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Teen with brain tumour to turn on Christmas lights

Dying teen Elizabeth Adams will switch on the lights, and the event will give her siblings the chance to enjoy a day out as a family.

Campaigners lose fight to save traditional clock chimes

A centuries-old tradition will come to an end early next year after the owners of a church have been ordered to silence them overnight.

Car ditch crash sparks call for better safety

A resident has spoken out about the issue of speeding in a road after one driver ended up in a ditch.

Driver arrested after ditch crash

A man has been arrested after a car crashed into parked cars and railings before ending up in a water-filled ditch.

Let's start being aware

A carnival queen is campaigning for understanding of autism.

Scientists unlock goodness of Omega-3 oils

A company that uses algae for health-promoting ingredients has expanded with a new laboratory.

Trains up the swanny...

Rail services have been forced to slow down after an unusual trespasser was spotted on the lines.

Gunboat target for museum trust bid

The cogs are in motion to make a gunboat, moored in Kent, into a trust and transform it into a Cold War museum.

Station needs £4m upgrade if town is to host the 2020 Open

Documents warn Kent will lose out on hosting the Open unless upgrades are made to nearby stations.

Horse rescued after two hours stuck in a ditch

A nursery assistant found herself in a nightmare situation when her 20-year-old horse fell into a dyke.

Trust hits back over mismanagement claims

Careful and wise management of a trust is saving residents from having to pay a higher rate of council tax.

Join in Cinque Ports Speaker's Day parade

The Cinque Ports Speaker’s Day parade returns to Sandwich after seven years tomorrow.

'It’s time for me to hang up my mouse’

The work of a man who helped technophobes get up to speed with the digital revolution has been honoured.

Charity shop raid

A charity shop which raises money to help elderly people in the town has been targeted by thieves.

Just where is all the money going?

Calls for clarity have been made after it was discovered Sandwich Tollbridge Fund costs 16 times more to run than the amount it gives out in grants

Council under fire for 'flawed' investigation

A district council has come under fire for the way it has handled a noise complaint.

Race to win space on town council

Three female candidates are vying for a place on a town council in Kent in a by-election today.

Burglars target church

Burglars at a Kent church may have only got away with small change but have left hundreds of pounds worth of damage.

Disgust at plan to axe help desk

A petition has been launched against plans to close a district council help desk used by elderly people or those without the internet

Mystery of how man came to be in river

Firefighters were sent to rescue a man from the River Stour early this morning.

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