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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.


Man appears in court charged with attempted rape and stalking

Police have charged a 48-year-old man with attempted rape, sexual assault and stalking.

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Father spared jail after stamp outside club

A father who stamped on another man when violence erupted outside a nightclub escaped jail after a judge said it would punish his family.


Ferry firm in hot water after launch 'disaster'

Passengers planning a day trip to Southend were left disappointed when a ferry launch was scuppered by strong winds, tides and a lost gangplank.


I'm lucky not to be paralysed, says superbike champion

Superbike fans can breathe a sigh of relief - Shakey is through the worst following his big crash.


Holiday park hacker jailed after police seize half-a-million pounds in cyber-currency

A cyber-hacker who duped 100 companies from a caravan on the Isle of Sheppey has been jailed for 10 years after a massive police operation.


Trains cancelled until this evening after cables stolen

Train services have been cancelled after thieves stole railway cables overnight.


Blaze destroys pontoons

A blaze ripped through some disused pontoons at a boatyard after reports smoke and flames could be seen.

Kent transport company crashes with £2m debts

More than 30 drivers have lost their jobs after one of Kent's fastest-growing haulage companies ceased trading.


Superbike champion 'alert and in good spirits'

Kent Superbike champion Shane Byrne is said to be in good spirits, recovering from a major operation following a bike crash.


Wife posts photos of injured Superbike champion from hospital bedside

Kent Superbike champion Shane 'Shakey' Byrne is undergoing emergency surgery on his spine today after a horror bike crash.


Biker in intensive care after crash

Superbike champion Shane 'Shakey' Byrne remains in intensive care after crashing during testing for a championship race.

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