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Lorry crashes into petrol station

The lorry appears to have dented the canopy. Picture: Diane Baseden

A delivery lorry driver got wedged under a petrol station after appearing to have misjudged the height of his vehicle.


Town goes into battle over its bins

Rubbish: Brian Spoor of the Sheerness Town Team is concerned about the positions of new litter bins

New litter bins have been branded "rubbish" and the wrong colour after they were installed in a town centre.


Road reopens after lorry jackknifed

Fire crews are at the scene. Picture: Kent Police Sheppey.

There were long delays after an HGV came off a road into hedge.


Fashion chain shuts up shop

Posters: "Absolutely everything half price. Last few days.”

A budget fashion chain has failed to open today amid rumours it has gone bust.


From mess to makeover...

The team from Call the Cleaners helped out

A landlady left with a huge mess at a home she rented out is to feature on a TV documentary.


Sheppey Crossing re-opens after medical emergency

Kent Air Ambulance helicopter coming in to land at the Sheppey Crossing earlier today. Picture: Adam Yates

The A249 Sheppey Crossing has now re-opened after the air ambulance landed to fly a sick driver to hospital.


Sinking feeling as car goes for a dip

Stuck fast in mud up to its axles. Picture: Stuart Duffy

A silver 4x4 was covered by the tide on a Kent beach today after it became trapped in mud.


Opening dates revealed for Burger King and Starbucks

Starbucks is among the new businesses about to open at Neats Court Retail Park in Queenborough.

The opening dates of the latest international chains coming to a Kent retail park have been confirmed.


Police appeal for witnesses after pensioner in his 80s hit by car

Police road block. File photo.

A pensioner in his 80s suffered serious head injuries after being hit by a car and is now being treated in a London hospital.

Furious dad says new estate is like "moon land"

Tom Pexton with his daughter Lilly outside their new home. Picture: John Westhrop FM4834383

Roads and pavements left unfinished and drains blocked by dirt on "moon land" housing estate.


Teenage thief killed man trying to escape

Michael Johnson

An unlicensed driver who knocked down a traffic warden just four months before he killed an elderly handyman as he made his getaway has been jailed.


Crash victim remembered with balloon release

Marshall Roberts.

Dozens of balloons were released in memory of a young boy killed in a crash on the Sheppey Crossing three years ago.

'Pickle, what have you done?'

Danny Shepherd and Katherine Cox. Picture: Andy Payton.

A mother was frantic and hysterically screaming at her boyfriend after her baby tragically collapsed in their home, a court heard.

Teenager who watched murder loses appeal

Police at the scene of the murder on Warden Bay beach

Judges have thrown out attempts to exonerate a youth involved in the killing of a man beaten to death with baseball bats.

Mum has one of world's rarest disorders

Summa Barker has Susac’s syndrome

A young woman wrongly diagnosed with MS is one of just 375 people suffering from an autoimmune disease.


The truth is out there...

The strange markings explained...

Social media has been warning house owners to beware of odd markings outside their homes. But this is what they really mean...


Teenager sprayed CS gas in woman's face

Jamie Blissett. Picture: Kent Police.

A father-to-be has been criticised for launching an 'inexplicable' attack on one of his victims, who was left temporarily blinded.

CCTV released after man 'tied to steering wheel'

Officers have released a CCTV image following a robbery in Minster.

Police have released CCTV of a suspect after a man was forced to drive to a cul-de-sac and tied to a steering wheel by a robber.


Last Class picture special out next week

It will be released on July 12

Is your child in their last year of primary school? We're releasing a six page pullout featuring their last classes.

Man hunted in connection with robbery

Emergency services were called. Stock image

A man in his 60s had his hands tied to his steering wheel and then robbed of cash, police say.


Couple on trial over four-month-old baby's death

Katherine Cox and Danny Shepherd have been charged with two counts of causing or allowing the death of a child, and one count of possession of a class B drug

A jury has been sworn in for the trial of a couple who deny causing a baby's death after the tot suffered a catastrophic head injury and broken bones.

Historic photos of when we used trams not cars

One the Sheerness trams with its crew. The line boasted eight double-deck, open-top coaches, each seating 22 passengers downstairs and 27 upstairs. Picture: Martin and Rosemary Hawkins.

Retired priest and transport enthusiast the Rev Colin Johnson, 71, reminds us what we lost when trams were replaced by buses and cars.

Dad heads on epic 300-mile charity challenge

Darryl is doing the walk in his nan's memory.

A man has committed to walking almost 300 miles to raise awareness of the disease that took his nan’s life.

Roads before houses say councillors

Councillors insist a controversial new housing estate should not be built until road improvements are completed.


Man arrested after 'racist' attack

Police were called. Stock picture

A man has been arrested on suspicion of a racist attack in a shop.

Flying ace to headline fun day

Flying ace Justyn Gorman and his Extra 300 will return to the Sheppey Summer Spectacular on Saturday. Picture: Paul Johnson/Flightline UK

Aerobatic pilot Justyn Gorman, parachutists, stunt motorcyclists, a dog display team and pirates are lined up for a big fun day on the Kent coast.

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