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Fire crews tackle chimney blaze

Fire crews tackle chimney blaze

Owners given safety advice after chimney fire tackled at three-storey home

Shock as school seals deal with developer

Shock as school seals deal with developer

The town council is at loggerheads with a school that has signed up to a housing developer's plans to build a football hub on its land.

Pensioner dies after being hit by car

Pensioner dies after being hit by car

An 84-year-old man has died after being knocked down by a car on a pedestrian crossing.

Man arrested after pedestrian hit by car

Man arrested after pedestrian hit by car

A man has been arrested after a pedestrian was hit by a car in an incident which closed a High Street for a number of hours.

'Help me find my war hero dad's medals'

'Help me find my war hero dad's medals'

The family of a war hero who tunnelled through a collapsing church to save a dying priest is calling on the public to help find his stolen medals.

Rail link is fast track to jobs

Rail link is fast track to jobs

Connecting a heritage railway to the mainline will bring jobs and prosperity, according to a new report.

Men charged over stolen medals

Men charged over stolen medals

Two men have appeared in court in connection with a burglary in which sentimental medals where stolen.

Jailed... the 'mug punter of huge proportions'

Jailed... the 'mug punter of huge proportions'

An enigmatic conman who swindled pals out of more than £350,000 has been jailed after being dubbed a "mug punter of huge proportions".

Tickets slapped on vans as donors give blood

Tickets slapped on vans as donors give blood

A parking warden has slapped tickets on two NHS blood donation vehicles.

CCTV catches teenage girls trashing public loos

CCTV catches teenage girls trashing public loos

Three teenage vandals have been caught on camera smearing excrement from babies' nappies around a public toilet block. WARNING: Graphic images.

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Soggy sheep is saved from drowning

Soggy sheep is saved from drowning

A drowning sheep up to its neck in water was plucked from a pond by firefighters in a heartwarming rescue.

Tentertainment festival is over for good

Tentertainment festival is over for good

A summer festival that attracted 10,000-strong crowds has been spectacularly culled after organisers and a town council fell out.

Jo's odd shoe mission

Jo's odd shoe mission

A woman in so much pain she's considering having her leg amputated has set up a unique service - matching odd shoes up with new owners.

Millions invested in Kent wine

Millions invested in Kent wine

One of the biggest wine producers in the country is ready to double in size in the coming years.

Boy 'put in isolation' for wearing wrong school shoes

Boy 'put in isolation' for wearing wrong school shoes

A mum has accused a school of being “ridiculous” and claims her son was placed in isolation for wearing the wrong shoes.

Two men arrested over puppy theft

Two men arrested over puppy theft

Two men have been arrested after the theft of two Chihuahua puppies that were taken just before Christmas.

Stolen puppies are safely back home

Stolen puppies are safely back home

Two puppies that were stolen just before Christmas have been reunited with their owner.

'The folk scene won't be the same without them'

'The folk scene won't be the same without them'

Friends have expressed their shock after the loss of two stalwarts of the Kent folk scene who died within a week of each other.

Lights out as town’s tree lacks festive sparkle

Lights out as town’s tree lacks festive sparkle

The centrepiece of a town's festive decorations - its Christmas Tree - is lacking some of its sparkle.

Four fire engines used to tackle workshop fire

Four fire engines used to tackle workshop fire

Four fire engines were needed to tackle a blaze at a workshop.

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