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GP surgery plunged into special measures

A GP surgery has been put into special measures after health inspectors branded the quality of its care as inadequate.

Magician's rabbit mysteriously disappears

A magician is appealing for help to find his stage companion, a pure white rabbit, after it went missing.

Blaze breaks out on army firing range

A fire broke out on a military firing range, leaving an area engulfed in flames and badly damaged.

Stranded yacht rescued in strong winds

A stranded yacht damaged in strong winds had to be rescued by lifeboat crews last night.

MoD admits fatal breach in soldier's death on firing range

The Ministry of Defence - exempt from prosecution - has been given a Crown Censure over a training exercise tragedy.

Loo bomb teen arrested and bailed

Police investigating a toilet block explosion have arrested and bailed a teenager on suspicion of possessing an explosive substance.

Major seafront evacuation

A staged evacuation has occupied a Kent seaside town today so that the emergency services can run through a procedure if the sea defences were to fail

Train derailment will not be investigated

Accident investigators have this morning confirmed they will not be looking into why a small train crashed with a tractor on the line.

Police probe loo blast

A group of youths is being hunted by police after an explosion at a public toilet block - forcing residents to leave their homes.

Coastal road reopens after crash

Police reopen after a two-car crash had caused delays for motorists.

Family rescued from stricken yacht

A family on board a yacht which was stranded in the middle of the Channel had to be rescued by the lifeboat.

Woman injured in pothole path fall

A hairdresser was left confined to a wheelchair after tripping on a pot-holed surface.

Rapist guilty of abusing child 40 years ago

A sex predator who abused a child decades ago has been convicted - more than a decade after walking free from court on similar charges.

Dead porpoise washes up on beach

A porpoise has been found dead on a Kent beach - but this is not an unusual sighting, a wildlife expert has confirmed.

Overpowering stench ‘is damaging quality of life’

The new manure spreading activity is causing a stink among residents

Ex-arcade owner denies eight child sex abuse charges

A former arcade owner has gone on trial accused of a series of sex attacks, including rape, on a young girl.

Charity cash in ferry man's memory

The family of a ferry worker partly blamed for the Herald of Free Enterprise disaster has handed over a cheque to lifeboat volunteers in his memory

Swimmer found after rescue teams launched

A search and rescue operation launched at Camber Sands has found the person they were looking for 'safe and well'.

Lifeguards to remain at beach after deaths

Lifeguard cover at Camber Sands has been extended beyond the Bank Holiday Weekend following the deaths of five young men this week.

Friends drowned after attempting to rescue pals

Lifeguards will start patrolling a beach where three friends drowned while trying to save two pals who were dragged underwater by a powerful rip-tide.

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