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Works to begin on new £6m roundabout

Roads bosses have announced work to construct a much anticipated roundabout will begin this month.


Veteran entertainer Roy Hudd reopens Kent theatre

The battle to breathe new life into a former music hall bombed by the Germans is almost complete after comedian Roy Hudd opened the latest stage.


Delays after crash on key route

Two vehicles have been involved in a crash on a main road where a witness saw debris strewn across the road.


Town council given the green light

Councillors have approved plans for a seaside town to have its own council.


Toddler's operation cancelled three times

A hospital has been accused of 'playing with her life' of a girl with a painful medical condition.


Air ambulance called to park

An air ambulance was scrambled this morning to attend a medical emergency.

Hope and glory at last

Ryan Hope is the first Islander to win the Sheppey Darts Classic.


New plan to avoid freight delays at Dover announced by rival port

Post-Brexit 'gridlock' at Dover docks can be solved by using a rival Kent port, say bosses.


Town council bid in the balance after Labour backlash

A chance to create the first town council for a Kent seaside town in 50 years is now in danger after two Labour councillors masterminded a backlash.


Officer taken to hospital after police car rammed

An officer was taken to hospital after a police car was rammed during a pursuit in the early hours.

Superbike champion back in hospital following crash

A Kent superbike champion is back in hospital after suffering spinal injuries during a crash in Norfolk last month.

Son's illness inspires dad's cycle challenge

A father-of-two is getting ready to cover more than 200 miles this summer to raise awareness of the rare genetic disorder which affects his son.


Popular children's summer event cancelled

Children and their parents have been left high and dry after an annual pirates' landing and giant water fight has been axed.


Abandoned car catches fire at KFC

Police are investigating after a car caught fire in the drive through of a fast food restaurant.


Thousands of speeding drivers snared

More than 2,000 people have been caught out by average speed cameras since they were installed on a key route.


'Neglect was recognised, but never really addressed'

A serious case review into the death of a five-month-old baby boy has found a catalogue of failings.


Superbike champion returns home following spinal surgery after crash

A superbike champion who was almost paralysed during a crash last month has been released from hospital and returned home.


Teen, 16, arrested following drugs find

A man in his 20s and a teenager have been arrested after being accused of dealing class A drugs.

Sixth head named for troubled academy

Tina Lee has been named the new £100,000 head of a troubled Kent academy. She is the school's sixth principal in nine years.


CCTV released after bank card theft

Police hunting a cash card thief have released a CCTV image.

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