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'Foxy' visitor gets rail enthusiasts all steamed up

Visiting locomotive Foxcote Manor climbs away from Wittersham Road on the Kent & East Sussex Railway Picture: Chris Davey/KESR FM4762152

The largest locomotive ever to have visited the Kent & East Sussex Railway is attracting plenty of attention.

Home on stilts wins plaudits

The Water Tower at Rolvenden

A concrete structure has been turned into a glass-clad home that has been praised by Grand Designs’ presenter Kevin McCloud.


Mr Doodle aims to draw in the crowds

Mr Doodle - Sam Cox

A renowned artist will be one of the star attractions at Tenterden's May fair on bank holiday Monday.

Drama society prepare to tread the boards

Vernon Reeve and Angela Patrick, who are appearing in the TODS' production of Entertaining Angels

A drama society in Kent will take their spring show to the stage for its three-day run tomorrow.

Marathon dads raise funds in memory of tragic Ben

Ben competing in the Hever Castle junior triathlon aged 12

Two dads are running the London Marathon in memory of a 15-year-old who died suddenly of a hidden heart condition.

Fire crews battle house blaze

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Firefighters raced to a rural home this morning to tackle a house blaze.

Fire crews cut man free from car after crash

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An elderly man had to be cut free from his vehicle after it was involved in a crash.

Air ambulance called to man with face injuries

The air ambulance landed in Tenterden Rec

Emergency crews were called to near a recreation ground after a man on a scooter was injured in a crash.


Row as egg hunt advert misses Easter out

Egg hunt advertising omits the word Easter Credit: Cadbury

As children in Kent prepare for Easter egg hunts at National Trust properties, the organisation has been accused of "airbrushing faith".


Full steam ahead for opening of railway's Lego exhibition

Tenterden Junior School pupils admire the Lego exhibition at Kent & East Sussex Railway

All aboard for a steam railway's Lego exhibition

Mother's Day trains halted after hit and run smash

Trains were delayed on the Kent & East Sussex Railway Picture courtesy: Lewis Brockway

A van ploughed into level crossing gates as trains carrying mums on their special day out were brought to a halt.

Boyfriend’s gift to Olympic champion rocks

The world's greatest dressage horse, Valegro, meets his doppelganger - a rocking horse built by Stevenson Brothers

A dressage rider got something special from her fiance when her beloved horse was retired from competition.


Woman dies in street tragedy

A women has died in Station Road, Tenterden

Passers-by fought to save a heart attack victim after she collapsed outside a fish bar.


It's full steam ahead for rail line extension

Trains were delayed on the Kent & East Sussex Railway Picture courtesy: Lewis Brockway

A £6m scheme to link Tenterden's Kent & East Sussex Railway to the main London-Hastings line has finally been approved.


Crash causing delays to drivers

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A crash on a main road between two towns is causing delays this afternoon.

Drivers warned to take care after diesel spillage

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Traffic is being held up following a diesel spillage, which happened after a van caught light


Women nearly hit by car as burglars speed away

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Police seek witnesses as car crashes through driveway gate in getaway

Double decker bus gutted by arsonists

The gutted double decker bus on Tenterden's Morghew Park estate

A double decker bus has been completely destroyed in an arson attack on a country estate.


Time called on pub landlord

Landlord Harry Purewal.

A pub landlord who has defied attempts to evict him looks to have pulled his last pint.


Call to help "smartphone zombies" cross the road

Warning lights set in pavements

A town councillor says Kent should adopt a pioneering scheme being carried out in the Netherlands to improve road safety.


Child treated for minor injuries after crash

The High Street junction, where the crash is said to have happened this morning. Picture: Google

A child has been treated for minor injuries following a two car crash at a busy junction.

'Please let me have them back'

Geoffrey Blain has pleaded with thieves to return the medals

A veteran who was captured during the Second World War has pleaded with burglars to return his stolen medals


Masked hunt saboteurs accused of intimidating girl on pony

Members of East Kent Hunt Saboteurs Association at Hole Park Rolvenden

Row breaks out as tensions run high on the 12th anniversary of the fox hunting ban


One injured after car overturned

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A person has been injured after a car overturned this afternoon.


Firefighters called to chimney fire

Fire crews put out the blaze before it spread. Stock image

Fire crews were called to tackle a chimney fire overnight.

Nurse revives driver who collapsed at the wheel

Emergency services were called to the scene.

Paramedics and air ambulance crews were called to a village after a driver collapsed at the wheel of his car and crashed.

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