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Hero porters save life of suicidal patient

A suicidal patient threatening to jump from a rooftop was talked down by two heroic hospital porters.

Sean's a cup hero

Family's joy as footballer earns his place in the history books and his team a spot in the FA Cup quarter finals.

Science park set to expand

A business park, which employs more than 1,500 people, could be set to expand - creating a new link to the motorway.

Death crash victim named

An inquest into the death of a driver who died when his car left the road, hitting trees and a telegraph pole, is due to open today.

Family lunch photo picks up prize

Photography competitions don't have to be about stunning scenery or amazing wildlife, as this everyday entry proved.

Delays after crash on busy A-road

There were delays following a crash on a busy route this morning.

Fire causes train delays

A line-side fire caused delays to train services this morning.

Major road reopens after crash

A busy road is now open both ways after a crash earlier which left a car 15 feet down an embankment.

Delays after lorry blocks road

Delays are being reported after a lorry broke down, blocking the road.

Minor injuries unit to open this summer

A new minor injuries unit is set to open in a seaside town this summer as part of a radical transformation of healthcare.

'Cat full of metal' on his way to full recovery

A cat found starved on the roadside with two broken legs is on his way to recovery after a husband and wife vet team took him in and cared for him.


Dad blames cough syrup for being over drink-drive limit

A father caught drink-driving after being pulled over for having a faulty tail light blamed cough medicine for putting him over the legal limit.


Rail firm denies crash safety failure

Network Rail has denied safety failures at a level crossing where a signalman was knocked down in a crash, leaving him with life-changing injuries.

Patient forced to wait 14 hours for life-saving surgery

A man in need of urgent lifesaving surgery for a perforated bowel was left waiting in agony for 14 hours before finally going under the knife.


Town academy completes impressive transformation

Pupils at this school were described as kind, polite and well behaved by Ofsted inspectors.

New innings as pub is renovated

A popular pub is getting a £250,000 facelift and a new landlord, creating new jobs.

Appeal to find missing pensioner

Appeal to find a 74-year-old man who hasn't been seen since yesterday afternoon.

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Smoke alarm alerted passer-by...in the bin

A pedestrian dialed 999 when they heard a loud smoke alarm, and when firefighters arrived they managed to locate "half a dozen" of them in a bin.

More signatures added to mental health petition

More support has been gleaned on a petition to review, change and improve mental health services in the district

Wildlife TV presenter to help bloom group reach gold success

Countryfile presenter Richard Taylor-Jones has pledged to help a Kent town win gold status for its floral beauty

The plot thickens - it's allotment wars

Allotments are meant to be genteel retreats but there is an extraordinary row brewing at one of the city’s biggest sites.

Van careers into historic pub

A woman had to be cut free from the wreckage of a van after it crashed through the wall of a historic village pub.

Crash on busy A-road

A busy A-road was partially blocked this afternoon after an accident.

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