was been found at Walpole Bay. Pic: Samantha Hawkesford

The body found at a popular bay has been identified as a woman in her 60s.

Council stands against Goodwin dredging

The Goodwin Sands. Picture: Ian Goodban

Town councillors voted against plans to dig offshore sands to make way for a major port development.


Two care homes with poor CQC ratings to shut down

Ashbury Court will be closing down

Two care homes, rated inadequate and requires improvement from CQC, are to close.


Teen charged after robbery

Chatham High Street

An 18-year-old man has been charged with robbery and threatening a person with a 'sharply pointed article' after an incident in a town centre.

Second man arrested after Gills game

Tomas Holy throws a smoke bomb off the pitch on Saturday. Picture: Andy Jones

A man from Bexley has been arrested on suspicion of possessing a smoke grenade.

Man's body found at cliffs

Langdon Cliffs, Dover

An investigation has been launched following a death at a Kent cliff area

Low food hygiene score for top restaurant

The Rocksalt restaurant in Folkestone

An award-winning restaurant has been given two out of five stars for hygiene, after inspectors discovered ‘unsafe’ cooking procedures.


Man charged after sex attack

A 27-year-old has been charged with two counts of sexual assault and four counts of indecent exposure.

A 27-year-old man has been charged following reports of sexual assaults.

Great start at school for determined Ciara

Ciara Hazel Paczensky has Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB), a genetic disorder which causes the skin to tear, rip and blister at the slightest touch

An 11-year-old girl with a rare genetic disorder has defied her condition to make a successful start to life at secondary school.


Boy, 6, 'punched' by man in school playground

Police were called to Willesborough Infants School

Police were called after an infant school pupil was reportedly punched in the face by a man in the playground.


Arrests after burglary

Stock image

Three men have been arrested on suspicion of burglary after a window was forced open.

Man dies after being hit by lorry

The scene of the incident. Picture: Kent Police RPU.

A lorry driver has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by careless driving after a man was hit and killed on the M25.

Body found in search for missing pensioner

Emergency services have been called to the accident. Stock image

Police searching for an 86-year-old man who went missing from his home have found a body near a Kent beauty spot.

Terror suspect remanded over Parsons Green attack

Dover Eastern Docks on the day the terror suspect was arrested

An 18-year-old arrested in Kent after last week's terror attack has appeared in court after being charged.

Man in court over 'hit and run'

The woman was injured at the bottom of Manor Road.

A man has appeared in court charged with dangerous driving after an alleged hit and run left a woman fighting for her life.

Government silent on what plans it has to prevent post-Brexit gridlock in county

Operation Stack between Junction 9 and 10 of the M20. Picture: Gary Browne

Department for Transport refuses to disclose what measures will be needed to stop gridlock in Kent


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