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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.

Motorcyclist injured in lorry crash

A motorcyclist has been taken to hospital after a crash with a lorry on a busy bypass.

Road blocked after crash

Emergency services were sent to the scene of a two-car collision that shut a main road in both directions.

Two cut free after crash

Fire crews freed two people trapped after a two-car crash.

Meeting to save historic clock chimes

A public meeting will be held to try and dissuade a resident from pursuing his complaint about the level of noise from historic church clock.

Dismay as nursery ‘adventures’ end

Six people have been left unemployed after a nursery school lost its fight to stay open.

'You must stop, it will rot your brain'

A judge issued a stark warning to a mother convicted of possessing extreme pornography and child sex images after giving her a suspended sentence.

Council prepares to cope with record golf crowds

A record-breaking attendance at this year’s Open has reminded Kent authorities that transport links must be improved before the tournament returns.

Reduced funding forces school to cut its hours

A top secondary school has been forced to shorten its hours on a Friday due to crippling budget cuts.

The Open 2020: We'll sort traffic problems say organisers

It might be three years away but already plans are in place for Sandwich to once again host golf's biggest tournament.

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