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Primates prepare for wild... by watching TV!

A lemur at Port Lympne

When these lemurs and langurs wanted a taste of the wild life... they switched on the telly!

One metre from disaster

Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch Railway. Picture: Danny Martin

A steam train packed with passengers missed a car by barely a metre after a motorist jumped the lights at a level crossing.


Woman dies from choking after crash

Traffic cones left by highway workers dealing with the A2070 crash.

A woman choked to death after suffering stomach injuries in a crash, an inquest heard.

Maniac driver on phone almost smashes into family

The High Street and Station Road junction near Sainsbury's, New Romney.

A reckless driver almost hit a mother and her children as he ran a red light while using his mobile phone on a dangerous junction.


Wasp infestation school shut again after pupil stung

A primary school has been forced to close for the third day this week after a boy was stung following another wasp infestation.


First Citizen, last customer

 New Romney Mayor Patricia Rolfe with NatWest staff on the closing day of the town branch.

New Romney Mayor becomes the final resident to use the town's NatWest before it closes.

MoD's 'extraordinary stupidity' caused soldier's death

Fusilier Dean Griffiths, from 1st Battalion The Royal Welsh, died on Lydd Ranges after being shot during training exercise. Picture: MoD

The partner of a soldier who died during a training exercise in Kent has been awarded compensation after "an extraordinary piece of stupidity" by MoD.


Monster jellyfish wash up from the deep

One of the jellyfish which washed up in Dymchurch. Pic by Kirsty Carswell

Dog walkers have reported seeing jellyfish the size of dustbin lids washed up on the shores of Kent


What a pair of clowns!

These two clowns were caught taking part in an illegal photoshoot

Two clowns were told to leave a Kent nature reserve for 'illegal' activity - and it's proving to be quite a problem for the site.


Man charged after two cut from crash wreckage

The crash happened along Coast Drive, Lydd-on-Sea. Picture: Google

A man has been charged after two people were cut free from their cars after a crash along a coast road.


Council to spend £1,000 on dog waste bins

A new £500 dog waste bin Seafront, St Mary's Bay. Picture: Gary Browne

This is what a £500 dog bin looks like, and a council has decided to buy two of them despite cheaper alternatives.


Man rescued from angling boat after collapse

The casualty brought ashore in an RNLI rescue at Dungeness. Picture by Judith Richardson, RNLI.

A Dungeness lifeboat crew brought ashore a casualty after he collapsed on a boat at sea.

Man takes youngsters on rocks just days after boy's death

Before making back across the sea wall. Picture: Kent999s

Less than a week after the tragic death of nine-year-old Connor McDonald, a man has been pictured on the same rocks with two young children.


Yellow Submarine sails into noise row

Sotirio's 103 restaurant and cabaret nightspot.

Noisy customers belted out a Beatles' song during a restaurant lock-in, prompting a neighbour to complain at a licensing meeting.


Young boy dies after being 'swept out to sea by wave'

A police car parked near the scene of the incident

A nine-year-old boy who died after falling into the sea has been described as an "all-round fantastic lad" as friends and loved ones pay tribute.


Fears over 'big cat' stalking wildlife

Pumas have been spotted in Kent, it's claimed

A grim discovery by a dog walker has sparked fears a predatory big cat is roaming the area. WARNING: Some may find images disturbing.


Fire crews called to van fire

Firefighters called to Edenbridge. Stock picture

Firefighters were called after a Transit van was on fire and used a fog spike and hose reel jet to douse the flames

Coffee chain eyes historic pub

The New Inn, New Romney, closed after more than 600 years.

A building which has been a pub since the 1300s looks set to become a branch of Costa Coffee.

Missing woman found safe

A 50-year-old woman who had been missing from her home since yesterday has been found.

Young woman injured in car crash

Police were at the scene of the crash.

A woman in her 20s suffered injuries in a road accident

Dangerous paedophile groomed victim at youth club

Stephen Holderness, originally from New Romney, moved to Devon after his release

A rapist youth club worker who carried out a series of vile attacks on young children in the 1990s has been jailed for 20 years.

Air ambulance called to road crash

The Kent, Surrey and Sussex Air Ambulance

An air ambulance has been called out after a crash which closed a busy road.

Road reopens after crash

Stock image

A key road has reopened after a crash between a motorbike and a van.

Entertainer sees red after DNA paternity test

Berry was warned by police about the numerous text messages she was sending her colleague

A children's entertainer bombarded his ex with threatening texts and calls after finding out he wasn't father to the child he had raised.


Woman jailed after trying to smuggle drugs into Kent

Border Force officers seized the cannabis during a raid on Wilson's van at the Channel Tunnel terminal in France. Picture: Home Office

A woman has been jailed after being caught trying to smuggle nearly £250,000 worth of cannabis into the county.

Thousands flock to see rare bird

The Acadian flycatcher has been spotted in Dungeness. Martin Casemore captured these images of it on the beach and posted them on his blog. Picture: Martin Casemore

Twitchers are captivated by a rare American bird which has been spotted on a Kent beach in what's thought to be the first recorded sighting in the UK.

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