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Vandals trash children's school garden

Idiotic vandals have ruined a school garden tended by primary pupils, teachers and parents.

Road closed after tree fall

One lane is blocked along a busy road after a tree fell across the carriageway

Driver suffers burns in 4x4 blaze

Firefighters were called out to deal with a car fire in a Kent village this afternoon.

Cat sanctuary overrun with abandoned kittens

A cat sanctuary has been overwhelmed with abandoned kittens – some suffering from dehydration after being left without water in soaring temperatures.

New streets to be named after town's fallen

Streets on a new housing development could be named after the town's fallen soldiers now a house builder has had a change of heart.

Man seriously injured in two-vehicle smash

A man has been taken to a London hospital following a serious crash.

Crews tackle fire in 170-bale haystack

Fire crews tackled a blaze involving 170 bales of hay this morning.

Handbag taken from bedroom in distraction theft

A woman's handbag was stolen from the bedroom of her home in a distraction theft.

School in mourning after sudden death of boy, 15

A school is in mourning after the sudden death of a popular 15-year-old pupil.

Snub to war heroes as housing firm rejects road names

A bid to name the streets in a housing development after fallen soldiers has been booted out, upsetting Royal British Legion members.

Swarm of bees leaves woman trapped in home

A gardener has said she is frightened to leave her house since a swarm of bees descended on her garden.

Tenterden remembers Battle of the Somme victims

A special commemoration service was held in Tenterden early this morning to mark the centenary of the start of the Battle of the Somme.

Woman, 93, dies after car overturns

A 93-year-old badly injured after a car hit a telegraph pole and overturned has lost her battle for life.

Silman's ace return

Richard Silman made a spectacular return to tournament golf by firing a hole-in-one in his first event back after a lengthy injury lay-off.

Police chief back in the force with exotic new beat

A Kent police chief who took a break from the force to work as an artist is back on the beat in an exotic new location.

Vandals target actor's tree, planted for Queen’s Diamond Jubilee

Vandals have snapped a young tulip tree in half that was planted by a renowned actor to commemorate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee in 2012.

Search for mare wrenched from her foal

A mare with distinctive brown and white markings has been stolen from a rescue centre where she lived with her foal.

Man charged after rocks thrown at cars across Kent

Police have charged a 36-year-old man with 17 counts of criminal damage after rocks were thrown at cars across south and west Kent.

Web woes as bust-up leads to rival sites representing town

A split in a town’s chamber of commerce has led to a row over its website and Twitter account.

Teen biker killed in crash after 'lapse of attention'

A teenage motorcyclist died in a crash after he had a "momentary lapse of attention" and veered into oncoming traffic.

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