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School ‘alarm bells ringing’ as academy runs out of places

A school, which is the only one within a 30 minute radius, is over-subscribed for the first time this year sparking concerns over future school places

Spate of break-ins from garden sheds

Lawnmowers and gardening equipment have been stolen in a spate of break-ins across east Kent.

Tranquil setting of barn site tempts new owners

A 6.24 acre site with a popular family venue on it has been snapped up for a six figure sum by a couple, two entrepreneurs, from Essex.

Car crashes through wall

A driver has smashed through a low brick wall in a town's high street.

Cyclist injured after crash with car

A cyclist was taken to hospital following a crash with a car.

Bike and trailer destroyed in drive blaze

A woman was treated for smoke inhalation following a fire on a driveway that destroyed a motorbike and a trailer.

Dumped suite highlights scale of rubbish challenge

A sofa, two armchairs and a foot stool were dumped along a seafront, causing concerns among residents.


Huge police response to 'assault'

A man and a woman needed hospital treatment after a reported assault.

Fraudster tricked vulnerable pensioner

A financial adviser who stole more than £50,000 from an elderly woman has avoided going to jail.


Traders show their love for town with new partnership

A modern traders’ association has been launched in a town in a bid to ramp up the community spirit among businesses.

Cat rescued from burning house

Fire crews wearing breathing apparatus tackled a blaze which destroyed most of a kitchen and brought a missing pet to safety.

Boy's face fractured by stone missile

A boy’s face was fractured in two places, bruised and swollen after a stone hit him in an alleged assault.

Saucy shop window is loved

A charity shop window display in New Romney has got hearts racing just in time for Valentine’s Day.

Huge search for missing man

A man who went missing in freezing temperatures last night was found after a huge search was launched by police and coastguard teams.


Distraction burglars operating

A man, claiming to be from the water board knocked on the door of the house on Wednesday.

Airport's expansion touching down early

Bosses say the timetable to build a new terminal may be brought forward earlier than planned as a mark of confidence in the airport's expansion.


Lifeguards for beach after deaths tragedy

Plans for lifeguards on a beach where seven people died are "on track" according to the local council and the RNLI.

'Amazing' response to plea for crash victim

Donations have poured in after the family of a man severely brain-damaged in a crash asked for help.


Driver crashes stolen car into surgery

The police are still trying to trace the driver of a stolen car after it crashed into a doctor's surgery.

'Chafed' wire could have caused fatal plane crash

An investigation has found a 'chafed' wire could have caused a plane to crash into the sea in a matter of minutes, killing its pilot.


Man inhaled chlorine fumes

Fire engines, ambulances and police were called to a swimming pool at a holiday park after reports that a man in his 40s inhaled chlorine.

Dog walker hit by car

A witness appeal has been launched by police after a woman who was walking her dog got hit by a car, causing her serious injuries.

Dog attacks horse and rider on beach

Photos have emerged of a dog chasing and attacking a horse and its rider on a beach, as police launch a hunt to find the owner.


Man injured after three car crash

A man has been injured after a crash involving three cars this afternoon.

'My heart breaks every day'

A mother has spoken of her family's grief as her son lays in a hospital bed brain damaged after a major car crash more than four months ago.


Vulnerable missing man found safe

A vulnerable man who went missing has been found safe.

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