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Gravedigger scoops 'Death Oscar'

Martin House won the Gravedigger of the Year award.

A gravedigger has scooped a prestigious award at this year’s annual national Good Funeral Awards - known as the “Death Oscars”.

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Police called to A-road crash

Police were called to the site. Picture: Stock image

An A-road is blocked in both directions and police are at the scene following a crash.

Airport arrest over aggravated burglary

Police stock image

A third suspect has been arrested in connection with an aggravated burglary.

Three car smash caused long delays

The crash happened shortly before 5pm, picture Highways Agency.

Motorists heading towards Kent on the M25 faced delays after a three vehicle smash between junction 5 and 6.

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New water main scheme starts today

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A £70,000 scheme to replace 300m of water pipeline will start today, with temporary traffic lights in place on a main road.

Two men arrested after cannabis and cash seized by police

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Two men from have been arrested after cannabis and cash were seized by officers from a car.

First new grammar for decades opens its doors

The grammar annexe has now opened in Sevenoaks

The first 'new' grammar school in decades will welcome 120 pupils when its doors open today, following a lengthy campaign by parents.

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Road shut after large tree falls

Police were called to the site. Picture: Stock image

Tree surgeons have been called in to deal with a large tree which has fallen across a road.

Fears for missing heavily pregnant woman

Natasha Johnson is missing

Officers are searching for a heavily pregnant woman who is believed to have made her way to Kent.

Huge mob attacked police with bottles and beer cans

Police were attacked when they began confiscating alcohol from underage drinkers

Two officers feared for their safety as they confiscated alcohol from underage drinkers at a cricket ground.

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Prolific burglar jailed after returning to life of crime

Anthony Murray has been jailed

A criminal who was jailed for committing 104 high value burglaries was back to his old ways just four months after his release.

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Rare permission for exhumation after grave blunder

The judge has granted the rare legal permission. Stock image

A judge has given rare legal permission for a husband and wife to be re-united in the grave.

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Progress on plans for station revamp

An artist's impression of the station

Plans for a £900,000 refurbishment to a Kent station have moved a step closer, after the building was handed over to the town council.

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Pub forced to shut for serving underage girl

Colin Barrett, owner of The Ivy in Sheerness

A popular bar has had its licence suspended for 14 days after a 16-year-old customer was found so drunk she had to be taken to hospital.

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£70,000 scheme for new water main

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A £70,000 scheme to lay a new water main in a Kent town will see temporary lights in place along a main road.

Pilot raises house fire alarm from 2,000ft

Pilot Phil Hynes spotted the fire from 2,000ft up while flying back from the Isle of Wight

A pilot has told how a birthday treat for his mum took a dramatic turn when he had to divert because of a blazing building.

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Motorway reopens after crashes

Picture: Kent Police

Two crashes on the same stretch of road caused long tailbacks.

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Thousands raised for youngster's family

Julian Alessandro Cadman

More than 1,600 people have donated to a fundraiser in aid of the family of a former Kent schoolboy killed in the Barcelona terror attack.

Missing Julian, 7, confirmed dead

Julian Alessandro Cadman

Spanish police say the father of Julian Cadman has identified his body following the Barcelona terror attack.

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Missing school boy's family head to Spain

Julian Alessandro Cadman

The family of a seven-year-old missing after the Barcelona terror attack head to Spain.

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Plea to find boy missing after Barcelona terror attack

Julian Alessandro Cadman

The family of a young boy who became separated from his mother when she was hurt in the Barcelona terror attack are appealing for help to find him.

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Burglar targets home

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Police are appealing for witnesses to a burglary in Sevenoaks.

£7,000 seized from drugs offender

The cash was seized under the Proceeds of Crime Act. Stock image.

A Kent man has been made to surrender more than £7,000 of ill-gotten gains.

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Appeal after bikes stolen

A black and yellow Capra mountain bike was also taken

Officers are appealing for witnesses after two high-value bikes were reportedly stolen in a burglary in a Kent town.

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Boy impaled after cycling accident

The air ambulance landed at the scene. Picture: Pauline Zijdenbos

A young cyclist was impaled on a metal rod after an accident near a town's cricket grounds.

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Fire crews attend barn fire

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Fire crews have tackled a barn fire during which bales of hay have been burnt.

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