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Homes supporters ‘from outside village’

Homes supporters ‘from outside village’

A housing developer has addressed allegations that letters of support for his scheme in Kent could be disingenuous.

Wildlife park to expand

Wildlife park to expand

A popular wildlife park has taken over a former rare species centre.

Wind farm extension proposed

Wind farm extension proposed

Swedish power company Vattenfall is developing a scheme that will bring the existing and operational wind farm at Margate closer to the coast by 4km

Lord Pender, man who lived by duty, dies

Lord Pender, man who lived by duty, dies

A Kent peer, described by his family as loyal and life-loving, has died aged 83.

Woman's purse stolen in night time attack

Woman's purse stolen in night time attack

Police are appealing for witnesses after a teenage thug mugged a woman late at night in a car park.

Appeal to fund surgery for Oodles the poodle

Appeal to fund surgery for Oodles the poodle

A poodle who can't even drink water because of years of neglect needs treatment worth £6,000.

Join traders for day of Christmas food and fun

Join traders for day of Christmas food and fun

Traders will bring the Christmas cheer to a Kent town tomorrow with a free bash for families.

Man and dog rescued from pick-up truck

Man and dog rescued from pick-up truck

Firefighters had to cut a man and dog free from an overturned vehicle.

Gas leak after car hits main

Gas leak after car hits main

Homes in a Kent town have been evacuated this morning after damage to a gas main thought to have been caused by a car which did not stop

Perfect place to watch town’s lights switch-on

Perfect place to watch town’s lights switch-on

Night-time tower tours in a Kent church will be the number one viewpoint to see the town’s Christmas lights turned on

Care home staff ‘in dark over sale’

Care home staff ‘in dark over sale’

Staff at a KCC care home say they remain in limbo 10 months after they were told it would be sold.

Family thankful for ‘miracle’ as cross washes up

Family thankful for ‘miracle’ as cross washes up

A memorial cross, erected in honour of a bait digger, that was washed out to sea has returned exactly a year after he died.

Wellness centre has new home

Wellness centre has new home

A wellness centre offering exercise workouts to older people or those with mobility problems is marking its one-year anniversary with a move

Council to seek loan for building

Council to seek loan for building

A town council in Kent will go ahead with a loan application to acquire a prominent building after positive feedback in a survey

Help reopen the jewel in our crown

Help reopen the jewel in our crown

A grant of up to £12,000 could see the reopening of a nature reserve dubbed the jewel in Sandwich’s crown.

Remains of animals found in burnt-out car

Remains of animals found in burnt-out car

Animal carcasses have been found on the back seat of a burnt-out car left in a Kent field.

Council wants loan to buy building

Council wants loan to buy building

A town council in Kent will seek to secure a loan to buy a prominent building if it receives backing from the public.

Car fire extinguished on forecourt

Car fire extinguished on forecourt

A fuel leak caused a 4x4 to go up in flames on a petrol station's forecourt, but luckily quick thinking staff were able to put it out.

Investigation into medieval boatyard

Investigation into medieval boatyard

An investigation is underway to determine if Sandwich Historical Boatyard on the Quay is adhering to planning conditions.

Postcard protest campaign launched against arms firm

Postcard protest campaign launched against arms firm

A business park is denying claims it has been sent more than 200 protest cards from campaigners against the planned relocation of an arms company.

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