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I'm a phone box... get me out of here!

Three sides of the phone box are covered in foliage

A councillor has said closing the door of this overgrown phone box would be like a bushtucker trial and even BT said they wouldn't use it.


Police and air ambulance called to 'serious' crash

A Kent, Surrey and Sussex Air Ambulance

A motorcyclist has been taken to hospital with serious injuries after a crash with a cyclist on a rural road.


Drunk attacks stranger with samurai sword at wife's birthday

Dean Tolputt armed himself with a samurai sword. Stock image

A heated text message exchange led to drunk Dean Tolputt attacking a stranger with a samurai sword at his wife's birthday.


Trapped teen rescued from overturned car

Firefighters use specialist cutting equipment. Stock image: Kent Fire and Rescue

An 18-year-old man was rescued by firefighters from the wreckage of his car after it overturned in a ditch in a rural road


Driver avoids jail after killing three in horror crash

A driver who killed his fiancee, her mother and a popular Kent father in a horror crash after a "momentary lapse of attention" has avoided jail.


Man shot dead by police 'wanted in connection with murder'

William Smith, 36

A man shot dead by police had been named in connection with the murder of a Kent pensioner days earlier, it was reported tonight.

'My little fighter'

Mum Amy Bedwell and son Brodie

A mum's revealed the inspirational tale of one tot's battle - after his kidney was removed when a huge tumour developed.

Grimy and mouldy: Mum exposes 'filthy' leisure centre

Full nappy bin

Shocking photos taken by an angry mum have revealed hygiene issues at a leisure centre, including dirty tiles, a filthy sink and an overflowing bin.


Police swoop on house in murder probe

Police in Grange Road, Tenterden

Police investigating the death of Roy Blackman tonight descended on a house, but say no arrests have been made.

Women warned after man exposes himself in woods

Officers have been called to the scene. Stock pic.

Women and girls have been warned about a flasher who was seen lurking by an old railway track.

Missing man found safe

Police are appealing for information after the raid

A 50-year-old man reported missing from his Bethersden home has been found safe.

Villagers search after puppy dies from eating poisoned 'meat'

Adrian Lidgett, Chairman of Biddenden Neighbourhood Watch. Picture: Gary Browne

A search party was formed when a three-month-old puppy died after consuming a “meaty” substance left on a country field.


Dead horse found tied to tree

The poor animal was found tied to a tree in woodland near Woodchurch

Another dumped horse has been found dead at a picnic spot in Kent woodland, as neglect cases continue to rise. Warning: disturbing images.


Obstacle race left hundreds of drivers stuck in mud

Traffic came to a standstill around Hole Park

The organiser of an obstacle court event has apologised after hundreds of cars were mired in mud and roads around the venue were gridlocked

Dog rescue centre facing crisis after storm damage

Kymm White with one of the dogs at the South East Dog Rescue Centre

A dog rescue centre is calling for help after a storm destroyed the buildings that house the animals.


Richard E. Grant raves about Kent railway

Richard E Grant with K&ESR driver, Andy Hardy. Photo: Amy Winchester

Actor Richard E. Grant described his ride on a steam train as a "boyhood fantasy made real".


Tree surgeons clear fallen tree in road

A tree went down in Woodchurch Road. Picture from Google Street View

Tree surgeons have been called after a fallen tree was left blocking a road and damaging nearby telephone lines.

'For our Belgian brothers'

The Belgian flag has been raised next to the Union flag

Villagers have raised the Belgian flag to show their support for the people in Belgium following yesterday's terror attacks.

Ticketed for stopping to read sign

Traffic wardens in action in Tenterden

A driver was shocked when she was slapped with a £70 parking fine - for pausing to read the enforcement sign!


Mum 'refused shot at job because she has a child'

Samantha Sellen with her daughter Aleisha, 3. Picture: Gary Browne

A woman says she was refused the chance to apply for a job because she had a young child.


Youngsters in tears after vandals trash wildlife garden

Youngsters were left in tears after vandals struck

Children were left stunned and in tears after vandals trashed a wildlife garden they had lovingly created.


Superstar Scooby saves his owner

Sophie-Alice Pearman with Scooby

A labrador called Scooby twice saved his teenage owner from slipping into a potentially fatal diabetic coma.

Clay pigeon champion robbed at home

George Digweed's home was raided

A world title-winning marksman has described his terror after men in balaclavas broke into his home and stole shotguns, trophies and cash.

Pub evacuated following chimney fire

There was a chimney fire at the Bull Inn

Staff and punters at a pub had to leave the building last night after a small chimney fire broke out.

Life-saving labrador Scooby in line for Crufts prize

Thanks Scooby. Sophie-Alice Pearman, 11, with her medical assistance dog.

A labrador called Scooby, who twice saved his teenage owner from slipping into a potentially fatal diabetic coma, is in line for a top prize


Landlord ordered to repaint pink pub

The Woolpack Hotel in Tenterden High Street. Picture: Gary Browne

A pub landlord has been told to repaint his pub after a planning inspector rejected his appeal to keep it pink.

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