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Rat spotted in pub

A dead rat was removed from the ceiling. Library image

Pest controllers have been brought in after a rat was spotted at a Wetherspoon pub - just months after maggots fell from the ceiling.


M2 slip road reopens after pothole chaos

The cause of the delays. Picture: @KentHighways

Emergency repairs have been completed after pot holes caused chaos for drivers trying to get on to a key motorway today.


Brother's heartbreaking plea as treatment hopes dashed

Lizzy Adams with her mum Kath

The family of a terminally ill girl are exploring the possibility getting treatment in Mexico in a last ditch attempt to save her life.


Pedestrian hit by car

Bell Road, Sittingbourne. Picture: Instant Street View

A person has been taken to hospital after an accident in a town centre.

Neglected dog saved from streets

The dog which was found in Milton Regis High Street

A pooch which was found in a bad state has been taken off the streets.

Teen cyclist rolled over bonnet in hit-and-run

Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

Police are hunting a driver who reportedly fled after hitting a teenage cyclist, sending him flying over the bonnet and into a ditch.

Woman hurt after car and lorry collide

A woman suffer minor injuries in the crash

A driver was treated by paramedics following a rush-hour accident on a busy road.

Road reopens after car and lorry crash

Ambulance crews at the scene

One person has been taken to hospital after a head-on car and lorry crash.


Police helicopter helps in hunt for stolen car

A police helicopter has helped in the search. Stock Pic.

The police helicopter was seen circling after a BMW was reported stolen.


Katie Price's phone 'hacked from Kent'

Katie Price

A TV star, glamour model and author claims she has had her phone hacked into from a town in the county.


Dad hit by train trying to return home

Teynham Railway Station

A man unfamiliar with trains died near a level crossing after mistakenly ending up on the tracks.

Inquest opens into scuba diving death

Justine Barringer, pictured taking part in a charity run

An inquest has opened into the death of a popular member of a running club who died while scuba diving abroad.

Crash on busy road

The crash on the A249

A number of cars have crashed on a busy dual carriageway.


'He was the most talented guitarist I've ever known'

Rhys West, from Rainham, has died

A guitarist who was well known on Kent's gig circuit has been described as "a gifted, intuitive musician and really nice guy" following his death.

Under-fire health centre showing signs of recovery

Iwade Health Centre, Monins Road, Iwade.

A beleaguered health centre has begun to show signs of improvement two months after it was placed in special measures.

'And they called it puppy love'

The puppy is thought to be around three-months-old

A family have launched an appeal to fly a stray puppy back to the UK after they fell in love with her on holiday.


Target date set to open restaurant

What Tacos Locos in Sittingbourne High Street could look like.

Food lovers are eagerly awaiting a new place to enjoy Mexican cuisine, which is set to open soon.

Tributes pour in for 'generous and caring' son

Alex Politowicz. Picture: Kent Police.

The family of a biker who died after a crash with a car have paid tribute to a beloved son, brother and friend.


Delays clear on M2 after three separate crashes

Traffic is queuing on the M2.

Traffic queues have eased on the M2 after three separate crashes.


Biker seriously injured after crash with car

Police have been called to the crash scene. Stock pic

Emergency crews have been called to deal with a serious crash involving a car and a motorbike.


Police appeal after biker dies in crash

The Street, Doddington. Picture: Google.

Police are appealing for witnesses following a fatal crash in a Kent village.


Crash between motorbike and lorry

There are delays after a crash on the M2 near the Stockbury roundabout. Stock picture

A sliproad has reopened after an accident caused hours of delays.


VIDEO: Singers help teen with cancer

John Newman tweeted Lizzy a video. Picture: Twitter.

Two chart-topping singers have helped the plight of a 13-year-old with an inoperable brain tumour.


VIDEO: Alex happy to hear more boos in new bad-boy panto role

Harry Moore as Dame Dotty Dumpling, Alex Reid as Gaston, Katie Burke as Belle, Lauren Wootton as Fairy Rose and Joe Lucas as Loopy Louis who will be appearing in Beauty and the Beast at the Swallows Leisure Centre in December

The cast of a town-centre pantomime got together to speak about their new roles.

Traffic clears after M2 crash

The scene of the crash

There were delays on the M2 following a crash involving two cars.


Missing KFC cat reunited with owners

Jack the KFC Cat

A moggy that disappeared from a family home three years ago has turned up after surviving on popcorn chicken.

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