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Room for one more as court is elected

Sandwich Carnival Association has picked not seven but eight new faces to represent the town at carnivals around the county.

Goodwin Sands - third consultation expected

A new consultation on Goodwin Sands dredging is expected due to new survey results

Village launch share scheme to buy pub

Campaigners who saved a pub from development are inviting people to enter into a community share scheme to help them reopen it.

Man arrested after theft from church

A 45-year-old man has been arrested after the theft of a cash box from a Kent church.

Bones, coins and pottery unearthed at church dig

A moment of respectful silence over bones uncovered in an archaeological dig have concluded a potentially “game changing” project in a Kent town

Cauliflower tears for farmers competing against foreign produce

A Kent farmer has warned that producers in the area could be wiped out if supermarkets continue to import goods from overseas.


Man kicked to the ground in robbery bid

A man was injured when he was kicked to the ground and repeatedly booted by three robbers in a cemetery.


New funding prompts relaunch of mental health support group

The relaunch of a daytime mental health peer support group in Kent is hoped to alert more people to the service.

Reaction swings both ways to golf tournament’s return

Hotels may already be fully booked but some residents and businesses are sceptical about the return of The Open to Sandwich


Love letters inspire young film director's screenplay

An aspiring film director who created a short film based on his late great-grandparents’ love letters needs your votes to help him win an award.

Police helicopter scrambled after concerns for man

A man has been found safe and well after a police helicopter was scrambled to find him.

New support group launches for those with mental health issues

Support for those with mental illness and depression in the Kent is growing with a new evening group starting in Sandwich.

Road to be closed over safety fears

Bollards will soon prevent vehicular access to a Kent road after calls from a resident who warned of catastrophic consequences otherwise.


Giant mast taller than the Shard rejected

Councillors said plans to build two communications masts were "unslightly" as they rejected the proposals.


Plans for mast taller than Shard set to be rejected

Plans for a communications mast taller than The Shard are recommended to be rejected by councillors at a planning meeting tonight


We’re doing this to save hall for town says council

New poll shows 200 people are in favour of a business setting up in an empty Kent building despite interest from council who want it for community use


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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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’

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

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