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Heartwarming message in bottle washes up

A father-of-two who found a heartwarming message in a bottle on a beach in the Netherlands wants to trace the person who threw it out to sea in Kent.

Building site lorries creating muddy hell

Residents complained after mud from a building site was spread all over nearby roads.

Two crashes block busy roads

Emergency services had to respond to two separate crashes involving seven vehicles.

Van seized after police chase

Officers have confiscated a van after chasing it through residential town streets.

Converting former hospital to house homeless 'not viable'

A proposal to convert an historic building for use by homeless people has been ditched after being found to be 'too costly'.

Have your say on stroke services

Kent and Medway's six hospital stroke units are to be turned into three "super stroke" centres of excellence. But where will they be?

Island launches search for its carnival girls

The hunt has started to find the new carnival queens for the Isle of Sheppey.

I'm going to run from John O'Groats to Land's End

Marathon man Michael Rotherman is planning to cover 860 miles from one end of Britain to the other in an incredible 17 days.

Man arrested after prison visit

A 26-year-old man was arrested after acting suspiciously near a Kent prison.

Ship's figurehead needs a touch of paint

Titan, the ship's figurehead, needs a facelift after more than 30 years of guarding a sea wall, say residents. He also needs a dog-waste bin moved.

End of an era for 40-year-old cafe

A popular cafe in the middle of a battle for a marina is being pulled down to make way for 1,000 houses.

Could this be Kent's answer to the Spice Girls?

A Kent singer who once supported soul queen Beverley Knight has roped in two friends to form a new all-girl group.

Missing teenage girl found

A 15-year-old girl reported missing from Essex has been found safe and well.

CCTV released amid teenager's assault charge

Police have released CCTV images after a man was charged with causing grievous bodily harm without intent following a serious assault last summer.

Have you seen missing Chloe?

Police are asking for help locating a 15-year-old girl, from Essex, who they say has links to Kent.

Volunteers tackle theatre rebuild on their own

When an historic Kent theatre lost out on a major grant, volunteers decided to roll their sleeves up and do the job themselves.

Family's TV-home garden to open for public viewing

The garden of a TV-home that was transformed by the DIY SOS team will be open to the public to raise money for charity.

Top barber Salih goes face-to-face in wet shave contest

A Sheerness barber proved he is a cut above after making it to the shortlist of Britain’s best wet shaver.

Driver hit 150mph as he fled police after bungled ram raid

A thief hit some of the highest speeds ever recorded on Kent's roads as he fled police following a bungled supermarket ram raid.


Brain scan for rescued fox

A community of animal lovers have helped save the life of a fox, which has undergone tests costing £1,750.

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