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RNLI warning after two people and dog rescued

The lifeboat asks people to be safe after being called to same place three times in one month.

Major stroke unit consultation slammed as 'loaded'

Campaigners have criticised a consultation into stroke units, which they claim could lead to care being reduced at one site.


Drug addict burglar jailed after raid on pensioner's home

A heartless mother targeted a vulnerable widow and helped steal precious photographs of her late husband - years after committing identical crimes.


'Cultural revolution' will help deprived children

A disused building could become home to a creative school for marginalised youth - if a £37,569 fundraising target is hit.

Witness search after woman raped

Police are looking for members of the public who may have seen a distressed woman shortly after she was victim to a sex attack.

Make or break for Gate

Manager Steve Watt admits Margate have no option but to go for the throat against Bostik Premier title favourites Billericay at Hartsdown Park.

Travellers move onto council car park

A council-owned car park next to Dreamland has been descended on by travellers.


Fly-tippers feel pinch of court action

A trio of fly-tippers are more than £1,000 out of pocket after being taken to court by the council.


'Why charge us and give addicts free collections?'

A council's controversial plan to charge people to dispose of clinical sacks has been put on hold in the face of a mountain of opposition.


Woman's pledge to fundraise in friend's memory

A woman will be taking on the London marathon to raise money in memory of her friend.

Campaign to bring 'polar bear' to town

A fundraising campaign has been launched in a bid to bring this life-sized polar bear puppet to town.


Man hit over head with pool cue

A man has suffered head injuries after being hit over the head with a pool cue in a pub.

Probe launched into flat fire

Fire chiefs are investigating the cause of a blaze which broke out in a ground floor flat.

Four arrested after drug seizure

Four people have been arrested after police seized cannabis, cash and mobile phones from a car.

Emergency services at crash scene

A key road is partially blocked following an accident and oil spillage.

Artist's 90-hour venture for park

An artist spent more than 90 hours painstakingly creating artwork for a park's new wolf enclosure.

Man's marathon charity effort

A man will be putting on his running shoes this month as he takes part in the London Marathon for charity.

Fire crews tackle shed blaze

Emergency services were called after a shed went up in flames.

Former councillor sent to prison

A former councillor was sent to prison last year after injuring shop staff during a thieving spree, it has been revealed.


Woman taken to hospital after crash

A woman has been taken to hospital following a crash, which closed a road in both directions.

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