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Huge cash boost for problem junction

Traffic on the A2500 Lower Road, Sheppey, from Cowstead Corner to it junction with Barton Hill Drive

A notoriously busy road is to be revamped, thanks to a grant from the Department for Transport.

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Man attacked friend with golf club

Philip Goldson. Picture: Kent Police

A row on Christmas Day led to a 50-year-old launching an 'outrageous' attack on a pal that left him with serious injuries.

'When I saw her car, I thought she was dead'

The wreckage of the car after the head-on crash

The husband of a woman seriously injured in a head-on horror smash is asking for witnesses after the other driver involved reportedly fled the scene.

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Former head was an inspiration

Alan Bayford

Tributes have been paid to the former executive head of two Sheerness primary schools who has died, aged 59.

Couple plan to turn former pub into Turkish restaurant

Mehmet and Elvin Suzgun have taken over the former Halfway House pub and are planning to turn it into a Turkish restaurant.

A Turkish couple are sinking up to £1 million to renovate an old pub to turn it into a "five-star" restaurant.

Lifeboat joins search for man

The RNLI lifeboat. Stock image

A lifeboat was called to help search for a man reported to have gone into a river.

Train service resumes following track vandalism

Train services were disrupted. Stock picture

Commuters experienced disruption after vandals damaged a train line in Kent.

Undergrowth fire near bay

Kent Fire and Rescue.

Firefighters were called to a small fire in woodland.

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Dead whale not killed in Kent

The 30-tonne body of the male fin whale at Sheerness Docks

Experts say a 30-tonne whale stuck to a ship that docked in the county was likely to have been killed hundreds of miles away.

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MP wins partial victory as road closure stopped

No through road: Sheerness High Street closed for water repairs at the cana

Highways England has performed an embarrassing U-turn after an MP demanded a road closure threatening gridlock be postponed.

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Shock as new owners fence off beach

Sign of the times: No right of way across this beach

A company has defended fencing off part of a popular beach with a £500,000 investment on its Kent seaside holiday park.

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Fly tipping costs man almost £5,000

The rubbish has been dumped in Shellness Road, Leysdown.

A 48-year-old man is £5,000 out of pocket after being found guilty of transporting waste that ended up being fly-tipped.

Supermarket giant pulls store plans

Asda is investigating the incident. Stock image

Asda has pulled out of plans to build a new supermarket on the edge of a housing estate.

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Mum's fear for daughter in Tesco car park knife terror

Mum Charlene Gibbard was stabbed while sitting in her car parked at Tesco, Sheerness, as her two-year-old daughter Eila slept in the back seat

A mum has spoken of the terrifying moment she was attacked by a knifeman who climbed into her car as she waited outside Tesco with her young daughter.

Foreign truckers face huge fines for sleeping in cabs

Lorries illegally parked on Ashford industrial estates Orbital Park, Ashford

Fines dished out to foreign lorry drivers for sleeping in their cabs by the roadside could soar to £3,000 under government plans.

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Washing machine drums fall from lorry

The lorry lost its load on the old Sheppey Way.

Police were called after washing machine drums fell from a lorry.

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'He just wouldn’t stop'

James Mitchell has been convicted of a new sex offence

The former chairman of a Christmas Lights Association whose abuse of children spanned four decades has been given a 19-year jail sentence.

Mary Poppins gets stuck

Cor Blimey! Mary Poppins is marooned on Dead Man's Island. Picture: RNLI

Two men had to be rescued when a yacht named after the children's favourite nanny ran aground on a forbidden island hidden by high tides.

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Woman left trapped after crash

The scene of the crash

A woman in her 40s was left trapped in her car following a two-car crash.

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Bosses warn of health cash crisis

Swale CCG's annual report for 2016-17

A clinical commissioning group in Kent says it could end up £6.6 million in the red unless "very difficult decisions" are taken.

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Cancer uncovered during eye test

Paul Constable and Aimee Wickham

A man who was having trouble reading menus went for a routine check-up only to end up in hospital with a life-threatening condition.

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Man appears in court after supermarket stabbing

Tesco supermarket, Bridge Road, Sheerness.

A 20-year-old was charged with affray, possessing a knife, theft, and criminal damage.

Pensioner comes up with his own plan for £100m road scheme

Transport expert Peter MacDonald, 76, from Minster has come up with his own plans for the £100 million revamp of Stockbury roundabout on the A249

A retired traffic expert aged 76 has redesigned an important junction on the M2 in Kent after a council rejected official plans.

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Tributes paid to mum who campaigned to save schools

Theresa Langworthy splashed out on crockery when as chairman of the Friendship House, Hall Committee she received £4,000 from Minster Parish Council.

A mum-of-two who led a high-profile campaign to try to save three middle schools and stop an academy has died.

Man charged after supermarket stabbing

Entrance to Tesco Sheerness

A man aged 20 is due to appear in court today following a stabbing in a supermarket car park when a woman was injured.

Vandals target bank with giant poster

Vandals attacked Barclays Bank in Sheerness today with this protest poster across its main window.

Bank staff arrived at work to discover a giant black and white protest poster stuck across the front of their branch.

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